Funding for expansion of the LaGrange campus of West Georgia Technical College is not included in Gov. Brian Kemp’s 2022 Fiscal Year Budget Report.
Two construction project bids for local schools were approved Thursday by the Carroll County Board of Education. Board members unanimously approved bids for projects at Mt. Zion Middle School and Villa Rica Elementary School with a combined cost of nearly $14.5 million.
Carrollton officials are hearing from residents opposed to a $20 million apartment complex planned for a site near Adamson Square.
Amy Jay purchases a Mega Millions lottery ticket on Thursday at the Metro Carrollton Food Mart on North Park Street. Anyone matching all numbers from tonight’s drawing will win a jackpot estimated at $970 million.
State Rep. J. Collins of Villa Rica was assigned to chair the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday as House leaders assigned roles for the 2021-22 legislative term.
Last fall, Tallapoosa resident Nathan Hardeman, 47, had resigned himself to years of dialysis after his kidneys failed and he was placed on a long list for a kidney transplant.
CareTrack, a Carrollton-based health organization, has launched a remote health care platform that is intended to keep physicians connected to continuously monitor Medicare patients. The organization is trying to achieve this through its Telecare platform.
The West Georgia Livestock Show at the Carroll County Ag Center has been canceled for February, but the local UGA Extension Service still has plenty of training and educational programs planned.
A major artery connecting Carrollton motorists to the Highway 166 bypass is one of several city roads that could get resurfaced as early as this spring.
The annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Carroll County Soup Kitchen has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, event organizers are planning an event called “Empty Bowls Sunday” in February that they hope will accomplish the same fundraising goals, but within one day.
Carroll County has a new Communication Center Coordinator and CAD Manager for its E-911 center. Matt Clotfelter was named the new coordinator and manager by County Commission Chairman Michelle Morgan. He will begin on Jan. 25, Morgan announced Thursday.
The state legislature will consider a $26.3 million renovation of the University of West Georgia Humanities building during the 2021 session following Gov. Brian Kemp’s Fiscal Year 2022 Governor’s Budget Report. Kemp has included the West Georgia renovation in a bond package to the General A…
The second mass COVID-19 vaccination event in the county took place on Tuesday, during which the Carroll County Department of Public Health used all its vaccine supply.
Temple officials are making plans for several projects that could be funded with the new Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) — provided county voters approve the continuation of the tax in March.
A $95 million resurfacing project on Interstate 20 that has been a nightmare for anyone traveling between Bremen and Villa Rica since 2016 is expected to be finished in April.
Carrollton city officials are expected to confirm the 2021 election qualifying fee schedule on Thursday for two city council and three school board seats expected to be on the Nov. 2 ballot.
“Love” was the most spoken word in downtown Carrollton Monday morning when community members gathered for the “Beloved Unity Walk” and the “Laying of the Wreath” at the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. monument.
The death toll of COVID-19 in Carroll County surpassed 100 people this week, but vaccines are becoming more available. Tanner Health System officials announced on Friday their intention to begin a public rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine due to high demand.
The developer of a proposed microbrewery in downtown Carrollton is pulling his rezoning request due to the site’s proximity to two local churches.
Georgia’s governor asked lawmakers Thursday to pump more money into the state’s budget for non-metro Georgia, teachers and rural broadband.
Carrollton residents are invited to City Station this Sunday afternoon for the 28th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical Service, which will be followed by a community walk on Monday morning.
The University of West Georgia recently named Ginny Rae Turner, who’s served in the University System of Georgia for nearly a decade, as its new director of Career Services.
Rebekah Williams, 17, of Bowdon will represent Carroll County as she competes for the title of MISS GEORGIA TEEN USA 2021 on Feb. 18-20 at the Henry County Performing Arts Center in McDonough. Rebekah is the daughter of Tanya and Kenny Huggins and Vince and Anna Williams. She is the granddau…
Tallapoosa council members heard from a representative of Comcast that the company is working its way through the list of people who have requested service from the company on its new beefed up network in the county.
The demand for COVID-19 vaccines has overwhelmed the local health department, but everyone who wants one will ultimately get one, said a representative of the department.
The Bremen City Council on Monday tabled a water rate hike that members were considering after the Haralson County Water Authority raised its rates effective on Jan. 1.
Three buildings at the corner of Alabama Street and Highway 27 were being demolished this week, clearing the way for the city to seek developers for the land.
A $20 million apartment complex with nearly 100 units is one step closer to being built in downtown Carrollton.
Two new school board members representing Villa Rica had their first meeting on Monday as the panel learned that construction for the new VRHS stadium is going well.