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Backyard chickens, airport contract change on Paulding commission agenda
The Paulding Board of Commissioners on Tuesday are set to consider a request to change the county zoning ordinance to allow chickens to be kept on land the size of a typical neighborhood backyard. ...
April 24, 2015 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding unemployment drops to lowest rate in seven years
Paulding County’s unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in seven years in March, the Georgia Department of Labor reported today. Paulding’s rate was 5.3 percent in March, matching its previ...
April 23, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding detectives seek info on two suspected of stealing iPads from Walmart
Paulding sheriff's detectives are seeking information on two men suspected of stealing 39 iPads from Walmart on Marietta Highway in Dallas after concealing them in a filing cabinet April 10. The tw...
April 22, 2015 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Contaminated ice cream brand not being served in Paulding schools
Parents need not worry about students eating contaminated Blue Bell ice cream in Paulding County schools because they do not serve it, a school district spokesperson said today. Mayfield-brand froz...
April 22, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding commission to see plan to end payments to airport
Paulding commissioners last week said they needed more time before they could publicly discuss a plan from Commissioner Todd Pownall to remake an intergovernmental agreement and stop requiring coun...
April 21, 2015 03:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mistakes made in Paulding county manager extortion case
A special prosecutor will ask the Superior Court to drop all charges against a man indicted last year as part of an extortion case involving the former Paulding County manager after investigators f...
April 21, 2015 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding man offers coyote elimination for free
Not always do four legs and a wagging tail mean man’s best friend. In Paulding County, a large population of coyotes is causing problems for everyone from farmers to airport officials. “There is a ...
April 21, 2015 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longtime hunter offers tips on how to protect homes, pets from coyotes
On the whole, freelance coyote hunter David Hunsucker said he wants all Paulding residents to be aware of the coyote issues in the county, since it is not just farms and airports that see wildlife ...
April 21, 2015 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram begins work on downtown sewer project
Hiram City Council and its special guests recently broke ground for the sanitary sewer project that will service the immediate downtown Hiram area. The location of the groundbreaking was on the cit...
April 21, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding School District to host teacher hiring fair Thursday
For the first time in nearly five years, the Paulding County School District is hosting a hiring fair to recruit new teachers. The event is set for Thursday, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at East Paulding H...
April 20, 2015 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas, Hiram events postponed due to weather
Two Saturday events in Paulding have been postponed because of the weather. The Citywide Yard Sale in Dallas and the Contagious in the Park concert and festival in Hiram have been canceled because ...
April 16, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor signs bill legalizing medical cannabis oil
Gov. Nathan Deal today signed legislation that permits the use of medical cannabis oil to treat eight conditions in Georgia. The law took effect immediately upon Deal’s signature. The governor sign...
April 16, 2015 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Open house at new Paulding firehouse set for April 28, outdoor burn ban begins May 1
An open house and presentation event for the new county fire station No. 14 in the New Georgia community is set for April 28 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a presentation at 4 p.m., the Paulding...
April 15, 2015 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student wins state poetry contest, to compete for national title
Having gone up against 9,000 students from 74 schools across the state, Paulding high school senior Paris Stroud was named the state winner of the 2015 Poetry Out Loud competition recently and will...
April 14, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winners of Paulding industrial awards focus on aerospace, film
Paulding-based companies serving the state’s thriving aerospace and film industries were in the spotlight last week. Paulding Chamber of Commerce, Paulding Economic Development and Chattahoochee Te...
April 14, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Error may lead to veto of Paulding bill for filling board vacancies
A Paulding state lawmaker said he erred in filing a bill in the recently-completed legislative session which did not match a county school board request for establishing a new method of filling boa...
April 14, 2015 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elsberry promoted to Paulding deputy fire chief, other promotions announced
Greg Elsberry has been promoted to deputy chief of the Paulding County Fire and Rescue Department, the department announced. He becomes only the third deputy chief in the department’s history and w...
April 13, 2015 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Residents ask court to rule for them in Paulding airport lawsuit
Some Paulding residents are asking a law court to rule in their favor immediately in a year-old lawsuit alleging the county airport board violated state open meetings laws when it met to formulate ...
April 10, 2015 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music, food part of Olde Town Hiram business group event April 18
The band Contagious is scheduled to highlight an event sponsored by the Olde Town Hiram Business Association April 18 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Amphitheater at Ben Hill Strickland Sr. Park. It...
April 10, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding commission to consider transportation plan, declare 34 vehicles as surplus
The Paulding County Board of Commissioners is set to consider approval of the 2015 Paulding County Transportation Comprehensive Plan during its Tuesday work session and regular meeting. The board a...
April 09, 2015 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech holds mock disaster drill at Paulding campus
Chattahoochee Technical College public safety officers spent a day concentrating on training and simulated emergencies today. The training, which included information on responding to active shoote...
April 08, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guardrail repair scheduled through Friday on 278 in Paulding
A Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crew is working this week on repairing a guardrail along U.S. Hwy. 278 in Paulding and Polk counties. Weather permitting, work will proceed daily ...
April 08, 2015 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farmers market move to Paulding school campus aids agriculture education program
The Paulding County Farm Bureau’s farmers market and Paulding County High School have entered into a unique partnership designed to benefit market growers, patrons and the school’s agriculture stud...
April 07, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community effort brings Dallas dog park to reality
In just a year, and on a tight budget, the city of Dallas created a dog park through what has turned out to be a community-wide effort. Dog Woods at Coleman Camp Park is nearly 3 acres in size and ...
April 07, 2015 03:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding unemployment down to 5.5 percent
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.15 - 10:36 am
  • New cameras boost security along Silver Comet Trail in Paulding
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.24.15 - 02:04 pm