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Paulding graduation rate drops slightly
Paulding County's high school graduation rate dipped to 77.6 percent in 2014. The rate was a decrease from 78.3 percent in 2013, but higher than 75.5 percent in 2012. Paulding's 2014 rate still was...
October 30, 2014 04:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sheriff's Office seeking public's help in armed robberies at Paulding pharmacy, Wal-Mart
The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects in the recent armed robberies of two Paulding businesses, according to a news release....
October 30, 2014 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding political parties working to spur voter turnout
Both major political parties are working to get Paulding voters to the polls and early voters are on pace to exceed the totals from the last mid-term election in 2010. The Paulding election office ...
October 28, 2014 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advisory panel recommends Paulding airport governing board changes
An advisory committee has recommended a series of changes to the Paulding County Airport Authority but county commissioners and the Georgia General Assembly must approve them before they are enacte...
October 28, 2014 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chairman says steering committee was ‘good idea’ to get fresh perspective on Paulding airport
Paulding County Airport Authority Citizens Steering Committee chairman Mike Mason said the five-month period the committee met gave its members a “fresh perspective” on the county airport’s operati...
October 28, 2014 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barge endorses democrat for superintendent
Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official. Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will contin...
October 23, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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State physical education group names Paulding's Senecal top middle school teacher
P.B. Ritch Middle School teacher Dave Senecal recently received the middle school physical education teacher of the year award from the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreatio...
October 22, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas representatives to lead electric co-op’s board
Two people representing Douglas County were elected to lead the GreyStone Power board of directors as more than 2,800 members and their families attended the cooperative’s 77th annual meeting earli...
October 22, 2014 10:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snelling outraises, outspends Alexander in third quarter in state House race
Republican challenger Bob Snelling outraised District 66 State Rep. Kim Alexander, D-Hiram, more than four-to-one and more than doubled her campaign spending in the third quarter of 2014 as they ne...
October 22, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding board gives go-ahead to finish design of county reservoir
Paulding commissioners last week approved $5.2 million for a company to complete designs of the planned Richland Creek Reservoir. Commissioners voted unanimously for its reservoir engineer, Atlanta...
October 22, 2014 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anonymous gun threat reported on wall at East Paulding High
The Paulding County School District and East Paulding High School administrators are working with the county sheriff’s office on an anonymous threat written on a school restroom wall that indicated...
October 17, 2014 07:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman says president should consider ban on West Africa travel
Paulding County's congressman said today President Barack Obama should consider a ban on travel to West African nations affected by the Ebola epidemic. District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Calhoun, ...
October 16, 2014 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Job creation, development top issues for District 66 voters, candidates say
Freshman District 66 State Rep. Kim Alexander, D-Hiram, is facing a familiar opponent in the Nov. 4 general election. Republican Bob Snelling of Douglasville is challenging Alexander for the Georgi...
October 14, 2014 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding students increase SAT scores
Paulding County School District officials credit teacher training and more rigorous coursework for higher SAT scores in 2014 compared to 2013 systemwide, a spokeswoman said. District spokeswoman Su...
October 14, 2014 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding sees fewer layoffs, lower jobless rate in August
Paulding residents experienced fewer layoffs in August which led to a drop in the county’s unemployment rate, a Georgia Department of Labor spokesman said. The August rate was 7.2 percent, down one...
October 14, 2014 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools focusing on all subject areas to prepare for tests
Scores for the math and writing parts of the SAT did not rise as dramatically as reading scores for seniors in Paulding County’s five high schools in 2014, according to results released last week. ...
October 14, 2014 02:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayors discuss public safety efforts, cities' futures
Hiram and Dallas are looking to the future while making sure residents are safe from crime, their mayors said last week. Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin and Hiram Mayor Doris Devey spoke of their cities’ ...
October 07, 2014 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding removes security screening for voters
Paulding’s election supervisor is expecting a heavier than normal turnout for this year’s election after the three-week early voting period begins Monday at the county administration building in Da...
October 07, 2014 03:23 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local offices Paulding voters see on ballot based on address
The 2014 Paulding County general election ballot will include local offices not all voters will see because they are based on the voter’s place of residence. Local offices and qualified candidates ...
October 07, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman to speak to Paulding business group Thursday
District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Calhoun, is scheduled to speak to the Paulding Business Association Thursday, Oct. 9, at noon at the Events Place in Hiram. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., foll...
October 07, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New trucking firm to be based in Dallas Industrial Park
Turn4 Logistics LLC, a new flatbed trucking company, has selected Paulding County for its base of operations, Paulding County Economic Development announced last week. The company will be located a...
October 07, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medicinal cannabis documentary ‘Growing Hope’ to premier in Dallas Nov. 6
The premier of the documentary film “Growing Hope: Georgia’s Fight for Cannabis Oil,” is set for Nov. 6 at Dallas Theater and Civic Center. The documentary film follows Georgia's fight to provide m...
October 02, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding shopping center to add Planet Fitness as part of $2 million renovation
The Shopping Center Group, the largest retail-only real estate advisory firm along the eastern seaboard, recently announced Planet Fitness as the latest tenant to join the growing retail lineup at ...
October 01, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport board ignores plea, OKs agreement
Paulding’s Airport Authority ignored a request from city of Atlanta officials and unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement last week to convert Silver Comet Field to a self-sustaining fa...
September 30, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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