Paulding educator in running for state teacher of the year
by Tom Spigolon
April 16, 2014 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Paulding County High School science teacher Marc Pedersen is one of 10 finalists for the 2015 Georgia teacher of the year award, the Georgia Department of Education announced last week. Pedersen teaches biology, biotechnology and chemistry in the school’s Academy of Science, Research and Medicine. He said he was “both honored and excited to bring this recognition to the Paulding County School District.” “There are so many dedicated educators and amazing things happening in our schoo...
Maxwell facing challenge from Bond for Georgia House seat
A veteran lawmaker is facing a determined but underfunded challenger for Paulding’s District 17 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. Six-term incumbent Rep. Howard Maxwell, R-Dallas, will ...
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Group hopes bowling fundraisers bring awareness of sleep apnea danger
Area resident Ann Croft said she remembers what would be the final words of her husband before he died in July 2002 of respiratory and heart problems caused, in great part, by sleep apnea, she said...
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some Paulding residents take issue with lack of transparency
Jan Louie moved from bustling Decatur to rural Paulding in 2005 for the peace and quiet. So did Anthony Avery after moving from Fayette County in 2007. Both received a shock in October when they he...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 96718 views | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?