Fire Department Announces Promotions

The Carrollton Fire Department recently announced the following promotions: Allen English was promoted to Fire Chief, Bill Lambert was promoted to Deputy Fire Chief, Brian Daniel was promoted to Battalion Chief, Steve Daniel was promoted to Captain, Billy Paradise was promoted to Lieutenant and Joseph Sanders was promoted to Driver/Engineer.

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Development Appeals & Historic Preservation Meetings Canceled

The May 17, 2022, Board of Development Appeals and May 24 Historic Preservation Commission meetings have been canceled due to no agenda items for consideration. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Community Development Department at 770-830-2000 or by email at or

English is New Fire Chief

Carrollton appointed Allen English fire chief, succeeding Jimmy Bearden, who has retired after 42 years with the city. “Congratulations to Chief English,” said Mayor Betty Cason. “Our city is so fortunate to have such a qualified and experienced person take over the helm of the Fire Department. Allen exemplifies the department’s and the city’s dedication … Continue reading English is New Fire Chief

Fire Chief Bearden Retires

After proudly serving the citizens of Carrollton and Carroll County for 42 years, Fire Chief Jimmy Bearden retired, effective May 1. “The City of Carrollton Fire Department has been a great place to work and I’m proud that I’ve had the opportunity to help so many people in their time of need,” Chief Bearden said. … Continue reading Fire Chief Bearden Retires

Catching Up: Sgt. Rob Holloway

Survival and recovery have taken CPD Sergeant Rob Holloway on a long journey in the year since he was injured in the line of duty, last April 12. Rob receives daily physical and occupational therapy to increase his flexibility, speech therapy to improve his talking and deductive reasoning and visual therapy that includes special glasses … Continue reading Catching Up: Sgt. Rob Holloway

Parsons Is City’s Longest Serving Employee

With 44 years of service, Kay Parsons is the city’s longest-tenured employee. She is the Executive Assistant to the Office of the Chief of Police. Miss Kay, as she is known to her co-workers, started work at the PD in January of 1978. “I had been a victim of property theft and identity theft and … Continue reading Parsons Is City’s Longest Serving Employee

City Gets Crisis Response Team Grant

Over the next three years, the City of Carrollton will receive $550,000 from a Department of Justice grant to expand and enhance the Carroll County Crisis Response Team. The funding comes from the DOJ’s Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses program which supports law enforcement-behavioral health collaboration to improve public safety responses and … Continue reading City Gets Crisis Response Team Grant

Offices Closed for MLK Day

City of Carrollton administrative offices will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All garbage will be picked up the day following your usual scheduled collection day. Visit NAACP Carroll County’s Facebook page for information about the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade: