Dallas Parks and Recreation once again for the 4th year in a role hosted a Georgia District Dizzy Dean Baseball Tournament at Sara Babb Park, the week was filled with some very talented Baseball Teams.
The FAA hosted its first aviation career education academy for metro high school students during last week at Paulding County’s Northwest Atlanta Airport. The academy, which ran Monday through Friday, is intended to become an annual event, according to Ricky Flores, an FAA safety inspector, who is a STEM Asset Program representative.
A retirement reception was held in honor of Sergeant Dwayne Cox in the Jail conference room where he was surrounded by his friends, family, and co-workers. Sergeant Cox began his career in law enforcement with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office on June 4, 2002, and officially retired on June 7, 2019.
Through diligent investigative action that ultimately led to a search warrant of Mitchell’s Dallas, Georgia home, Detectives of the Criminal Investigations Division were able to obtain criminal warrants and arrest Mitchell on October 12, 2017. The vehicle he fled in, the gun he used, and even the clothing he wore the night of the robbery were identified and located by Detectives. Once convicted, Paulding County Superior Court Judge Dean Bucci sentenced Mitchell to 25 years where he will serve 13 incarcerated in the Georgia Department of Corrections prison system with the remainder to be served on probation.
Junior Brevard College Baseball standout Ryan Roon was announced as an All-State Second Team infielder selection by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) on Monday afternoon. Roon was a key contributed for the Tornados throughout the 2019 campaign, helping his squad reach double-digit wins while leading BC in numerous offensive statistical categories. The junior second baseman led his team in hits (47) and batting average (.333) while racking up 12 runs, 18 RBIs, three doubles, and his first collegiate home run.
June 2019 A teacher at C.A. Roberts Elementary School will have something to share with her students when she returns to school after the summer break, thanks to a scholarship Tammy Shiflett won to participate in Paddle Georgia 2019, a week-long, 92-mile journey down the Withlacoochee and Suwannee rivers.
Carroll EMC received national recognition at the 2019 Spotlight on Excellence National Awards program during May, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators (CREC) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). The cooperative received a Silver Award for its extensive communication of storm preparedness summer of 2018.
Paulding County residents, Tish, and Steve Bennett are attempting to purchase a specially trained dog for their 13-year-old child, Rylee, who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes) when she was 10 years old.
The Georgia Highlands College nursing program has been ranked number two in the nation for paramedics looking to expand their careers by becoming a registered nurse. RegisteredNursing.org, an organization based out of California, awarded GHC’s program the second-place spot in its 2019 Best Paramedic to RN Programs list.