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Attorney says Paulding commission ‘required’ to approve airport commercial service
The Paulding Board of Commissioners never voted in 2013 to apply for commercial passenger service at the county airport despite being the facility’s sole sponsor at the time, an attorney told a fed...
July 28, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Fire and Rescue promotes six
The Paulding County Fire and Rescue Department recently announced promotions of some longtime employees. Kevin Hart and John Parker were promoted from battalion chief to division chief. Hart and Pa...
July 28, 2015 03:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding unemployment up to 5.6 percent, still below metro, statewide rates
Paulding County’s unemployment rate increased to 5.6 percent in June as 176 more county residents found themselves without work during the month, the Georgia Department of Labor reported. The count...
July 28, 2015 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding commission to consider new location for E-911 center
The Paulding County Board of Commissioners will consider ending a contract with one company for construction of a new county E-911 Department headquarters and approving a contract with another to d...
July 23, 2015 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding fire department promotes longtime employees
The Paulding County Fire and Rescue Department recently announced promotions of some longtime employees. Kevin Hart and John Parker were promoted from battalion chief to division chief. Hart and Pa...
July 22, 2015 05:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than 1,200 to receive school supplies at annual Paulding event
Although the Paulding County School District officially begins the 2015-16 school year in 12 days, many underprivileged children in the county will get a fast jump on gathering school supplies Satu...
July 21, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Videos designed to show Paulding parents how students learn math
Four years have passed since Common Core introduced a new method of teaching math and teachers are starting to see the results. The new method focuses more on the concepts of math rather than just ...
July 21, 2015 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding commissioner says extortion claim ‘ludicrous’
A county commissioner said Monday it was “ludicrous” he may have been linked to an extortion attempt against the former county administrator, but did not disclose if he plans any response to the cl...
July 21, 2015 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Director says Paulding studio forced to use reserves to make bond payment, but also doubled 2013 revenue
Paulding’s film studio saw heavy usage until April when it suffered a three-month business drought and the county’s Industrial Building Authority was forced to use reserves to make a bond payment i...
July 21, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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FAA official says agreement apparently makes pro-commercial group only applicant for passenger flights
Supporters are heralding a June 30 letter to county Chairman David Austin stating an application for commercial airline service at Paulding’s airport remains “active and pending” despite the county...
July 14, 2015 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding rec director wants more areas fireworks-free
Paulding’s recreation director said he is worried about possible injuries from fireworks being set off in a crowd gathered for an event in a county park. Michael Justus said he felt the areas off-l...
July 14, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding lawmaker on panel studying tax on gambling to fund HOPE scholarship
A Paulding state lawmaker will serve on a study committee considering how to create additional funding sources for the HOPE Scholarship, including taxing casinos and horse racing if legalized in Ge...
July 14, 2015 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hiram High principal moving to same job at East Paulding High
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.16.15 - 02:41 pm
  • New scanner gives more precise diagnoses at WellStar Paulding Hospital
    WellStar Health System is bringing world-class healthcare close to home with new, cutting-edge technology in Paulding County, a company news release stated. WellStar Paulding Hospital’s new compute...
    July 14, 2015 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Body found in Ridge Road area identified as Dallas man
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation found no obvious signs of trauma on a body found on Ridge Road in Paulding County July 3 and it is not considered a suspicious death, a Paulding sheriff's spokes...
    July 10, 2015 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    FAA says Paulding commission withdrawal does not affect commercial airline service application
    The Paulding County Commission apparently gave up its role as an applicant for commercial airline service at Silver Comet Field airport after it agreed to make the county airport authority the faci...
    July 09, 2015 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Airport authority sole entity in charge of Paulding airport, federal agency says
    The Federal Aviation Administration denied the Paulding County Commission's request to withdraw its application for commercial airline service and said the county airport authority has the sole res...
    July 08, 2015 10:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding's Highway 61, Nebo Road intersection to get signals, turn lanes
    Construction could begin soon on a $2.7 million intersection improvement project at a major south Paulding intersection, a Georgia Department of Transportation news release stated. GDOT recently aw...
    July 08, 2015 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding commission appoints Democrat Scott to elections board
    The county commission recently appointed former Paulding Democratic chairman Mike Scott to fill a seat reserved for his party on the county elections board. Paulding’s board of elections organizes ...
    July 08, 2015 10:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding’s first Fourth of July under new state law a safe one
    County and city law enforcement officials said no fireworks-related injuries were reported to their agencies over the weekend in Paulding as residents celebrated the first Fourth of July holiday wi...
    July 07, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding schools summer construction includes turf, renovations
    With less than a month remaining before the Aug. 3 start of Paulding County’s 2015-16 school year, the school district’s seven construction and renovation projects are moving along well, a system o...
    July 07, 2015 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cedarcrest project among $5 million in Paulding roadwork
    The county will pave and improve a heavily traveled northeast Paulding road beginning in August as part of more than $5 million commissioners approved for roads recently. The county commission appr...
    July 07, 2015 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding was ready before first same-sex marriage application made
    Paulding County Probate Court was prepared for last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that removed the ban on same-sex marriages in all 50 states and is “going to follow the law” on issuing licenses...
    June 30, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding sees rise in unemployment rate, drop in jobless benefits seekers
    Paulding County mirrored a regional trend in May with an increase in its unemployment rate and a decrease in first-time claims for jobless benefits. The county’s May unemployment rate was 5.3 perce...
    June 30, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hiram man charged with murder of brother
    Hiram police arrested a man today for the murder of his brother who was found shot to death Monday night, the police chief said. The Hiram Police Department charged Ronald Duguay Jr. of Hiram with ...
    June 30, 2015 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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