In August, Haralson County Board of Education members agreed to start the process of creating a police department for the school system.
Carroll County will be one of six new pilot sites for the new sexual assault kit tracking system developed by the Georgia’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.
At least one Carrollton employer is planning to require that most employees receive COVID-19 vaccinations, mandating weekly tests and potential benefits surcharges if they do not.
Every week this month, community members are meeting to cheer on Tanner health care workers as they change shifts at the Carrollton hospital. Because the hospital is over 140% occupancy, members from Carrollton Presbyterian and students from the University of West Georgia are meeting on Tues…
National Guard troops have been deployed to two Tanner facilities in Carroll County as the COVID pandemic and numbers of unvaccinated patients continue to strain the hospital’s resources.
Roopville, the town down near the Heard County border, is getting bigger — and so will be the 35th annual Roopville Homecoming Festival this weekend.
The Taste of Carrollton, sponsored annually by Carrollton Main Street for nearly three decades, was cancelled last year because of the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic and had been scheduled for today.
The continuing legal saga of Horton’s bookstore owner Dorothy Pittman and her popular resident cats, Poe and Dante, will play out Sept. 28 in the courtroom of Carroll County Chief Magistrate Court Judge Alton P. Johnson.
Firefighters from Carroll County Ladder 6 took time on Saturday to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 victims, including 643 firefighters, of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center Twin Towers 20 years ago. Displaying American flags over a bridge spanning I-20 were (left to right) …
All six of the Carroll County Schools that transitioned to different learning models over the last two weeks have now returned to in-person learning.
After more than 40 years in law enforcement Whitesburg police chief Eddie Thompson is retiring, and the city is in the final stages of finding his replacement.
A Villa Rica man who authorities say threw a 6-month-old girl to the floor in 2019, causing severe head trauma, received a 30-year sentence Thursday in Carroll County Superior Court.
Law enforcement agencies from Carroll County, Carrollton, and Villa Rica presented Purple Hearts and medals of valor on Friday to lawmen involved in an April 12 shootout with a gunman.
Veterans and first responders in Carroll County each held ceremonies this week to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
West Georgia’s hospitals continued to be stressed this week by record numbers of COVID patients, even as the vaccination rate for Carroll County continues to increase.
He was there two days after 9/11, and the view of the Manhattan skyline from his hotel is still vividly etched in his memory.
With 70 teams serving more than 4,000 middle school and high school students each week in Carroll, Douglas, Haralson and Heard counties, the West Metro Region of Fellowship of Christian Athletes has a four-pronged approach in its mission, according to Jay Webb, the FCA’s area director for we…
Kenny Rogers (center) of Hightower Family Funeral Homes picked up supplies from C.M.Tanner Grocery Company on Thursday that will be taken with many other materials to the hurricane ravaged Gulf Coast. Pictured with Rogers are Tim Collins (left), warehouse supervisor, and Johnny Tanner, owner…
GreenCourt Legal Technologies LLC announced Thursday that they will be providing the next generation of electronic filing (e-filing) and communication capabilities through GreenCourt’s industry leading GovLink solution.
Villa Rica’s hospital has been at near 200% occupancy in the last two weeks. Stressed by COVID patients, the facility has also been diverting some patients to other hospitals.
Overdose deaths in Carroll County have become more consistent in recent years as area residents have fallen prey to suppliers who mx harmful and even fake substances with illicit drugs.
Kaley Blankinship, a fifth grade teacher at Carrollton Upper Elementary School, has been chosen by her peers to represent them as the 2021-2022 CUES Teacher of the Year.
Being sent to jail may have been a blessing, said Timothy Carey, 27, an inmate at the Haralson County Jail and a participant in a partnership between the jail and Haralson Behavioral Health.
The University of West Georgia recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its Newnan campus to celebrate a new sculpture and mural designed by art students Trinity Dendy and Ariana Culver. The projects — commissioned by UWG’s School of the Arts (SOTA) with generous support from the Hollis Tr…
Editor’s Note: On Wednesday, an incorrrect article was published in the Times-Georgian regarding Tuesday night’s special meeting of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners. The numbers that were annotated in the article were not accurate nor was the account of the action taken by the BOC i…