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Some homeowners say they are concerned that an expanding development is trying to put all of Carrollton’s housing needs in one spot.

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Carroll County had the highest unemployment rate in December in the six-county west Georgia region defined by the University of West Georgia Richards College of Business, but construction work is among the factors keeping the county’s economy healthy.

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A pot-bellied pig is getting help from the local animal shelter and a well-known animal rescue and placement group after the family she lived with in Carrollton left her behind when they moved away .

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In response to the growing need for data security worldwide, West Georgia Technical College is stepping up its cybersecurity education.

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Ronnie Ridley will take over the Haralson County District 3 commissioner seat with 55 percent of the votes cast in his favor on Tuesday, according to unofficial results.

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While there are several factors that set Carrollton apart as a “unique place with a small town vibe” and attract people who want to live, work and play here, city officials are being asked to consider public transportation, ethnic and healthy dining options, and a bowling alley or laser tag arena for a teen/youth social scene.

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A story Tuesday night had the Carroll County Fire Rescue department “overwhelmed” as it responded to multiple reports of power lines and trees coming down in the area.

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Some of the biggest names in the celebrity makeup industry were at West Georgia Technical College Monday to speak to cosmetology and esthetics students and see a fashion show WGTC students produced.

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Firefighter Clayton Kierbow and logistics/distribution supervisor Jesse Strickland will face each other in an April 18 runoff for the Carroll County Board of Education District 4 seat.

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Not many 4-year-olds know what they want to do when they grow up, but Caleb Thomas did, and his perseverance paid off. At the age of 12, Caleb has landed his first principal role in a major motion picture to be released this fall, another credit to add to an already impressive resumé.

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigations has been called in following the death of a man while he was in custody of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office over the weekend.

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Veterans from Carroll and surrounding counties who served during the Vietnam War will have an opportunity next month to take part in a public recognition of their military service at a certificate and lapel pin presentation ceremony hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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A poultry farm event at the Carroll County Agriculture Center was canceled on Saturday, a direct result of the “serious” avian influenza threat which is seemingly creeping closer and closer to Georgia.

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The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni during the eighth annual Bulldog 100 Celebration on Feb. 4 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

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From engaging classes to exciting student organizations, the University of West Georgia offers a variety of resources to help students succeed and thrive at the university. Undergraduate student Hannah Beth Baldizon of Carrollton is a perfect example of a student who is taking advantage of those opportunities.

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A Haralson County High School teacher was absent from school a few days last week.

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At the Haralson County Courthouse on Wednesday, shackled prisoners in orange jumpsuits filed into the courtroom and quietly took their seats in front of the law enforcement officers watching over them.

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Some artists wait a lifetime to be on display at popular coffee shops, to have bidders fight to own their work at charity auctions, sell within a day of displaying, be invited to have a tent at an arts festival or have a guild make a special exception for them to gain membership.

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Villa Rica and Temple depend on work details from the Carroll County jail to help out with various maintenance tasks around those cities, but Sheriff Terry Langley says he is being forced to discontinue the program.

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Contractors repairing Carrollton’s historic Croft Street Bridge say things are going “reasonably well” and that traffic could resume within two to three weeks.

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By the end of May, several major Carroll County Schools projects should be completed and in use, including the $14 million Carroll County Performing Arts Center, the grandstands at two high schools and gymnasiums at two elementary schools. 

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Downtown Carrollton will be transformed into an arts district on March 30 with nearly 40 artists showcasing their work in various businesses on and around Adamson Square.

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Local businesses and bikers are coming to the financial aid of a 23-year-old Carrollton woman who lost her sight after being shot in the face last fall.

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An ongoing split between the Temple City Council and the mayor over the extent of the mayor’s powers was on display Thursday night when their monthly meeting erupted in verbal fireworks.

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Donald Levans' Aunt Elsie was 18 when the United States entered World War I. Levans describes his father's sister as a "bright and pretty young lady" who had graduated from Carrollton High School and worked for a bank.