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Paulding high schools showcase musical talent on field
The talent showcased during Friday night football games is not limited to offense, defense and special teams. The team that takes the field at halftime — the high school marching band — is rife wit...
September 16, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old Towne Hiram Day festival revived, planned for Sept. 20
The Old Towne Hiram Day community festival is returning after a five-year absence. The event was organized annually from 2006 to 2009. However, the five-month-old Olde Town Hiram Business Associati...
September 10, 2014 10:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 observances planned in Paulding, Villa Rica
At least two area groups are planning 9/11 Patriot Day remembrance ceremonies on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. Paulding County’s Patriot Day observance is Thursday at 8:...
September 09, 2014 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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35th annual Paulding Meadows arts festival may attract 35,000
The Paulding Meadows Arts and Craft Festival has not changed much since its beginnings in 1980, other than gaining six times more vendors and many thousands more visitors. The 35th annual festival ...
September 02, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Paulding marching band readies for season
South Paulding High School’s ‘Spirit of South Paulding’ marching band recently practiced at the school for an upcoming football halftime performance. The band includes 131 members and is set to per...
September 02, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Vincent de Paul society meets needs of families
St. Vincent de Paul is more than a church and a thrift store. It is one of the major community outreaches in Paulding County, serving a multitude of people in need on a daily basis. The Catholic ch...
August 26, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young cancer patient gets welcome home
When 12-year-old Hunter Landrum and his family pulled their vehicle into their Dallas neighborhood last week, a Paulding County Sheriff’s Department patrol car was there to meet him. The deputy in ...
August 26, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Vincent de Paul thrives on donations, volunteers
Both Dallas branches of the St. Vincent de Paul Society — the thrift store and the support center — operate on volunteer manpower, getting help from nearly 50 to 60 volunteers on both sides each we...
August 26, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Out and About
Farmers Market The Paulding County Farm Bureau Farmers Market is set for every Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at 4075 Charles Hardy Parkway in Citizens Square Shopping Center in Dallas. The market offer...
August 19, 2014 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hot Rod Madness draws crowd to downtown Hiram
More than 2,000 people braved the hot weather Saturday to walk down automotive memory lane as they attended the first community event of the Olde Town Hiram Business Association titled, “Hot Rod Ma...
August 19, 2014 02:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Out & About
Farmers Market The Paulding County Farm Bureau Farmers Market is set for every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. through Nov. 20 at 4075 Charles Hardy Parkway in Citizens Square Shopping Center in Dal...
August 12, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hiram’s Red, White and Boom to feature concert, fireworks Saturday
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    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.14 - 01:54 pm
  • Farmer's market brings farm-fresh products to Dallas
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
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  • Dinner, auction to benefit Paulding food aid agency Friday
    Helping Hands of Paulding County will host a dinner and silent auction to benefit the community aid agency Friday at Rose Hall event center in north Paulding County. The silent auction begins at 6 ...
    August 12, 2014 02:14 PM | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding sheriff to host ride to benefit youth homes
    Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge will host the 11th Annual Lamar Hunton Memorial Ride to benefit the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association Youth Homes Sept. 13 beginning at the Paulding County Senior ...
    August 12, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Production featuring ‘Andy Griffith Show’ stars coming to Hiram
    At least for two hours, HIram will return to a simpler time and place. The Hiram High School theater is scheduled as the site Aug. 16 of a unique stage production which will take those in attendanc...
    August 05, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Annual Dallas Theater drama camp a sold-out show
    It’s a wrap on Dallas Theater’s fifth year of hosting its drama camp for children and teens — a summer event that is ever-growing in popularity. The camp ran for six weeks, with weeklong camps offe...
    August 05, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former student returns to renovate outdoor classroom at Russom for Eagle Scout badge
    The motto of Russom Elementary School in Dallas is, “Make an Impact, Leave an Impression.” A former student at the school, Johnathan Sartain, who is now an eighth-grader at East Paulding Middle Sch...
    August 05, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Out and About
    Cartoons, auditions Upcoming events at Dallas Theater include: -- Open auditions for the play “Murder in 3-D” are set for Saturday at 10 a.m. Interested adults 18 and over should call for an auditi...
    August 05, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dallas siblings win modeling contest, donate to child abuse program
    Local residents have become two of the better-known child models for back-to-school fashion merchandise of a nationally-known children’s shoe retailer. Dallas brothers Johnnie Gordon, 8, and Jaylon...
    July 29, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Paulding senior endures most of life with cancer
    Cancer may not discriminate among those it affects but it has encountered a true fighter and relentless adversary in 17-year-old North Paulding High School senior Ansley Cochran. Cochran, who was d...
    July 23, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    TruTV series filmed at Paulding studio
    Atlanta Film Studios Paulding County recently saw production end on Shine America’s “Fake Off,” a new competition series about the "art of faking," a studio news release stated. The show sets up te...
    July 15, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hearing loss no match for Dallas resident’s academic success
    She may not have actually “heard” her name called as an honor graduate, but Amie Sankoh said her academic achievements go far beyond the spoken word. The 23-year-old Dallas resident, who has been h...
    July 15, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    40th annual Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival this weekend
    Wendell Hardy said it wasn’t money that motivated him and wife Rene’ to organize the 40th edition of their annual bluegrass music festival in rural Paulding County. “I guess we do it because we enj...
    July 08, 2014 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    2014 IndepenDance to feature fireworks, concert
    Paulding County is working to keep the spirit of Independence Day alive through one more weekend when it hosts a fireworks show and concert Saturday at Taylor Farm Park. The 2014 IndepenDance at th...
    July 08, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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