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Carrollton’s mayor and City Council were told to be careful in the way they correspond through group emails and to avoid text messaging one another during meetings, lest they find themselves in a similar situation as the city of Temple.

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When Steve and Susan Daniel saw last February that Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well was offering a program to turn walkers into joggers, it couldn’t have happened at a better time.

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In 1947, Jackie Roosevelt Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball when he accepted the invitation of Brooklyn Dodgers president Branch Rickey to play for the team.

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Police have arrested a fugitive who allegedly shot a Villa Rica man earlier this month. The victim is said to have received a spinal injury, resulting in paralysis.

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To achieve your goals, you have to work harder than anyone else. That’s the message two groups of Carrollton Junior High School seventh-graders heard Friday when the state Teacher of the Year visited their classrooms during a Career Day event as part of the school’s Black History Month observance.

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A 21-year-old suspect is recovering in a hospital after being shot early Thursday while trying to take a gun from a Carroll County sheriff’s deputy at a rural store near the Alabama state line, according to the sheriff’s office.

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The Villa Rica City Council voted Thursday to terminate the employment of David Milliron as city manager and approved a severance package that guarantees him a six-month salary.

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The city of Carrollton is dealing with properties that people have “forgotten about or abandoned” by taking them down. Still, one city official would like to see more done with a revitalization plan proposed to the council some time back.

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During a Board of Education work session a week ago, the Haralson County Schools superintendent introduced a plan to the board members to revamp the school system’s alternative school, which he said was not meeting the needs of students.

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A bill to provide senior citizens a tax break is moving rapidly through the Georgia Legislature, but the same cannot be said for a move to increase revenues to the city by raising the hotel-motel tax.

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Hosting the Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau’s winter convention comes at an appropriate time for Carrollton, Mayor Walt Hollingsworth said, since the city and Villa Rica have both recently announced plans to attract more visitors.

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More than 150 travel and tourism professionals from throughout Georgia are in Carrollton for the Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau Winter Conference.

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After feeding a flock of birds at Lake Carroll Tuesday, Ashleigh Bridges of Temple showed the Shippey siblings, Madison, 8, Savannah, 6, and Xander, 4, one of the city's "little free food pantries." 

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Villa Rica council members will begin today to try and unravel what has been described as one of the most serious  issues facing the booming community: a water system that cannot pay for itself.

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Villa Rica City Manager David Milliron has been placed on administrative leave and indications are that his contract with the city will be terminated on Thursday at a special called meeting of the City Council.

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The University of West Georgia has formed a partnership with local law enforcement to fight criminal activity on or near the University of West Georgia campus.

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Harry A. Lomason II is being remembered as much more than the former chairman and CEO of the Douglas & Lomason Co., an industry that put Carroll County on the automobile manufacturing map when his father brought it from Detroit to Georgia in the 1950s.

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Villa Rica Mayor Jeff Reese said this morning that city manager David Milliron, has been placed on administrative leave. His future will be determined by a council vote later this week. Check back here for additional details.

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Water issues in Temple, ranging from sky-high bills to a water-sewer system that costs more to run than it earns, have been the focus of much comment within the community, but city leaders say they are working on solutions.

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West Georgia Technical College’s spring semester enrollment is up by 6 percent from last year to 6,588 students, the college announced Tuesday.

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The company auditing the city of Carrollton is reporting that it is in “great financial shape,” exceeding many other counties and cities by nine times when it comes to having a healthy debt service coverage ratio.

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Temple city police officers will receive a $2 per hour raise, part of a plan by the city to make the city's police department more competitive with nearby communities.

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Whether one chooses to hike or bike, the city of Carrollton is offering help to ecotourists who want to get outdoors but still have the amenities of a small city. 

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The Carrollton City Council on Monday night unanimously approved Southern Hills Christian Church’s request to amend building plans for the proposed City Station student housing development.

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Women in Carrollton are being advised to be alert on their shopping trips following three reports in the past week of men exposing themselves.

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Supplies and timber to repair the historic Croft Street Bridge have been in Carrollton since November. But local contractor John Denney said it’s unfair that city officials and administrators are taking the heat when the delay in getting the wooden bridge fixed and reopened is not their fault.

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Carrollton High School seniors who are part of Southwire Engineering Academy compete quarterly in a team competition called E2E, or Engineer to Engineer. A Southwire engineer meets with teams first to talk about the students’ work. Then students compete to finish a task from a discipline such as mechanical, electrical or civil engineering.

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Josh Harris and Jonathan Jones never stepped foot on the field together during their prep days at Carrollton High School.

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The Carrollton Planning Commission has voted to recommend approval of a request by Southern Hills Christian Church to amend building plans for the proposed City Station student housing development.