Live Updates on Hurricane Ian

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 – 5:13pm This is the 5:00pm Public Advisory Discussion and Outlook from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in reference to Hurricane Ian. At 500 PM EDT (2100 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Ian was located near latitude 26.9 North, longitude 82.0 West. Ian is moving toward the north-northeast near 8 mph […]

Lisa Harper to Speak at First Baptist Church on the Square in LaGrange

Lisa Harper, well known Christian author and speaker, will be speaking at First Baptist Church on the Square on Thursday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary located at 100 Broad Street, LaGrange, GA.  Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased on EventBrite.com. General admission tickets are $30. VIP tickets are also […]

Third Candidate Announces Intent To Seek District-Six Seat On The Carroll County Board Of Commissioners; and, She Is Endorsed By The Incumbent

Current District 6 Commissioner George Chambers endorses candidacy of Mt.Zion Native and local business owner, Debbie Miles Neal for District 6 Commissioner. “I am proud to announce my endorsement of my friend and true asset to the Carroll County Community, Debbie Miles Neal,”Commissioner George Chambers said in a statement to WLBB Thursday. “Debbie reached out […]

Villa Rica Police Investigating Murder/ Aggravated Assault

On 03-02-22, Villa Rica Police responded to the Hampton Court Apartments on Industrial Blvd. for a report of two people that had been shot. Officers found one victim had been transported to the fire department on Industrial Blvd. and the other victim was inside an apartment. Both victims were transported to area hospitals due to […]

County Seeks Architect For New Admin Facility

The Carroll County Board of Commissioners have announced that advertising for an Architect will begin with an RFQ (Request for Proposal) process for the County Administration Facility. This facility, which will house multiple essential departments, ranging from elections to the tag office, will all be located in one central location, making it more streamline for […]

Deputies Investigate Shots Exchanged From Vehicles on Highway 78

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at a little after noon, deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Centerpoint Road in reference to gunshots and a wreck. On arrival, Deputies observed one disabled vehicle in the roadway and one off the roadway in the woods. Several witnesses heard gunshots and the sound of vehicles hitting […]

Mayor Vetoes Action By City Council

VILLA RICA, Georgia — Villa Rica Mayor Gil McDougal today vetoed an action taken by the City Council during its Feb. 8, 2022, regular meeting. The action concerned an item listed on the agenda as “Amendment of PTV (golf cart) Ordinance.” The council approved the item by a vote of 3 to 2. The veto […]

72% of local Teachers of the Year are UWG alumni

Carroll County and Carrollton City Schools recently named their Teachers of the Year, and nearly three-quarters of them are University of West Georgia alumni. This came as no surprise to Dr. Laura Smith, interim dean of UWG’s College of Education (COE). “The College of Education is excited to learn that 21 of the 29 Teachers […]