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.

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.

There could not have been a more perfect day than Easter Sunday this year, the year from Hades. The real themes of life, death, burial, resurrection, all are summed up in that glorious day of Christ’s victory over the grave.

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.

The Technical College System of Georgia announced April 1 that Dr. Julie Post, vice president of Student Affairs at Gwinnett Technical College, will be the next president of West Georgia Technical College.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Monday that Hyundai TRANSYS Georgia Seating System, LLC, a world-renowned producer of automotive parts, will invest $9 million in expanding their seating manufacturing operations in West Point. This expansion will create more than 150 jobs in Tr…

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Mr. Clifford Harvey Lowe, 86, of Carrollton, Georgia, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

The University of West Georgia baseball team took the No. 6 squad in the country to the wire on back-to-back days, but fell just short of collecting the ‘W’ in each instance this past weekend.

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ATLANTA — A debate in the Georgia House and Senate over whether Georgia should observe standard or daylight saving time all year continues to rage entering the last day of this year’s legislative session.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger pushed back Tuesday against criticism of the elections overhaul the Republican-controlled General Assembly passed last week.

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The University of West Georgia softball team returned to its winning ways behind a three-game Gulf South Conference sweep of Lee this past weekend.

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Mrs. Robin Nicole Bennett Ginn, 47, of Villa Rica, died Thursday, March 25, 2021.

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Villa Rica Police have charged a health care worker with cruelty to a handicapped child after the child’s mother said she saw the abuse on a hidden camera.

Four more legislative days have come and gone, and our time under the Gold Dome is beginning to dwindle. Last week was a productive one, with committees convening to consider long lists of House Bills and senators presenting their legislation in House committees to carry their bills over the…

Doris Jean Brown, 89, of Carrollton, died on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

Carroll County commissioners and others discussed new projects, two of which are focused on upgrades to rural resources and infrastructure including broadband internet, during a work retreat at Historic Banning Mills last week.

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It is a difficult subject, the specter of human rights.

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A bill in the General Assembly aimed at suspending the statutory speedy trial deadline during judicial emergencies would have very little impact in the county.

Using the words of President Abraham Lincoln, South Douglas Elementary School students in Thomas Bruno’s fourth grade reading class are learning the historical context of a speech, the power of oratory and the fundamentals of performance and public speaking. By dressing up to mimic President…

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Southwire will expand its customer service center in Villa Rica, adding 230,000 square feet to the facility before the end of the year.