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Today's News

  • 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
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  • Kinman pleads not guilty to charges

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman entered a not guilty plea on charges of tampering with physical evidence and official misconduct Monday, Nov. 17, in Carroll County Circuit Court.

    Kinman and his lawyer, J. Guthrie True, appeared in court for the arraignment.

    A Carroll County Grand Jury indicted Kinman on charges of tampering with physical evidence, a class D felony, and second-degree official misconduct, a class B misdemeanor.

  • Looking for work? Career Connections offers assistance

    Local businesses and industries are looking for qualified workers to fill positions. One of the places they turn to is Carroll County Career Connections, located in the Parklane Shopping Center, 1209 Highland Ave.

    The most recent federal report listed the unemployment rate for Carroll County as 5.6 percent, slightly below the federal unemployment rate of 5.8 percent.

  • Business owners, community members voice concerns with EIP

    Business owners, residents and members of the Carrollton Main Street Program and Design and Review Board presented their ideas to Carrollton City Council Monday, Nov. 17, for changes to the Enterprise Incentive Program. No action was taken at the special meeting, and Mayor Gene McMurry said Tuesday a first reading on the ordinance is not currently on the next council agenda, Nov. 24.

  • Jack Frost visits Carroll

    Carroll County welcomed winter Monday, as the area was hit with about four inches of snow overnight.

    School was canceled at both Carroll County Schools and Christian Academy of Carrollton Monday, while Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton was on a two-hour delay. Carroll and CAC both had a one-hour delay Tuesday.

    Carroll County will make up the Nov. 17, snow day Dec. 22, Chief Operating Officer/Director of Pupil Personnel Larry Curell said.