The Paulding County 4-H Poultry Judging team recently competed at one of the Northwest District Poultry Judging Competitions in Gordon County, Calhoun, Georgia. The team consisted of Junior and Senior 4-H’ers who spent 11 weeks preparing for the competition. Participants judge both live specimens and market poultry, identify parts of birds already prepared for market, and evaluate eggs for their quality and readiness for market.
GreyStone Power Corporation recently received recognition in the national 2021 Spotlight on Excellence Awards program, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators (CREC) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
Great American Cookie named as the Paulding Chamber’s Small Business of the Month for June 2021. Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Creamery Hiram is just the place to go when you need cookies, ice cream, cookie cakes, ice cream cakes, a shake OR, the newly added service of Wedding Cakes!
After the pandemic put a damper on marketing and fund-raising efforts in the business community for most of 2020, some of that activity has slowly begun to make its way back.
Hiram Hornets honored Jonathan Greenard by retiring his #7 Jersey for the purple and gold prior to their spring game against Douglas County. Greenard was with his family and many friends and addressed the crowd thanking those who have helped him on his journey and foremost thanking God for his blessings.
In honor of the high-quality care given to thousands of people with COVID-19 at Wellstar Paulding Hospital, the Georgia Women's Legislative Caucus recognized one of the hospital’s leaders. Georgia Rep. Kimberly Alexander of District 66 presented the Nikki T. Randall Servant Leadership Award to Vicky Hogue, vice president of Patient Services & chief nursing officer.
Back in 2014 one of the Methodist Youth Ministry’s River of Life program projects was to build wheelchair ramps. As of this week, Freedom Ramp Ministries’ 100th wheelchair ramp was built and installed at no cost to the homeowner.
May 20, 2021, two Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Jailers were arrested on sexual assault charges. The charges stemmed from incidents that involved inappropriate sexual contact between the jailers and multiple female inmates at the Paulding County Jail.
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Committee and Croft & Associates and Ansley Atlanta sponsored a Tiny House Challenge for 4th graders throughout the Paulding County School District. Every student who participated was allowed to win a $25 gift card for Best Design and People’s Choice award as the local winners from their school.