(Paulding County, GA) The State of Georgia’s Tourism Product Development Team (TPD) delivered its tourism potential report for Paulding County during a public meeting held Wednesday, November 7, 2018, in the Dallas Civic Center.
Chattahoochee Technical College celebrated this year’s Veterans Day with an appreciation event at the college’s North Metro Campus featuring Vietnam Veteran Donna Rowe of Cobb County as the keynote speaker. Rowe noted the significance of U.S. Veterans who have served throughout history and described her service as a U.S. Army Nurse in charge of triage and ER medicine in the war zone of Vietnam.
Here in Paulding County, on the outskirts of the big city, we like to think that 'Poverty' and 'Homelessness' are not present here. However, if you drive through the City of Dallas on a Monday or Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m. you will see the face of Paulding's homeless. Stephanie Wall Womack, of Taste and See Ministries has answered the call of God's army.
The Paulding County FFA was named the national winner of the 2018 National FFA Convention Hall of States competition. The Paulding County chapter, whose advisors are Mrs. Maggie Richards and Mr. Tom Liles, along with FFA members, Chloe Moody, Layne Ammons, Hunter Ammons, and Kaylee Patterson constructed a display that featured the top ten agricultural commodities in the state of Georgia.
The Paulding County Patriots traveled to White Georgia and played Cass High School in the season-ending contest for both squads. The Patriots ended a 10 game losing streak by closing the season on a high note with a 17-14 hard fought victory.
Pirate Printing, Larry & Jeannine Jernigan, Derek & Kim Carruth hosted a Rock-N-Ride benefit Oct. 28th, for Pam Houze. Our goal was to raise money to help the family while she has been out of work & assist with medical bills. With 67 registered bikers, sponsors, vendors, Boston Butt sales, car show, & live music from Vertigo Swirl and Cannon, we were able to raise $17000.00 for Pam!
For the fourth year in a row, the Board of Trustees received the Role Model Foundation Board Certification from the Technical College Foundation Association (TCFA). Along with this award, the college’s Board of Directors received recognition for every Board member having completed a certification process administered by the Technical College Directors’ Association (TCDA).
East Paulding High School Senior Ben Basch is leaving a legacy as a Wendy’s High School Heisman State Finalist. Wendy’s® announced the 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman State Finalists. From a total applicant pool of nearly 42,000 high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2019, 967 students have been named State Finalists in Wendy’s annual scholarship competition.
Air Force Airman Adrian E. Macpherson, 2017 graduate of Villa Rica High School, completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.