For an officer or a deputy, one of the most dangerous calls is a domestic violence call because they have no idea what to expect. And there are times where it could turn deadly, as in the case in Lincoln County where a man killed eight people including a deputy on Memorial Day.
The Carroll County School Board named Marshall E. Guess as the interim athletic director to replace former AD Alex Rawls.
During its board meeting on January 14, the board approved making Guess the interim AD with a 3-2 vote. Board Members Donnie Wiltshire, a former football coach, and William Downs voting against the recommendation.
VAIDEN -- New qualifiers have joined the race as the 2019 election kicks off in Carroll County. Donna Gregg Harper has filed to run as an independent against incumbent Wilton Neal for Carroll County Tax Assessor/Collector, Democratic incumbent Lori M.
Elyse Mathis has been helping youth in Carroll County get back on their feet and create a new path since 2017. Mathis works with the North Central Planning and Development District as a workforce training counselor.
“We shall overcome someday….” These words could be heard as marchers marched from J.J. Knox Gym at 11:30 a.m. to the Montgomery County Courthouse where many were awaiting their arrival and the start of the Dr. Martin L. King Jr. celebration.
The Carroll County School Board is in dire need of bus drivers and have taken exceptional measures to ensure their children get to school safely.
During employee recommendations, Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson recommended Tiffany Amos, who works as an assistant teacher, also receive pay as a transporter.
CARROLLTON --- With Christy Noah’s resignation as Beat 5 election commissioner, a special election must be held to fill her unexpired term and someone must be appointed before the election to fill the vacancy to help prepare for the primary election in August.
Possibly dividing J.Z. George High School into J.Z. George Middle School and J.Z. George High School and cutting back football coaches were some of the hot topics during the first board meeting of 2019 for the Carroll County School Board.