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Variety show combines comedy, country music at Dallas Theater
The Outpost Opry Variety Show, which will take over the Dallas Theater stage Friday, has been described by its founder as a unique blend of entertainment from the nation’s most famous country music...
March 24, 2015 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops for Kids benefit honors late deputy
A Cops for Kids Day block party, in honor of Paulding Sheriff’s Cpl. Sam Driskell who died in January, is set for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rodney’s BBQ and Catering at 4724 Dallas-Acworth ...
March 24, 2015 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Country music festival could bring 120,000 to Douglas County
The lineup of acts and dates for ticket sales will be announced soon for the inaugural Chattahoochee River Country Music Festival in July in south Douglas County, its promoters said last week. Fest...
March 18, 2015 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student art competition set for Saturday
Any skepticism about county residents’ level of interest in the arts can be brushed away by seeing the exponential growth the Paulding Fine Arts Association and its annual student art competition h...
March 17, 2015 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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County celebrates Paulding Boys & Girls Club’s contributions
The Paulding County Boys & Girls Club is “where great futures start” and youngsters are given the opportunity “to reach their full potential,” said a recent county government recognition of the org...
March 17, 2015 01:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding festival attendees to get environmental knowledge
Most spring festivals are held as community events or fundraisers with the emphasis placed specifically on family fun. However, the fourth annual Paulding County Spring Forward Festival has added a...
March 11, 2015 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Service to memorialize fatal 1977 plane crash in Paulding
An architectural rendering of a planned monument to the worst aircraft disaster in Georgia history is set to be unveiled as New Hope Memorial Flight 242 Inc. hosts the annual memorial service and s...
March 11, 2015 09:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram hosts 'Who Hair Day' during Read Across America Week
Students at Hiram Elementary School participated in Who Hair Day, a reference to characters in children’s author Dr. Seuss’ books, as part of Read Across America Week last week .
March 11, 2015 08:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding middle-schoolers eye U.S. air pistol championship
Paulding County’s 4-H Club has stepped to the forefront in a junior Olympic sport and may well grab the national spotlight as early as next month. The county’s hopes for a National Junior Olympic t...
March 04, 2015 09:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding church hopes annual Wild Game Dinner creates new followers
Officials with Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Hiram said they believe if a man can have a closer relationship with Jesus Christ, he can persuade his family to do likewise. This is the underlying ...
February 24, 2015 01:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Cheaper by the Dozen' set for six performances beginning Feb. 27
The classic play “Cheaper by The Dozen” will be in performance beginning Feb. 27 and run Feb. 28, March 1, 6, 7 and 8 at Dallas Theater. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m., and Sunday p...
February 19, 2015 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding sheriff thanks GreyStone Power Foundation for contributions
Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge recently presented the GreyStone Power Foundation Inc. board with a plaque to thank them for supporting the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Cops for Kids Chri...
February 17, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding songwriter nominated for two Grammy awards
    by Mary Cosgrove
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    12.16.14 - 03:25 pm
  • Paulding libraries roll out holiday activities
    by Mary Cosgrove
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    12.09.14 - 03:16 pm
  • Dallas dog park organizers offering photos with Santa
    by Tom Spigolon
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    12.09.14 - 02:53 pm
  • Elvis tribute artist leading annual Dallas Christmas parade
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.21.14 - 02:19 pm
  • Dallas church providing holiday meal to hundreds
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.18.14 - 03:46 pm
  • Paulding Chamber luncheon hosts AT&T Georgia president
    by Samantha M. Shal
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    11.18.14 - 02:44 pm
  • Paulding mother of food allergy sufferer promotes awareness
    When Mary Kirkman’s daughter Olivia was just a year old, she was diagnosed with a dozen food allergies. Ingredients that can be found in nearly every box you pull off the shelf at the grocery store...
    February 03, 2015 03:04 PM | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Turner brings mystifying show back to Dallas Theater
    When it comes to magic, Paulding County’s favorite son is coming home. Magician Joe M. Turner will bring his sleight-of-hand, illusions and mentalist feats to the Dallas Theater Friday at 7:30 p.m....
    February 03, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Reception set Sunday for opening of Douglas exhibit at old courthouse gallery
    A reception is set for Sunday, Feb. 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. to open the Paulding Fine Arts Association's exhibit of work by Debbie Douglas in its Courtroom Gallery Exhibit for the month of February. Th...
    January 28, 2015 02:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New cafe builds on downtown Dallas’ unique charms
    For more than five years, Charlie’s Corner Café on the Courthouse Square in downtown Dallas was a gathering place in the community. According to owner Charlie Stevens, it was the city’s “in place” ...
    January 28, 2015 09:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local group helping to protect honeybees
    The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle knew the importance of honeybees to human existence by including a reference to them in a book on animals, said the founder and president of the West Georgia...
    January 27, 2015 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Fine Arts Association hosting artist, student exhibits
    Upcoming events by the Paulding Fine Arts Association and The Historic Courthouse Art Gallery and Studios include: - Paulding Enterprises Art Exhibit this month at the Historic Dallas Courthouse Ga...
    January 20, 2015 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Chamber's 54th annual Celebration set for Thursday
    Motivational speaker and comedian Kenn Kington will be the keynote speaker as the Paulding Chamber of Commerce hosts its 54th annual celebration Thursday at the Douglasville Conference Center. The ...
    January 20, 2015 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kickoff event for 2015 Paulding Relay for Life set for Saturday
    The kickoff event for the 2015 Relay for Life of Paulding County is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Paulding County Senior Center at 54 Industrial Way North in Dallas. The kickoff open house is ...
    January 20, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area performance troupe starts year with ‘Eclipsed’
    Those attending the upcoming performances of Community Alliance for Stage and Theatre’s “Eclipsed” may want to be prepared to bring magnifying glasses and look for clues. In this production, those ...
    January 20, 2015 01:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding mom competes in TV's 'Broken Skull Challenge'
    It wasn’t the money that motivated Paulding resident Brittney Franklin to enter the Steve Austin Broken Skull Challenge television competition. It was simply the challenge itself. The 33-year-old m...
    January 13, 2015 04:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Wills’ donation to Paulding hospital continues 60-year tradition
    Loren and Peggy Wills are continuing their now 60-year mission to support health care efforts in Paulding County with a Christmas gift benefitting the new WellStar Paulding Hospital. The lifelong D...
    January 13, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Santa visits children at Hiram library
    The Maude Ragsdale Library in Hiram hosted a visit by Santa Claus for photos and storytime last week.
    December 23, 2014 08:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding Education Foundation hosts race, obstacle course
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.04.14 - 02:46 pm
  • Paulding color guard member named to Army All-American Marching Band
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.22.14 - 10:45 am
  • Family Alliance to host annual 'Masquerade Ball' fund-raiser
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.14.14 - 03:33 pm