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Butler: Georgia sets jobs record in June  Times-Georgian

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said this week that Georgia added more than 20,000 jobs in June, pushing the state to a new record high. State Labor ...



Ruth Conner Thomason, 98, of Fayetteville  The Citizen.com

Ruth Conner Thomason, 98, of Fayetteville passed away on July 18, 2019. She was born on April 29, 1921 to John and Sarah Tyson in Villa Rica, Ga. Ruth grew ...



Villa Rica Lady Wildcats look for perfect season & State Championship  WSB Atlanta

If the Lady Wildcats win Friday night, they'll finish with an undefeated 33-0 record and a State Championship. The last time a Villa Rica team accomplished this ...



Villa Rica softball looking to reload in 2019  Times-Georgian

Under the leadership of head coach Cody Skinner, the Villa Rica High School softball team finished the 2018 campaign with an overall record of 21-11, posting ...



Former Grayson football coach Christian Hunnicutt headed to Villa Rica  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Former Grayson football coach Christian Hunnicutt has accepted the head coaching job at Villa Rica High School.



Wildcats claw Raiders in opening round  Times-Georgian

After finishing as the runner-up in its region to close out the regular season, the second-seeded Villa Rica High School boys' soccer team kicked off the Class ...



Wildcats trample Hornets on Senior Night  Times-Georgian

Playing in the penultimate home game of his prep baseball career, Villa Rica High School senior Noah Best stepped into the bat. Playing in the penultimate ...



Parents say student wrongfully charged after being attacked by bully  WSB Atlanta

A family says a bully attacked their son in school and now the son is the one facing charges.



VIDEO: 2020 South Carolina commit Mecose Todd goes #BeastMode on long TD run  USA TODAY High School Sports

You have to see this Marshawn Lynch impression from four-star South Carolina commit Mecose Todd.



Armed robber hits Villa Rica bank  Times-Georgian

Villa Rica police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at Bank OZK on Industrial Boulevard. Villa Rica police are investigating an ...



William Eugene Mayfield  Times-Georgian

Mr. William Eugene Mayfield, age 82, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. He was born June 12, 1936, in Carroll County, Georgia ...



Richards indicted on murder, cruelty charges  Times-Georgian

A Villa Rica man accused in the beating death of his 3-year-old stepson was indicted on charges of murder and cruelty to children by a Carroll County grand jury ...



Deputies seek driver in hit-and-run  Times-Georgian

A man walking along Highway 101 north of Villa Rica was struck and seriously injured by a passing vehicle last week and deputies are seeking the public's help ...



Georgia public school investigates a mass baptism on its football field  Washington Post

A Georgia public school is looking into a mass baptism on its football field that was posted on YouTube but later taken down. In a state where football is ...



District: Ga. principal unaware football team would join baptisms  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Villa Rica High School and its principal should not have allowed a local church to perform on-field baptisms at its football stadium last month, a Carroll County ...



Marquita Echols  Times-Georgian

Ms. Marquita Echols, 33, of Villa Rica, Georgia, died on April 6, 2019. Final arrangements to be announced at a later date. Ms. Marquita Echols, 33, of Villa Rica, ...



Trojans close out spring football practice with scrimmage  Times-Georgian

Standing inside the visor's locker room on a rainy November night in Stockbridge following the Carrollton High School fo. Standing inside the visitor's locker ...



‘Heartless’: Friend allegedly shot 18-year-old before setting car ablaze  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A good friend of an 18-year-old woman who was found dead in her burning car in East Point last month...



Mother: I need answers after my daughter's body was found burned in her car  11Alive.com WXIA

EAST POINT, Ga. — Pearlie Haynes says she certain her 18-year-old daughter, Tayla Torres, is the woman found burned in her car in East Point. “It was my ...



Carrollton man in custody after restaurant assault  Times-Georgian

A Carrollton man is behind bars on an aggravated assault charge stemming from an incident this weekend outside a Villa Rica restaurant. A Carrollton man is ...



Fatal fire at Fairfield still under investigation  Times-Georgian

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VR, Carrollton aim to shake up standings in 2019  Times-Georgian

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Dylan James Norton  Times-Georgian

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One of nation’s top-100 players commits to Mitchell, Cats  Lexington Herald-Leader

Deasia Merrill, a 6-foot-2 forward from Georgia who is rated among the nation's elite 100 players, announced that she will play for Kentucky on Sunday night.



New brewery on tap in VR  Times-Georgian

Villa Rica will get its first-ever microbrewery and taproom on May 1 when Hixtown Brewing Co. opens on Main Street. Villa Rica will get its first-ever ...



Villa Rica councilman resigns after admitted use of 'n-word'  FOX 5 Atlanta

A decades-long Villa Rica councilman has resigned after admitting he said the a racial slur in the context of a conversation with a black city employee.



