2020: Tourism Brought $122M to Carroll

Visitors to Carroll County generated $122.8 million in direct domestic traveler expenditures in 2020, the Carrollton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau announced today. According to an annual study commissioned by the Georgia Department of Economic Development, visitors to Carroll County and its cities were also responsible for $8.4 million in state and local tax revenues … Continue reading 2020: Tourism Brought $122M to Carroll

Brooks Named Carrollton City Manager

David Brooks will begin his new job as Carrollton city manager January 1, succeeding retiring City Manager Tim Grizzard. Brooks has been assistant city manager for the past six months, quickly becoming an active member of the Georgia Municipal Association and obtaining a Municipal Revenue Administration Certificate with GMA. Before being hired as assistant city … Continue reading Brooks Named Carrollton City Manager

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

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

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

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