‘Give Back’ Campaign Nets More Than $20,000 In Community Donations

CARROLLTON, GA — For the 13th consecutive year, Carrollton City Schools students rallied support for Homecoming week’s Gold and Black Give Back campaign, collecting more than $20,000 in personal hygiene items to be donated to local community shelters and food banks. “Thanks to the efforts of the entire Trojan Nation, we collected more than 15,000 […]

CHS Students Outperform Nation On SAT 

CARROLLTON, GA — Carrollton High School students have yet again topped the national average in SAT performance while also increasing the number of students who took the popular college entrance exam. Carrollton’s Class of 2022 earned a mean score of 1041, 13 points higher than the national average of 1028. The class had a strong […]

Carroll Co. School System Graduation Rate at 94 percent

October 6, 2022 – For the fifth year in a row, over 90 percent of seniors in the Carroll County School System graduated last year. Official graduation rates released today by the Georgia Department of Education show 94 percent of Carroll County Schools seniors graduated, and all five high schools in the system have school […]

Crites Named CCS Teacher Of The Year

CARROLLTON, GA – Since the third grade, she knew she was going to be a veterinarian. But a fateful day during a college oral exam changed Stefnie Crites’ trajectory, and Carrollton City Schools students are the ones who have benefitted the most. The Carrollton Upper Elementary School fifth grade teacher received the top honor as […]

Villa Rica Selected For State Housing Program

Villa Rica is among seven cities in the state that will be enrolled in a state program designed help towns across Georgia improve housing and beautify their communities. The city was notified late last week that it had qualified for the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH) program, a highly sought-after designation that, over the […]

Carroll County Jury Convicts Mark Anthony Starnes Of Rape and Child Molestation

On September 30, 2022, Mark Anthony Starnes, 46, was found guilty of Rape, two counts of Aggravated Child Molestation, and two counts of Child Molestation, by a Carroll County jury. Coweta Judicial Circuit Acting-Superior Court Judge Michael Hubbard presided over the trial, which stretched on for two weeks from September 19 until September 30. Sentencing […]

Central High School FFA State Champions

 (Friday, September 23, 2022, Carrollton, Georgia). Central High School FFA instructors and students were recognized by the Carroll County Schools Board of Education for winning the State Championship competition in both Georgia Junior Wildlife and Georgia Junior Forestry events. The purpose of the Wildlife Management Career Development Event is to stimulate student interest and to […]