A GOOD DAY FOR A WALK

Kelly Hester, Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative’s Communications and Corporate Events Coordinator has won the Michael Graznak Award from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA).

The GFWC Carrollton Civic Woman’s Club held their May general meeting on Wednesday, May 26, at The Venue on Cedar. District awards were announced at the GFWC Central West District meeting in Morrow on April 17. CCWC received the highest award in the Central West district — the Morrow Civic W…

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Carrollton Elementary School has been recognized as a Title I Reward School by the Georgia Department of Education for academic improvements in achievement data.

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Carroll County property tax assessments are about to be mailed to residents — but do not be alarmed because what property owners receive will be notices, not bills.

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The proposed operating budget for Carroll County school’s 2021-22 school year is $4.7 million more than last year’s.

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Lions International Second Vice President, Brian Sheehan, left, of Bird Island, Minnesota, presented District Governor Tom Jackson of the Carrollton Lions Club with his personal Friendship Banner and other memorabilia at the District L Breakfast at the Lions of Georgia State Convention held …

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Yesterday, June 14, was Flag Day, and in Carrollton, the American flag was seen flying in all the familiar places like federal and state properties and many schools; possibly a few businesses.

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A couple of ducks enjoy the shore of Richards Lake on Friday as a chance for rainy weather began to move in. There will be a continued chance of rainy weather throughout the weekend, according to the forecasters at The Weather Channel. The outlook for Friday is a 33% chance of isolated thund…

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ATLANTA — The double-barreled ugliness that was 2020 in America is reverberating in 2021 in a crime wave that has hit cities across the country, including Atlanta.

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Michael Perkins was serving as a missionary in Nicaragua in 2013 when he and his family experienced the trauma of a home invasion and being held hostage.

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I need to start by saying this piece is somewhat “girlie.” I promise that next week I’ll return with a column about hunting, or tracking, or cows. But this week is for the ladies. Caution Advised.

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The National Federation of Democratic Women presented Nellie Dunaway Duke with the Humanitarian Award on Friday night, recognizing her lifetime achievements in promoting equality of opportunity for people of all genders and ethnicities.

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For the eighth consecutive year, the University of West Georgia has been named one of the nation’s Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs. UWG is one of only two institutions nationwide to receive the recognition, granted by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and “Di…

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Nathan Childers knows firsthand the impact scholarships can have on students. And now, thanks to his ingenuity and generosity, art majors at the University of West Georgia will be able to benefit even more from the very scholarship he received as a student.

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Tinaye Gibbons, a recent University of West Georgia graduate, will continue her study of public history and cultural heritage in one of the most storied institutions, cities, and nations in the world — Ireland.

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Michael McDowell was the guest speaker at the Carrollton Golden K on June 9. He is a Corporal with the Carrollton Police force and he talked about his job serving Carrollton. He discussed the Fraternal Order of Police and said it was formed in 1915 and is worldwide. There are 35 chapters wit…

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As her trainer guided her to sit next to the 7-year-old squatted on a pillow with a book, Stella Blue, a lab-pit bull terrier mix slowly lay on the floor. The dog looked as if she were ready for a bedtime story, although it was before noon on Monday.

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In April, the Federal Emergency Management Agency began offering U.S. citizens a $9,000 reimbursement for funeral expenses for loved ones who had died from the coronavirus since January 2020.

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In April, the Federal Emergency Management Agency began offering U.S. citizens a $9,000 reimbursement for funeral expenses for loved ones who had died from the coronavirus since January 2020.

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After much complaining by a local resident, the Waco City Council on Monday agreed to remove a recently installed speed hump on King Street and install one farther down the road.

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Edith Lee Marlow is celebrating her 100th birthday this week. She was born June 13,1921, to Henry W. Lee and Rosa Leila Todd Lee. She has six siblings: Myra Denney of Carrollton, Jean White of Bremen, Troy Lee of Rome, Joyce McKibben(deceased), Faye Lanier of Roopville and Helen Acree of Car…

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Bicyclists who are part of the BRAG tour trickled into Carrollton throughout Tuesday morning to take up temporary residence on the Carrollton schools campus.

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Larry Dietrich (left) of Lima, Ohio, and Pat Barrett of Largo, Florida, take early advantage of the cell phone charging station set up Tuesday on the Carrollton schools campus in advance of hundreds of bicyclists from across the state arriving in the city later in the day. They are part of t…

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Dozens of tents were set up on the Carrollton schools’ campus on Tuesday for use by those taking part in the BRAG tour.

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Lacy Tester of Napakoneta, Ohio prepares to inflate her air mattress for a couple nights of rest during the BRAG (Bicycle Ride Across Georgia) two-day stopover in Carrollton.

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BRAG tour members sent their gear forward into Carrollton as they set out from Rome on Tuesday morning.

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BRAG tour members and their advance crews annexed several parts of the city school campus for their two-day stay in Carrollton.