Carroll County Newswire

Carroll County Newswire

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  1. Mrs. Nadine Walls MashburnRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Heard Citizen

    She was born November 3, 1949 in Carrollton, Georgia, daughter of Rudene Gray Walls Cook of Carrollton and the late Irvine Walls. She was a retired insurance coordinator for the Carroll County Board of Education but prior to that she spent 20 years with Carrollton Federal.

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  2. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WSB-TV

    We collect zip code so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. We have sent a confirmation email to {* data_emailAddress *}.

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  3. Summer spike for VR, CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    With the 2018 season now in sight, a pair of local prep volleyball programs got a good measuring stick of where they stand in a round-robin event on Thursday at the West Georgia Volleyball Academy's facility in Villa Rica. The scrimmage showcase featured a pair of five-team pools, consisting of Villa Rica, Central, Cedartown, Chapel Hill and Douglas County in the varsity competition, while the JV pool included Cedartown, VR, Chapel Hill and Central, along with the Central Middle School squad.

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  4. Final hurrah for hometown WolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    The start of the University of West Georgia football season on Sept. 1 will signal the final hurrah for one hometown Wolf.

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  5. Ball in Helton's court at VRRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    ... Helton also spent three years on the sidelines at Johnson High School in Savannah before returning to her Carroll County roots. Helton noted how the biggest adjustment upon transitioning from assistant to head coach is being in charge of all the ...

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  6. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    Wilburn Wayne Payton Jr. of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away on July 17, 2018. Sandy was born on January 16, 1948, to the late Wayne and Mary Jo Riggs Payton of Carrollton, Georgia.

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  7. Youth football at the CPRDRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    Hard to believe, but youth football at the Carrollton Parks and Recreation Department is right around the corner. Over the years our staff has run a safe, fun and competitive youth football program, and we are excited about the 2018 fall season.

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  8. Straight from the vineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    ... "He had surgery a few weeks ago, but you wouldn't know it," said his wife of 63 years, Julia, who bakes Carroll County's best homemade tea cakes with the same love and care Elbert displays in his garden. "He went straight back to work." There's ...

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  9. Entries being accepted for Gold Rush PageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    Contestants aged from infant to 19 are invited to enter the Miss Gold Rush Pageant, which will be held Aug. 24 in conjunction with Villa Rica's annual Gold Rush Festival. The pageant will be hosted by Villa Rica Main Street, and is being held in advance of the festival, which will take place on Sept.

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  10. Doctor warns of drowsy driving dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    Weeks after a new hands-free driving law took effect in Georgia, a doctor said sleepy drivers will remain a threat to motorists. The new legislation was enacted by Gov. Nathan Deal on July 1 with House Bill 673, which is commonly referred to as the "hands-free law."

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  11. County school board approves contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    ... memorandum of understanding with Valdosta State University was also reapproved to provide student teachers to Carroll County. Job descriptions for new positions were approved for the roles of safety and security coordinator, behavior intervention ...

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  12. Sheila Jane SheetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Georgian

    Mrs. Sheets was born in Carrollton, Georgia, on Sept. 24, 1951, the daughter of the late Ralph Whittington and Mary Jo Prince Whittington.

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  13. Ray GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Georgian

    Mr. Ray Griffin, 72, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Thursday afternoon, July 19, 2018. He was born January 21, 1946, in Carrollton, Georgia, the son of Doris Eugene Griffin and the late Moville Victoria Griffin.

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  14. Patsy Ruth Hite WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Georgian

    Mrs. Patsy Ruth Hite West, 85 of Carrollton, Georgia, died Thursday, July 19, 2018. She was born September 9, 1932, in Bartow County, Georgia, the daughter of the late Henry Richard Hite and the late Maude Beatrice Prewett.

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  15. Mr. Merther Brown Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Georgian

    Celebration of life services will be July 24 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church in Villa Rica.

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  16. Carroll DaybookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Georgian

    ... Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Lunch will be served at approximately 1 p.m. The Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park Association monthly membership meeting will be Monday, July 23, at 6 p.m. in the Carroll County Veterans ...

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  17. Damage from heavy rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Georgian

    City of Carrollton employees Kenny Malone, left, and Wayne Wingo clean out the drainage area along Strickland Road at Richards Lake Friday. The area flooded during heavy rain Tuesday and Thursday, washing out part of the GreenBelt, and more rain is expected Saturday and Sunday.

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  18. Weekly Arrest ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Heard Citizen

    Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Jamie Scott Brown, 59, County Road 91, Roanoke, AL 36274, arrested on 07/13/2018, charged with Driving on Suspended License and Driving While Unlicensed. Christopher Eric Cook, 38, Lane Street, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 07/16/2018, charged with Criminal Damage to Property, Terror Threats and Acts, Battery , Cruelty to Children, Unlawful Possession of Firearm, VGCSA and Marijuana Less Than 1 oz.

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  19. Early voting ends Friday for primary runoff electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Times Georgian

    ... statement released Monday by the Georgia Secretary of State's office. As of that same date, 980 residents of Carroll County had voted early, according to the Carroll County Board of Elections and Registration. Douglas County officials said 660 votes ...

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  20. Complex Training Center expanding its servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Times Georgian

    Wrestling may have been Trey Travis' first love, but the former two-time state champion has evolved well beyond simply offering his services on the mat over the past few years. As owner and operations director of The Complex Training Center in Carrollton, the 2010 Bremen High School graduate and Auburn University alum had a vision of turning his business into more than just a wrestling factory when it originally opened its doors in 2013.

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