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Woman attacked as she walked on Silver Comet Trail, deputies say
The Paulding County Sheriff's Office today was searching for a man who reportedly violently attacked a woman as she walked on the Silver Comet Trail near Dallas Tuesday night, a sheriff's office sp...
July 30, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Education Foundation awards more than $16K in scholarships
The Paulding County Board of Education recently formally recognized the student recipients of the 16 scholarships managed or awarded by the Paulding Education Foundation. Funds for some of these sc...
July 30, 2014 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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STREET EATS: Merchants hosting new monthly event to lure diners, shoppers to downtown area
If you asked any of its merchants, they would tell you that downtown Dallas is the best kept secret west of Atlanta, and it is their goal to spread that secret far and wide. The Downtown Dallas Mer...
July 29, 2014 02:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New principals, testing method await Paulding students
Paulding students will see three new principals and dozens of new teachers as they begin the school year Monday. Spokeswoman Suzanne Wooley said the district is “anxiously awaiting the return of ou...
July 29, 2014 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding gives majority of runoff votes to Perdue, Woods
Paulding voters gave David Perdue 55 percent of their votes in last week’s primary election runoff to help him defeat U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston for one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats. Perdue, who...
July 29, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court will not reconsider airport bond ruling
The State Supreme Court on Monday chose not to reconsider its ruling to allow a bond issue for Paulding airport taxiway expansion despite a request from attorneys for county residents opposed to pr...
July 29, 2014 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools add new heating, air conditioning, stadium turf
The Paulding school district worked to renovate two schools this summer and is working to put artificial turf on two additional schools’ football fields in preparation for the upcoming school year....
July 29, 2014 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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CRCT shows science, social studies gains in Paulding
Paulding County school students meeting or exceeding state averages on a major assessment test gained or held steady in four of five subject areas this year, district officials said. However, Crite...
July 25, 2014 08:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas mayor in line to head Georgia Municipal Association
Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin was elected third vice president of the Georgia Municipal Association during the association’s recent annual meeting in Savannah. He is now in line to become president of t...
July 23, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State patrol to establish post in Paulding by spring
Area motorists will see more Georgia State Patrol officers on county roads by the spring after the state law enforcement agency opens its first Paulding County post, officials said. The post, which...
July 23, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authority OKs funding for airport assessment
The Paulding County Airport Authority last week voted to accept a state grant to fund an environmental assessment required before it can receive federal approval for planned passenger airline fligh...
July 23, 2014 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding voters help Perdue gain GOP Senate nomination
Paulding voters gave David Perdue 55 percent of their votes in the Tuesday primary election runoff to help him defeat U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston for one of Georgia's two U.S. Senate seats. Perdue, who...
July 23, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Taxpayers lose in efforts to halt airport bond sale, both sides say
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.14 - 01:45 pm
  • Paulding legislators to study alcoholic beverage, medical cannabis laws
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.26.14 - 08:42 am
  • School board selects Manous to fill seat he left vacant
    The Paulding County Board of Education has appointed Richard Manous to fill the seat he left vacant when he resigned in March to seek the Paulding County Commission Post 3 seat in the May Republica...
    July 23, 2014 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
    Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
    July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
    Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
    July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
    U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
    July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    GreyStone joins solar panel project
    GreyStone Power Corp. President and CEO Gary Miller announced last week it will soon receive energy from one of the largest solar energy projects in Georgia. GreyStone is one of 27 Georgia electric...
    July 15, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Medical cannabis study committee sets meeting dates
    The co-chairmen of the Prescription of Medical Cannabis for Serious Medical Conditions Joint Study Committee last week announced the meeting dates for the panel. Members include District 67 State R...
    July 15, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Students, grads entering job market fuel Paulding unemployment increase
    Graduates and students entering the job market helped fuel an increase in Paulding’s unemployment rate to 6.8 percent in May, state officials said. The May rate was up from 5.9 percent in April, pr...
    July 15, 2014 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Some business owners, residents to see major impact from Hwy. 92 widening
    Some Paulding residents and business owners greeted plans for a widened Hiram-Douglasville Highway with a mix of relief and disdain last week. Almost 100 people attended the open house-styled heari...
    July 15, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    No tax increase in proposed $125 million budget
    A proposed $125 million Paulding County budget for the coming fiscal year will include a pay hike for county workers and no tax increase, county officials said. Paulding County Commission has set a...
    July 15, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New chairman wants to grow Paulding chamber by 20 percent
    Paulding banker Terry Hardy took the reins of the Paulding Chamber of Commerce board recently with a goal of adding more than 120 new members to the business advocacy organization. Hardy, who succe...
    July 08, 2014 01:54 PM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Airport authority’s site plans differ from what it told feds, group alleges
    Paulding residents who oppose commercialization of the county’s Silver Comet Field airport are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revoke a permit for a planned industrial site because they ...
    July 08, 2014 01:45 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
    Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
    July 02, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding unemployment drops to 5.9 percent
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.14 - 01:11 pm
  • North Paulding football star enters Marine Corps after graduation
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.28.14 - 03:54 pm