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Paulding saw more wrecks, no more injuries than normal during snowfall
Though many more wrecks than normal were reported Wednesday and today in Paulding, the number with injuries were about normal, a sheriff's department spokesman said today. Cpl. Ashley Henson said E...
February 26, 2015 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Georgia House passes bill to decriminalize medical cannabis oil possession
The state House of Representatives today approved legislation to decriminalize the possession of medical cannabis oil in Georgia. House Bill 1, or the Haleigh’s Hope Act, was approved by a vote of ...
February 25, 2015 01:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isolated road problems seen; county schools, CTC closed Thursday in Paulding
The county government's transportation department director said his department is seeing isolated problems with icing. The county saw only a few, non-injury crashes today, said Scott Greene. "Unfor...
February 25, 2015 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT treating north Georgia roads in anticipation of expected heavy snowfall
Georgia DOT began pre-treating Interstates and major state routes in north Georgia and metro Atlanta around midnight in preparation for a hazardous winter storm warning expected to move into those ...
February 25, 2015 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ag commissioner to speak to Paulding Chamber March 5
Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black is set to be the keynote speaker during the Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Georgia Power Luncheon March 5. Georgia Farm Bureau is the sponsor ...
February 24, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas driver services center can be up, running in early 2016
Paulding motorists can have a shorter trek to obtain or renew driver’s licenses by this time next year. The Georgia Department of Driver Services is planning a 10,000-square-foot “super center” adj...
February 24, 2015 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenant made required payment, paid fees for Paulding airport despite no escrow
Paulding airport’s main tenant never created a required escrow account before paying the first installment on a $3.6 million bond for upgrades for planned passenger flight service at Silver Comet F...
February 24, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia House honors late Paulding deputy
On Feb. 19, the Georgia House of Representatives paused from its regular legislative duties and took a moment to honor Paulding County Sheriff’s Cpl. Sam Driskell, who died Jan. 6. Members of the D...
February 24, 2015 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition leader to speak to Paulding Republican Women's Club
Robert Potts, executive director of the Georgia Faith and Freedom Coalition, is set to speak to the Paulding County Republican Women’s Club Saturday at 10 a.m. at Audry’s Neighborhood Cafe and Gril...
February 24, 2015 01:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four Paulding schools named AP Honor Schools
Four Paulding high schools were among the 609 Advanced Placement Honor Schools announced by State School Superintendent Richard Woods recently. The College Board administers AP courses and exams, w...
February 24, 2015 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delayed opening for county offices, courthouse; Paulding commission meetings postponed to March 3
Paulding County government offices and the courthouse will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. today, according to the county web site. In addition, Paulding County Commission Chairman David Austin h...
February 24, 2015 07:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • TOP CITIZEN: Family Alliance leader saw needs, helped fill them
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.03.15 - 02:57 pm
  • Hiram city clerk given statewide certification
    Hiram City Clerk Cynthia Geyer Tressel recently attained certification under the Georgia Certificate Program for City Clerks. Under state law, “Any person hired or appointed to serve as the clerk o...
    February 20, 2015 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    County's STAR student leads busy life as East Paulding student, athlete
    Caroline Basch leads a busy life as a high school senior. She is on the track team and is the captain of the cross country and swim teams at East Paulding High School. She also is the vice presiden...
    February 17, 2015 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: Paulding government administrator Mike Jones resigns
    Paulding County’s government will soon need a new leader. Mike Jones, who oversaw the day-to-day operations of the county government since early 2009, told county commissioners last week he was res...
    February 17, 2015 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Commissioners keep Paulding airport board members in seats
    Residents’ pleas failed to convince county commissioners to remove five Paulding County Airport Authority members from office last week. Commissioners voted unanimously for Commissioner Todd Pownal...
    February 17, 2015 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    East Paulding's Basch named county's STAR student
    The Paulding Chamber of Commerce honored the county's STAR students with a reception Tuesday night. The STAR student program recognizes the high school students who score the highest on the SAT col...
    February 11, 2015 05:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Harlem Wizards to play benefit game for Northside PTA
    Hiram High School will host an exhibition game featuring the Harlem Wizards touring basketball team Friday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. The game, which will benefit Northside PTA, will feature the Wizards a...
    February 11, 2015 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hiram council delays downtown sewer decision
    Hiram City Council on Tuesday voted to delay a decision until March 3 on long-anticipated work to install sewer lines in the city’s historic downtown as part of its effort to encourage the area’s r...
    February 10, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding high school science students conduct ‘groundbreaking’ research
    Gone are the science fair days of baking-soda volcanoes and potato-powered batteries. The Paulding County High School team that just won first place at the Cobb-Paulding Regional Science Fair is co...
    February 10, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding building authority selling film studio
    Paulding County is getting out of the film business. The Paulding County Industrial Building Authority on Monday voted to hire Dallas resident Andy Turner to manage day-to-day operations and find p...
    February 10, 2015 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding ‘great area’ for movie productions, state film official says
    Paulding County has been a “great area” for the Georgia Film Office with such movies as the Hiram-filmed “National Lampoon’s Vacation” among 158 major productions shot in the state in 2014, a movie...
    February 10, 2015 03:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    WellStar, Emory health systems talk potential merger
    WellStar Health Systems and Emory Healthcare announced plans to discuss a merger Monday and WellStar’s CEO said the proposed new corporation will be the largest of its kind in the southeast. After ...
    February 10, 2015 02:43 PM | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding jobless rate, workforce decrease
    Both Paulding County’s unemployment rate and its workforce decreased in December, the state labor department reported. The December jobless rate was 5.9 percent, one-tenth of a percent below the No...
    February 10, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Memorial service set for former Paulding school superintendent Ragsdale
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.22.15 - 09:14 am