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The builders of Windmill Park, the empty-nester community that is expected to bring a building boom to the city of Carrollton and create an extension for the GreenBelt, are hoping to get started with its first phase this week.

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Cancer survivor Melissa Crowder was brought to tears on Saturday when she was given the key to the city with a proclamation that declares every fourth Saturday in July as West Carrollton Day.

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At their meeting last week, Buchanan City Council members approved adding city manager to their public works director’s title.

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Local residents could see more work on roads and bridges in Haralson County if they’re willing to cough up another penny for every dollar they spend in the county.

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Villa Rica officials have been fielding complaints from senior citizens who are upset with the property tax bills they are receiving.

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The Carroll County Board of Education officially opened its $14 million Performing Arts Center Thursday night, inviting residents to the ribbon-cutting ceremony and to view the inside.

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Villa Rica native Regina Wells has always had a passion for children and the arts. The married mother of two turned that love into a career by working with social service workers and eventually working with the Carroll County Department of Family and Children Services.

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The Carroll County Prison and Correctional Institute’s camera overhaul could be complete in 7-10 days. The facility will have to wait just a few more weeks, however, before the beta phase of the new software system is completed.

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Villa Rica residents curious about the new North Loop, including the planned roundabouts to enter and exit the roadway, can have their questions answered tonight at an open house hosted by Georgia Department of Transportation.

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The city of Carrollton was hoping to have work on the new culverts on Ben Scott Boulevard finished by July 25, which would be prior to the start of the new school year. But almost daily rainfall has delayed construction, and the expected completion date has been pushed back to Aug. 1.

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The city of Carrollton will conduct an investigation into allegations made during the public comments portion of last week’s special called meeting concerning the fire department.

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The Carrollton Housing Authority is getting ready for its “big reveal” on the seven homes that were renovated with CHIP grant funds.

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After weeks of debate, meetings with businesses in the area and consultations with traffic specialists, the road realignment project to downtown Carrollton has been given the green light by the City Council.

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A crew from the University of West Georgia will travel to South Carolina on Aug. 21 to conduct the Eddington Experiment during the solar eclipse.

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A Carrollton doctor has been named to lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government’s top public health agency.

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Carrollton officials have met following Monday night’s special called meeting to discuss the “very serious” complaints and questions from several residents in support of the city’s firefighters.

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The Pita Pit restaurant just off Adamson Square in Carrollton plans to reward students in Carroll County with free food for perfect attendance. Elementary and middle school students in Carroll County Schools and Carrollton City Schools will receive a free pita if they do not miss school for an entire month.

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Time is ticking as the 48 Hour Film Project begins this morning in Atlanta, with one crew planning to shoot in Carrollton.

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Motorists speeding down Cedar Street in Carrollton are ruining the quality of life for some residents who are calling on the mayor and City Council representative to do something about it — and fast.

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Sinclair Holdings, which operates 16 properties at nine universities in five states, plans to demolish, rebuild and reopen its student housing near the University of West Georgia campus by the academic year 2019-2020.

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The Bremen Board of Education at their meeting on Monday heard that a contractor has been selected to grade system property slated for the new Blue Devil Family Park and work should get started within the next week or so.

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In a newly remodeled wing of an old grocery store in Tallapoosa, a free medical clinic staffed with volunteer nurse practitioners, nurses and a medical director is nearly ready to join the Pregnancy Resource Center in serving the residents of Haralson County.

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“If you don’t pay them good, we will,” a metro Atlanta firefighter told the Carrollton City Council at Monday night’s special called meeting while discussing “well-trained but underpaid and overworked” city firefighters.

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When people think of the Boy Scouts, they think of campfires, camping and fun. One young man is showing that Scouts are much more than that.

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The Villa Rica City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to allow the potential buyer of property at 5820 Trade Center Court to reduce the vegetation buffer on that 36-acre lot from the current 70 feet to 40 feet.

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Carrollton City Schools’ top official says the high school is in “desperate need” of a new gymnasium, which is phase 4 of the construction of the new CHS.

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The Carroll County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a consideration of purchase and sales contract of four properties relating to the bridge replacement project over Little Tallapoosa River on Tyus Carrollton Road.

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The Carrollton City Council on Monday night approved the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget, with all four council members voting in favor of it while Mayor Walt Hollingsworth voted against.

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The Carrollton Board of Education on Monday talked about the demolition of the old Carrollton High School building and a possible name change for the road in front of the new high school.

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Neva Lomason Memorial Library, which is also home to the West Georgia Regional Library System, will have to relocate by October in order to allow a $3.5 million construction project to get underway at the current  site on Rome Street in Carrollton.

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One of two school resource officers has been removed from the proposed 2017-18 Carrollton city budget, while a Magistrate Court clerk and two additional police officers who will likely patrol the GreenBelt remain.

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The University of West Georgia’s Tanner Health System School of Nursing is rising in the ranks of the top nursing schools in the nation. UWG’s nursing graduate online program rates 29th among all online nursing programs by the U.S. News World Report.