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Chamber honors Paulding club director's 'unique gift' for helping children
Kevie Dixon’s dedication to the Paulding County Boys & Girls Club for the past two decades has earned him the “2015 Citizen of the Year Award” from the Paulding Chamber of Commerce. Dixon’s “unique...
February 10, 2016 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas resident wins Kia minivan from Georgia Lottery
A Dallas man was among four metro Atlanta residents who won new vehicles from the Georgia Lottery. The winners are David Barwick of Dallas; Karyl Maiorana of Mableton; Deborah Walker of Mableton an...
January 08, 2016 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas, Paulding clinics collecting backpacks, suitcases for foster children
Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 14th annual totes 2 tots suitcase drive Jan. 15 in Hiram and D...
January 08, 2016 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elvis tribute returns to Dallas Theater with two shows
The regional favorite musical performance, “Got Elvis?” is returning to the Dallas Theater for a third straight year. Chad Gibson, a veteran Elvis tribute artist, will reprise his portrayal of “The...
January 08, 2016 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding boy lands role in new show alongside singing star
Dallas resident Jaylon Gordon will star alongside actress and singer Brandy Norwood in her return to television this week. Jaylon, 9, will portray Xavier Moon and the son of Zoe and Gemini Moon in ...
January 04, 2016 05:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tow 2 Go ride service provides a safe way home during holidays
AAA and Bud Light offer safe solutions for motorists out celebrating the holidays. The organizations urge everyone to plan ahead if they will be out drinking. Suggested options are, choosing a desi...
December 31, 2015 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding churches work for merry Christmas for those in need
Tis the season to be with loved ones and give back to those in need. Impending busy schedules are synonymous with this time of year and a number of Paulding County churches are dedicating time to e...
December 23, 2015 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding sheriff’s office donates $5,000 for 3-year-old’s medical costs
The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office conducted several fundraisers this fall for 3-year-old leukemia patient Brystol Haynes and donated $5,000 to her recently. Brystol, the daughter of Paulding Cou...
December 23, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas, Paulding cancer centers collecting suitcases for foster children
Georgia Cancer Specialists locations in Douglas and Paulding counties and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia in January as part of their 14th a...
December 16, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding free holiday festivities feature movies, light displays
The holiday season typically brings festive decorations, themed events and time with family and friends. Paulding County is host to some free events that combine all of these. West Ridge Church in ...
December 14, 2015 04:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Ridge lights, Hiram tree lighting, Dallas Christmas parade among events this weekend
A series of Christmas-related events are scheduled for tonight through this weekend throughout Paulding County: - West Ridge Church in Dallas will host "Lights at West Ridge," a "free Christmas lig...
December 01, 2015 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas church hosting free live Nativity performances Friday night
More than 160 volunteers will pool their efforts to help St. Vincent de Paul Church in Dallas host a free live Nativity performance titled “Journey to Bethlehem” Friday, Dec. 4. The inaugural event...
December 01, 2015 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Nursing assistant celebrates 50 years service to Paulding
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.25.15 - 04:24 pm
  • Concert in park, Savage Race, block party planned for Saturday in Paulding
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.23.15 - 10:50 am
  • 'Battle for Brystol' helps pay Paulding firefighter's medical expenses for daughter, 3
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.16.15 - 02:31 pm
  • Paulding middle school honors first-responders for second year on 9-11
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.16.15 - 01:52 pm
  • Area churches open their doors for community meal service.
    Some area religious organizations are giving back to the community by hosting Thanksgiving-related events that provide free meals to the public near the holiday. Dallas First United Methodist Churc...
    November 16, 2015 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fall festival in Paulding Saturday to feature games, concert
    Help for Humanity Corp.'s Fall Festival is set for Saturday, Nov. 14, at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows in Dallas. Organizers promise a family fun day of prizes, games and activities, cornhol...
    November 12, 2015 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding master gardeners receive advanced training in native trees
    Paulding Master Garden Extension volunteers were recently part of an advanced training class designed to help them learn more about native trees, their uses and how they are threatened by invasives...
    November 11, 2015 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Era of Cash and Cline return in ‘Roadshow’ at Dallas Theater
    A Georgia native is hoping the hit songs of a fondly recalled country music era will resonate with a Dallas Theater audience this week. The “Classic Nashville Roadshow” will feature the songs of co...
    November 01, 2015 10:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Boys & Girls Club began humbly, entering third decade of service
    For 20 years, Paulding County children of all ages have had the chance to learn and grow by being a member of a Boys & Girls Club in Dallas. Now in his 20th year, the only executive director in its...
    October 30, 2015 10:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding churches offer alternatives to Halloween candy collection
    Some parents are taking an alternative route to the traditional door-to-door method of candy gathering on Halloween. A number of Paulding County churches host a “trunk-or-treat” and other festiviti...
    October 28, 2015 09:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dallas Theater hosting Classic Nashville Roadshow, free movie
    Dallas Theater in downtown Dallas will host classic country and 1950s music performances, a free movie and will offer the first class in its theater education program in coming months. According to...
    October 21, 2015 01:20 PM | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Trick or Treat Village at Paulding Meadows Saturday
    The 19th Annual Trick or Treat Village is set for Saturday, Oct. 24, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows. The free event is presented by the Paulding County Board of Commission...
    October 21, 2015 11:56 AM | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding pair selected for national student musical performance
    The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 25 will radiate with a style of music different from what made the country music venue famous. Two of Hiram High School’s own choral students, ...
    October 15, 2015 05:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hiram haunted attraction Containment also helps charity
    Across the train tracks and down a hill from downtown Hiram’s business district, in an area nicknamed “the hole,” is Containment Hiram Haunted House.  While the 12-acre plot of land usually sits va...
    October 15, 2015 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Boy's courage inspires Paulding family to increase awareness of rare disease
    To the unknowing eye, Michael Henderson is a typical 4-year-old boy full of energy and always on the move. “Outside of the fact that his chest is scarred up, people don’t know he is going through a...
    October 15, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Columnist publishes book of selected columns
    Longtime Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently published a book of his selected columns, “Letters from Red Clay Country.” The book is a selection of more than 20 of his best columns whic...
    October 14, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding bluegrass music festival now in fourth decade
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.30.15 - 02:59 pm