CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — A Japanese company plans a $50.2 million expansion of its Georgia fiber optic cable plant, adding 137 jobs.
OFS Fitel, the fiber-optic unit of Furukawa Electric Co....
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — State investigators are looking into the death of a 28-year-old man at the Carroll County jail.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in an emailed statement Monday...
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The interim president at the University of West Georgia is resigning in December, with the state university system sending another interim leader to replace him until the...
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia university is warning some professors that they may be laid off because of a budget shortfall.
The University of West Georgia says it sent non-renewal...
VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) — The son of a police chief in Georgia has pleaded guilty to second degree murder and first-degree child cruelty in the death of his 3-year-old stepson.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Lord knows how many times in the 113-year-old history of the University of West Georgia that students have picnicked, played Frisbee or casually walked across a small,...
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The federal government says a meat company in Georgia has recalled tons of ground beef for possible contamination with E. coli bacteria.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities say they've reached a settlement with a Georgia manufacturing plant which had been cited for failing to take steps to prevent hazardous air emissions.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced that Decostar Industries Inc. of Carrollton will take steps to control hazardous air emissions to protect workers, residents and improve overall air quality.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — A west Georgia teacher has resigned after being arrested in sting operation by a police officer posing as an underage girl.
Tallapoosa Police Chief Scott Worthy tells the Times-Georgian that 42-year-old Steve Martin of Roopville was arrested Tuesday.
Worthy says Martin thought he was meeting an underage girl for sex by was arrested when he arrived.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say Georgia deputies fatally shot a man who pointed what appeared to be a rifle at them. Only later did they learn it was a pellet gun.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Carroll County deputies responded to a 911 call Monday night reporting a "suspicious person with a gun" in the west Georgia town of Temple. The deputies were informed that 33-year-old David Willoughby was armed with either a shotgun or rifle, and found him in some woods.
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Georgia say two Miami men are going to prison for hijacking truckloads of copper products.
Prosecutors say 40-year-old Rodolfo Arteaga Oliva was sentenced this week to serve four years and nine months in prison, while 38-year-old Yosvani Castillo was sentenced in May to serve five years and three months in prison.
They also have to pay a total of almost $1.4 million in restitution.
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Southern Union outfielder Jackson Hesterlee is the Alabama Sports Writers Association's Community College Athlete of the Year.
A North Carolina signee, Hesterlee will be presented the statewide award at the organization's banquet Sunday night in Hoover, Alabama.
He led the Alabama Community College Conference with a .420 batting average while driving in 52 runs in 50 games. He was the ACCC North Division Player of the Year.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say three people are dead following a head-on crash in west Georgia.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/2hG0Sba ) the deadly collision happened Thursday evening in Carroll County, about 50 miles west of Atlanta.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia state trooper has been indicted in connection with a crash that killed two teenagers last year.
WXIA-TV (http://on.11alive.com/2fcBJ7F0 ) reports that a grand jury on Tuesday indicted Anthony J. Scott on reckless driving and speeding charges in the September 2015 crash that killed 17-year-old Kylie Hope Lindsey and 16-year-old Isabella Alise Chinchilla in Carroll County.