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Local high school students in engine-building competition at speedway
South Paulding High School automotive students will compete Saturday against teams from Georgia and Tennessee at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton to find who can tear down and rebuild an engine th...
April 23, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aerospace firms seek security of commercial airport, recruiter says
Aerospace companies considering sites near Silver Comet Field want an airport approved for passenger flights because of the extra security and safety requirements for such facilities, said an offic...
April 23, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New TV talent show moving into Paulding studio
A new TV talent show began setting up production early this month in Paulding County’s film studio, an official with the studio’s manager said last week. The show is being done by a producer of the...
April 23, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber to host candidate forum Thursday
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee is set to host a candidates forum Thursday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the auditorium at Chattahoochee Technical College’s Paulding Cam...
April 23, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins Monday; state, county candidates, E-SPLOST on ballot
Early voting for the May 20 primary in Paulding County is set to begin Monday in the election office at the Watson Government Center in Dallas. Early voting will be available Monday through Friday ...
April 23, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Democrats to hear from state candidates Saturday
Democratic candidates for state school superintendent and state insurance commissioner have been invited to speak to the Paulding County Democratic Party Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Ryan's restrauran...
April 23, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas family honored by children’s brain tumor foundation
With her son a brain tumor survivor and about to graduate from East Paulding High School, Dallas resident Rhonda Bridges said she felt that having her son to hold and love was the greatest honor sh...
April 22, 2014 05:42 PM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bates helps families cope with their child’s brain cancer
Tammy Bates said she knows all too well what parents of a child suffering from a brain tumor are going through. The Dallas resident has “been there and done that,” as she calls her journey with her...
April 22, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maxwell facing challenge from Bond for Georgia House seat
A veteran lawmaker is facing a determined but underfunded challenger for Paulding’s District 17 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. Six-term incumbent Rep. Howard Maxwell, R-Dallas, will ...
April 17, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber to host forum for state, county candidates
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee is set to host a candidates forum April 24 at 7 p.m. at the auditorium at Chattahoochee Technical College’s Paulding Campus, 400 Na...
April 17, 2014 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political newcomer Nixon a different kind of candidate
James Nixon said he believes there is a need in the Georgia Senate for a lawmaker who is different and, as he termed, does not “run with the herd.” A three-year Douglas County resident and the marr...
April 17, 2014 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding educator in running for state teacher of the year
Paulding County High School science teacher Marc Pedersen is one of 10 finalists for the 2015 Georgia teacher of the year award, the Georgia Department of Education announced last week. Pedersen te...
April 16, 2014 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber to highlight three companies at Industry Appreciation Breakfast
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce will honor three companies during its annual Industry Appreciation Breakfast Tuesday, April 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Silver Comet Field in Dallas. The event, sponso...
April 11, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding residents allege airport authority violated open meetings law
Six opponents of Paulding airport commercialization have filed their fourth legal action against a Paulding governing body, alleging the board that manages Silver Comet Field violated the state’s o...
April 11, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools announce top employees, finalists for May 6 teacher of the year award
The Paulding County School District recently announced its eight employees of the year and 33 finalists for its teacher of the year award. District officials will recognize its top employees and an...
April 10, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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February numbers show employment picture brightening in Paulding
Paulding County got an indication its employment picture was improving in February. First-time claims for jobless benefits dropped from 505 in January to 372 in February, said Georgia Department of...
April 10, 2014 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some Paulding residents take issue with lack of transparency
Jan Louie moved from bustling Decatur to rural Paulding in 2005 for the peace and quiet. So did Anthony Avery after moving from Fayette County in 2007. Both received a shock in October when they he...
April 10, 2014 10:54 AM | 2 2 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palin campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate race
Sarah Palin is riding to the defense of the only Republican woman in the nomination fight for Georgia's open Senate seat, hitting back against GOP rival David Perdue's apparent dismissal of Karen H...
April 03, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue snipes at Handel over college degree
A top Republican candidate in Georgia's U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman. Former Dollar General C...
April 03, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campaign filings detail finances of Gov. Deal, opponents
Gov. Nathan Deal is reporting an improvement in his personal finances as he heads into a competitive re-election bid four years after questions were raised about his sizeable debts. Reports show De...
April 02, 2014 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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GreyStone CEO to chair WellStar board, three new members also named
The president and CEO of Douglasville-based GreyStone Power Corp. will take over as the chairman of the WellStar board of trustees on July 1. Gary Miller, a certified public accountant with a law d...
April 02, 2014 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Commission Post 3 candidates discuss airport plans
Candidates for the Paulding County Commission’s Post 3 seat recently talked about the controversial proposal for adding limited passenger service at Silver Comet Field airport. Vernon Collett said ...
April 01, 2014 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supporters of passenger flights see future for airport
Dallas resident Larry Reinhart sees a bright future for Paulding’s seven-year-old airport. Susan Byrd, a local insurance agent, also sees a bright future. She said most of her friends in her Dallas...
April 01, 2014 03:14 PM | 3 3 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding Democrats meet Saturday
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    03.18.14 - 04:21 pm