GBI Arrests Former Carrollton Police Officer for Child Molestation and Violation of Oath by Public Officer. Accused of encouraging an 11-year-old girl to touch him inappropriately while at his home

Carrollton, GA (April 22, 2022) – The GBI has arrested former Carrollton Police Officer Jerric Gilbert, 35, of Carrollton, GA on one count of Child Molestation and one count of Violation of Oath by Public Officer.  On April 21, 2022, the GBI Regional Investigative Office in Columbus (Region 2) was requested by the Carrollton Police Department […]

School Resource Officer Charged With Child Molestation and Violation of Oath

A popular former Carrollton City Schools Resource Officer has been charged with Child Molestation and Violation of Oath stemming from allegations of criminal misconduct. On April 21, 2022, Carrollton Police Department was contacted by Carrollton City Schools regarding an allegation of criminal misconduct against Jerric Gilbert (Carrollton Police Officer and School Resource Officer). An incident […]

School Resource Officer Accused of Criminal Misconduct

Carrollton, GA (April 22, 2022) – On April 21, 2022, Carrollton Police Department was contacted byCarrollton City Schools regarding an allegation of criminal misconduct against Jerric Gilbert (Carrollton Police Officer and School Resource Officer). An incident (or incidents) under investigation allegedly occurred off campus. The Carrollton Police Department immediately initiated an internal investigation which resulted […]

Bowdon Woman Allegedly Pistol-Whipped Man And Removed His Safe

Bond had not been set Friday morning for a 41-year-old Bowdon woman arrested Thursday, charged with Aggravated Assault and Armed Robbery. According to the report filed by Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Dodson, at approximately 3:00am April 11th, he was dispatched to a burglary to a unit of the Bagwell Apartments at 416 Columbia Drive […]

Bear Sighting in Carrollton Confirmed

Local authorities have been alerted to an alleged ‘bear sighting’ in #CarrolltonGA . This picture was reportedly taken Friday morning after police responded to a report that a bear was sighted near the spillway at Lake Carroll (near Stewart Street). WLBB Radio spoke with the owner of the property where the picture was taken. He […]

UWG lowers costs for current, future students in Georgia and beyond

Prospective and current University of West Georgia students will save thousands of dollars thanks to a suite of new incentives to attract students, including in-state tuition for bordering states. All incoming and continuing undergraduate students from Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida will join Alabama in paying the same rate as Georgians through at […]

Carroll County School System Announces New Principal and Assistant Principals

April 22, 2022 — The Carroll County Board of Education voted to approve a new principal for Temple Middle School and five new assistant principals at the Thursday, April 21 Board Meeting.  “We are excited for these new assignments for current Carroll County leaders, and we also welcome new leadership to our 24STRONG Team,” Superintendent Scott […]