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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 7, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    The Nutcracker Tea is a holiday favorite. This magical journey to the Land of Sweets will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at 11.a.m. Have your picture taken with Santa. Special entertainment by Anna Webster, please sign-up.

  • NAS donates $3,000 to Shop With a Cop
  • Community Calendar | Dec. 7, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, Dec. 7

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce meets at noon at Carroll County Extension Office.

    Regular events

    Thursday, Dec. 7

    Gamblers Anonymous host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street.

  • Church News |Dec. 7, 2017

    Hymn Sing Dec. 7

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Apostolic Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford.

    Happy Birthday Jesus Party at Ghent Baptist

    Happy Birthday Jesus Party at Ghent Baptist Church. Dec. 9, for children ages 4 through 10. Breakfast begins at 9 a.m. Come join them for music, games, puppets, “The Christmas Story” and a special guest from the North Pole.

    Church Christmas Concert Dec. 10

  • One does matter: Bible reading marathon Jan. 1

    Did you ever get to the end of something and look back and say that could have been better?

  • Lady Panthers win season opener in overtime, 61-55

    Carroll County girls’ basketball head coach Ron Henderson picked up his first victory as a head coach as Carroll County opened the season with a 61-55 overtime victory over Western Hills, Nov. 29.

    “It was pretty stressful,” Henderson said of this first victory as varsity head coach. “It seemed like Western Hills would be ready to put us away and we would answer back. We seemed to get the big rebounds especially in the second half.”

  • Rand outlines state’s business developments this past year

    The year may be about over, but from an economic standpoint, it won’t soon be forgotten.

  • Enjoy the holidays, but don’t let them ruin your progress

    As much as your training requires you being honest with yourself in the gym, something else you must be honest about is food intake! Are you sure you know exactly what you’re eating, every day?

    Many people make the fatal error of grossly misjudging what they’re actually consuming. With Christmas around the corner, there’s no better time to talk about the reality of food intake. 

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Dec. 7, 2017

    Items published in court news are public record. The News-Democrat publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published. Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to the News-Democrat do not imply guilt.

    DISTRICT COURT

  • 2017 Visions of Sugar Plums Winners

    Grand prize winner: Julie Wolf

    Cake

    First place - Vicky Hadley

    Second place - Lisa Weisman

    Third place - Martha Noffsinger

    Pie

    First place - Tammy Tilley

    Second place - Joan Wright

    Third place - Phyllis Leach

    Cookies and Candy

    First place - Julie Wolf

    Second place - Gigi Rodgers

    Third place - Mary Foster

    Miscellaneous

    First place - Julie Wolf