The suspect led police on a chase across two counties. Jon Anderson, longtime Board of Education Chairman for the Carroll County School District, has told WLBB radio that he will not seek re-election for his District Seven seat in 2018.District Seven is regarded as representing the Central Schools cluster.A 34-year old Atlanta man is behind bars in Carroll County, accused of entering the O' Reilly Auto Parts Store in Bremen, wearing a ski mask and forcing the employees into the office at gun point.Carroll County's District Two Commissioner, Vickie Anderson, has notified WLBB that she will not seek re-election in 2018.The Georgia Bureau Of Investigation this month confirmed they are looking into an allegation that Carrollton Mayor Walt Hollingsworth has "abused his role as Mayor," and "allegedly used his role as Mayor to steer construction contracts to his own business." With the 2017-2018 flu season the most active in recent years, Tanner Health System is implementing a visitor policy to help curtail the spread of the virus in the region while also protecting its patients.A female University of West Georgia student who was abducted outside of the Carrollton Kroger last September, has said she plans to sue the grocery store for what her attorney has called a lack of security at the time of her abduction.Outgoing Mayor Lester Harmon vetoed the city's three operating budgets this week, citing questions about whether the city's SPLOST funds could be used to retire the water and sewer debt.At least one Carrollton City Councilman refuses to accept that Southwire machinery is not the root cause of a humming that residents in a nearby community claim has troubled them for more than a year.
Georgia's Third District Congressman Drew Ferguson caught some flack from the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia after the group said he illegally blocked people from commenting on his official Facebook page and deleted their posts.
Local and federal authorities tracked down a gang member wanted for shooting at a police officer.
He was located in a trailer in Villa Rica before fleeing from authorities.
On Thursday, two local attorneys said they are filling out the required paperwork in hopes of being appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to fill the soon-to-be vacant Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney position.
Villa Rica Mayor Jeff Reese vetoed two portions of the city’s 2018 budget, which was approved by city council last Tuesday.