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Today's News

  • Carroll falls to Henry, 9-0

    The Lady Panthers soccer team lost 9-0 to Henry County Sept. 26. Henry County scored its first three goals within the first eight minutes of the game, putting Carroll County in a hole quickly. The first came after a defender was beat in a foot chase; the second off a rebounded missed shot that clanged off the side post; and the third after a free kick on Carroll’s end of the field was intercepted. Head coach Josh Noble said it was these “silly mistakes” that gave Henry the early lead.

  • Christian Academy of Carrollton Fall Festival
  • Music in the park, Bands and BBQ
  • Golf teams finish season at conference, regional

    The Carroll County High School boys and girls golf teams finished their seasons at the NCKC and Regional matches.

    The Panthers finished second in the NCKC Tournament Sept. 21, at Sugar Bay. Blake Belcher (79), Eli Yocum (83) and Evan Oney (90) were named to the All-Tournament Team. Rounding out Carroll’s scores were Caleb Stephenson with a 91 and Garrett Sanders with 98.

  • Christmas in August Poker Run

    The Christmas in August Poker Run is a major fundraiser for the Carroll County Youth Christmas programs. In its eighth year, the ride raised more than $7,500 to support the program.

  • 2017 Yellow Jackets practice
  • Should bows and arrows be shot within city limits?

    A misfired arrow could have severe consequences if it were to hit another person or animal. That was the concern of Carrollton resident Chris Ellis, who addressed Carrollton City Council Sept. 25.

  • 69th Fall Festival returns to downtown Carrollton

    One of Carroll County’s beloved traditions is back for its 69th year with a new name. The Carroll County Fall Festival, formerly called the Carroll County Tobacco Festival, returns to downtown Carrollton Thursday, Sept. 28-30.

    The annual pageants kicked off this year’s festivities on Monday, Sept. 25 and Tuesday, Sept. 26. Pictures of the winners are on page 14 of today’s newspaper.

    The fun continues with music, food, rides, shopping and competitions, including singing and pageants, and the crowd favorite parade.

  • School Menu | Sept. 28, 2017

    Thursday, Sept. 28: Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Penne pasta with meat sauce or chicken alfredo, breadstick, steamed broccoli, steamed carrots, Mandarin oranges, or pineapple.

    Friday, Sept. 29: Breakfast: Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken drumstick with roll, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, banana or Craisins.

    Oct. 2-6: Fall break, No School.

  • Teacher spotlight: Michelle Hawkins

    At the center of Carroll County Middle School, where the original building meets the new addition, sits Michelle Hawkins’s Project Lead the Way classroom.

    From the hallway, anyone can see inside, through a row of chest-high windows or through the classroom’s sliding glass doors.

    When students are not in the room, it looks like a workshop in a high-end manufacturing facility. Stools sit by sturdy worktables, complete with industrial power supplies hanging from the ceiling.