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.
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
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.
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.”
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.
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.