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Olde Town Hiram Memorial Day Summer Kickoff to feature bands, fireworks
The Olde Town Hiram Business Association’s Memorial Day Summer Kickoff event is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., in downtown Hiram. It is set to include bounce houses for the childre...
May 19, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding celebrates National Day of Prayer
Last week's Paulding Day of Prayer celebration at Veterans Park in Dallas was among numerous such events nationwide to celebrate the National Day of Prayer.
May 13, 2015 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Patsy Cline’ at Dallas Theater this weekend
The musical play “Always, Patsy Cline” is set for two performances Friday and Saturday nights at the Dallas Theater in downtown Dallas. As one of the first country stars to cross over into mainstre...
May 12, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Relay for Life raises $73,000 for Friday night event
A total of 68 teams and 716 participants had raised almost $73,000 early this week in anticipation of the annual Paulding County Relay for Life event this weekend. The benefit for the American Canc...
May 12, 2015 03:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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CHILDHOOD WISH: Paulding resident views motherhood as dream fulfilled
Since childhood, Marion Jackson had wanted two things — to be a wife and mother. Although her first wish was cut short when her husband was killed in an automobile accident soon after they were mar...
May 05, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Day of Prayer set for May 7
Organizers are encouraging Paulding residents and county workers to drop by the Veterans Park amphitheater adjacent to the county’s Watson Government Building and Courthouse to participate in the P...
April 28, 2015 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Classic Rides to host 28th annual classic car show in Dallas Saturday
More than 200 restored classic cars, some dating to the early 1900s, will be on display Saturday as part of the 28th annual Georgia Classic Rides Car Show in Paulding County. The event, which will ...
April 21, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Special Olympics hosts track and field meet
Paulding County Special Olympics hosted its annual track and field competition at Paulding County High School last week. A total of 272 athletes from throughout the county competed.
April 07, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gransden brings music from ‘Sinatra and Friends’ to Dallas Theater
Joe Gransden is putting a new spin on some old favorites by some of the masters of the Big Band sound. That music genre, which produced top radio hits in the middle of the last century, included so...
April 07, 2015 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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5K in Paulding to benefit cancer victim, 3, and family
For the Hart family, it was a leap of faith moving to Paulding County. The family of five would be leaving friends and family in Olympia, Wash., to set out on an adventure that seemed almost too ri...
March 31, 2015 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area motorcycle group enjoys freedom of open air, open road
It is the same feeling of freedom and being surrounded by nature that one gets when riding a horse, except without the need to board and care for the animal. This is how Paulding resident Dean Watt...
March 31, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 52 52 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 | 51 51 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 | 60 60 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 | 1 1 comments | 62 62 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 | 62 62 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 | 61 61 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 | 61 61 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 | 66 66 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 | 69 69 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 | 73 73 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 | 77 77 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 | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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