A year of improvements and new amenities at West Carrollton’s Optimist Park have made the popular outdoor recreation spot more user-friendly and attractive. “The coronavirus shutdowns caused many of us to stay away from our usual recreational gyms and indoor exercise facilities,” said Parks Director Kent Johnston. “The GreenBelt, basketball and tennis courts and many … Continue reading Upgrades at Optimist Park
The City of Carrollton continues to improve the appearance, property values and health of its neighborhoods by removing dilapidated, dangerous and unsightly buildings. “Blighted structures are a burden on property owners, the surrounding neighborhood and on the city itself,” said Mayor Betty Cason. “Repairing or demolishing them creates a better environment for our residents.” Carrollton … Continue reading Clearing Blighted Properties
A ribbon-cutting ceremony this week marked the opening of the first trail spur connecting the main route of the Carrollton GreenBelt to downtown. “The GreenBelt is a Carrollton treasure,” said Mayor Betty Cason. “We’re so excited to open this spur, which will mean greater access to exercise, health services and the shopping, dining and events … Continue reading GreenBelt Spur Now Open
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
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 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!
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 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
In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Carrollton offices (except for essential departments) will be closed Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, 2020. We wish you and your family a very happy holiday.
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