Carroll County Announces Proposed Property Tax Increase

(Carroll County, GA) In accordance with the State Laws of Georgia, The Carroll County Board of Commissioners announces its intention to increase the 2022 property taxes it will levy this year by 6.52 percent over the rollback millage rate. Each year the board of tax accessors is required to review the assessed value for the […]

Two foxes in Carroll County test positive for rabies after biting two residents

The Georgia Public Health Laboratory has confirmed that two foxes from Carroll County recently tested positive for rabies. The Carroll County Animal Control Office retrieved both foxes within 0.2 miles from each other in the vicinity of Highway 78, Villa Rica, and Old Villa Rica Road, Temple, after two separate incidents involving two residents of […]

Deputies Seek Stabbing Suspect

Geriquez ‘Gerik” Shadrion Lowery, age 31 from #TempleGA is wanted for the charge of Aggravated Assault. The incident occurred overnight on May 30, 2022, in the 30 block of Garden Ride Drive, #CarrolltonGA . Lowery allegedly stabbed a 29-year-old male victim from Lithia Springs, and he was flown to an Atlanta hospital, his current condition […]

Man Pushes His Honda Accord to 140 mph, Catches Attention of Deputy

Officials in Haralson County say at around 7:20 AM Tuesday a deputy running radar on I-20 clocked a green Honda Accord running 140 MPH. The deputy initiated a traffic stop and the green Honda refused to comply. The chase went into Cleburne County where the driver left I-20 and went through several back roads before […]

The Carroll County Crisis Response Team celebrates it’s one year anniversary

The Crisis Response Team is a collaborative effort between the Carroll County Board of Commissioners, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, and the City of Carrollton Mayor and Council, and the Carrollton Police Department. The response team consists of a two-member team of co-responders (a law enforcement officer, who is also a certified paramedic, and a Licensed […]

Linda McWhorter Celebrates 62 Years of Southwire Service

Company’s longest-tenured employer shares her experiences (Carrollton, Ga) “I never tried to set a record. I’ve always just enjoyed my work.” – Linda McWhorter In March, Southwire, one of the world’s leading wire and cable manufacturers and an emerging influence in many important electrical markets, celebrated its 72nd birthday. This week, its longest tenured employee […]