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Today's News

  • First Friday kicks off summer full of events in downtown

    The weather has changed and I’m excited about all of the outdoor activities that are coming up in downtown Carrollton.

    Carrollton Main Street Program’s First Fridays at the Courthouse Square returns from 4-8 p.m., Friday, June 6, with live music from the Downtown County Band, a favorite of crowds from years past.

  • Congratulations, Class of 2014
  • Carroll County District Court Records | June 5, 2014

    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

  • Family Fitness Nights will return in September

    Thanks to generous community donations and a successful five-week pilot, the Family Fitness Night program will begin September 2014 in the Carroll County School District.

    “I want these events to be a fun way for families to exercise together,” said Carrie Smith, health services coordinator for the district. “Having a routine of exercising year-round is beneficial for everyone in a family, not just the kids. Our Family Fitness Nights are a great way for the whole family unit to spend time together and to get fit.”

  • Christian Academy of Carrollton Honor Roll

    First Grade

    A Honor Roll

    Abigail Young, Coy Willhoite, Caitlyn Satchwell and Sargun Kaur.

    A/B Honor Roll

    Lili Short.

    Perfect Attendance

    Sky Mayes and Coy Willhoite.

    Second Grade

    A Honor Roll

    Daisy Mayes and Karah Southworth.

    A and B Honor Roll

    Gabriel Combs, Braydon Taylor and Clay Cooper.

    Perfect Attendance

    Daisy Mayes.

    Third Grade

    A Honor Roll

    Luke Shea and Isabella Nelson.

    A and B Honor Roll

  • Cyber crimes increase in state, nation

    If identity theft still seems like a relatively rare crime when compared to other types of stealing, the truth is that it plays a much bigger role than one might think.

    According to a report last December by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics, it was responsible for nearly $25 billion in financial losses nationwide in 2012, which was $10 billion more than all other property crimes combined.

  • Moore selected for junior All-Star game
  • Career Camp

    Jefferson Community & Technical College will host a  free Career Craze camp for students June 23-26 at the Carrollton Campus. The camp is sponsored though JCTC Workforce Solutions. 

    Children, ages 12-15 years old, will explore careers in the advanced manufacturing sector, including conducting  experiments, and  learning how to operate a robotic and industrial automation system.  Students will learn about a variety of careers and effective habits that will assist them in life.

  • Dome Theater June 18 at Winn

    The Dome Theater mobile digital system brings its “edu-tainment” programs to Kathryn Winn Primary School Wednesday, June 18 with a day of programs focusing on the sciences.

    Programs range from the Dinosaur Prophecy, which focuses on dinosaurs that once wandered the earth, to Passport to the Universe, that provides a journey through the solar system.

    Scheduled programs on June 18 are:

  • ATC cookout