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MayFest is this Saturday, May 7th, on the square in Downtown Carrollton from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Come on down and check out all of the fabulous Arts and Crafts and more!

Artsy Amanda

Don’t forget to check out my favorite booth, Artsy Amanda! She is located near Merle Norman and she is amazing!

Artsy Amanada

 

Check out the latest local Job Postings

News In and Around Carroll
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Carroll County Post shared Douglas County Sheriff's Office (Georgia)'s post.Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 12:58pm
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Carroll County Post shared AJC Jobs's post.Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 12:51pm
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Carroll County PostThursday, May 5th, 2016 at 12:50pm
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Carroll County Post shared WBRC FOX6 News's post.Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 5:49am
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Carroll County PostThursday, May 5th, 2016 at 1:10am
I posted another 33 jobs today at http://carrollcountypost.com/job-postings/
BUSINESS OWNERS: If you are in need of employees, you can post your job listing for free on http://carrollcountypost.com/ by going to http://carrollcountypost.com/add-a-job/
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Local News

April

Click on the flyer and get information on the Riding For A Reason – April Lambert Benefield Bike Ride and BBQ.


The 1st Annual Temple Old Days Summer Festival is going to be huge! Check out the flyer for more information!

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Georgia News
Holiday Inn Express is coming to Villa Rica!  It will have 75 rooms and a 100-person conference room. It will be located south of I-20 at Exit 24, between Cooley Way and Northeast Hickory Level Road, behind the site of Liberty Chevrolet and next to the Home Depot.Holiday_inn_express


Burn banThe Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) open burning ban went into effect for 54 Georgia counties on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The open burning ban has been in place during the summer ozone season since 2005.
The open burning ban prohibits citizens and businesses from burning yard and land-clearing debris from May 1 through September 30. This restriction is in addition to a ban on the burning of household garbage, which is enforced year-round throughout Georgia.
Citizens are reminded that these rules are in place to protect public health. A person’s health may be negatively impacted by the chemicals and pollutants found in the smoke released from fires.
For more information, visit http://goo.gl/NmbrYM. A special Thank you goes out to the City of Villa Rica for this information!

Business News
Sports Authority

Sadly, Sports Authority will be closing 143 stores. 2 are located in Georgia:
Hiram, 4471 Jimmy Lee Smith Pkwy
Lilburn, 4235 Highway 78 (Stone Mountain)


Free Stuff

I love free food and coupons for local restaurants. Check these out!

Heading into Atlanta with the kids? Check out this list of Restaurants where “Kids Eat Free“.
Kids Meal


OLIVE GARDEN
Olive Garden

$5.99 UNLIMITED
SOUP, SALAD, & BREADSTICKS LUNCH COMBO!
Special lunch savings for a limited time only.
Enjoy our classic lunch combination of unlimited homemade soup, our famous house salad, and breadsticks.
Valid Monday–Friday until 4 p.m. One coupon per person, per visit. Dine in only
Expires 5/6/16

Use this coupon: http://e.olivegarden.com/H/2/v2000001544dec8db1aeaf28e2ba3a7934/HTML
Show this coupon to your server prior to ordering

Recipes
Appetizer

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