Carrollton, GA Education


Three Carrollton High students named Commended Students

Three Carrollton High School seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Emily Conn, John Van Valen, and Andrew Herndon are among a total of 50,000 commended students nationwide. Thank you for reading!. Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase...

North Paulding QB Boone Anderson voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to North Paulding quarterback Boone Anderson for being voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 4-10! The junior led an 80-yard drive as North Paulding trailed Marietta 42-38 with two minutes remaining in the game. He finished the drive with the game-winning touchdown pass to wide receiver Jeremiah Ray with 17 seconds left on the clock to secure North Paulding’s 45-42 win.

Rockmart rolls over Indians

Rockmart is ranked No. 10 in AAA for a reason and some feel they are vastly underrated.The visiting Yellow Jackets looked the part Friday, scoring at will against Murray en route to a 72-0 win. …

Bids open for Providence Elementary project; work at other schools continues

The Carroll County School District staff have opened bids for a classroom expansion at Providence Elementary School in Temple. Terry Jones, Assistant Superintendent of Administrative and Support Services, told the Board of Education during a Monday night work session that he will be bringing in a proposed contractor to the board’s meeting on Thursday night.

Top stars, best performances in Week 9 of Georgia high school football

— Justice Haynes, Blessed Trinity RB. Haynes rushed for 154 yards and two scores even after sitting out the first few offensive drives. His absence wasn’t due to injury, but head coach Thomas Hall would not disclose with reporters why his star running back sat out early in the game, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Wildcats outlast Lions in 33-30 slugfest

The visiting Villa Rica Wildcats engaged in a high scoring brawl with their Region 6AAAAA rival, Lithia Springs High, on Friday night in Douglas County and outlasted the Lions in a 33-30 slugfest. With the victory, coach Tim Barron’s squad claimed their fifth consecutive win after opening the season with...

How SBLive’s Top 25 Georgia high school football teams fared in Week 9: Ware County knocks off No. 2 Warner Robins

Ware County became the first team this season to slow down Warner Robins’ offense, and North Cobb blitzed Walton in a game that was up-and-down for a while. North Cobb (photo by Josh Major) appears poised to take the No. 2 spot behind Collins Hill, while the Gators from Waycross should make a big leap from No. 23 after consecutive wins over Top 25 opponents.

GHC closes Douglasville site, partners with UWG

Georgia Highlands College announced the closure of its Douglasville site. The University of West Georgia will assist the current students in completing their studies. Future Douglas County students will be able to attend remote and in-person classes at the nearby Paulding County site, said Dr. Dana Nichols, GHC’s interim president.
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Georgia Highlands College to close Douglasville campus in spring

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — Georgia Highlands College announced Friday it's closing one of its campuses and another institute of higher learning will be taking in its students. The campus in Douglasville is set to close at the end of the 2022 spring semester, a decision that will impact about 135 students.
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Football Friday Night: Woodland gets second straight playoff berth, Anniston stuns Handley

The Woodland Bobcats were full of surprises on homecoming night against Victory Christian, and now the 'Cats are headed back to the playoffs for a second straight season. Woodland came out in brand new dark gray jerseys, then took an early lead on just its second touchdown pass of the season on their way to a crucial 14-6 win over Victory Christian Friday in Woodland.

FOOTBALL: Rockmart stretches win streak to 6 with shutout on the road

CHATSWORTH — Legendary Arkansas Razorbacks football coach Frank Broyles once promulgated "Luck follows speed," and while Rockmart High School may not have needed much luck Friday, they had more than enough speed to overwhelm Murray County in a 72-0 road victory. "They have that advantage over a lot of teams,...