‘He needs to be under a jail’: Mother reacts after family friend charged in killing teen daughter  KPLC

Pearlie Haynes said Kington Hyman-Bozeman was like a member of the family. Police say Tayla Torres was shot in a dispute over money. However, her mother ...



J. Christopher Greene  Times-Georgian

Mr. J. Christopher Greene, 36, of Villa Rica, Georgia, died on May 3, 2019. Final arrangements to be announced at a later date. Mr. J. Christopher Greene, 36, ...



Racial incident takes a twist at Bremen  Times-Georgian

Bremen High School administrators are dealing with a student who left a racist sign in the girls' restroom on Thursday. Bremen High School administrators are ...



Prisoner escapes work detail near Temple  Times-Georgian

A Carroll County Prison inmate escaped from a work detail at around 9:30 a.m. Monday near the area of East Ranchette Road at Taylors Gin Road, northeast of ...



NEW DETAILS: Another Georgia official steps down after using racial slurs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Villa Rica councilman has resigned from his post after making an “inappropriate racial...



Emma King, Deasia Merrill sign with Kentucky WBB for 2019  WYMT News

Coaches always use the cliché “get better every day” and the University of Kentucky women's basketball team did just that Wednesday by signing two players ...



Douglasville man held in child molestation case  Times-Georgian

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Reba Nell Tyson Bryant Tapley  Times-Georgian

Mrs. Reba Nell Tyson Bryant Tapley, 94, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. She was born March 17, 1925, in Carroll County, ...



Mom's final words to teen hours before mysterious death: 'I love you'  WSB Atlanta

Parents of a Villa Rica teenager are preparing to bury their son Friday afternoon, and they still don't know how he died.



Homes to be art galleries during walking tour  Times-Georgian

Four historic homes in Villa Rica will be turned into artist's galleries on Saturday as the Villa Rica Arts Coalition creates a new event combining an art show with ...



High school secretary Kristen Hammonds had sex with students, say Ga. police  CBS News

(CBS/WGCL) CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. - Police in Georgia say high school secretary Kristen Hammonds allegedly lured at least three Villa Rica High School ...



Sara Nell Bryant O'Neal  Times-Georgian

Ms. Sara Nell Bryant O'Neal, age 83, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton. Ms. Sara Nell Bryant ...



Escaped inmate still at large  Times-Georgian

An escaped inmate was still at large late Tuesday after he walked off a Georgia Department of Corrections State work detail Monday morning, near the area of ...



Central Middle mourning tragic loss  Times-Georgian

A 14-year-old student from Central Middle School was killed in a car accident Saturday night near Whitesburg. A 14-year-old student from Central Middle School ...



Bowdon woman accused of pimping teen girls  Times-Georgian

A Bowdon woman has been arrested on charges of pimping four girls who were residents of the KidsPeace facility in Bowdon, which houses teens with ...



Jury selected in trial of former trooper  Times-Georgian

Following two days of jury selection, a jury was officialy set Tuesday for the trial of A.J. Scott, a former Georgia State Patrol trooper, accused in the deaths of two ...



Janet Sue Jackson  Times-Georgian

Janet Sue Jackson, 39, of Villa Rica, Georgia, died on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Tanner Medical Center in Villa Rica, Georgia. Janet Sue Jackson, 39, ...



Mentors, appreciation of the program, lead defensive coaches to KSU  MDJOnline.com

KENNESAW -- Shortly after the 2018 season ended, things began to change on Kennesaw State's football staff.



Merger brings changes to VR trash service  Times-Georgian

People in Villa Rica are beginning to see new trash containers in front of their residences as Waste Industries, the company that picks up household trash, ...



West Georgia Ghost Hunter  Times-Georgian

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Beverly Lynn Smith Lang  Newnan Times-Herald

Beverly Lynn Smith Lang, 69, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton. She was born October 30 ...



Proud of our parks and rec department  Times-Georgian

The 2018-19 year has been one that we will all remember at the Carrollton Parks and Recreation Department, and we hope you have been as proud of us as we ...



Jonah Lee Thompson  Times-Georgian

Jonah Lee Thompson, 25, of Temple, Georgia, and formerly of Douglasville, Georgia, died on Monday, June 3, 2019. He was born in Lithia Springs, Georgia, ...



Joyce Pearl Lawing Geren  Times-Georgian

Mrs. Joyce Pearl Lawing Geren, 58, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away on July 10, 2019. She was born July 17, 1960, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Carl ...



All-Area Captain of the Year: Helping Call the Shots  Times-Georgian

Heading to LaGrange College for the start of a new adventure, recent Carrollton High School graduate Jared Aldridge has certai. Heading to LaGrange College ...



