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WellStar stabilized health care in Paulding community
Paulding’s medical facilities suffered growing pains for years before the company which became WellStar bought the facility. Two longtime Paulding medical professionals recently recalled some of th...
April 17, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
April 10, 2014 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram resident honored as Woman of the Year by YWCA
A crowd of 600 people at the Cobb Galleria Centre on Friday night gave both applause to a group of charitable women and monetary support to an organization helping abused women rebuild their lives....
April 01, 2014 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resident on a mission to create Dallas dog park
Keith Atkins has always been a dog lover. He has four of his own dogs and for several years, ran a doggie day care in Paulding County with his mother.  He sees a need in Dallas that has not been me...
March 25, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Out and About
Omega in concert The Omega Quartet, featuring Kevin Harry of Dallas, is set to perform Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Dallas Theater in downtown Dallas. The group is a Southern Gospel quartet based in Dahl...
March 18, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ministry provides free prom dresses to Paulding County girls
Fourteen years ago, something was weighing heavily on Tina Watson’s heart. She was called to serve the community, but she could not figure out how to respond to that call. Three formal dresses chan...
March 18, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding pastor celebrates 60 years in ministry
Sixty years of ministering has led the Rev. Don Voyles to believe one thing with complete certainty — he is a blessed man. The founding pastor of Unity Baptist Church in Dallas began his career in ...
March 12, 2014 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pep Rally 5K registration open
The Pep Rally 5K, 1K and Expo is set for March 29 at the Hiram trailhead of the Silver Comet Trail. All proceeds from this event will benefit Paulding County schools. Sponsors are being sought for ...
March 12, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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HOWDY PARTNER: Ynot old West attraction enhances Paulding entertainment
Call it the old West in the deep South. Paulding County has a new “town,” one which comes right out of the frontier days of the 1880s. It opened officially last week and already has a self-proclaim...
March 05, 2014 11:50 AM | 2 2 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cowboy Poetry gathering scheduled for Saturday
The 18th annual Georgia Cowboy Poetry gathering will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Chapel Hill High School auditorium. The featured performances will be the Georgia Cowboy Poet Kids consisting ...
February 28, 2014 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Paulding Casino Royale' to benefit education foundation March 8
Gas South will present "Paulding Casino Royale" to benefit Paulding Education Foundation March 8 at 7 p.m. at Silver Comet Field at Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport. This black tie optional event...
February 26, 2014 01:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual dinner, dance to benefit Family Alliance
The Family Alliance of Paulding’s seventh annual dinner-dance is set for Saturday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Che’Ne Rouge Wedding and Event Center in Hiram. The Jamaica-themed event will feature tro...
February 25, 2014 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding residents hone pool, quilt-making skills at Senior Center
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.08.14 - 10:09 am
  • Hiram Christmas Tree Lighting set for Dec. 6
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.26.13 - 12:53 pm
  • Paulding teachers find unique way to honor veterans
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.19.13 - 04:29 pm
  • Paulding Board of Realtors hosting Festival of Trees for charity
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.12.13 - 04:08 pm
  • ‘Charlotte’s Web’ has appeal for all ages, director says
    Some stories have the uncommon ability to appeal to all ages, including the upcoming show at the Dallas Theater, “Charlotte’s Web, the Musical,” its director said. “The universal appeal of the show...
    February 25, 2014 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dinner theater production, 'Noir Pointblank,' at Olive Tree in Hiram Saturday
    The Community Alliance for Stage and Theater, a community theater serving Douglas, Paulding and Carroll counties, presents “Noir Pointblank,” the latest in its long-running and popular series of my...
    February 18, 2014 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Musical ‘Charlotte’s Web’ set for six performances starting Feb. 28
    Dallas Theater’s production of “Charlotte’s Web, The Musical” is set for six performances Feb. 28 through March 9. The play features an all-children cast. Times and dates are Feb. 28 and March 1, 7...
    February 18, 2014 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Black History Month celebration set for Saturday in Hiram
    A celebration of Black History Month is set for Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. at Hiram Rosenwald School Museum in Hiram. The event at 732 Hiram-Douglasville Hwy. will feature soul food, African-Amer...
    February 18, 2014 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    5K run to open day of festivities for new WellStar Paulding Hospital
    Registration is now open for the WellStar Paulding Hospital Grand Opening 5K Walk/Run, which is set for March 22 at 8 a.m. The event will kick off a full day of celebration of the opening of WellSt...
    February 12, 2014 05:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Noir Pointblank’ begins dinner theater run at area restaurants
    The Community Alliance for Stage and Theater, a community theater serving Douglas, Paulding and Carroll counties, is proud to present “Noir Pointblank,” the latest in its long-running and popular s...
    February 05, 2014 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Georgia library to host Kids Craft Day Saturday
    Children are invited to make a valentine for Kids Craft Day at New Georgia Public Library Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Stop by any time during the day and choose from several examples provided o...
    February 04, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pickett's Mill battlefield to host book signing, tour, living history event
    Upcoming events at Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site include: - Lecture, book signing and tour with Brad Butkovich Saturday at 10 a.m. Brad Butkovich, author of “Pickett’s Mill: Along the De...
    February 04, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Southerners bring comedic view of northern life to Dallas Theater
    Georgia native Karen Morgan said she was enjoying the thought of returning to the sunny South last week despite a low temperature around six degrees. The Maine resident said the high in her state l...
    January 31, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Burnt Hickory barbecue cookers lead efforts to help those in need countywide
    To some, it may be surprising how quickly the Burnt Hickory community jumps to action when helping out a neighbor. To the Burnt Hickory Bar-B-Q Dudes, it comes naturally. The informal group, consis...
    January 31, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hiram Elementary students finalists in national video contest
    A group of third- and fifth-graders from Hiram Elementary School are among 12 finalists in the Scotties Tissues "Trees Rock!" national video contest. Winners will be chosen by voters across America...
    January 22, 2014 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Registration upcoming for Dr. Seuss, firefighter, cake-baking events
    Paulding County Parks and Recreation will be registering in February for the following March events: - Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party is set for March 1 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Paulding Senio...
    January 14, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Taste of Paulding to feature free comedy, music, local restaurants' samples
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.06.13 - 05:40 pm
  • Wildflowers part of Leadership Paulding beautification effort
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.31.13 - 11:00 am