July 4 Celebration Festivities

Three days of events to celebrate our country’s birthday! Friday, July 1 / 7pm Carrollton Jazz Orchestra presents America’s Jazz ConcertThe Amp at Adamson Square Saturday, July 2 / 7pm Carrollton Wind Ensemble presents Strike Up the Band Concert The Amp at Adamson Square Monday, July 4 / 10am The People’s Parade, hosted by Carrollton … Continue reading July 4 Celebration Festivities

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: www.facebook.com/CarrollCountyNAACP.

GA Cities Week

By Jonathan DorseyThe Georgia Municipal Association will celebrate cities across the state, October 3-9, during Georgia Cities Week. City government is the level of government closest to its citizens and the one that most directly impacts them on a day-to-day basis. Unlike state or federal government, the people have a wide variety of ways to … Continue reading GA Cities Week

Arts Center Awarded Grant

The Carrollton Center for the Arts was awarded a $5,000 grant by Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA), a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, as part of its initial disbursement of grants for fiscal year 2022. “We are so thankful to the GCA for this grant to support our Arts and Education … Continue reading Arts Center Awarded Grant

July 4 Celebration

Join us for a two-day bash celebrating our country’s birthday, July 3 and 4. The People’s Parade, hosted by Carrollton Evening Sertoma Club, will progress through downtown on Saturday, July 3, at 10am. Alabama, Newnan and Bankhead will be closed from US27 to Robinson Salvage Overstock for the duration of the parade. The celebration continues … Continue reading July 4 Celebration

Half Marathon Returns

The second Carrollton Half Marathon will take place on September 25, 2021, and organizers are inviting runners to register now. A 2020 follow-up to the hugely successful inaugural event in 2019 was canceled due to the pandemic. “We are beyond excited that the Carrollton Half Marathon is returning for 2021,” said Race Director and SoleRoots … Continue reading Half Marathon Returns

Jeff Repko

‘Runner’ Statue Installed at Library

Art isn’t always found in a gallery, sometimes it needs a bigger space. And what better place for a statue called Runner to be found than outside in the open air, near the Carrollton GreenBelt? Artist Jeff Repko’s colorful structural piece can be found on the Spring Street side of the Neva Lomason Library, a … Continue reading ‘Runner’ Statue Installed at Library

GreenBelt Spur Now Open

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