Villa Rica will open more of its facilities to the public on Monday as part of a general easing of restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Bars and nightclubs across Georgia will remain shuttered until May 31, and the governor extended social distancing guidelines and business restrictions until the end of the month.
Bowdon has joined two other Carroll governments in granting hazard pay to employees on the front line during the coronavirus pandemic.
Senior students at Carroll County high schools have been separated for weeks because of a global pandemic, forced to miss out on many of the rites of passage associated with their last year of school.
A west Carrollton water park will not be opening this summer due to the coronavirus shutdown, while other city parks have just reopened to families and children.
Restaurants wanting to celebrate Cinco de Mayo today have new social distancing guidelines to follow amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday extended the statewide public state of emergency through June 12 but lifted the shelter-in-place order for all but those most at risk for the COVID-19 illness.
Business owners who have chosen to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic must follow social distancing guidelines to keep their employees and customers safe.
COVID-19 is a deadly disease that disproportionately affects the elderly. When those individuals are in a confined space, such as a nursing home, it can wreak havoc.
Carroll County business owners are experiencing mixed emotions about resuming operations and following a plan to reopen segments of the state's economy announced by Gov. Brian Kemp.On Monday, the governor announced that some businesses – such as barbershops and tattoo parlors — can reopen s…
When Tanner Health System needed to quickly augment its inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE) for the anticipated surge of COVID-19 patients, the system found a solution close to home.
At least one Carroll County mayor was critical Tuesday of Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to begin reopening the state’s economy, a decision that also made some local business owners uncomfortable.
A Bowdon coffee shop owner announced this week that this may be the shop’s last week in operation, a fate many small businesses might be facing amid the coronavirus shutdown.
If you were stuck in traffic for hours in north Carrollton on Friday morning, it was not because a chicken was crossing the road, but due to a poultry plant chicken sale.
The state’s labor department has updated its application for employees in need of unemployment benefits who do not qualify for state assistance.
A Carrollton company is helping medical employees on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic by cutting fabric for thousands of face masks.
The Douglas County Schools superintendent said he is “morally opposed” to a Carrollton doctor’s proposal to turn his family’s former high school into a molecular lab for coronavirus sample testing.
A Carrollton doctor is concerned that his plan to build a molecular coronavirus testing lab will not happen after city officials delayed a meeting to discuss the project until this summer.
A proposal to use a former Carrollton high school building as a COVID-19 facility is being put on hold until May, while opposition to the plan mounts from neighboring residents.
From a truck stop along Interstate 40 in Arizona, long-haul trucker Bob Hamilton says he has noticed a considerable lack of traffic on his regular runs from Villa Rica to the West Coast.
Carroll County Commission Chairman Michelle Morgan was appointed this week by Gov. Brian Kemp to a COVID-19 committee consisting of 18 county chairs and administrators throughout the state of Georgia.
Governor Brian Kemp said Wednesday he will extend the statewide shelter in place order through April 30, as well as the public health emergency through May 13, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
With stress and anxiety increasing due to the ongoing pandemic, medical professionals across Carroll County are offering resources for coping — including a new COVID-19 stress line.
Local businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for at least three different types of loans to cover a variety of operational costs, from supporting employees to making mortgage payments.
Carrollton employees have been given hazard pay for up to 10 weeks by the city’s manager, but a similar plan for Carroll County employees was put on hold Friday.
Gov. Brian Kemp issued an executive order Friday to deputize Georgia’s sheriffs for enforcement of his statewide shelter in place executive order.
A plan to dole out nearly $150,000 in hazard pay to county employees on the front line of the pandemic was delayed Friday by the Carroll County Board of Commission.
The Intensive Care Unit at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton has been converted to meet the unprecedented crisis brought on by COVID-19, and health care professionals and patients alike are finding out firsthand exactly what makes this particular virus so dangerous.
A new small business loan designed to help business owners impacted by the pandemic will be provided this week, and Chamber officials are rolling out plans to spread the word.