CHS alum receives DAR service for veterans committee outstanding youth volunteer award

CARROLLTON, GA — A Carrollton High School alumnus received the Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award presented by the Daughters of the American Revolution Service for Veterans Committee. The Abraham Baldwin Chapter nominated Joseph Charles Robinson (“Charlie”) for the award because of his exceptional service to veterans. Robinson graduated in 2022 and currently serves in the Army…

CHS Students Named AP scholars

CARROLLTON, GA — More than 50 students at Carrollton High School have been named Advanced Placement (AP) scholars by the College Board in recognition of their outstanding performance on the college-level AP exams. Nearly 500 CHS students took AP exams. Nine students, Edward Camp, Isabelle Esslinger, Andrew Herndon, Jack Huett, Tai Jackson, Caroline Reid, Allie…

Bracknell Wins NFHS Speech And Debate Award

CARROLLTON, GA — A Carrollton High School teacher who has been coaching speech and debate for more than three decades was selected to receive an Outstanding Performing Arts Educator Award from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Richard Bracknell has been honored several times for his accomplishments as a debate coach at…

Legislation to name federal courthouse after long-time judge introduced

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene introduced legislation to commemorate Judge Harold Murphy’s legacy by naming a federal courthouse in his honor. Congresswoman MTG delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives: “I rise today to honor a man who devoted his life to the service and protection of our nation, Judge Harold…

Rep. Tyler Paul Smith Named Chairman of House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives’ Committee on Assignments named State Representative Tyler Paul Smith (R-Bremen) as the Chairman of the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee. “I am truly humbled and honored to have been named as Chairman of the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee by Speaker Jon Burns and the Committee on Assignments,” said Rep….

Owen named dean of UWG’s University College

By Miranda Pepe The University of West Georgia recently appointed Dr. Karen Owen, who brings years of faculty and leadership experience, as the dean of University College. Prior to her work in academics, Owen received her master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Georgia. Before joining UWG, she worked as a legislative assistant to…