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Fall of 1980 — “That man is huge,” I said to my father. Who is he?

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Each year, I have at least two clients die from a drug overdose. Notifying a mother that her son is dead is an experience that I would not wish on anyone.

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ATLANTA — The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business (“Center”) at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching on October 21, 2021 the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact (“Compact”), an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Geo…

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The University of West Georgia recently wrapped its second Frazier Music Business Internship Scholarship, building on the success of 2019’s inaugural summer program and two UWG students earning invaluable experience at Carrollton City Schools (CCS).

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Tanner Health System is improving access to prescription medications with the new full-service Tanner Retail Pharmacy at the Tanner Health Pavilion, across Dixie Street from Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton.

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Being a college town has proved a blessing to Carrollton business owners, shielding the town from the kind of staff shortages being reported nationwide.

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United Bank announced that Carrollton’s David Edwards has joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Director of Strategic Projects.

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Southwire will expand its customer service center in Villa Rica, adding 230,000 square feet to the facility before the end of the year.

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Southwire has acquired a Florida-based manufacturer of nylon cable ties, adding to its family of diversified electrical supplies.

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The Courthouse Cafe is back on Newnan Street, holding a soft reopening on Monday under new ownership after the original owners closed in May to retire.

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A virtual and interactive job fair is being held later this month that will include Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties

The film industry in Georgia has been booming, and the reason can be almost entirely attributed to Georgia’s film tax credit. However, for many budget-watchers, questions remain about the efficacy of the credit.

In response to the recent development of COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is temporarily suspending in-person requirements for services provided by the agency.

The staff of Carroll Tomorrow, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Burson Center will continue to work in their office. All staff members will answer phone and emails. However, in order to remove any risk of viral transmission, the Chamber building will be closed to the public unt…

Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for the sixth consecutive year during an awards banquet Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Tommy Cook, vice president of Operations for Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative, received recognition as a Certified Loss Control Professional (CLCP) from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and the National Utility Training and Safety Education Association.

The University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business will host a speaker whose vast experience in the financial industry will offer unique insight and wisdom to those in attendance.

Outdoor retreat and conservation center Historic Banning Mills recently hired new head chef Takesha Williams to helm the kitchen. With her skill set and experience as executive chef at Falling Creek Camp and Joe’s Bar and Grille, Williams will add a unique perspective and background to the k…

Real-world experience is an important component of academic and professional development, as 10 University of West Georgia student nurses recently had the opportunity to experience in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Jason Norton, an independent LPL Financial adviser at Norton Financial in Carrollton, was recently recognized as a top LPL Financial adviser and named to LPL’s Chairman’s Club.

While we may not be moving dirt yet at West Georgia Technical College’s new location in Carrollton, there is much work happening behind the scenes to prepare for construction.

One West Georgia Technical College alumnus has turned his degree into a way to give back both as an instructor and a supporter of the WGTC Foundation.

You know how you’re watching the news, and the reporter says a criminal will be spending his or her life in jail, or will serve a 20-year jail sentence, or is languishing in prison waiting for trial? It’s not going to happen. Let me try to clear this up.