Teachers at Clear Creek Elementary school received a grant for $500 to build an augmented reality sandbox, they came to Georgia Highlands College for help. Dean of Natural Sciences and Physical Education Greg Ford said the entire setup for a mobile unit would have cost closer to $2,000.
The American Library Association hosts a bi-annual event in Washington, DC, National Library Legislative Day (NLLD). This is a two-day educational event. May 7th and 8th, 2018 that brings hundreds of librarians, trustees, library supporters and patrons to Washington, D.C. This year, West Georgia Regional Director, Jessica Everingham has invited Paulding County Library Services Coordinator, Cherry Waddell to attend the event along with other Georgia Library Representatives.
“Cross Over Day,” scheduled for day 28, is quickly approaching. Crossover day is the last day bills can transfer or "crossover" to the other chamber with enough time to make it through the legislative "process.” Since session began, we have worked hard to pass bills for the betterment of our state. And last week was no exception as we addressed many important issues.
Paulding County UGA Extension Master Gardener Volunteers recently recognized Bob Banks and Carolyn Burce as Paulding County Master Gardeners of the Year as well as the New Georgia Library as the Friend of Master Gardeners.
Valentine's Day the residents of Well-star Paulding Nursing Home were treated to a Valentine Party sponsored by the Paulding Retired Educators Association. The Valentine Party has been an outreach of the Paulding Retired Educators for many years and it has always been a huge success.
The Hiram Hornets advanced in the state basketball tournament on Saturday night with a hard-fought win over a tough Cedar Shoals squad from Athens by a score of 39-35. Paulding County Falls 79-67 to Clarke Central. South Paulding girls fell to Harrison 79-49 in the first round.
Dr. Kathryn Melton visited the Paulding County Rotary Club at the February meeting. Dr. Melton took the podium and thanked the Rotary Club members for their continued support of the Shepherd's Rest Ministries.
Ford Thigpen introduced George Jones, the new Paulding County Department of Transportation Director and Scott Greene who is now the Director of Operations for the county.
Former Paulding County Commission Chairman Jerry Shearin was elected last week to represent the 14th Congressional District on the State Transportation Board that governs the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).