New Life at Old Airport Trails

The City of Carrollton is partnering with Mountain Bike Atlanta, the local affiliate of the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association, to build a multi-use trail system near Castle Playground.  “The plan, over the next 12 months, is to renovate up to five miles of the Old Airport Trails,” said Parks Director Kent Johnston. “These trails were … Continue reading New Life at Old Airport Trails

Offices Closed for MLK Day

City of Carrollton administrative offices will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All garbage and recycling will be picked up the day following your usual scheduled collection day.

City Offices Holiday Closures

City of Carrollton administrative offices will be closed December 24 (Christmas Eve), December 25 (Christmas Day) and January 1 (New Year’s Day). The Carrollton Center for the Arts will be closed through January 1. Please feel free to visit us online during these times and have a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Shop With A Cop Brings Christmas Cheer

Local law enforcement officers didn’t let the pandemic put a damper on the annual Shop With A Cop event, the highlight of the year for many local children and officers alike. Organized by the Carrollton Fraternal Order of Police, Shop With A Cop takes about 80-100 local special needs, at-risk and disadvantaged children on a … Continue reading Shop With A Cop Brings Christmas Cheer

Carrollton Recognized as WaterFirst Community

Carrollton has been designated a WaterFirst community, making the city eligible for financial and other benefits from the state, including low-interest loans for water-related projects and resources, tools and support from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority. Fewer than 40 cities in Georgia have earned this designation. A WaterFirst community demonstrates the local government’s commitment to … Continue reading Carrollton Recognized as WaterFirst Community

Alice Park Renovations

Two deteriorating wooden pergolas that had been in Carrollton’s Alice Park since it was built 20 years ago have been replaced with new, upgraded metal structures. “The pergolas were in bad disrepair,” said Randall Eidson, detail officer/project manager for the Carrollton Police Department. “Vines had overcome them so we cut back the vines and tore … Continue reading Alice Park Renovations

Water Treatment Lab Honored

The Georgia Association of Water Professionals recently honored the Carrollton Water Treatment Plant’s lab for ensuring the city’s drinking water is of the highest quality. The city earned the GAWP’s Laboratory Quality Assurance/Quality Control Silver Award for a city serving 10,000-100,000 people. “This award recognizes that our state-certified lab is going above and beyond all … Continue reading Water Treatment Lab Honored

Christmas in Carrollton

Whether it’s an altogether magical musical performance, pictures downtown with Santa, finding a unique gift or just sharing a cup of good cheer, ’tis the season to celebrate Christmas in Carrollton! Irish Folksinger Harry O’Donoghue November 20, 2020, 7:30pmFolksinger, storyteller and songwriter, Harry O’Donoghue, tells Ireland’s story in song. Harry has shared the stage with … Continue reading Christmas in Carrollton

Lakeshore Renovations

Nearly $200,000 in needed improvements to Carrollton’s Lakeshore Pool complex included almost $70,000 in cost savings and could lead to millions in economic benefit to the community. “The renovations to the Lakeshore Natatorium made during the spring and early summer of 2020 had a profound effect on the appearance and functionality of the pool area,” … Continue reading Lakeshore Renovations