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Paulding airport board OKs permit for May air show
The Paulding Airport Authority has cleared the way for the Salute America 2015 air show in May at Silver Comet Field. The authority Wednesday approved a special event permit for the show, set for M...
December 19, 2014 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bucci foresees heavy workload as newest Superior Court judge
Dean Bucci said he anticipates a heavy workload once he begins his job as Paulding’s newest Superior Court judge. He is scheduled to be sworn in Jan. 7 at 11:15 a.m. at the State Capitol in Atlanta...
December 19, 2014 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New commissioners take oath of office
County office-holders who won election this year took their oaths of office Thursday from Probate Judge Deborah Andersen. Among them were two new county commissioners, Vernon Collett and Tony Crowe.
December 19, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents affected by redistricting speak out at meeting
Parents of students affected by Fulton County Schools’ northern redistricting plan used Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting as another opportunity to voice their opinions on the issue. The ...
December 19, 2014 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area’s schools CCRPI scores mixed
The Georgia Department of Education Tuesday released the College and Career Ready Performance Index, based on data from the 2013-14 academic year. Local schools had mixed results. In February 2012,...
December 17, 2014 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves townhome rezoning, nonprofit grants
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 10:20 A.M. WITH THE CORRECT NUMBER OF TOWNHOUSES IN THE SOUTHTECH HOMES DEVELOPMENT) In its final meeting of 2014, the Sandy Springs City Council Tuesday night covered a myriad...
December 17, 2014 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Uber trouble
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Nov. 30  through Dec. 6, and the Sandy Springs Police Department Dec. 5  through 11. Provided by Atlanta...
December 17, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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House: Gingrey broke Ethics Code
The U.S. House Ethics Committee Thursday gave outgoing District 11 U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, a public rebuke because he arranged meetings for representatives of a bank he had invested in....
December 17, 2014 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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All north Fulton middle schools impacted by redistricting plan
Under Fulton Schools’ draft redistricting plan, all 10 local middle schools will be affected. The proposed rezonings were sparked by classroom additions at Autrey Mill, Hopewell and Taylor Road mid...
December 17, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta opens new city hall
Located on the newly named street Park Plaza, Alpharetta’s new city hall building is complete. City staff members are spending the week moving their operations into the 50,000-square-foot facility,...
December 17, 2014 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transportation funding to dominate 2015 Ga. legislative session
Georgia’s transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol. The search fo...
December 17, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Redistricting plan impacts 11 north Fulton elementary schools
At Centennial High School last Wednesday, Fulton County Schools debuted a redistricting draft plan that will affect students attending 11 north Fulton elementary schools. The catalyst for redistric...
December 17, 2014 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell to change how businesses are taxed
There could be some big changes to how Roswell collects occupational taxes heading into the 2016 fiscal year. At a committee meeting last week, officials met to discuss possible revisions to the ci...
December 17, 2014 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell super collector claims largest Batman collection
There are man caves, and then there is Brad Ladner’s backyard sanctuary. The 36-year-old Roswellian’s refuge is filled with Batman mementos, tchotchkes and memorabilia of all varieties. He owns vir...
December 17, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hanukkah celebrations light up north Fulton
Several events are planned in Alpharetta and Roswell throughout the week to mark the Festival of Lights. Today, Chabad of North Fulton hosts its annual public menorah lighting at North Point Mall. ...
December 17, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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BREAKING NEWS: Dallas attorney Bucci appointed to vacant Paulding Superior Court judgeship
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced his appointment of Dallas attorney Dean C. Bucci to the vacant Superior Court judgeship within the Paulding Judicial Circuit. Bucci will fill the vacancy created by...
December 16, 2014 09:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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INTO HISTORY: State-of-the-art structure replaces Paulding’s last wooden bridge
Paulding County’s last wooden bridge has been taken out of service but will remain in place as a reminder of the area’s historic past. A new, state-of-the-art bridge officially replaced the Willow ...
December 16, 2014 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board hires temporary director to lead Paulding water system
A temporary director will lead Paulding’s water and sewer system as officials begin a search for a permanent manager within coming months. The Paulding County Commission last week approved a contra...
December 16, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public auction to feature surplus county items
A large-scale public auction featuring surplus items and items seized by the sheriff's department is set for Friday, Paulding County Finance Director Tabitha Pollard told county commissioners last ...
December 16, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding board approves trail connecting Silver Comet, newest county park
Silver Comet Trail users can look forward to a new, traffic-free path to Paulding County’s newest park by mid-2015 after Paulding County commissioners approved its construction last week. Commissio...
December 16, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former U.S. attorney named to controversial Paulding board
A county commissioner last week was unable to delay the appointment of a new member to two high-profile boards. The Paulding Board of Commissioners voted to appoint businessman Matt Buzzelli to fil...
December 16, 2014 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding PE teacher named regional winner in national competition
P.B. Ritch Middle School’s physical education teacher Dave Senecal recently was named the Society of Health and Physical Education’s middle school physical education teacher of the year for the Sou...
December 16, 2014 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding alternative high school among winners of state Innovation Fund award
Paulding County’s alternative high school was named one of 18 award winners in a state government program designed to advance student achievement in Georgia, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday. The ...
December 16, 2014 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners approve $2 million park in McDonough
McDonough will be the home of a new, $2.1 million park located on a 125-acre piece of land at 1605 Kelleytown Road. The approval to use special purpose local option sales tax funds to build the par...
December 16, 2014 01:24 PM | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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