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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 | 0 0 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 5 5 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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duo performs at New Georgia Library as part of reading program
Cuban music duo Havana Son performed last week as part of a "musical tour through Latin America" for the Paulding library system's Fizz, Boom, Read summer reading program.
July 01, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram’s Red, White and Boom to feature concert, fireworks Saturday
Hiram’s sixth annual Red, White & Boom fireworks and concert celebration is set for Saturday night at Ben Hill Strickland Sr. Memorial Park. The park at 372 Oak St. is set to open at 5 p.m. for the...
July 01, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding fifth-graders attend drug abuse education camp
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Drug Abuse Resistance Education deputies took 47 Paulding fifth-grade students to DARE Camp the week of June 9 at the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association’s Camp Pineland ...
June 26, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Registration deadlines upcoming for variety of camps, classes
Registration deadlines are running now through July for a variety of county-sponsored late summer and fall camps and sports instruction classes. The Paulding Parks and Recreation Department is offe...
June 26, 2014 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ashley Pike ‘blended’ talent with opportunity for movie role
Ashley Pike has come a long way from her start as an 18-year-old waitress at the Hooters restaurant in Hiram. Now, after two top 10 finishes in the restaurant chain’s international beauty pageant, ...
June 26, 2014 08:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farmer's market brings farm-fresh products to Dallas
The Paulding County Farm Bureau Farmers Market operates every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. through Nov. 20 at 4075 Charles Hardy Parkway in Citizens Square Shopping Center in Dallas. The market o...
June 17, 2014 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding girl advocates for Children’s Miracle Network
The Children’s Miracle Network has turned to a 9-year-old Hiram girl to carry its message of hope for hospitalized youngsters with life-threatening illnesses throughout Georgia. The network selecte...
June 11, 2014 10:53 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
    by Rachel Gray
    paulding@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.14 - 03:21 pm
  • Resident on a mission to create Dallas dog park
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.14 - 02:31 pm
  • Out and About
    by Staff Reports
    03.18.14 - 04:15 pm
  • Ministry provides free prom dresses to Paulding County girls
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.18.14 - 03:45 pm
  • Paulding pastor celebrates 60 years in ministry
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.12.14 - 04:28 pm
  • Pep Rally 5K registration open
    by Staff Reports
    03.12.14 - 02:33 pm
  • Inaugural BBQ cookoff, festival set for June 20, 21 at Paulding airport
    The inaugural Paulding County Stars and Stripes Festival and Bar-B-Que Cookoff is set for June 20 and 21, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Silver Comet Field airport at 730 Airport Parkway, off Rockmart ...
    June 11, 2014 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Concert, street fair to benefit women's shelter
    A daylong street fair and a concert titled “An Evening with Elvis and Friends” will benefit Shepherd’s Rest Ministries Saturday, June 14, in downtown Dallas. The concert at 7 p.m. at Dallas Theatre...
    June 11, 2014 09:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hundreds to re-enact Civil War battle
    The sound of automobiles on Mt. Tabor Church Road will be shattered by artillery and musket fire this weekend when hundreds of Civil War re-enactors clash in mock conflict at Pickett’s Mill battlef...
    May 28, 2014 04:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Battle of Pickett’s Mill among final Confederate victories
    The Battle of Pickett’s Mill was fought in the twilight hours of May 27, 1864, in Paulding County and resulted in a victory for the Confederate Army in the area. It was one of the few Confederate v...
    May 28, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding ROTC cadets hope signs honor wounded veterans
    A group of Paulding Army JROTC cadets are hoping a project they recently began will honor the county’s wounded and retired veterans for years to come. The cadets from Paulding County High School in...
    May 28, 2014 04:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Williams makes history serving as first female pastor
    Some 80-plus years ago, Bishop David Braziel Sr. had a vision for a new church, while pastoring in Bartow County’s Taylorsville. In 1945, the church moved into a small house on the sounthside of Ro...
    May 20, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chamber monthly luncheon features TV commentator, columnist
    The Paulding Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly Georgia Power Luncheon at the Paulding Senior Center last week featuring author and political columnist and TV commentator Phil Kent.
    May 14, 2014 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fire department collecting funds for burn victims
    The Paulding County Fire Department will be seeking donations Saturday, May 10 and 17 as part of the 25th annual Give Burns the Boot fund-raising drive to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foun...
    May 07, 2014 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dallas woman wins Georgia Lottery prize
    A Paulding County grandmother anticipates vacationing with her children and grandchildren with a windfall from the Georgia Lottery. Dinah King, 56, of Dallas won a $363,933 jackpot prize from match...
    April 30, 2014 11:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Beatles tribute band set for concert Saturday at Dallas Theater
    Griffin-based Beatles tribute band The Return is making a return of its own -- to the Dallas Theater for a concert Saturday night. The band performed in Dallas in November 2010 and features a video...
    April 30, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Ford dealership donating to Child Advocacy Center for test drives
    Hardy Family Ford is bringing Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR Community program to the Paulding County community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for the Paulding Child Advocacy Center, according...
    April 23, 2014 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding student to have artwork displayed in U.S. Capitol
    North Paulding High School senior Rebecca Selsor will see her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., after winning the annual 14th District Congressional Art Competitio...
    April 23, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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