New Voting System for Georgia - This year we are likely to see Georgia purchase new voting machines for the entire state. The voting machines currently in use are nearly 20 years old. While we can all agree that technology has changed in previously unimaginable ways during these past two decades, there’s one factor of the equation that has not – and will not – change: the human element.
The North Paulding boys basketball team lost their first-round game in the state playoffs to a gritty Pebblebrook squad from Mableton by a score of 57 to 53. The Wolfpack fought hard and jumped out to an early lead and led 18 to 12 after the 1st quarter.
Chattahoochee Technical College Director of Counseling Cheri Mattox-Carroll has been named Counselor of the Year by the Georgia College Counseling Association (GCCA). A 24-year employee of the college, Mattox-Carroll is a licensed professional counselor, with board certification in telemental health, as well as a licensed certified professional counselor supervisor.
Clipper Petroleum, an ExxonMobil fuel distributor based in Flowery Branch, Georgia in partnership with the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, announced today it has awarded 63 grants to K-12 schools in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina as part of its commitment to support and strengthen local communities.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Shorajanay K. Griffin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is a 2018 graduate of Villa Rica High School, Villa Rica, Ga.
U.S. Air Force Airman Theresa (Tess) Schommer graduated from basic military training at TRS 321 FLT 152 Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas on January 31, 2019.
Paulding CASA is proud to announce 8 new CASA volunteers have been sworn in to advocate for children that have been abused and neglected in Paulding County. On February 13, 2019, the Honorable Carolyn Altman swore in 8 CASA volunteers. CASA’s are—Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children.
Another week has come and gone on Capitol Hill as we have successfully completed eleven legislative days. This week, we passed several pieces of legislation on the House floor, including the Amended Fiscal Year 2019 budget. We also set an adjournment resolution that sets the legislative calendar for the remainder of our time on Capitol Hill.
Our fourth week on Capitol Hill brought the first of many bills to the House floor for consideration, including the Amended Fiscal Year 2019 budget which means we are one step closer to the $35 million funding for the Paulding County airport. Committee meeting schedules also continue to increase as we work to review and discuss each bill thoroughly.