Non-Profit Group Working To Preserve Georgia’s Agricultural Land Says Gun Producer’s Plan For Gun Range On Currently Zoned Ag Property Is A Win-Win For All Of West Georgia

The Executive Director of Georgia Agricultural Land Trust in Carrollton said Wednesday that her non-profit Ag preservation group is excited about Glock’s proposed purchase of 4,200 acres in Carroll County, in which the gun producers plan public safety training and gun range areas for military & law enforcement personnel in the center of a 4,200…

Rabies cases up to five in Carroll County

The Georgia Public Health Laboratory has confirmed a bat in Bowdon and a fox in Roopville have tested positive for rabies. Both incidences involved encounters with a human and a dog. The incident in Bowdon occurred when a bat was captured in a home on August 8 in the vicinity of Sally Ann Circle. The…

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…

House Committee Approves Legislation to Keep Individuals Convicted of Killing Police Officers in Maximum Security Prisons; Dedicated to Fallen Villa Rica Police Officer

ATLANTA – The House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee, chaired by State Representative J. Collins (R-Villa Rica), today passed House Bill 1553, or Bishop’s Law. Introduced by State Representative Clint Crowe (R-Jackson), Bishop’s Law would require individuals convicted of killing a police officer to serve their sentences in the state’s highest security prisons. “The…