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