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Arguably no one has made a more significant impact on public education in Georgia than Tom Upchurch, former superintendent of Carrollton City Schools, who was honored April 15 as the 17th recipient of the Carrollton High School Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Give me your broken and your unused masses of cell phones, giant-screen televisions and scores of other electronics yearning to be recycled. That may not have been the official slogan of Keep Carroll Beautiful’s annual Spring E-Recycling event Saturday, but the results were impressive.

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The Quilts of Valor Foundation awarded a well-known local veteran with a quilt on Friday, much to his surprise.

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Bay Springs Middle School will change its colors and its mascot, according to a measure approved Thursday by the Carroll County Board of Education.

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Bremen Board of Education members approved a number of personnel changes at their meeting, the most done at any meeting that 37-year veteran of the Board Brandall Lovvorn can remember.

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At their meeting on Tuesday, Haralson County Board of Education members elected a former member to become the new representative on the board covering District 5.

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On Saturday, participants in the annual Bremen City Schools 5K will help raise money — and hopefully awareness of the need for organ donors — in honor of a track coach in the school system.

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The possible rebranding of Bay Springs Middle School is one of the more notable topics on tonight’s agenda for the Carroll County School System Board of Education’s monthly meeting.

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One of the men who led Carroll County law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase Monday ambushed two Carroll lawmen moments before one of the deputies fatally shot him.

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Warning: this video contains graphic imagery that could be disturbing to some viewers. This video, (below), released by the Carroll County Sheriff's Department on their Facebook page, shows Pier Shelton ambushing two sheriff's deputies on the morning of April 12 after a high speed pursuit th…

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A preliminary hearing date of May 7 has been set for the 22-year-old man who is accused in Monday’s shooting of three law enforcement officers during a high-speed chase.

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The regularly scheduled April meeting of the City of Carrollton Mayor and Council was postponed Monday night because of the shooting incident involving three local law enforcement officers.

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Temple police officers received a $4 hourly pay increase Monday, making the city more competitive with other west Georgia law enforcement agencies.

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Could there be a better — or worse time, depending on your perspective — way to journey into the world of politics at the United States capitol?

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Representatives of several local organizations joined forces Sunday to assist the underserved in Carrollton, providing free COVID-19 vaccine injections, food, and clothing to scores of people.

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Three law enforcement officers from Carroll County were shot and wounded early Monday during a police chase that ended with one person dead from police gunfire and another suspect in custody.

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Just before Christmas, Tanner Health system’s first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine arrived on the docks of the Tanner Health System in Carrollton and Villa Rica. Within hours, the hospitals began to inoculate their front-line healthcare workers. The first to get a shot: an ICU nurse at Tanner …

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At a special meeting on Tuesday, the Buchanan City Council approved hiring Brent Christopher, 50, as the city’s new chief of police.

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Usually, what goes on every year under the Gold Dome in Atlanta does not raise much interest outside Georgia, but that wasn’t true during the past session of the General Assembly.

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For residents starved for the outdoor festivals that have been an ancillary victim of coronavirus restrictions, the Tallapoosa Dogwood Festival is on this year and scheduled for Saturday.

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After leading law enforcement officers from three different agencies on a wild car chase through the streets of Carrollton early Wednesday morning, authorities arrested a 42-year old Franklin man.

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It was more than just a proclamation. The announcement made Monday in downtown Carrollton was a commitment by several already-involved hands to join in bringing relief to a serious community issue.

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In an effort to improve two of the major highways of the west Georgia region (District 6), the Georgia Department of Transportation recently awarded resurfacing contracts that will cover more than 10 miles combined in both Carroll and Haralson counties.

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On Saturday, March 27 the Central Middle FFA Chapter competed in two state Agriculture Technology Career Development competitions held in Ft. Valley. The students, two teams of four, placed in the top three in State Land Evaluation and the State Agricultural Technology & Equipment ID.

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A 23-year-old McDonough man was arrested Friday and charged with using a banking app to rob a man at a Carrollton apartment complex.

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A Florida man is being held on five counts of sexual exploitation of children after deputies say he tried to lure an underaged Carroll County girl to a rendezvous on Easter Sunday.