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Airport board OKs funds for environmental study
Paulding's airport operating board Wednesday voted to pay almost $300,000 for a second environmental study required before the facility can begin serving as metro Atlanta’s second site for passenge...
August 20, 2014 08:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding chamber's 10th clay pigeon shoot Friday benefits STAR program
For the 10th consecutive year, shots will ring out and “pigeons” will begin falling from the sky – clay pigeons – during a Paulding Chamber of Commerce fundraiser. The Ragsdale Heating, Air and Plu...
August 19, 2014 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding commissioners reject placing question of Sunday beer sales outside cities before voters
Paulding commissioners last week chose not to allow a vote on Sunday alcohol sales this year despite pleas that low turnout did not represent most voters’ views on the issue when it was defeated in...
August 19, 2014 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding budget to provide spay and neuter program, adoption coordinator
The 2015 budget Paulding commissioners approved last week will provide free spaying and neutering services for those adopting animals from the county shelter and a new position to allow outside pet...
August 19, 2014 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Democrats to host BBQ, motorcycle ride
The Paulding County Democratic Party invites the public to its third annual BBQ and motorcycle ride at Taylor Farm Park Saturday. The park is at 1380 Pine Valley Road in Powder Springs. Registratio...
August 19, 2014 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding chief appraiser to speak to Republican Women's Club
The Paulding County Republican Women’s Club is set to meet Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. at Audry’s Neighborhood Cafe and Grille at 105 Village Walk, Dallas, at the corner of Seaboard Drive and Hwy...
August 19, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Superintendent: funding, materials limitations did not stop rise in test scores
Limitations in funding and materials in recent years did not stop Paulding schools teachers and administrators from helping students increase their performances on statewide testing, the superinten...
August 19, 2014 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding residents to benefit from automated CPR device
Paulding County Fire and Rescue announced recently a private foundation made a substantial grant to acquire a Lucas cardiopulmonary resuscitation device. The Lucas Chest Compression System, manufac...
August 19, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powder Springs man charged with Hiram carjacking
Atlanta police charged a Cobb County man with felony theft Wednesday in connection with the carjacking of a woman last week outside a Hiram convenience store. Zachary Shipp, 24, of Powder Springs w...
August 14, 2014 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding commissioners reject placing Sunday sales on November ballot
Paulding county commissioners Tuesday voted 4-1 not to place the question of Sunday sales of beer and wine in the county’s unincorporated areas before the voters Nov. 4 in Paulding. Sunday sales ar...
August 13, 2014 08:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State attorney general to speak to Paulding GOP
State Attorney General Sam Olens is scheduled as the speaker for the Paulding County Republican Party’s monthly meeting Saturday, at 9 a.m. The organization meets every third Saturday of the month ...
August 12, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meeting to discuss traffic problems, solutions in Paulding
A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Dallas Civic Center in downtown Dallas to discuss future transportation needs and receive feedback on the Paulding Comp...
August 12, 2014 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • 8 years after fatal assault, another woman dragged into woods in brutal attack
    by Sarah Westwood
    paulding@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.31.14 - 02:35 pm
  • Football games could affect Macland traffic Aug. 22, 23
    Anticipated additional traffic on Macland Road, also known as Ga. Hwy. 360, due to the Corky Kell Classic football games at McEachern High School in Powder Springs could hinder traffic flow Aug. 22...
    August 12, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    School superintendent to speak to business group
    Paulding School Superintendent Cliff Cole is set to speak to the Paulding Business Association Thursday at noon at The Events Place, 855 Hiram-Douglasville Hwy. in Hiram. Lunch payment can be made ...
    August 12, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Downtown Hiram business group to host inaugural event
    When a group, especially a business-related one, decides officially to become a state-sanctioned organization its members typically want to debut with a bang. However, the Olde Town Hiram Business ...
    August 12, 2014 01:31 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Power VP says utility adding capacity, not seeing pre-recession demand,
    Georgia Power is building to meet the future electric needs of Georgians, but is still seeing the number of new customers below pre-recession figures, a vice president with the utility said last we...
    August 12, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sheriff clarifies license still required to carry weapon on Silver Comet Trail
    Paulding Sheriff Gary Gulledge said Friday he wanted to clarify that all must follow state law and have a license to carry a gun before having one on the Silver Comet Trail. Social media sites have...
    August 08, 2014 09:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATE: Reward rises to $20,000; officials to seek major upgrade of trail security system
    Officials planned to ask county commissioners to fund a major upgrade of the security camera system along the most heavily used part of the Silver Comet Trail in central Paulding following last wee...
    August 07, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Why isn’t there a treatment, vaccine for Ebola?
    In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn’t changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease. Some are being developed, bu...
    August 06, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    GDOT repairing Hwy. 101 in Paulding
    Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will work today through Friday on repairing the shoulders of Ga. Hwy. 101 in Paulding County. Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:3...
    August 05, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Beating victim's family working to establish reward, organize events to help her
    Joey Waddell said he does not believe he can ask area residents to do more than what they already have in offering aid to his sister-in-law who was severely beaten as she walked on the Silver Comet...
    August 05, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding test scores exceed state in five subjects
    Paulding high school students topped their counterparts statewide on five of eight subjects on the end-of-course test given to Georgia public high school students in spring of this year, officials ...
    August 05, 2014 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding school board to ask Legislature for law allowing voters to fill vacancy
    The Paulding County Board of Education has approved a resolution asking the Georgia General Assembly to bring local legislation in line with state legislation regarding a vacancy on the school boar...
    August 05, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County seeking feedback on road conditions, needs Aug. 14
    A public meeting is scheduled for Aug. 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dallas Civic Center in downtown Dallas to discuss future transportation needs and receive feedback on the Paulding Comprehens...
    August 05, 2014 02:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding voters help Perdue gain GOP Senate nomination
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.23.14 - 09:46 am