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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.

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.

Watershed Rehabilitation Program funding critical to public health and safety

Watershed Rehabilitation Program funding critical to public health and safety

Communities across the nation, including many in Georgia, will benefit from a $262 million investment to rehabilitate dams that provide critical infrastructure and protect public health and safety.

 New Executive Director of Institutio​nal Advancemen​t at WGTC

New Executive Director of Institutio​nal Advancemen​t at WGTC

Kim Learnard has been named Executive Director of Institutional Advancement at West Georgia Technical College.

WGTC Recognized with Top Honors at PBL National Leadership Conference in Nashville

WGTC Recognized with Top Honors at PBL National Leadership Conference in Nashville

The West Georgia Technical College Phi Beta Lambda students and advisers scored 10 national awards – including two first-place finishes – during the National Leadership Conference and Competition June 24–27 in Nashville.

VR Rec baseball wins state championship

VR Rec baseball wins state championship

The Villa Rica Recreation Department 14-year old All-Star Baseball team won the Dizzy Dean State Championship on July 8, 2014 and will proudly represent the community and the state at the Dizzy Dean World Series in Southaven, Mississippi on July 18-24.

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Temple citizen files complaint with Secretary of State over council decision

by Prissi Sullivan, StarNews

Citizen Linda Walden, wife of city council member Howard Walden, volunteered to help out with the city paperwork several days a week at the June 23, 2014 called city council meeting. In spite of other available options (City Administrator Timothy Hill had suggested using a temporary agency to fill this need at the same council meeting), city officials allowed Linda Walden to assist with this project.

Open house dates for Carrollton City Schools

With the start of school, students and parents have the opportunity to meet teachers and learn more about the upcoming year during open house events held at all Carrollton City Schools on the following evenings:

CES – Wednesday, Aug 6: Grades PK-1 from 5:00-6:00; Grades 2-3 from 6:15-7:15

CMS – Thursday, Aug. 7, from 5:00-7:00

CJHS – Thursday, Aug. 7: Seventh grade from 4:00-5:00; Eighth

grade from 5:00-6:00

CHS – Thursday, Aug. 14, at 5:30 in the Mabry Center for the

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Save on 'Christmas Belles' tickets

Theatergoers can save $20 when they purchase 10 tickets in a single transaction by July 31 for Christmas Belles, this year’s production by The Power of the Purse, a women’s giving circle sponsored by the Community Foundation of West Georgia.

The play features characters from last year’sDearly Beloved, as the Futrelle sisters attempt to put on an annual Christmas pageant in the midst of a pregnancy, a marriage proposal, a jail sentence and a kidney stone.

WGTC inducts 31 new members into NTHS

from press release

West Georgia Technical College recognized 31 students for their academic excellence as they were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society July 7 on the LaGrange Campus.

“We are proud of the academic excellence these students have shown,” said West Georgia Technical College President Steve G. Daniel. “I am proud of each one of them and congratulate them on their success.”

Georgia weekly gas price outlook

from press release

Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.47/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.57/g, according to gasoline price websiteGasBuddy.com.

AARP 'Covered Dish Luncheon' this week

For great fun and fellowship, join your friends and neighbors at the Carrollton Senior Center, 220 West Ave., Carrollton, on Tuesday, July 22, at 1:15 p.m. for the annual July Covered Dish Luncheon. (and there are some great cooks in this group!) Bring your showpiece dish and meet and share with some wonderful folks.

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