Emergency Management Director Gayle Beard attended her last Carroll County Supervisors meeting Feb. 25. Beard announced in December that she was retiring but stayed on a little longer until the position was filled.
For those who have been charged and convicted of a crime, it can be hard to find a job and housing and to get back on their feet. However, having a past criminal record expunged may help a person get their life back and become the person they’ve always wanted to be.
It never dawned on Col. Cotina Jenkins Sellers of how important it is to be the first African-American from Vaiden to become a colonel in the United States Air Force until her niece, Nakyla, did a speech about her during a black history month service.
In Carroll County, heavy rains caused a mudslide at the corner of Washington and College Streets in Carrollton and flooding on roads throughout the county. According to supervisors and Sheriff Clint Walker, county officials were hard at work making sure the roads were safe for travel.