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.

Parks and Rec Receives Awards

Carrollton Parks and Recreation Department earned a record twelve awards at this year’s GRPA Fourth District Banquet in Jonesboro on Wednesday, October 20. “It’s been a very productive, stellar year for CPRD despite the pandemic that we’ve been learning to navigate for the past 18 months,” said Recreation Director Julie P. Ivey. “We are blessed … Continue reading Parks and Rec Receives Awards

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

Bluefins Score at State Swim Meet

The Carrollton Bluefins competitive swimmers made a big splash at the Georgia Recreation and Park Association’s annual state swim meet, July 16-17 in Cumming, GA. Congratulations to all of Carrollton’s swimmers for a great season. GRPA State Championship 10 and Under  Bella Truss in the 7/8 age group swept the GRPA podium with three first … Continue reading Bluefins Score at State Swim Meet

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

BRAG Comes to Carrollton

More than 1,000 riders will roll into Carrollton June 8-10 as Bicycle Ride Across Georgia returns to the Peach State. Riders will spend next Tuesday and Wednesday nights in Carrollton headquartered at the Carrollton City Schools campus and will enjoy a movie (School of Rock) at the Amp on Tuesday night at 7pm and a … Continue reading BRAG Comes to Carrollton

Optimist Park Restrooms Closed

The public restrooms at Carrollton’s Optimist Park are currently closed for repair following acts of vandalism over the Memorial Day holiday. Glass, fixtures and rockwork were damaged. Repairs are expected to take from four to six weeks to complete. Portable restroom facilities have been placed on site while the repairs are carried out.

Carrollton Recertified Bicycle Friendly

The League of American Bicyclists has once again recognized Carrollton as a Bicycle Friendly Community. The city is one of nearly 500 U.S. communities, including 12 in Georgia, recognized for their efforts to create a better and safer atmosphere for bicycling for their residents and visitors. “The 2017 Bicycle Friendly Community award followed the completion … Continue reading Carrollton Recertified Bicycle Friendly

Carrollton Dominates at State Track Meet

Carrollton Parks and Recreation’s Trojan Elite team competed at the GRPA State Track and Field Championships, April 30 and May 1, in Jefferson, GA. The team ended their season with 15 state champions, 12 state runners-up, 10 third place and 42 fourth through eighth place finishers. If team trophies based on the combined rankings of … Continue reading Carrollton Dominates at State Track Meet