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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 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice bucket, elections popular on Facebook in 2014
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death o...
December 17, 2014 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding songwriter nominated for two Grammy awards
Solomon Olds is a humble guy, not one to toot his own horn. The Hiram musician and songwriter earned a platinum album during his career but it is not even hanging in his own home, but at his brothe...
December 16, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding libraries roll out holiday activities
Christmas has arrived at the Paulding County libraries, with a flurry of activities to celebrate Santa, reading and the Christmas spirit. Children, teens and adults alike can participate in the eve...
December 09, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU president addresses SPSU merger, football for Paulding Chamber
Kennesaw State University President Dan Papp was the keynote speaker during the Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Georgia Power Luncheon last week at the Paulding Senior Center in Dallas. Papp...
December 09, 2014 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas dog park organizers offering photos with Santa
The organizers of a Dallas dog park are offering pet photos with Santa for $6 apiece Saturday to help raise funds for the effort. The photos are planned from 9 a.m. to noon at Sara Babb Park’s indo...
December 09, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ninth annual Hiram Christmas tree lighting to feature music, Santa
Hiram's ninth annual Christmas Tree Lighting is set for Friday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 10 p.m. in downtown Hiram, located off Ga. Hwy. 92 (Hiram-Douglasville Highway). Activities will include Christmas ...
December 03, 2014 03:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area churches reach out to give holiday support
Two of the largest church congregations in Douglas and Paulding counties are prepared to assist more than 2,500 needy area families in hopes of giving them a happier Christmas this year. Frank Smit...
December 02, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elvis tribute artist leading annual Dallas Christmas parade
Move over, Santa. Christmas has a new star this year. The 22nd Invitational Christmas Parade Dec. 6 in Dallas will be featuring Elvis as its main attraction this year -- well, an Elvis tribute arti...
November 21, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas church providing holiday meal to hundreds
Thanksgiving is a time to eat a little too much and be thankful for the things in your life. Dallas First United Methodist Church wants to help fill bellies and give thanks as it dishes up hundreds...
November 18, 2014 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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1,500 attend inaugural Extreme Family Field Day
More than 1,500 people traveled to Taylor Farm Park in Powder Springs recently as Paulding Education Foundation hosted its inaugural Extreme Family Field Day, presented by Children’s Healthcare of ...
November 18, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber luncheon hosts AT&T Georgia president
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly Georgia Power Luncheon and business expo at the Paulding Senior Center in Dallas recently. The guest speaker was Beth Shiroishi, president of AT&...
November 18, 2014 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding students ramp up for annual fall football festivities
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.30.14 - 02:57 pm
  • Paulding school celebrates Patriot Day on 13th anniversary of attacks
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.18.14 - 08:31 am
  • Paulding high schools showcase musical talent on field
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.16.14 - 02:15 pm
  • Paulding nonprofit, sheriff’s department, DFACS provide holiday joy for needy
    Santa’s elves who concentrate on providing holiday gifts and food for Paulding County residents are again organizing to make sure Christmas is enjoyable for all needy families. Again this year, the...
    November 11, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Education Foundation hosts race, obstacle course
    Local children and adults are invited to run, climb and play this weekend, all while giving back to schools and students. The Paulding Education Foundation is hosting its third annual benefit 5K ra...
    November 04, 2014 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Registration begins Monday for Paulding's Hope for Christmas
    Paulding Christmas Inc. and Hope for Christmas will be partnering again this holiday season to provide toys and food to local families in need. Registration for families to receive toys and food fo...
    November 04, 2014 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Festival of Trees ushers in Christmas season
    Although many retailers are already displaying Christmas items in their stores, for a growing number of Paulding residents the official start of the holiday season is the annual Paulding Festival o...
    November 04, 2014 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    First Baptist Church celebrates 160th year; made mark in Civil War, modern times
    Sitting on the edge of downtown, First Baptist Church of Dallas is just as much a part of the city’s history as its geography. The church recently celebrated its 160th anniversary, providing its me...
    October 28, 2014 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    A HAUNTING QUESTION: Locals wonder if old courthouse has ghosts
    Dale Willbanks had had enough of the sounds coming from upstairs at the old Paulding County Courthouse. Willbanks, president of the Paulding County Genealogy and History Research Library, said ther...
    October 28, 2014 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Author to visit after Paulding school wins Scholastic contest for fifth time
    Sammy McClure Middle School students are set to meet Maggie Stiefvater, author of the best-selling “Shiver” trilogy and “The Raven Cycle” series, Wednesday during a special schoolwide event after M...
    October 28, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    OUT AND ABOUT: Trick or Treat Village, 'Murder in 3-D'
    Trick or Treat Village Saturday The 18th annual Trick or Treat Village is set for Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows, 724 Paulding Meadows Drive in Dallas, It will fe...
    October 22, 2014 12:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding color guard member named to Army All-American Marching Band
    Kevin Tran said he did not mean to break the mold; he was just trying something new. The 17-year-old East Paulding High School senior decided to try out for the color guard for the Raider Brigade B...
    October 22, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Family Alliance to host annual 'Masquerade Ball' fund-raiser
    Halloween is tremendous fun for children, but sometimes, adults want to have a little revelry of their own. That was the genesis of Family Alliance of Paulding creating its annual Masquerade Ball —...
    October 14, 2014 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Public Safety Appreciation Day focuses on first-responders
    The annual Paulding Public Safety Appreciation Day last weekend at Veterans Park in Dallas featured games, food, vendors and demonstrations by county and state public safety agencies.
    October 14, 2014 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding middle-schooler collects thousands of pop tabs to help Ronald McDonald House
    Erick Fortner is well on his way to becoming a major donor for the Ronald McDonald House Foundation — and he’s only in the sixth grade The 12-year-old East Paulding Middle School student has jumped...
    October 14, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • St. Vincent de Paul society meets needs of families
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.26.14 - 03:16 pm
  • St. Vincent de Paul thrives on donations, volunteers
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.26.14 - 02:24 pm