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  • Copper thieves hit Christian school

    The Carrollton Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Christian Academy of Carrollton on Saturday, Oct. 22.

    Both the gym and the school building, located at 1703 Easter Day Road off of Hwy. 36, were forcibly entered and the following items were taken: 9,000 feet of copper wiring, musical instruments and other educational equipment, according to a CPD news release. Also, three five-ton air conditioner units were tampered with and the copper cores were removed from each. The approximate value of the items taken were $7,500.

  • Halloween safety guide - tips for kids from Carroll County Emergency Management

    Kids love Halloween. They get dressed up and get free candy. What a perfect holiday. Be careful though, Halloween night is not as safe as it use to be to let kids walk the streets alone. Send a responsible adult or older teenager with them. To give your children a fun filled evening and some precious Halloween memories that they’ll have for life, just follow a few simple safety tips and by using common sense this Halloween should be safe and hopefully happy for everyone in Carroll County.

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  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Oct. 19, 2011

    City to pave three alleys in Carrollton

    Carrollton City Council voted at a special meeting Friday, Oct. 24 to pave three alleys at a total cost of $21,900.

    The alleys to receive the work are located between Sixth and Seventh streets between Clay and Polk streets;  between Sixth and Seventh streets between Sycamore and Seminary streets; and between Ninth and 10th Streets between Sycamore and Seminary streets.

  • E-Warrant system installed for Carroll County, its neighbors

    Attorney General Jack Conway announced the successful implementation of an electronic warrant management system — eWarrants — in the 15th Judicial Circuit, which covers Carroll, Grant and Owen counties.

    The Attorney General’s Office funded implementation of eWarrants in the 15th Judicial Circuit under a $3.9 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant awarded to the Office of the Attorney General in 2009.

  • Tobacco Festival winners

    There were a host of winners announced during the Carroll County Tobacco Festival.

    Nancy McMahan and Patty Moore each won gifts from the promotional tent at the event, according to organizers. They received a country ham and a gift card from Rapid Fire Auction Services LLC.

    Mason & Mefford Auto Sales also raffled office a $400 gift certificate for free tires, which was won by Kim Polley.

  • Shop with a Cop Poker Run Oct. 30

    The fourth annual Shop with a Cop Poker Run is Oct. 30, beginning at the front entrance to General Butler State Resort Park. Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. and the run will begin at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 for singles, $20 per couple and $5 for extra poker hands.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - Oct. 19, 2011

    ­Fiscal court donates to fire safety ed drive

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a donation of $350 at its Oct. 11 meeting to Carrollton Fire Department for the purchase of fire safety educational materials that will be passed out in the schools. Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the materials are sent home with students as part of the fire prevention program. He said the county has contributed in past years. The county’s contribution will provide materials for 200 students.

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