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…