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Students begin their return to the University of West Georgia today, with more expected to arrive in the following days.

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Tuesday is election day for Carroll County, in which voters will decide three runoff races, including that of State Court judge.

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Carroll County has seen a decrease in the number of those hospitalized at Tanner Health System due to COVID-19 as well as a decrease in the countywide 7-day moving average number of cases.

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The University of West Georgia announced the inception of a new master’s program in physical education on Thursday.

The University of West Georgia has announced three new pillars as a part of its strategic planning for the future of the university, which will be discussed at a virtual event next Tuesday.

Carroll Connection, the countywide transit system, saw a decline in total trips in the 2020 fiscal year.

Loralie Cowart, a senior at Carrollton High School, won the girls’ 2020 High School Golf National Invitational on Wednesday at the historic Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.

A Carroll County Prison inmate was charged with escape Wednesday after walking away from his work detail in Temple.

Catholic students at UWG now have a place to call home with the opening of the new Catholic Center, just in time for the fall semester.

Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Wednesday aimed at protecting police and other first responders from bias-motivated crimes in Georgia, capping a series of controversial moves by state Republican leaders that nearly derailed passage of a separate bill outlawing hate crimes.

ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp Wednesday vetoed four bills the General Assembly passed during the 2020 session, signed a fifth bill reluctantly and hinted he will call a special session of the legislature later this year.

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ATLANTA — The state tax credits that have spurred the exponential growth of Georgia’s film industry will get added scrutiny under legislation Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law Tuesday.