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Mt. Zion Elementary gears up for school year

Mt. Zion Elementary gears up for school year

Parents, teachers, administrators and students came out Friday and Saturday, July 25th and 26th to dress up Mt. Zion Elementary for the upcoming first days of school.

Planting new landscaping, cleaning walls, and painting murals were among the many tasks that were completed during the work days.

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Paraprofessional, Felicia Henderson and her daughter paint a mural in one of the halls of Mt. Zion Elementary School.

Carroll County Chamber President/CEO Jackson named Georgia Certified Chamber Executive

Carroll County Chamber President/CEO Jackson named Georgia Certified Chamber Executive

The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) has named Carroll County Chamber President/CEO Daniel Jackson as a Georgia Certified Chamber Executive. This designation exemplifies excellence and professionalism of Georgia’s Chamber executives based on experience, service to GACCE, training/continuing education and personal achievement

Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica named to ‘100 Great Community Hospitals’ and ‘100 Best Hospitals for Patient Engagement’ lists

Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica named to ‘100 Great Community Hospitals’ and ‘100 Best Hospitals for Patient Engagement’ lists

Becker's Hospital Review has named Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica to its 2014 edition of "100 Great Community Hospitals," a list based on community hospitals' accolades, quality and service to their communities, as well as its inaugural list of “100 Best Hospitals for Patient Engagement.”

Villa Rica High School teachers show their artistic sides

Villa Rica High School teachers show their artistic sides

Villa Rica High School English Teacher Whitney Johnson and English Department Chair Shannon Sullivan display their artistic efforts.

New business opens in downtown Villa Rica

New business opens in downtown Villa Rica

City officials, fellow business owners, friends, and family gathered for a ribbon cutting at 113 South Candler Street in Villa Rica to welcome Dog Eared Books and its owner, Michelle Gilmore, to the neighborhood on July 24, 2014. Featured prominently in the festivities was Leia, the “dog” in “Dog Eared”.

Water authority celebrates 8 years with no accidents

Water authority celebrates 8 years with no accidents

Executive Director Matt Windom informed the Carroll County Water Authority that the active customer base was 17,044 for the month of June, 2014. The Snake Creek Water Treatment Plant operated at 53% of its capacity, processing an average of 4.22 million gallons per day

Local doctor speaks to Fairfield Kiwanis

Local doctor speaks to Fairfield Kiwanis

Fairfield Kiwanis Club President Brad Robinson recently presented a Kiwanis pen and a thank you to Dr. Howard Seeman for his very interesting presentation at their last meeting.

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Sen. Mike Dugan appointed to Georgia Code of Military Justice Senate Study Committee

from press release

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has appointed Sen.

Mike

Dugan (R- Carrolton) to serve on the Georgia Code of Military Justice Senate Study Committee. Over the next several months, this study committee will review whether changes to the Georgia Code of Military Justice will benefit the Georgia National Guard.

WGTC to hold logistics summit

from press release

The state’s leading expert in logistics will headline the inaugural West Georgia Logistics Summit August 20 at the Burson Center in Carrollton.

Georgia Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook

from press release

Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.43/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51/g, according to gasoline price websiteGasBuddy.com.

Driver Services Commissioner announces expansion of commercial driver training program

from press release

Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell announced today an expansion of the commercial driver training program administered by the Agency’s Regulatory Compliance Division.

DDS will now offer a Commercial Driver License (CDL) Instructor Training Class for customers who have applied to be CDL instructors. The session will provide additional guidance as the applicants prepare for the final exam.

Traffic safety discussed at city council meeting

by Prissi Sullivan, StarNews

During the July 1, 2014 Villa Rica City Council Meeting, the traffic safety at the intersection of South Carroll Road and Wilson Street was raised, along with possible resolutions.

Three solutions were considered: converting the intersection to a round-about, making Wilson Street one-way, and installing a raised crosswalk with a traffic signal.

A round-about would impact three businesses. A four-way stop would cause traffic to back up during peak traffic times.

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