December 30, 2016
Out with the old and in with the new. The start of a new
year brings a chance to improve ourselves and our lives.
Even those who don’t “make” resolutions make changes. Call
them “tweaks,” “lifestyle changes” or “resolutions,” we all make a conscious
effort to make improvements at the new year.
So as you start compiling your list, think about how
businesses and opportunities around Carroll County can help.
Resolution No. 1 – Lose Weight and/or Get Fit
I make this one every year, but still haven’t been able to
make headway. For example, I have a gym membership and shown u...
December 16, 2016
With the weather being a bit frightful, now is the perfect time to “Shop Local.”
Carroll County’s small businesses offer those unique and thoughtful gifts for the people on your Christmas list. What’s more – you can save time and money by shopping local.
In downtown Carrollton, there are four antique stores, including Trunks & Treasures and Carrollton Country Cornerstone Primitives, to peruse as you find the gift for those who love history and antiques.
In Minerva, Fire Pit Furniture features refurbished and repurposed furniture. Looking for new furniture, check out Gordon’s Furniture in Minerva or Crowl Furniture in Malvern. ...
December 09, 2016
Santa Claus (or one of his helpers) will be making several stops Saturday, Dec. 10, to spread the Christmas spirit in Carroll County.
Malvern Alpha Sorosis Women’s Club is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 10, 8-11 a.m., in the Malvern United Methodist Church educational building.
Santa plans to visit with children in grades four and younger. He will be giving the children treat bags. Parents may take photos of their children with Santa for free, but are asked to donate a canned good or money to the Malvern Christian Care Center. The breakfast consists of pancakes, sausage, f...
December 02, 2016
Santa is coming to town this weekend at two different
On Saturday, Dec. 3, children can enjoy Breakfast with Santa Claus courtesy of the Carrollton Business and Retail Association
and the Ashton Preservation Foundation. From 9:30-11 a.m., a pancake and
sausage breakfast will be served at the Church of Christ (Christian Disciples) at
a cost of $5 per person. Santa Claus will be present for photos, an additional
cost of $5. The children also receive a gift. The church is located at 353
Moody Ave. SW, Carrollton.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will spend the afternoon at Minerva’s
Winter Wonderland from 2:30-6 p...
November 18, 2016
Carroll County celebrates Christmas with several activities, fundraisers and more to keep residents and visitors busy exploring our community. From a candlelight tour of a Civil War museum to a parade, there is something to do both this weekend and Thanksgiving weekend.
Things To Do
The McCook House Civil War Museum will hold its annual open house and candlelight tour Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 25-27. The home of the Fighting McCooks will be decorated for Christmas with 18 Christmas trees designed by area organizations and individuals. Those organizations decorating trees include the Carrollton, the Suburban and Mohawk Trail garden clubs, The Ohio...