Superintendent’s Contract Offer Survives Divided Board Vote

The majority of the Carroll County Schools’ Board of Education has voted in favor of offering long-time Superintendent Scott Cowart a new one-year contract beginning June 1, 2022 to remain in that position. However—this is a Board divided, with three of the seven board members voting against bringing Cowart back under the terms presented. “I […]

31-year old Villa Rica man charged with killing his grandmother

On May 22, 2022, Carroll County Deputies responded to a 911 call advising there was an elderly female deceased at a residence in the 400 block of Askin Creek Road, Villa Rica. Deputies arrived on scene and determined the female, identified as 70-year-old, Clovis Pruitt was deceased as a result of a possible gunshot wound. […]

Woznicki Receives Full Ride To Berry College

CARROLLTON, GA — Carrollton High School senior Abby Woznicki is the recipient of the Berry Academic Scholarship. The scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition, leadership award. Seated with Abby are her parents, Melissa and Andrew Woznicki; and brothers Stephen, Joseph and Caleb. Standing from left are Sally Ingui, CHS career center specialist, and Ian Lyle, CHS […]

UWG, Dalton State College sign partnership agreement

Partnership will streamline pathway for business students between two institutions Leaders from the University of West Georgia and Dalton State College recently signed an agreement to provide a streamlined pathway for business students between the two institutions. “At the University of West Georgia, we are committed to leveraging our resources to be an economic and […]

Ten CHS Seniors Sign Certificates Of Intent On Future Educators Signing Day

CARROLLTON, GA — Ten Carrollton High School seniors who have decided to study education in college signed certificates of intent at the Georgia Future Educators Signing Day May 17. Avery Brown is attending Jacksonville State University. Seated with Avery is her mother, Meri, and sister, Adalis Brown. Standing are Sally Ingui, Carrollton High School career […]

Wilson To Join Villa Rica Bands As Associate Director

Bay Springs Middle School, Villa Rica Middle School, Villa Rica High School and the Villa Rica Band cluster have announced Ann Wilson as the newly appointed Associate Director of Bands. A Connecticut native, Wilson began playing trombone at the age of 10. Since then, she has followed the path of music and continued to be […]