Paulding County’s Richland Creek Reservoir (RCR) is now – incrementally – in the process of taking in water and has reached the one-third level by the start of July. By 2021 the RCR will begin to function as the county’s primary water source far into the future.
Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative has selected eight local individuals as the 2020 recipients of the Lineman School Scholarships. Carl Cooke, Wynston Denney, Zeb Hand, Jake Harrod, Brystol Phillips, Caden Raines, Benjamin Ranger, and Nathan Urquhart were awarded scholarships to attend a lineman school in Georgia.
Dr. Ron Newcomb, president Chattahoochee Technical College (CTC) addressed Paulding business leaders last week at the Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, held at the New Season Church in Hiram, which was followed by the presentation of this year’s Industry Appreciation Awards.
Michelin Raceway’s 12-turn track will be a challenge for MotoAmerica’s top competitors as they battle it out at speeds of up to 190 mph. Alongside five competitive classes of racing, attendees will enjoy stunt shows and bike displays, plus the chance to get autographs and see participating riders, teams, and motorcycles at the open paddock. To ensure the safety of riders and spectators, government-sanctioned safety protocols and social distancing measures will be enforced.
The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District is changing testing hours at its ten Northwest Georgia drive-up COVID-19 testing locations. Beginning Monday, July 13, free testing will be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Chattooga, Catoosa, Dade, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, Polk, and Walker county health departments.
Paulding County, GA – July 6, 2020 – The Paulding Chamber of Commerce was honored to hold a ribbon-cutting for our new member, Imperial Palace, on Thursday, July 2, 2020. If you are looking for authentic and mouth-watering Thai food in a gracious atmosphere, be sure to visit Imperial Palace.
A Dean’s Award is presented every year in each of the following five main project areas: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (including STEM); Civic Engagement and Citizenship; Family and Consumer Sciences; William “Bill” Edwards Award for Communications and the Arts; and James Harris Award for Leadership. First place winners receive Master 4-H’er status, a $500 scholarship, and recognition at the Georgia 4-H Day at the Capitol. It is a pleasure to announce that Paulding County 4-H’er, Juliette McKinley, was selected from a crowded field as the 2020 Dean’s Awards recipient for Civic Engagement and Citizenship.
(Paulding County, GA) As we all get ready to celebrate our nation’s birthday, many of you will have cookouts, pool parties, maybe catch a rerun baseball game on television or even shoot some fireworks. But do you know what the law says about discharging fireworks? What you may not know is that the Georgia General Assembly changed the times on when you can legally ignite fireworks last year. The new law went into effect on July 1, 2018.
The Paulding Rotary Club in an outreach to local Veterans secured two AED Defibrillators. These life-saving devices were donated to American Legion Post 70 and Post 111. Local Veterans of all ages gather regularly at these Legion Halls.