WellStar Paulding Hospital campuses and their Volunteers, Volunteens, and employees conducted a food drive during June 2018. 400 pounds of food and 25 pounds of dry goods were collected to benefit Helping Hands of Paulding County.
Chattahoochee Technical College’s Paulding Engagement Committee volunteered recently to help with the YMCA Summer Lunch Break Program. This volunteer effort marks the third year in a row that this group has helped with this initiative.
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free “Safe Kids” child fingerprinting event to residents. This is an opportunity to have pertinent information about your child recorded in the event a child gets lost or goes missing. The event will be held in the lobby of the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office on the remaining three Thursday evenings in July.
The Paulding Rotary annually recognizes first responders with Public Safety Awards & Recognition. Our emergency services in Paulding County are always available and stand ready to come when called. They respond to fires, automobile accidents and defend us against crime. Individuals recognized here are heroes that give more than what is asked.
Small Town Bank, is coming to Paulding County. Genevieve Cole has joined the team of Small Town Bank as their Paulding County President. Cole states, “I’m honored to have served my county for 44 years as a community banker and that I will continue banking as the residents have come to know and appreciate where they have a name, not a number.”
Hiram’s mayor and city council named their new police chief. Jamison Sailors takes over as Chief this week. Sailors will be sworn-in on Tuesday, July 10th, during the city council’s regular session. After the April resignation of former Police Chief Todd Van Zande, Hiram’s staff and council began their search for his replacement. Sailors, recently approved by the council, becomes Hiram’s third police chief in the last five years.
The Paulding County Bar Association was honored with the Best Website Award for voluntary bar associations with fewer than 50 members, presented June 8 during the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Georgia.
Laddie Carter has been honored by the Carroll County and Carrollton Evening Sertoma (Service To Mankind) Clubs with the Service To Mankind Award for 2017. The award recognizes local philanthropists for their works in the community and at large.
A 26-year-old young woman, Ashley, and her husband were expecting their first baby when she was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. July 2018 will mark her 10-year remission anniversary, as she once again defies medical odds.