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A Carroll County student was struck by a vehicle Thursday before school started. The Central High student was leaving Chick-fil-A on Central High Road when she crossed the road and was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

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Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp was in Carroll County on Thursday to talk about his plan to support farmers, agri-businesses, small town startups and standing firm against health care reform that punishes small business.

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The latest report from the Economic Impact of Travel in Georgia study show that 1,350 jobs in Carroll County were created or supported in 2016 as a result of tourism in 2016. That is a 3.5 percent increase over the previous year.

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For years, Villa Rica has planned a roadway that would connect the neighborhood of Mirror Lake with downtown. Such a project, however, would be very expensive, especially in a fast-growing town whose resources are already stretched thin.

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The local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police is always watching out for the community. But it is in a position now where it has to ask for support itself. The FOP is asking for help so it can continue its fundraisers it plans each year.

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A Carrollton resident is concerned about the rate of crime in the county and no longer feels safe after gunshots were fired at his son’s home next door on Shady Grove Road.

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After a two-year hiatus, one of the most anticipated events held at McIntosh Reserve Park near Whitesburg is scheduled to return this weekend, complete with an authentic display of Native American culture.

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The Bowdon City Council on Monday night approved the 2017 millage rate, and discussed an ordinance to establish mayor and council compensation and whether the city might have to consider a tax anticipation note.

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Home-school students on Tuesday got an idea of what it would be like to face an active shooter. Instructed by Philip Ball, an active shooter instructor of the Situational Awareness Institute, students learned what to do while under the pressure of a possible attack by a gunman.

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City Councilman Gerald Byrd and the Carrollton Parks and Recreation Department are paying their respects to honor gold medal Olympian Catherine Hardy Lavender, who died on Sept. 8 at age 87.

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A quilt is sending a message to the community to educate and spread awareness about AIDS. The University of West Georgia is displaying a panel of The Quilt, which was created in 1987 to spread awareness of AIDS and to continue education about AIDS and HIV.

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A Carroll County prosecutor has dismissed a case against a Temple city councilman who had been accused of battery by a citizen journalist.

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A special hearing will next week decide the qualifications of a Temple City Council candidate who has been challenged by a resident who claims the candidate’s prior felony conviction makes him ineligible to serve.

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Andy Camp on Friday left Carroll Tomorrow as its vice president of economic development after accepting a management position with an economic and community development firm based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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According to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, for every suicide there are 25 attempts. An average of 44,000 people in the U.S. die by suicide each year.

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Scott Rickles left his job with a Fortune 500 company in the early 1990s to become a full-time missionary in Latin America. After traveling to 30-plus countries with his Mexican-born wife Rosio, the couple and their children brought a home in Carrollton 16 years ago.

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After weeks of strategic research and planning, work sessions, focus groups and an opinion survey of more than 1,700 participants, the city of Carrollton will officially launch its new brand today at the Taste of Carrollton on Adamson Square.

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Fourteen Florida seniors fleeing Hurricane Irma with their pets and caregivers learned what it truly means to find shelter in the time of storm when Majestic Senior Living in Bowdon provided a safe haven. 

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The University of West Georgia had a $564 million impact on the region during the 2016 fiscal year, according to a University System of Georgia study released last week.

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A year after losing the Carrollton City Council Ward 2 seat to video producer Rory Wojcik, auto body shop owner Wes Phillips is optimistic that this fall he can re-engage voters and secure a victory.

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Information from a National Weather Service briefing in Haralson County this afternoon indicates that the Tropical Storm Irma should arrive in the area around 8 p.m. and hang around overnight bringing with her high winds but less rain than was predicted earlier.

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When Melissa Johnston pulled up to Bowdon Junction Quick Stop on Saturday afternoon, she was able to get gas at $2.44. It was steal in Carroll County where gas has averaged $2.75 this past week.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Irma.