Carroll County Newswire

Carroll County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Carroll County, MS.

Results 1 - 20 of 204 in Carroll County, MS

  1. Voting trends: Expert says local races draw too little interestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times Georgian

    A political science expert says local voters should approach municipal elections with the same interest they give presidential elections because it is their local leaders who they can contact face to face, who will oversee their communities first hand, and will vote on issues that will directly affect local residents. During his presentation on voter trends for the area at the Carroll County Board of Commissioners work session Thursday, Dr. J. Salvador Peralta of the University of West Georgia presented several maps identifying voter turnout for recent elections.

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  2. Civil War returns to Carrollton this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Madison Courier

    Carroll County students cover their ears, preparing for gunfire during last year's reenactment. The encampment and living history event is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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  3. Carroll library hosts annual art showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Madison Courier

    SWIMMING TIME: Oil paintings by Mary Ann Gentry are featured, including a self-portrait and outdoor scenes, like this covered bridge. "Naturally Mary Ann" is this year's theme for the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show, hosted every May by the Carroll County Public Library.

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  4. Heritage and history behind county's first commercial breweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Times Georgian

    ... located on Columbia Drive in Carrollton, that will be used to produce a seasonal limited edition made-in-Carroll County beer, said Elliott Hall, co-owner and managing partner of the company. He said he was told hops plants can't grow in Georgia due ...

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  5. Hicks powers Panthers 7-2 over Western HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | The Madison Courier

    Carroll County senior right-hander Seth Hicks pitched and hit his way to a 7-2 win over Western Hills Tuesday in Carrollton. Hicks struck out 11, walked three and gave up four hits through five innings while collecting three hits at the plate.

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  6. Travel writers visit Carroll County sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Times Georgian

    ... marketplace to learn about the state's tourism destinations, attractions, and events. Some of them selected Carroll County as their choice of three familiarization tours, or "fam-tours." The tours conclude today. "Travel Media Marketplace is our ...

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  7. Carroll DaybookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... 25, at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at 4455 Mt. Zion Road. For information call 770-832-1622, ext. 2. The Carroll County AARP will meet Tuesday, April 25, at 2 p.m. at the Carrollton Senior Center on West Avenue. The program will be provided by ...

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  8. Corbin praises Carroll County education and workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Douglas County Sentinel

    The commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia spoke Thursday morning in Carrollton about the outlook of technical education in Georgia and the opportunities that local education systems and groups have provided students. "I get excited when I talk about Carroll County because when I go to other communities I say to them, 'have you looked at Carroll County?' because you are the discussion that is going on there," said Gretchen Corbin, speaking at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce membership breakfast.

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  9. Carroll DaybookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... be guaranteed. Submit items to [email protected] , or to 901 Hay's Mill Road, Carrollton, GA 30117. The Carroll County Freedom Forum will conduct its quarterly meeting, which is open to the public, Tuesday, April 18, at the Stallings Center ...

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  10. GreenBelt completed: 'Carrollton did it right'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... tourism and promotes activities such as biking and walking. Trent North, during his remarks on behalf of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners, said the GreenBelt has been exceptional in improving the quality of life in an eco-friendly ...

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  11. GreenBelt cycling is a wonderful rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Times Georgian

    ... been hit by a car riding my bike, and I have been run off the road numerous times and put in ditches all over Carroll County while riding my bike. Most people are very considerate, but some people do not like to share the road with bikers. The ...

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  12. Art Takeover founder asks council for fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Times Georgian

    ... these various venues made this a tremendous program." Stone thanked the city, the Cultural Arts Department, Carroll County Visitors Bureau and Main Street for their support in helping them and said it has grown beyond what he and his wife Andrea ...

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  13. Errors all the ammo Owen needs to top Carroll 4-0 in All - A' semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Madison Courier

    EIGHT K's NOT ENOUGH: Carroll County pitcher Andrea Searcy fires plateward in Wednesday's All "A" Classic Eight Region Tournament semifinals against Owen County. Searcy struck out eight batters in a losing cause, as the Panthers dropped a 4-0 decision to the Rebels.

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  14. Harlem Wizards coming to CarrolltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Madison Courier

    The show team will play a team of local community members from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 20 at the school. Funds raised by ticket and merchandise sales will support Carroll County Schools' Family Ties Resource Center.

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  15. Narcan proving to be a lifesaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... Police Department told me about the number of lives they were saving, I was fully aboard." Bud Benefield of Carroll County Fire Rescue reported that in the past year about 20 lives have been saved throughout the county due to the use of Narcan. ...

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  16. Alice's House: Evalyn Parrish honored for guiding children for 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Griffin Daily News

    ... children who need safe placement. Right now, the numbers show that we have 200-plus kids in state custody in Carroll County. We have 10 residents here right now but there are so many who need to be placed and there just aren't enough foster homes. ...

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  17. Carroll County Conservation honors annual contest winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | The Madison Courier

    Pictured at the banquet are, from left to right, Kim Richardson, director of Kentucky Division of Conservation; Steve Coleman, former director; Hannah Weedman; Rick Rand, Kentucky state representative; and Scott Christmas; Kentucky Farm Bureau director of agricultural education and women's programs. Artistic young people were honored by the Carroll County Conservation District during a recent program to honor winners of an annual contest.

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  18. Tornado leaves damage, mess in parts of CarrolltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... by a thunderstorm watch that lasted until 5 p.m. Within a few minutes of the tornado warning being expired, Carroll County first responders were receiving an influx of calls about power lines and trees coming down, some on top of cars and houses. At ...

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  19. Trimble beats Carroll, Milan at ClassicRead the original story

    Monday Apr 3 | The Madison Courier

    Trimble County wrapped up play in the News-Democrat Carroll County Softball Classic with a pair of wins Saturday in Carrollton. The Lady Raiders beat host Carroll County 4-3 in the first game and then scored five runs late to pull away from Milan 10-4 in the fifth-place game.

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  20. Carroll, Trimble lose big to open Carroll tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | The Madison Courier

    CAUGHT STEALING: Carroll County shortstop Allie Beach applies the tag to Ryle's Hannah Bishop during Friday's opening round game of the News-Democrat Carroll County Softball Classic. Carroll's Mallory Besselman and Kaitlynn Gaddis trap Ryle's Madeline Morgan in a rundown between second and third.

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