In a release late Tuesday afternoon, Southwire announced the acquisition of OBI Partners, Inc. of Alpharetta. The company is a digital solutions provider focused on electric utilities.
The Carroll County Board of Education on Monday discussed drafting master plans to combat the influx of growth as new housing developments are underway in the City of Villa Rica.
The Douglas County Board of Education is moving forward with the plan to build a new multi-purpose arena, with an eye toward the goal of bringing graduations for the county’s five high schools and other types of events closer to home.
The final chapter of the 2021 UWG football season was written on Saturday afternoon in Valdosta, Georgia, as the Wolves finished the campagin with a 66-35 loss at the hands of the Valdosta State Blazers in the second round of the NCAA Division II Playoffs.
Anyone that has either competed in athletics or watched as a spectator from the stands during the last three decades, especially in the southeastern United States, chances are the natural grass or artificial turf on which the event was being played was installed by a company from Carroll County.
It’s bleeding cold this morning, in my bleary, foggy and tortured state. I hate that it takes me near half the day to feel normal, though that’s not new to me. I’ve always looked askance at morning people. I don’t trust their fresh perkiness at 5:00 a.m. (enter my husband). If he sees that I…
Every year on what is designated by Congress as National Wreaths Across America Day, the goal to Remember, Honor and Teach about military veterans is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,500 additional locations in all…
JC Freedom House will host its annual banquet on Monday, Nov. 29 at Crossroads Church of Douglasville. Banquet host is comic and local business owner Paul Zachos and keynote speaker will be Douglas County Solicitor General Sonya Compton.
ATLANTA – The Republican-controlled state House of Representatives approved a new congressional map Monday, the final act in a once-a-decade redistricting special session.
Round one of the playoffs went the way of the wolf in Albany, Georgia, as the West Georgia Wolves used a smothering defensive effort to take a 23-7 victory over fourth-seeded Albany State.
West Georgia Technical College’s first class of apprentice electrical lineman graduated October 28 from a month-long training session and are headed to work.
Whether it be related to the pandemic — which has become a common excuse for issues regarding supply and material shortages and service delays in many sectors of the supply-and-demand system — or other factors, the most commonly heard word during the last several months is a simple noun: del…
The Georgia House of Representatives Monday adopted a new map of state Senate districts drawn by majority Republicans over the objections of minority Democrats.
When Jim Rafferty and his two sons started an ice cream business three years ago, they hoped that mixing business and family wouldn’t create challenges. In fact, it ended up being the key to their success. Throw in some of the freshest ingredients found in the Southeast like locally-grown bl…
Danny Carter will have another term as city council member in Villa Rica because the three-vote margin separating him from his Ward 5 challenger is not enough for a recount.
ATLANTA — America’s oldest firearms manufacturer will locate its global headquarters in Georgia and open a new advanced manufacturing operation in the Peach State, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.
Somewhere along the way, someone told me about a theory called The Second Law of Thermodynamics. On further thought, it’s not a theory, it’s a law. As in, naw, there’s no guessing about it ... it’s just the truth.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 last week to hire a new county attorney two months after tabling a vote due to confusion on the status of current County Attorney Ken Bernard’s employment.
Carroll Tomorrow announced this week that it has finalized the sale of The Burson Center to Carrollton-based Crescent Kayaks, a leading international kayak brand.
A police officer, the Incredible Hulk and a very un-scary Bride of Frankenstein took to the stage at The Mill amphitheater on Saturday during Villa Rica’s annual Thrill at the Mill. The event included the 5K Zombie Run as well as vendors lined up downtown. Many of the adults who attended als…
I see a house, where love dried up. It was never a passionate love, but I witnessed it there, I thought. The leaves are falling on it now; it looks forlorn and unkempt. It will soon just as well be burned to the ground.
A new scholarship in the name of Carrollton City Schools’ longtime debate coach has been established by the school system’s Education Foundation.
“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord my strength and my Redeemer.” — Psalm 19:14.