The town of Vaiden will hold its annual Vaiden Heritage Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Mayor Mel Hawthorne said 19 vendors had paid and 11 had called and said they were coming. He said it’ll end up being 35 vendors in all at the festival Saturday ranging from food to arts and crafts.
In January 1972, 20 elected Montgomery County officials and Mrs. Clara Dotson, serving as an appointed tax assessor, were sworn into office to serve. Out of the 20 elected officials, only one is still living –former constable George Jones.
Five years ago, David Garron was installed as pastor of New Ephesians Apostolic Church, formerly known as Lighthouse. His wife, Vanessa Garron said it was arranged that way. She said after he husband learned his installation and birthday were 24 hours apart, he liked the idea.
Titus Braboy with the United States Census Atlanta Regional Office spoke with the Carroll County Board of Supervisors Monday morning in Carrollton. Braboy told the supervisors how important it is to ensure everyone in Carroll County is counted in the upcoming Census and what Supervisors can do to help.
If you have an unpaid bill in a municipality or a county, your state income tax return may be garnished to pay off the debt.
However, before municipalities and counties act on it, they want to be sure they completely understand the law as written.
All roads lead to Avalon as many music lovers will travel to the home of Mississippi John Hurt to celebrate the Mississippi John Hurt Festival Saturday Oct. 5 and Sunday Oct. 6
This year’s curator is Taj Mahal. Hurt said Taj Mahal is a well-known, renowned musician who met her grandfather when he was 19-years-old.