Carroll County Sees Rise in June Unemployment Rate

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Carroll County recorded an unemployment rate of 3.3 percent in June, up six-tenths of a percent over the month. A year ago, the rate was 4.3 percent. “While the seasonally adjusted state unemployment rate went down in June, it is important to note that local area rates […]

Haralson County Sees Rise in June Unemployment Rate

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Haralson County recorded an unemployment rate of 3.2 percent in June, up six-tenths of a percent over the month. A year ago, the rate was four percent. “While the seasonally adjusted state unemployment rate went down in June, it is important to note that local area rates […]

West Georgia Technical College to Hold Ribbon Cutting Celebration on August 11

CARROLLTON, GA., July 20, 2022 – West Georgia Technical College is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting celebration for the new Carroll campus. The celebration will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 500 Technology Parkway, Carrollton, GA. “The transition from over 50 years of history evolving from the original Carroll […]

District Milestones Scores Met Or Exceeded State Results

CARROLLTON, GA – A Carrollton City Schools focused literacy initiative that has been in place for several years now is credited for the exceptional progress made on English/Language Arts proficiency on the Georgia Milestones, the state’s standardized assessment of student progress in grades 3 through 8. This year, every grade met or exceeded state results […]

Community Foundation of West Georgia Announces On the Table Survey Results

The Community Foundation of West Georgia has announced the survey results following a community-wide event, On the Table, earlier this year.  A total of 435 people in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties participated in the event. After the event, participants were sent a survey covering the topics discussed during their conversations.  The survey showed that […]