West Georgia's Queen of Swing  Times-Georgian

Franziska Bremm put together a decorated career that would rival any in the history of the University of West Georgia women&rs. Franziska Bremm put together ...



Police chase ends with violent crash in Temple  Times-Georgian

Three men in a stolen truck led a Carroll County sheriff's deputy on a short chase Tuesday that ended when the truck smashed into two vehicles at a crowded ...



Major ground beef recall from Carrollton establishment  Times-Georgian

K2D Foods, doing business as (DBA) Colorado Premium Foods, a Carrollton, Georgia, establishment, is recalling approximately 113,424 pounds of raw ground ...



Devon Jamal Thomasson  Times-Georgian

Mr. Devon Jamal Thomasson, 14, of Carrollton, Georgia, died on May 18, 2019. Devon was a member of the Central Middle School Lions 2018 championship ...



Football kicker crowned homecoming queen in Villa Rica  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Taylor Tidaback was a standout last Friday night as she was crowned homecoming queen of Villa Rica High School.



Rome High School Hosts Howlin' Wolf Classic Cheerleading Competition  Northwest Georgia News

Rome High School's gymnasium was full this past weekend with cheer enthusiasts as Rome High hosted the first Howlin' Wolf Classic Cheerleading ...



Union Grove taps Chad Frazier as head football coach  Henry Herald

Frazier spent the last four seasons as head football coach and athletic director at Villa Rica High School. He spent 2007 to 2012 as the head coach at Heritage ...



Report: Kennesaw State to hire Citadel assistant as defensive coordinator  MDJOnline.com

The man Kennesaw State is reportedly targeting as its new defensive coordinator knows a little bit about option football.



Moonwalk still amazing 50 years later  Times-Georgian

We often remember many historical dates. People can tell you where they were when President Kennedy was assassinated and on 9/11 when the World Trade ...



Fuller announces bid for District 4 seat  Times-Georgian

Steve Fuller announced Thursday his intent to run for District 4 county commission seat, bringing the number of those seeking the post to three. Steve Fuller ...



Child detainment center sought in west Georgia  Times-Georgian

The federal government is currently in search of a facility in west Georgia large enough to detain up to 500 children declared illegal immigrants by Homeland ...



Local officials oppose facility for migrant children  Times-Georgian

A federal proposal to house up to 500 children declared illegal immigrants in west Georgia has drawn opposition from local officials, including the two ...



News Briefs  Times-Georgian

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Carrollton kicks off 2019 Trojan Invitational  Times-Georgian

The Carrollton High School boys' golf team welcomed 11 of the top prep golf teams from Georgia and Alabama to Sunset Hil. The Carrollton High School boys' ...



Sherman Farley  Times-Georgian

Sherman Farley, 80, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on July 10, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 2 p.m. at A Place of ...



Carrollton gears up to host 20th Trojan Invitational  Times-Georgian

The Carrollton High School boys' golf team will welcome 11 of the top prep boys' golf teams from Georgia and Alabama to Sunset Hills Country Club this ...



VR Bojangles employee among top biscuit makers  Times-Georgian

When you're one of the top biscuit makers for a restaurant chain known for old-style Southern biscuits, that's an achievement. When you're one of the top biscuit ...



Scott prosecutors ordered to face judge  Times-Georgian

Prosecutors in the trial of A.J. Scott have been ordered to appear before a Superior Court judge next month to determine if their actions in the trial amount to ...



'Fast Eddie' flying into festivities  Times-Georgian

Southern Hills' second annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday will see hundreds of people packed into Grisham Stadium at Carrollton High School with a twist ...



New superintendent hired in Harris County  Ledger-Enquirer

In a called meeting June 28, 2018, the Harris County Board of Education hired interim superintendent Roger Couch as superintendent. He replaces Jimmy ...



Nathaniel Kyle Tedder  Times-Georgian

Nathaniel Kyle Tedder, 31, of Cedartown, Georgia, died on Sunday, May 19, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Nathaniel Kyle Tedder, 31, ...



State rests case in Scott trial  Times-Georgian

The state rested its case Wednesday in the trial of A.J. Scott, a former Georgia State Patrol trooper accused in the car-crash deaths of two teenage girls. The state ...



Classic and Custom Car Show  Times-Georgian

The West Georgia Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America will present the 42nd Annual Classic and Custom Car and Truck Show on Saturday, June ...



Controversy in Georgia over football team's baptism in memory of fallen student  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Freedom from Religion Foundation expressed concern after group baptism in memory of former Heritage HS student https://t.co/5sKeqYdyHq pic.twitter.com/ ...



Sterling Davis  Times-Georgian

Mr. Sterling Davis, of Winston, Georgia, died on May 18, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at The St. James Ame Church, ...



