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

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

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

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.

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

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

Trick-or-Treat ‘Mask’uerade Downtown

Bring your trick-or-treaters, ages 12 and younger, to Adamson Square on October 31, for an altogether spooktacular day. From 9-11 am, kids will “mask”uerade along a one-way, socially-distanced path through each quad, collecting their candy and goodies. Merchants will be stationed outside and will place wrapped candy in trick-or-treaters’ bags. Roving judges will recognize outstanding … Continue reading Trick-or-Treat ‘Mask’uerade Downtown