Catching Up: Sgt. Rob Holloway

Survival and recovery have taken CPD Sergeant Rob Holloway on a long journey in the year since he was injured in the line of duty, last April 12. Rob receives daily physical and occupational therapy to increase his flexibility, speech therapy to improve his talking and deductive reasoning and visual therapy that includes special glasses … Continue reading Catching Up: Sgt. Rob Holloway

Parsons Is City’s Longest Serving Employee

With 44 years of service, Kay Parsons is the city’s longest-tenured employee. She is the Executive Assistant to the Office of the Chief of Police. Miss Kay, as she is known to her co-workers, started work at the PD in January of 1978. “I had been a victim of property theft and identity theft and … Continue reading Parsons Is City’s Longest Serving Employee

City Gets Crisis Response Team Grant

Over the next three years, the City of Carrollton will receive $550,000 from a Department of Justice grant to expand and enhance the Carroll County Crisis Response Team. The funding comes from the DOJ’s Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses program which supports law enforcement-behavioral health collaboration to improve public safety responses and … Continue reading City Gets Crisis Response Team Grant

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.

Carrollton Youth Council

The City of Carrollton and the city schools system are partnering on a new program to spread awareness of government and develop the leaders of the future. The Carrollton City Youth Council is a program for students in grades 9-12 at Carrollton High School. In addition to helping develop future leaders and creating an awareness … Continue reading Carrollton Youth Council

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

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.

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

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

SNAP Helps First Responders Help the Community

The more information first responders have when they arrive at the scene of an emergency, the better they are able to assess the situation, leading to a more positive outcome. Carrollton Police Department’s Special Neighbor Assistance Program is an effort to identify citizens with special needs and better assist them. “Enhancing our citizens’ well-being and … Continue reading SNAP Helps First Responders Help the Community