Sergeant Fred Berke, who works in the Juvenile Division at the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, was awarded the Paulding County Board of Commissioner’s Public Safety Award. Sergeant Berke was awarded the Commissioner’s Public Safety Award for his exemplary service to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office.
The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation was presented with a $100,000 grant by the Verizon Foundation on Monday, Feb. 17, to fund a STEM education initiative for Chattahoochee Tech students needing help with completing the math courses required for graduation.
Each year, Master Gardener Extension Volunteers in Paulding offer a local scholarship, available to Paulding County residents that are incoming freshmen or students attending post-secondary accredited institutions. The group gives first consideration to Paulding County students in the following fields of study: Agriculture, Horticulture, Landscaping, Forestry, Botany, and Biology and students who are Paulding County Senior 4-H’ers.
Paulding’s Board of Commissioners approved a Bid Award during their February 11th session to Bayne Development Group in the amount of $1,539,707.00 for the construction contract to build Fire Station #12 in Post IV. The Fire Station will be funded through SPLOST.
Kindworks United is Paulding County's local support group for foster families that open their homes to provide stability for children in desperate need of a safe environment.
Chattahoochee Tech is a respected provider of RN training, according to RegisteredNursing.org, which noted that Chattahoochee Tech’s graduates are highly sought after for their professional and practical skills. The nursing advocacy group measured how well the state’s 53 RN programs support nursing students toward licensure and beyond based on the pass rates of students taking the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.
Paulding E-911 reference a domestic dispute with shots fired. The incident location was 25 Wesleyan Way Dallas, Georgia 30132 which is in the Ivey Meadows subdivision. When Deputies arrived on the scene they found three victims who had sustained gunshot wounds and were in various conditions.
Paulding County UGA Extension Master Gardener Volunteers recently recognized Christen Thomas as Paulding County Master Gardener of the Year as well as the Robert Cabrera of Keep Paulding Beautiful and Tom Liles of Paulding County High School FFA as the Friends of Master Gardeners at their Annual New Beginnings Celebration Dinner.
The Paulding County Rotary Club welcomed Ann Pennebaker to speak at this week's meeting. Introduced by club member Randy Arrowood, Mrs. Pennebaker is an author and educator turned recovery counselor involved in a local 12 step program fighting the disease of addiction. Mrs. Pennebaker comes from a highly trained and educated background. However, her passion for the fight against addiction is very personal.