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Paulding and Douglas stores fill up on Black Friday
The day after Thanksgiving, known as “Black Friday” has become known the biggest shopping day in the United States. Local businesses in Paulding and Douglas County are experiencing the same. The JC...
November 28, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Friday not as big as it used to be
Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators. The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season didn't seem as frenzied as in past years after many die-hard shoppers swarmed...
November 28, 2014 07:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many area retailers plan to keep holiday spirit alive, remain closed
While many large, national chains plan to open on Thanksgiving this year, area retailers say they plan to keep the tradition alive and not open on the holiday despite the sales it could bring. Desp...
November 25, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Vacation’ ending, more film projects on horizon at Paulding studio
A high-profile movie is nearing completion of filming at Atlanta Film Studios in Hiram and could be replaced immediately with another production. Executive Director Blake Swafford told the Paulding...
November 21, 2014 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding air show planned for return in May after year hiatus
Paulding air show organizers are planning for a May performance at Silver Comet Field after not organizing one last month for the first time in three years, the airport’s director said Wednesday. B...
November 21, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman says Obama ‘defies voters’ with immigration plan
District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Calhoun, said last week President Barack Obama’s executive orders to halt the deportation of nearly 5 million in the country illegally “defies voters.” The Assoc...
November 21, 2014 01:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two boards' votes clear way for start of Paulding airport environmental assessment
The Paulding County Commission and airport authority last week voted to clear the final legal hurdle before the two boards can begin a required environmental study of Silver Comet Field. Commission...
November 18, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pickett's Mill Battlefield to host re-enactment of Civil War night assault
The usually tranquil setting of the historic Pickett’s Mill Battlefield in Dallas will thunder into action Friday and Saturday as part of the state historic site’s annual Fall Candlelight Tours. Th...
November 18, 2014 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas mayor to lead state water facility financing board
Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin has been elected chairman of the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority board of directors effective Jan. 1. He has served on the GEFA board since 2010, and succeeds Dahlo...
November 18, 2014 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
November 13, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding does its part to elect Perdue, re-elect Deal
Paulding voters did their part to help Republicans David Perdue win a U.S. Senate seat and Nathan Deal retain the governor’s office in Georgia as the county voted overwhelmingly for GOP candidates ...
November 11, 2014 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeNyse elected GreyStone Power's first female board chair
When Jennifer DeNyse first joined the GreyStone Power Corp. board, she thought she would be giving back. She had no idea what she would be getting in return. Accolades, for starters. When she joine...
November 11, 2014 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Almost one-fifth of active Paulding voters went to polls early
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.03.14 - 01:41 pm
  • Three named finalists for Paulding Superior Court judgeship
    The Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission has recommended three finalists with juvenile court judicial experience for the vacant Paulding Superior Court judgeship set for appointment by Gov. Natha...
    November 11, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal says 30 years of requests led to lawsuit on Allatoona water supply planning
    Gov. Nathan Deal said in a news release the state decided to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after state and local leaders asked the Corps for more than 30 years to address the need for planni...
    November 11, 2014 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New commissioners ask feds' help to halt commercialization efforts
    Three newly elected commissioners have asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to tell the Paulding Airport Authority to stop efforts to commercialize the county’s airport until after they take...
    November 11, 2014 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kennesaw man charged with manufacturing bogus credit cards in Hiram office park
    Paulding County sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Kennesaw man on charges he ran an identity fraud and credit card manufacturing operation out of a Hiram office park, a sheriff's spokesman said....
    November 07, 2014 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dallas city judge, Paulding school board attorney among applicants for superior court judgeship
    The longtime Dallas and Braswell city judge and the county school board's attorney are among a group seeking the vacant Paulding Superior Court judgeship set for appointment by Gov. Nathan Deal. Po...
    November 05, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alexander turns back challenge from Snelling; other state, county incumbents re-elected
    District 66 State Rep. Kim Alexander said she and her supporters felt positive "the entire time" about her chances for re-election to a second term in the Georgia House before she won Tuesday. Alex...
    November 04, 2014 07:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    November 04, 2014 07:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County polls top 12,000 ballots at 5 p.m.
    Paulding County voters have gone to the polls in droves today, despite it being a mid-term, non-presidential election, and more are expected before the polls close at 7 p.m. Paulding County Supervi...
    November 04, 2014 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Commercialization supporters say Delta using 'deceptive practices', airline says passenger service 'subverts will' of county voters
    Both sides in the battle over Paulding’s proposed commercialization of its airport called for federal investigations of each other last week. Paulding County Commission Chairman David Austin and Ro...
    November 04, 2014 02:34 PM | 4 4 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding schools working to increase graduation rate
    Paulding County schools officials continually focus on increasing the district’s graduation rate, a spokeswoman said. The district has initiatives designed to help and encourage students to graduat...
    November 04, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding jobless rate falls to 6.7 percent in September
    Paulding County’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent in September as hundreds more residents found work during the month, the Georgia Department of Labor reported. September’s rate reflected ...
    November 04, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding voting going strong
    Paulding County voters have made it a point to vote in this mid-term, non-presidential election and the voting numbers for the county’s 14 precincts are proving it. Deidre Holden, Paulding County s...
    November 04, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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