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.
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.
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.
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.
The victim has been identified as a 15-year-old white male. The victim is a juvenile, and we will not be releasing his name or the school he attended. The medical examiner at the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta stated the injuries that the male sustained were consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
CareSource, Georgia’s first and only nonprofit managed care organization serving the Medicaid population in Georgia, presented a $10,000 gift to the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation today. The gift will be used to establish the F.O.C.U.S. Scholarship at CTC as part of the CareSource CTC Student Support Program.
As of last Friday, we officially completed 32 of our 40-legislative day session. The quick pace continues as we have begun a review of the many Senate bills sent to the House following Crossover Day. Last week we passed many measures, including the 2019 fiscal year budget. Governor Deal also signed House Bill 159 into law, updating our states adoption code for the first time in nearly 3 decades.
I'm Tony Crowe, your Post 4 Commissioner, and I want to thank you for the privilege of serving Paulding County over the past three years. I am running for reelection of the Post 4 Commission Seat in this year’s Primary Election on May 22nd, and would greatly appreciate your vote in order to continue serving our magnificent county for another term.
News of some resolution of lawsuits over Paulding’s Silver Comet Field came last week following Commission Chairman Dave Carmichael’s comments regarding the cost of conflict council to the county. Carmichael charged that the cost to retain an attorney for what is essentially one county entity suing another is unacceptable to continue.
Media Consultant Eric Seidel was the keynote speaker for the March Chamber Luncheon in Dallas last week. Seidel, CEO of The Media Trainers, LLC, spoke to Paulding business leaders about the right ways and the wrong ways to handle interviews and publicity.
Responding to the increasing number of citizens wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Gary Gulledge announced today that Paulding County citizens are being invited to become Honorary Members of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association (GSA).
Conservative businessman and community leader Jason Anavitarte announced his candidacy for Paulding County Board of Education and will officially file to qualify today at the Paulding County Courthouse.
State Representative Paulette Rakestraw supported major tax relief legislation to cut taxes by $5 Billion over the next five years. Rep. Rakestraw serves as the Vice Chairman of Special Rules and the Science and Technology committees. She also serves on the Appropriations, Economic Development & Tourism, Juvenile Justice, Regulated Industries, and Small Business Development committees.