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 […]

Documents Show Two Prior Allegations Of Inappropriate Communications with Teenage Girls Against Former Officer Charged With Child Molestation

According to documents obtained from the City of Carrollton last week the Carrollton Police Department had conducted two internal investigations over the last six years into allegations that former officer Jerric Gilbert had inappropriate communications with teenage girls. Neither of those allegations involved inappropriate physical contact and internal investigations determined the complaints were unfounded. The […]

Carroll Tomorrow Chooses Travis Haggard for Vice President of Economic Development Position

Carroll Tomorrow’s leadership has chosen Travis Haggard to serve as vice president of economic development. The announcement was made this week by Karen Handel, president and chief executive officer of the public-private partnership. Beginning in 2016, Haggard served as vice president of business development retention and expansion with the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce in […]

Several Bear Sightings Reported In Northern Carroll County This Week

#CarrollCountyGA Game Warden Ryan Shorter encourages area residents to keep an eye on small animals kept outside and store trash bins properly after multiple bear sightings in the #TempleGA area this week. The latest reported sighting was Wednesday morning near Temple Elementary School. One of the first reported sightings was near Lake Buckhorn on Monday. […]

Man, Self-Inflicts Gun Shot after Hours Long Standoff Following a Domestic Dispute

(Carroll County, GA) On April 15, 2022, at approximately 4:00am Deputies with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 500 block of Caney Creek Road, Carrollton, in reference to an armed male subject, later identified as David Bradley, age 43, of Roanoke Alabama threatening to kill himself and others at a family members residence. […]