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Today's News

  • Sheriff fires deputy for absences, insubordination

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman terminated the employment of Deputy J.T. Shaw Thursday, Nov. 6, according to Shaw.

    Jeff Mando, Kinman’s lawyer, confirmed the firing Friday, but said it was not related to the recent indictment against Kinman, the General Election or the lawsuit Shaw filed against Kinman.

  • Military service made Smith mentally tough

    Those meeting D’anne Smith for the first time may not know she’s a six-year veteran of the U.S. Army who worked in military intelligence during her tour of duty.

    “I joined the Army to become a counter intelligence agent so I could eventually join the FBI,” Smith said during an interview Friday.

    While that is not the path her career has followed, she said the military gave her mental toughness she uses daily.

  • All ages enjoy the Kathryn Winn Fall Festival
  • Changes to EIP tabled, city violates meeting law

    A proposed ordinance updating the city of Carrollton’s Enterprise Incentive Program was tabled until after a special council meeting could be held in conjunction with the Design and Review Board and the Carrollton Main Street Program. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at city hall. It is open to the public, and no action will be taken regarding the proposed ordinance at the meeting.

  • Food pantry is moving

    The Carroll County Food Pantry is in the process of moving to a new, temporary location two blocks away from its current home at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

  • Local scouts ready to collect items for county food pantry

    Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts from Troop 418, Girl Scouts, Brownies and high school volunteers will hit the streets of the community Saturday, Nov. 15, for the 28th annual Scouting For Food Drive. The scouts will be providing each home with a front door notice reminding them that the following Saturday, Nov. 22, at 9 a.m., they will return to the local houses seeking donations of non-perishable food to be utilized through the Carroll County Food Pantry.

  • No progress yet from CSX in repairing Hwy. 227 crossing

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson expressed his frustration with CSX over the lack of progress regarding the repairs to the Hwy. 227, railroad crossing, during the Fiscal Court meeting Nov. 10.

    Tomlinson said he has not heard anything from CSX in close to a month.

    He said he is afraid that the weather will now be used as an excuse and the repairs will be pushed to the spring.

  • Accident on Hwy. 42 East

    Emergency responders worked an accident Oct. 28,  on Hwy. 42 East, involving a tractor-trailer and a SUV.

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Rodney Hawkins said Jennifer Brown of Ghent was driving east on Hwy. 42, when her car impacted the front axel of the westbound trailer. The impact bent the rim on the outside tire and caused the SUV to tip and land on its side. Brown sustained minor injuries and was transported to Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

  • Carrollton Rotary Club Banner Presentation
  • Costume Contest