Fire Department Announces Promotions

The Carrollton Fire Department recently announced the following promotions: Allen English was promoted to Fire Chief, Bill Lambert was promoted to Deputy Fire Chief, Brian Daniel was promoted to Battalion Chief, Steve Daniel was promoted to Captain, Billy Paradise was promoted to Lieutenant and Joseph Sanders was promoted to Driver/Engineer.

English is New Fire Chief

Carrollton appointed Allen English fire chief, succeeding Jimmy Bearden, who has retired after 42 years with the city. “Congratulations to Chief English,” said Mayor Betty Cason. “Our city is so fortunate to have such a qualified and experienced person take over the helm of the Fire Department. Allen exemplifies the department’s and the city’s dedication … Continue reading English is New Fire Chief

Fire Chief Bearden Retires

After proudly serving the citizens of Carrollton and Carroll County for 42 years, Fire Chief Jimmy Bearden retired, effective May 1. “The City of Carrollton Fire Department has been a great place to work and I’m proud that I’ve had the opportunity to help so many people in their time of need,” Chief Bearden said. … Continue reading Fire Chief Bearden Retires

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

Police and Fire Awarded Grant

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

Firefighters Save Choking Child

The crew of Carrollton City Fire Department Engine 24 saved a three-year-old girl from choking, Nov. 22, at the Wells Fargo Bank on Bankhead Highway. The child choked on a piece of candy and was unconscious and no longer breathing when the fire crew arrived. Firefighters Chad Thigpen, Jimmy Appleby and Jared McKenzie cleared the … Continue reading Firefighters Save Choking Child