New President Named at West Georgia Tech

Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Greg Dozier announced today that Dr. Julie Post, Vice President of Student Affairs at Gwinnett Technical College, will be the next president of West Georgia Technical College. Post has a rich educational background in secondary and post-secondary education as well as higher education administration. After serving as a high […]

Ladies on Spokes to Hold Annual Spin Off April 10

Women’s cycling club looking for new members The Ladies on Spokes (LOS) cycling group will hold its annual Spin Off on Saturday, April 10, at the Seavy Park Pavilion, 252 Seavy St., Senoia. The Spin Off is an opportunity to learn about bike safety and meet other women who enjoy cycling, hiking, and kayaking. The morning […]

Watercolor Exhibition

GEORGIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY’S NATIONAL EXHIBITION COMING TO CENTER FOR THE ARTS The work of artists from across the country will be showcased here, April 5 through May 14, when the Georgia Watercolor Society’s National Exhibition returns to the Center for the Arts. “Hosting this juried show is always an honor for the center,” said Arts […]

CEMC Funds Schooling for Aspiring Linemen

Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative has named eight aspiring linemen as the 2021 recipients of the Lineman School Scholarship. Anderson Bradley, Carson Cummings, Anthony Graley, Matthew Miller, Seth Morris, Javen Sheppard, Kaden Taylor and Justin Wilburn will attend a lineman school in Georgia fully funded.  Since 2017, Carroll EMC has helped kick start the careers of […]

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 […]

WGTC Campus Construction:

First Building Topped Out Featured photo: West Georgia Technical College staff, invited guests and construction contractors signed the final beam of the first building on WGTC’s new Carroll Campus March 19 before it was lifted into place atop the three-story building which is now visible from the Highway 166 Bypass in Carrollton. The steel structure […]

Carroll EMC Named Top Workplace for 7th Consecutive Year

For the seventh year in a row, Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative has been recognized as a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This year’s winners were recognized at the 2021 AJC Top Workplaces virtual event Thursday, March 18.  Employees and members of businesses and organizations in the small, mid-size and large categories participated in a […]

Carroll EMC Blood Drive

Carroll EMC will host a blood drive Tuesday, April 6, in the Robert D. Tisinger Community Center at the Carrollton office from 10 am until 3 pm. If you’d like to sign up for an appointment, please call 770-832-3552 or visit Walk-ins are also welcome.

Carrollton’s Optimist Park Receives Upgrade

A year of improvements and new amenities at West Carrollton’s Optimist Park have made the popular outdoor recreation spot more user-friendly and attractive.  “The coronavirus shutdowns caused many of us to stay away from our usual recreational gyms and indoor exercise facilities,” said Parks Director Kent Johnston. “The GreenBelt, basketball and tennis courts and many […]

Carroll EMC Selects Scholarship Semi-Finalist

Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) recently named Emily Stone of Bowdon as its semifinalist for the Walter Harrison Scholarship. The Walter Harrison Scholarship is a program sponsored by Georgia’s electric membership corporations. The $1,000 scholarship can be applied to academic expenses at any accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational-technical institute in Georgia. “To […]