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Dallas, Hiram events postponed due to weather
Two Saturday events in Paulding have been postponed because of the weather. The Citywide Yard Sale in Dallas and the Contagious in the Park concert and festival in Hiram have been canceled because ...
April 16, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor signs bill legalizing medical cannabis oil
Gov. Nathan Deal today signed legislation that permits the use of medical cannabis oil to treat eight conditions in Georgia. The law took effect immediately upon Deal’s signature. The governor sign...
April 16, 2015 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Open house at new Paulding firehouse set for April 28, outdoor burn ban begins May 1
An open house and presentation event for the new county fire station No. 14 in the New Georgia community is set for April 28 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a presentation at 4 p.m., the Paulding...
April 15, 2015 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student wins state poetry contest, to compete for national title
Having gone up against 9,000 students from 74 schools across the state, Paulding high school senior Paris Stroud was named the state winner of the 2015 Poetry Out Loud competition recently and will...
April 14, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winners of Paulding industrial awards focus on aerospace, film
Paulding-based companies serving the state’s thriving aerospace and film industries were in the spotlight last week. Paulding Chamber of Commerce, Paulding Economic Development and Chattahoochee Te...
April 14, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Error may lead to veto of Paulding bill for filling board vacancies
A Paulding state lawmaker said he erred in filing a bill in the recently-completed legislative session which did not match a county school board request for establishing a new method of filling boa...
April 14, 2015 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elsberry promoted to Paulding deputy fire chief, other promotions announced
Greg Elsberry has been promoted to deputy chief of the Paulding County Fire and Rescue Department, the department announced. He becomes only the third deputy chief in the department’s history and w...
April 13, 2015 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Residents ask court to rule for them in Paulding airport lawsuit
Some Paulding residents are asking a law court to rule in their favor immediately in a year-old lawsuit alleging the county airport board violated state open meetings laws when it met to formulate ...
April 10, 2015 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music, food part of Olde Town Hiram business group event April 18
The band Contagious is scheduled to highlight an event sponsored by the Olde Town Hiram Business Association April 18 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Amphitheater at Ben Hill Strickland Sr. Park. It...
April 10, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding commission to consider transportation plan, declare 34 vehicles as surplus
The Paulding County Board of Commissioners is set to consider approval of the 2015 Paulding County Transportation Comprehensive Plan during its Tuesday work session and regular meeting. The board a...
April 09, 2015 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech holds mock disaster drill at Paulding campus
Chattahoochee Technical College public safety officers spent a day concentrating on training and simulated emergencies today. The training, which included information on responding to active shoote...
April 08, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guardrail repair scheduled through Friday on 278 in Paulding
A Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crew is working this week on repairing a guardrail along U.S. Hwy. 278 in Paulding and Polk counties. Weather permitting, work will proceed daily ...
April 08, 2015 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding unemployment down to 5.5 percent
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.15 - 10:36 am
  • New cameras boost security along Silver Comet Trail in Paulding
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.24.15 - 02:04 pm
  • Farmers market move to Paulding school campus aids agriculture education program
    The Paulding County Farm Bureau’s farmers market and Paulding County High School have entered into a unique partnership designed to benefit market growers, patrons and the school’s agriculture stud...
    April 07, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Community effort brings Dallas dog park to reality
    In just a year, and on a tight budget, the city of Dallas created a dog park through what has turned out to be a community-wide effort. Dog Woods at Coleman Camp Park is nearly 3 acres in size and ...
    April 07, 2015 03:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Donors reflect on new Paulding hospital's growth
    One year ago on April 1, the new WellStar Paulding Hospital in Hiram opened. During its first year, WellStar expected to see 47,000 patients through the Emergency Department. The medical staff saw ...
    April 07, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Economist urges Paulding to recruit, retain manufacturers
    Paulding needs to recruit manufacturers who export goods outside the region because it creates new wealth and leads to an increased quality of life, a nationally known area economist said last week...
    April 07, 2015 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding family eyes return from Colorado after medical marijuana bill's passage
    Kim Clark said it may be time for her family to come home to Paulding County. The Colorado resident and mother of 11-year-old epilepsy sufferer Caden Clark said the Georgia General Assembly’s actio...
    April 07, 2015 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area post offices to be be open later on April 15
    Twenty-seven metro Atlanta post offices with normal hours past 5 p.m. will accommodate last-minute tax filers April 15, the tax filing deadline, the U.S. Postal Service said in a news release. Amon...
    April 06, 2015 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chattahoochee Tech early childhood care and education program first in state to be accredited
    Chattahoochee Technical College announced recently that the college’s Early Childhood Care and Education Associate of Applied Science Program has been recommended for accreditation by the Early Chi...
    April 03, 2015 05:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding opens newest fire station in county's south end
    Paulding County Fire and Rescue announced its newest station has officially opened and expands emergency service capability to residents in the southern part of the county. Fire Station 14, located...
    April 02, 2015 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding student to represent Georgia in national poetry competition
    A Paulding County student is the state winner of the Poetry Out Loud competition hosted by the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Council for the Arts. Paris Stroud, a senior at P...
    April 01, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding board delays vote on allowing less land for chickens
    County residents seeking to keep chickens in the backyards of Paulding neighborhoods got a one-month reprieve last week. Commissioners voted to delay action until April 28 on Dallas resident Jennif...
    March 31, 2015 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding chairman will back workers doing background checks
    The Paulding County chairman said last week he will support any county employee who was a crime victim just as he backed a former top official who used a county purchasing card to run a background ...
    March 31, 2015 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding commission seeks proposals for operating county’s animal shelter
    Paulding’s animal shelter may soon be operated by a private entity. County commissioners last week voted to request proposals from any organization willing to operate the shelter on Industrial Boul...
    March 31, 2015 12:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding commissioners to consider privatizing animal shelter
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.20.15 - 03:56 pm
  • PHOTOS: Congressman hosts event to help veterans gain benefits
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.17.15 - 02:23 pm