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The Silver Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration in Carrollton, including ecumenical services, a gala banquet, panel discussion, and parade, was “one to remember.” 

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The National Weather Service is advising Carroll County residents to take precaution today and Wednesday with light snow is possible. Temperatures could drop as low as 12 degrees with a wind chill making it feel like zero.

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Winter weather has hindered work at the Old Grammar School in Bowdon. After revealing the winning bids from the water meter project, Interim City Manager Gary Bullock told the City Council that the weather has caused a few piping issues in the former school building where the council meets and court is held.

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A local organization is asking the Carroll County Board of Commissioners to do more to improve the quality of life for the older population.

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City Attorney Chuck Conerly is comparing Carrollton’s current noise ordinance with other cities in an effort to bring it up to date, and is proposing a noise control administrator to check noise levels in the city.

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The University of West Georgia unveiled plans Thursday for a new, state-of-the-art student health center that, when built through a partnership with Tanner Health System, will allow the university to better serve students with no increase in mandatory health fees.

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An election to fill the Carroll County Board of Commissioners seat vacated by the resignation of Trent North has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 20.

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After an executive session to discuss potential litigation during a meeting on Tuesday, Haralson County commissioners rescinded an action they took on Dec. 5 to sell a piece of property the county no longer uses.

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Buchanan Elementary School created a new community partnership that the school’s principal hopes could eventually help children in stress throughout the school system.

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Since calling on the Carroll County Board of Commissioners to consider amending an ordinance to ensure that pets are better protected from the elements in harsh weather conditions, Villa Rica City Councilwoman Leslie McPherson has received an outpouring of support from the public.

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The Villa Rica City Council fell one vote short of overriding a mayoral veto on Tuesday, but the matter at the heart of the vote — a pay parity increase for some city employees — won’t be resolved for at least a month.

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Villa Rica Mayor Jeff Reese outlined the city’s problems and praised its accomplishments during 2017 in a “state of the city” address delivered Tuesday.

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Carrollton city officials are getting a number of requests from residents for changes or enhancements to streets. While the requests are being received, City Manager Tim Grizzard said that not all of them will be fulfilled.

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The Temple City Council began its first meeting of 2018 on Monday by swearing in a new mayor and a new council member, and by overriding a veto by the city’s previous mayor.

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Carrollton High School band director Chris Carr was leaving the CHS band building after returning to campus following a Trojan football game late last year when he noticed a student who needed help.

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An employee of Southwire’s 12 For Life program was faced with a difficult situation last week when a student made what the employee felt was a credible threat of violence at the Carrollton facility.

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Ensuring Villa Rica is prepared to handle projected growth, economic development and tackling negative issues such as crime are three key areas Matthew Momtahan would like to address if elected the next Carroll County commissioner for District 2.

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CRN Development LLC received approval from the Carrollton City Council Monday night to rezone 9.93 acres of general commercial property to neighborhood commercial with a senior floating zone.

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According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, human trafficking is believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world. FBI.org says that human trafficking is a form of human slavery that must be addressed at the interagency level.

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The 2018 legislative session that begins Monday at the state Capitol in Atlanta will likely be overshadowed by election-year politics, with both the governor’s and lieutenant governor races open for the first time since 1998.

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The attorney for a man accused of murder in the shooting of his nephew said during a preliminary hearing Friday the charge should be reduced to involuntary or voluntary manslaughter.

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The Temple City Council will hold its first meeting of 2018 on Monday, swearing in a new mayor and taking up the issue of overriding the budget veto of the previous mayor.

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From the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center being renamed the Carrollton Center for the Arts, to the city’s new insignia placed on new police cars, the branding campaign initiated last year is becoming more visible.

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Paying it forward, helping other people and saving a life are some of the reasons that donors showed up to a blood drive at Mill Town Music Hall in Bremen on Tuesday.

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A Norfolk Southern train blocked two intersections in Villa Rica for almost two days last weekend, prompting numerous complaints and at least one instance of a delayed response to an emergency.

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The number of employed residents and the labor force in Carroll County rose in November, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.

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A traffic violation led to the arrest of a Columbus, Georgia, man in Carroll County early New Year’s Eve. But Michael Law is facing charges more serious than a traffic infraction.

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Carrollton police detectives were able to locate a stolen phone thanks to an application on cellphone that led to the arrest of Tristen Mulkey, 18, of Carrollton for two counts of entering automobile and theft by receiving stolen property.

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A Villa Rica City Council member is calling on the Carroll County Board of Commissioners to consider making a change to an ordinance so that pets are better protected when temperatures plunge to freezing levels.

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Infrastructure, jobs, and communication between constituents and leaders are three key areas Clint Chance wants to focus on should he be elected the next Carroll County commissioner for District 2.