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
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.
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
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
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
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children, ages 3-14, and research shows seven out of ten child safety seats are installed incorrectly. A program of the Carrollton Police Department is helping change those grim statistics. “Certified technicians from our Child Passenger Safety Program educate caregivers on how to properly install a … Continue reading Carrollton Police Car Seat Program Making an Impact in the Community
The City of Carrollton’s public safety departments were awarded $38,464 by the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. “This grant enhances our ability to protect the citizens while reducing the risk of virus spread to our citizens and public safety personnel,” said Fire Chief Jimmy Bearden. … Continue reading Police and Fire Awarded Grant
City of Carrollton offices will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020, in observation of Independence Day. Garbage and recycling collection will remain on its normal pick-up schedule the following week.
City of Carrollton administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020, in observance of Memorial Day. All garbage and recycling will be picked up the day following your usual scheduled collection day.
In support of state and local efforts to slow the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the City of Carrollton will be taking the following precautionary measures: Effective immediately, we are postponing and/or canceling all large public events, meetings, programs and classes for a two-week period, or until further guidance recommends otherwise. This includes, but … Continue reading Carrollton Coronavirus Precautionary Measures