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Raging wildfires affect West Georgia from a distance

UWG Students and other Carrollton natives were greeted by an unpleasant smoky smell caused by the North Georgia Wildfires late last week. Visibility was reduced, and air quality suffered as a change in wind direction carried dust and ash particles...

 

Hibachi Express comes to Carrollton

Hibachi Express comes to Carrollton

New restaurants emerge in the city of Carrollton often. However, there are not many restaurants that serve hot, fresh Hibachi in a matter of minutes. Hibachi Express opened in early October on Bankhead Highway. Without any advertising, this...

 

Taco Bell Closed for Second Remodel

Taco Bell Closed for Second Remodel

Taco Bell in East Carrollton closes for its second remodel. On Monday, Oct. 24, the establishment was seen with “Closed for Remodel” on the Taco Bell sign post. CW Hayes will complete the remodel, and workers have been seen on the premises....

 

Donald Trump wins presidential race

Donald Trump wins presidential race

  Well, it’s all over. Donald J. Trump, former reality TV star and businessman, will be the 45th president of the United States. He beat former First Lady, senator and Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton on Tuesday, Nov. 8, during...

 

Veterans Day at UWG honors our Heroes

Veterans Day at UWG honors our Heroes

With Veterans Day around the corner, the UWG Center for Adult Learners and Veterans (CALV) gears its focus on those who have served and protected our country. CALV has a number of events planned for the week of Veterans day to honor our nation’s...

 

Halloween comes to Ole McDermitt’s Farm

Halloween comes to Ole McDermitt’s Farm

  Though Halloween is over, you should check out the haunted corn maze at Ole McDermitt’s Farm next year. This is the fourth Halloween in a row that Ole McDermitt’s Farm opened their corn maze to the public for spooks and a...

 

Pita Pit Comes to Carrollton

UWG alum John Crossley decided to bring Pita Pit to Carrollton when he was still a student at the university. While doing a project for a small business entrepreneurship course, Crossley chose Pita Pit as a place that would benefit the community....

 

University Senior Murdered

University Senior Murdered

Tyler Ford, a 23-year-old senior from Athens, was shot and killed outside of his apartment last week. The shooting occurred on Oct. 26 at about 4:30 p.m. at River Pointe Apartment complex in unit 504. The apartment is located just north of...

 

Dawn Dininger shares experience as special effects artist

Dawn Dininger shares experience as special effects artist

UWG Alumna Dawn Dininger traveled back to her college town to share her experience as a special effects artist at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center. Followed by her discussion, she conducted a workshop at the UWG costume shop. Dininger graduated...

 

Ole McDermitt Had a Spooky Farm

You can be pleased to know that the children of the corn aren’t congregating in the corn fields in Ole McDermitt’s farm at 102 Baxter Rd. This year, the traditional corn maze that greets families and children with fun hayrides and a joyous...

 
 
 
 

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