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Paulding airport board OKs permit for May air show
The Paulding Airport Authority has cleared the way for the Salute America 2015 air show in May at Silver Comet Field. The authority Wednesday approved a special event permit for the show, set for M...
December 19, 2014 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bucci foresees heavy workload as newest Superior Court judge
Dean Bucci said he anticipates a heavy workload once he begins his job as Paulding’s newest Superior Court judge. He is scheduled to be sworn in Jan. 7 at 11:15 a.m. at the State Capitol in Atlanta...
December 19, 2014 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New commissioners take oath of office
County office-holders who won election this year took their oaths of office Thursday from Probate Judge Deborah Andersen. Among them were two new county commissioners, Vernon Collett and Tony Crowe.
December 19, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transportation funding to dominate 2015 Ga. legislative session
Georgia’s transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol. The search fo...
December 17, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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BREAKING NEWS: Dallas attorney Bucci appointed to vacant Paulding Superior Court judgeship
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced his appointment of Dallas attorney Dean C. Bucci to the vacant Superior Court judgeship within the Paulding Judicial Circuit. Bucci will fill the vacancy created by...
December 16, 2014 09:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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INTO HISTORY: State-of-the-art structure replaces Paulding’s last wooden bridge
Paulding County’s last wooden bridge has been taken out of service but will remain in place as a reminder of the area’s historic past. A new, state-of-the-art bridge officially replaced the Willow ...
December 16, 2014 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board hires temporary director to lead Paulding water system
A temporary director will lead Paulding’s water and sewer system as officials begin a search for a permanent manager within coming months. The Paulding County Commission last week approved a contra...
December 16, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public auction to feature surplus county items
A large-scale public auction featuring surplus items and items seized by the sheriff's department is set for Friday, Paulding County Finance Director Tabitha Pollard told county commissioners last ...
December 16, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding board approves trail connecting Silver Comet, newest county park
Silver Comet Trail users can look forward to a new, traffic-free path to Paulding County’s newest park by mid-2015 after Paulding County commissioners approved its construction last week. Commissio...
December 16, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former U.S. attorney named to controversial Paulding board
A county commissioner last week was unable to delay the appointment of a new member to two high-profile boards. The Paulding Board of Commissioners voted to appoint businessman Matt Buzzelli to fil...
December 16, 2014 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding PE teacher named regional winner in national competition
P.B. Ritch Middle School’s physical education teacher Dave Senecal recently was named the Society of Health and Physical Education’s middle school physical education teacher of the year for the Sou...
December 16, 2014 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding alternative high school among winners of state Innovation Fund award
Paulding County’s alternative high school was named one of 18 award winners in a state government program designed to advance student achievement in Georgia, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday. The ...
December 16, 2014 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DeNyse elected GreyStone Power's first female board chair
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.11.14 - 02:38 pm
  • Florida man found with Paulding girl near Macon may face charges
    A Florida man arrested on an alleged window tint violation near Macon Sunday may also be facing kidnapping charges after being found with a 13-year-old Paulding County girl, a Paulding sheriff's sp...
    December 11, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Blood drive set for East Paulding High School Friday
    The Air Force JROTC at East Paulding High School is scheduled to host a blood drive for the American Red Cross for Paulding County and surrounding areas Friday, Dec. 12 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Eas...
    December 11, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Watchdog group Common Cause honors area resident for work in Douglas, Paulding
    One of the best known government watchdogs in Douglas and Paulding counties has been honored by a group dedicated to government transparency statewide. Winston resident Roy Sparks received the Geor...
    December 09, 2014 03:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hiram considers adding dog park to new park near trail
    The city of Hiram is seeking ownership of Paulding County’s Homer Leggett Memorial Park with plans to establish a public dog park there, city and county officials said. Hiram is planning a dog park...
    December 09, 2014 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding jobless rate drops to lowest level in six months
    Paulding County’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest rate in six months when it dropped to 6.5 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor reported. October’s rate was a two-tenths of a p...
    December 09, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    KSU president to speak to Paulding Chamber
    Kennesaw State University President Dan Papp is set to speak to the Paulding Chamber of Commerce's monthly Georgia Power Luncheon tomorrow, Dec. 4, at noon at the Paulding Senior Center in Dallas. ...
    December 03, 2014 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas, Paulding stores, malls see busy holiday, Black Friday
    The day after Thanksgiving, known as “Black Friday,” traditionally has been the biggest shopping day in the U.S. At least two major retail locations in Paulding and Douglas counties saw a new tradi...
    December 02, 2014 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Leaders say next Paulding economic development director needs experience in similar county
    Paulding government and business leaders said they are hoping the county’s next economic development director has the experience needed to move a traditionally suburban community to the “next level...
    December 02, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Economic Development chairman says focus to remain on recruiting ‘good-paying’ jobs
    Paulding Economic Development Chairman Mark Haney said he felt the agency’s next director should continue its focus on recruiting “good-paying jobs” to the county. “For our community to really see ...
    December 02, 2014 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gilbert says Paulding must maintain ‘positive’ image to continue economic development
    The former Paulding Economic Development director last week said county leaders need to be “conscientious at all times of conveying a strong, positive image” in its future efforts at recruiting lar...
    December 02, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 9 9 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 | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding jobless rate falls to 6.7 percent in September
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.04.14 - 01:43 pm