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Paulding commission sets sights on SPLOST renewal and airport board
Paulding voters and state legislators could get some special requests from county commissioners after Tuesday's regular meeting. Commissioners will consider approving resolutions to ask county vote...
February 08, 2016 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission candidates see different top issues for Paulding voters
Government transparency, fiscal management, planning for future growth and healing the “bitter division” on the county commission are among voters’ top concerns in an upcoming special election to f...
February 08, 2016 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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National group honors Douglas, Paulding lawmaker for ‘conservative’ 2015 votes
One of the nation’s oldest conservative political groups recently recognized an area lawmaker for “the consistency of his votes and support for conservative principles” on 10 bills the Georgia Gene...
February 08, 2016 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Republicans electing delegates in possible step toward national convention
The Paulding County Republican Party will host a Precinct Mass Meeting at Audry's Restaurant in Dallas in a possible first step toward representing Georgia at this year's national convention. Atten...
February 05, 2016 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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GBI says two alleged Paulding heroin sellers part of larger operation
Two 19-year-olds arrested in October in Paulding County on drug charges were later found to be part of a major regional drug operation based in Cobb County, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation news r...
February 05, 2016 09:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins Monday in Paulding for presidential primary
Paulding voters will have the chance to vote early beginning Monday in the state of Georgia’s Presidential Preference Primary and a special election for Post 1 county commissioner. Early and advanc...
February 03, 2016 06:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding residents explain support for both parties' presidential candidates
As the start of the early voting period approaches for the March 1 statewide presidential primary, some Paulding residents supporting both parties’ candidates appear to strongly believe their choic...
February 02, 2016 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth development efforts recognized among annual Paulding awards
Paulding Chamber of Commerce hosted its 55th annual awards ceremony recently to celebrate service to the county’s business community. Motivational speaker Eddie Williams served as the evening’s key...
February 02, 2016 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chairman considers next move on Paulding airport authority appointment
Chairman David Austin said he is still considering how to respond to Paulding commissioners' recent action to remove his appointee to two high-profile county boards. County commissioners Jan. 26 vo...
February 01, 2016 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding water customers may see higher water rates by 2017
Paulding water customers could see higher bills in 2017 to build the county’s planned new drinking water source. County commissioners also are facing the twin challenges of increasing those rates w...
February 01, 2016 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding congressman elected to powerful House committee
Paulding County's congressman is the newest member of a powerful Congressional panel that determines membership and chairmen of U.S. House of Representatives committees. District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom G...
February 01, 2016 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Paulding airport tenant and commissioner blame each other for ending payments
An intergovernmental agreement and three county commissioners “directly interfering” in a lease between Paulding’s airport operating board and its main tenant prompted the tenant to stop making a b...
January 31, 2016 08:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding schools receiving $561,000 to upgrade high-speed internet access
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.19.16 - 11:30 am
  • Mullinax works her way up to Paulding Chamber chairwoman
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.15.16 - 01:16 pm
  • Paulding schools to host stakeholders meeting Monday
    The Paulding County School District will focus on Georgia’s new dual enrollment program during its quarterly stakeholders' meeting Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Hiram High School. School system officials ...
    January 27, 2016 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hagenow selected as Douglas, Paulding board member for GreyStone Power
    David Hagenow of Powder Springs, a former IBM employee with nearly three decades of financial planning and accounting experience, has been selected by the members of GreyStone’s Nominating Committe...
    January 26, 2016 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State agency approves additional $8 million loan for Paulding reservoir
    A state agency that finances infrastructure for new water supply sources has approved an $8.2 million Georgia Reservoir Fund loan to Paulding County to help build the planned Richland Creek Reservo...
    January 25, 2016 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Two facing meth charges in Paulding already faced drug charges
    Two Paulding residents arrested on methamphetamine-related charges earlier this month were already facing separate drug and gun charges from state drug agents' search of a Dallas residence in Decem...
    January 25, 2016 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding residents sue to dissolve airport passenger service application
    A group of Paulding residents have filed another lawsuit against the county airport authority seeking to end the agency's plan for commercial passenger service at Silver Comet Field in Dallas. The ...
    January 22, 2016 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    GDOT treating pavement this afternoon, urges motorists to stay off roads
    As Georgia DOT begins laying materials and clearing roadways in north Georgia today, Metro Atlanta roadway crews are preparing for the window of opportunity after the rain moves out to begin applyi...
    January 22, 2016 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    County, Dallas, Hiram government offices, courthouse closing at 2
    Paulding County government offices and the courthouse will close today at 2 p.m. because of approaching inclement weather, the sheriff's office announced. In addition, the city of Dallas city hall ...
    January 22, 2016 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Billboards criticize Paulding commissioners for airport stance, alleged meeting violation
    About 98,000 motorists daily are seeing new billboards containing a Paulding group’s call for recalling three county commissioners. The group, Let Paulding Fly, is asking the public to consider rec...
    January 22, 2016 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding judge hoping drug court helps offenders, eases jail overcrowding
    The new year brought a new drug rehabilitation program to Paulding’s justice system to serve as a last chance alternative to incarceration for some drug offenders. The Paulding Judicial Circuit Dru...
    January 22, 2016 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding commissioners question chairman's early payment to airport
    A Paulding commissioner recently criticized Chairman David Austin’s “poor leadership” and lack of transparency in sending a payment to the county airport authority without telling commissioners bef...
    January 22, 2016 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dallas church celebrates ‘dream’ at inaugural King holiday celebration
    Speakers hoped for more minorities joining Paulding’s law enforcement and judicial ranks and volunteering to serve their community during a ceremony honoring Martin Luther King Jr. last week in Dal...
    January 20, 2016 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Four charged with eight auto thefts in Hiram
    Hiram Police Department arrested four suspects for their alleged involvement in at least eight automobile thefts in Hiram since November. DeShawn Martin, Sharod Younkins and two juveniles face char...
    January 20, 2016 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Dallas man sentenced to 20 years in 2014 armed robberies
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.12.16 - 04:25 pm
  • Airline, Paulding residents blast airport commercialization plan
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.11.16 - 10:30 pm
  • Paulding commission considers reappointment of divisive board member
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.11.16 - 02:06 pm
  • Paulding unemployment drops to lowest level since 2007
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.16 - 06:07 pm
  • Hiram mayor, councilman sworn in to office
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.06.16 - 10:55 am