Catherine Robinson  Times-Georgian

Miss Catherine Robinson, 60, of Douglasville, Georgia, will have funeral services on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Golden Memorial United Methodist ...



Kandis McKinney  Times-Georgian

Ms. Kandis McKinney, 44, of Carrollton, Georgia, died on May 17, 2019. Celebration of Life services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019,at Westside ...



Oxford man dies in car accident  Times-Georgian

One man is dead and another facing charges following a Sunday morning accident on Georgia State Route 120 near Rockmart Road in Haralson County.



Tiffanee Dawne 'Tiff' Cook  Times-Georgian

Ms. Tiffanee Dawne "Tiff" Cook, 45, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019. She was born Oct. 12, 1973, in Coweta County, Georgia, the ...



Wilson joins race for commission chairman  Times-Georgian

Another candidate is entering the race for Carroll County commission chairman, upping the ante to four. Another candidate is entering the race for Carroll County ...



Report: Valdosta State defensive coordinator Danny Verpaele to coach DBs at Kennesaw State  MDJOnline.com

Kennesaw State appears to be getting closer to completing its rebuilt defensive coaching staff.



Trial of Councilman Scott begins  Times-Georgian

Opening statements for the trial of A.J. Scott, a former Georgia State Patrol trooper accused in the deaths of two teenage girls, who died after his patrol vehicle ...



Several scenarios led to UWG survey  Times-Georgian

A possible cemetery has been discovered on the University of West Georgia's campus and school officials released additional information Tuesday to help ...



Elisabeth 'Betty' Rice  Times-Georgian

Mrs. Elisabeth "Betty" Rice, age 89, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Jonesborough, Tennessee. Mrs. Elisabeth “Betty” Rice, ...



UWG names Jeff Smith head baseball coach  Times-Georgian

The University of West Georgia finished conducting the search for its next head baseball coach on Friday, and there will be a. The University of West Georgia ...



Lucille Askew  Times-Georgian

Mrs. Lucille Askew, 92, of Bowdon, Georgia, passed away on May 18, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at First ...



Willie 'Paul' Cosby  Times-Georgian

Mr. Willie "Paul" Cosby, 75, of Franklin, Georgia, died on July 10, 2019. Final arrangements to be announced at a later date. Mr. Willie “Paul” Cosby, 75, ...



Bust nets 4 kilos of methamphetamine  Times-Georgian

Following a six-month investigation, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations arrested two individuals Tuesday on drug trafficking charges, including seizing ...



Mistrial looms over ex-trooper case  Times-Georgian

The week-long trial of former Georgia State Patrol trooper A.J. Scott may end in a mistrial, based on an objection raised Friday by the defense, adamant that ...



Linda Lee Fincher Camp  Times-Georgian

Mrs. Linda Lee Fincher Camp, 77, of Bremen, Georgia, passed away on June 27, 2019, at Carrollton Manor Nursing Home in Carrollton, Georgia. Mrs. Linda ...



Pastor defends mass baptism, with some regret  Baptist News Global

By Bob Allen. The pastor of a Georgia Baptist church at the center of controversy over a mass baptism on a public high school football field says he regrets not ...



Jammie Lynn Steele Harper  Times-Georgian

Mrs. Jammie Lynn (Steele) Harper, age 45, of Bremen, Georgia, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019. She was born in Carrollton, Georgia, on Friday, Oct. 19, ...



About Us  Times-Georgian

The Times-Georgian serves Carroll County, Georgia as well as entrusted as the legal organ for all municipalities within the county. You can trace our roots back ...



Sadie Elder Shaheed  Times-Georgian

Sadie Elder Shaheed, a mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away from the Earthly life on June 3, 2019, at her home in Atlanta, Georgia.



Jury selection begins in trial of former trooper  Times-Georgian

Jury selection began Monday morning in the trial of A.J. Scott, a former Georgia State Patrol trooper accused in the deaths of two teenage girls, who died after ...



Hunter Mason Edwards Perkins  Times-Georgian

Hunter Mason Edward Perkins, 27, of Bremen, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.



Thomas Edward 'Tommy' Stutts  Times-Georgian

Mr. Thomas Edward "Tommy" Stutts, age 60, prominent citizen of Franklin, Georgia, and owner of Stutts Funeral Home passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019.



Larry Lamar Bass Jr.  Times-Georgian

Funeral *service* for Mr. Larry Lamar Bass Jr. will be Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 12 p.m. at the chapel of FL Sims Funeral Home, 2968 East Point Street, in Atlanta, ...



3 new Bartow principals prepare to meet students, parents  Daily Tribune News

When the bell rings Aug. 8 in Bartow County, three schools will have new principals at the helm. Stephen Revard, former assistant principal at North Cobb High ...



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