Over the weekend of March 5th, social justice activist and founder of Love Beyond Walls, Terence Lester left Atlanta to embark on a 386-mile journey on foot to Memphis in honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination.
GHC started a project called the Charger Food Pantry to help combat the nationwide problem of food insecurity among college students. GHC was recognized with the “Advocacy Award” at the 25th Annual Georgia College Counseling Association Conference, which honored GHC’s Student Support Services team with the award.
Jackson Pruett, 13, of Dallas, GA, who is the son of Lana Pruett, of Dallas, GA and Brandon and Jessica Pruett of Taylorsville, GA decided to something special for his birthday by asking his friends to help him by donating to his charity of choice, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
A Paulding Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting was held on March 15th for Gyro City Grill Hiram located in the Paulding Commons Shopping Center with Academy Sports. Owners Ted and Rosey Varno are excited and encouraged by the warm welcome they have received from the people of Hiram and Paulding County.
A Dallas, Georgia, native and North Paulding High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason. Seaman Michael Ray is a ship's serviceman aboard the destroyer operating out of the Navy’s largest base. A Navy ship's serviceman is responsible for providing support to the ship’s crew by operating the ship's store and barbershop.
Georgia Highlands College has saved students over $6 million by eliminating textbook costs and providing free digital options. GHC’s faculty have been working since fall 2015 to expand Open Education Resources (OER) courses each semester.
Republican Chuck Hart, a 50-year resident and former first responder supervisor within the Paulding County Fire Department has announced his candidacy for Paulding County Post 3 Commissioner.
Dallas Elementary has named Alicia Jones Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018! Mrs. Jones is a second-grade teacher and has been teaching at Dallas for five years. She exemplifies what it is to be a Dallas Bulldog with her passion and dedication to teaching.
These awards are well-deserved and this year is no exception. Congratulations to Mrs. Melissa Westmoreland our 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year and to Mrs. Christina Russell our 2017-2018 Parapro of the Year!