Carrollton Receives Federal DOJ Funding To Expand Crisis Response Team

January 11, 2022 (Carrollton, Ga.) – Over the next three years, the City of Carrollton will receive $550,000 from a Department of Justice grant to expand and enhance the Carroll County Crisis Response Team. The funding comes from the DOJ’s Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses program which supports law enforcement-behavioral health collaboration…

Villa Rica will demolish former Butterball’s Auto Repair building

After several years of attempting to turn an almost 90-year-old former gas station and auto repair shop into something else, Villa Rica officials have decided to demolish the former Butterball’s auto garage. The City Council voted Tuesday (Jan. 11) to allow City Manager Tom Barber to spend no more than $40,000 to demolish the building,…

Stronger together: Organizations join forces to endow Ferling Scholarship at UWG

Thanks to the generous support of the local Casimir Pulaski Chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution (GSSAR) and other community members and organizations, the John Ferling Scholarship in the University of West Georgia’s history program has been established as a fully endowed scholarship to support graduate history students with their research….