Free Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Event at 3:16 Healthcare

Presented by 3:16 Healthcare 3:16 Healthcare is offering free Moderna COVID-9 vaccines on Friday, May 7 beginning at 1 p.m. at the 527 Tanner St., Carrollton location. This event is open to the public, no appointment is necessary and the vaccines will be given on a first come, first serve basis until they are gone.

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar

The West Georgia (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is hosting a free webinar entitled The COVID 19 Series: Real Talk About Vaccine Perceptions on April 8, 2021, 7 – 8:15 pm. The webinar will be streamed live on the public Facebook page of West Georgia Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. Registration is free and […]

Back in the Saddle

How to Land a Job During COVID-19 By Sandra Bolan You lost your job because it can’t be done remotely or the pandemic has forced your company to lay off and furlough people for an undetermined amount of time.    Yes, it’s challenging to find another job in your field, but it’s imperative you don’t […]

CASA’s Annual Turkey Trot Raises Funds for Children in Foster Care

Keep the “giving” in Thanksgiving by joining Carroll County CASA for their annual fundraising Turkey Trot race. These funds go directly to benefit foster children by enabling CASA to purchase essential items for them. “Many children enter foster care with nothing but the clothes on their backs,” explains Briana Evans, Carroll County CASA executive director. […]

Turkey Trot Offers Virtual Race with 5K/10K/Fun Run

The 2nd annual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Turkey Trot will benefit children in the custody of the Department of Family and Children Services. There are 173 children in foster care in Carroll County and 98 are being served by CASA volunteers.  Many of these children lack basic needs and do not have the ability […]

Keep the Boredom at Bay

Fun Summer Activities for the Whole Family By Sandra Bolan Pandemic. Social distancing. Flattening the curve. Respirator. Ventilator. Coronavirus. Quarantine. Shelter-in-place. Contact tracing. These are just some of the words and phrases COVID-19 has added to our everyday language. Now, you can include virtual tourism. You get to jet-set around the world while avoiding the […]

Mental Health Lessons From a Virus

By Cheryl Francis, LPC, CPCS Everything has its purpose! We may not agree, nor like this phrase; but even a negative situation creates opportunities for learning. The season we’re in right now with the COVID-19 pandemic brings with it lessons that, if continued to practice, will keep us mentally strong. Many of us for the […]

Carroll EMC Ready for Hurricane Season Amid COVID-19

Carrollton, GA—Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative is anticipating a busy next few months with June marking the beginning of hurricane season. The cooperative has a long history of dealing with storm related outages and amid the coronavirus pandemic, additional measures have been put into place to keep both employees and Members safe.  Carroll EMC is committed […]

Free COVID-19 Testing in Carrollton, Roopville and Villa Rica, Ga.

Sponsored by the Georgia Department of Public Health. Testing dates and locations: Monday, June 8, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moore’s Chapel United Methodist Church. 120 North Park St. Carrollton, Ga. 30117 Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. 210 Old […]

Uncovering the Fear of Masks

By Sandra Bolan Normal: conforming to a standard, usual, typical or expected. – Oxford Dictionary.  To say the last four months have been anything but normal would be one of the greatest understatements of all time. We have gone from having the unabashed freedom to go wherever we want, whenever we want, however we want, […]