Kenneth Higginbotham of Dallas underwent WellStar Paulding Hospital’s first percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedure September 18. Abdul Sheikh, M.D. was the interventional cardiologist who performed the minimally invasive procedure.
The American Legion recently recognized four veterans for their outstanding volunteerism at Post 111 in Dallas. Those honored were Max Thomas and George Delmar Cook, both U.S. Air Force veterans, Billy Cooper, a U.S. Marine and Harold Thomason, who served in the U.S. Army.
The Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging team recently competed at the Northwest District Forestry Judging Competition in Conyers, Georgia.
WellStar Paulding Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Home Depot’s associate-led volunteer force, Team Depot, collaborated to honor veterans and service members who have passed away.
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce continued its tradition of honoring local public safety officials for their outstanding service at our Georgia Power Luncheon. Featured award presentations went to individuals from the Paulding County Sheriff and Fire Departments, Marshall’s Bureau, District Attorney’s Office, E911 Center, the City of Dallas Police Department, the City of Hiram Police Department and Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service.
September 6, 2017, the Mayor of Hiram, Teresa Philyaw, presented a proclamation declaring the week of September 4 through 8, International Literacy Week to the students in the Paulding Adult Education Program. September 8, 2017, is International Literacy Day worldwide.
Joyce Walraven generously donated one of her most valued paintings to the Maude P. Ragsdale Public Library in Hiram. Joyce is well known for her paintings of places of interest and historical significance in Paulding County.
Marine Corps Private First Class Tanner Hambrick has graduated from basic military training at Parris Island, South Carolina. He is the son of Tracie and Chad Everett of Dallas, Ga.
Dugan Elementary are beginning their 2nd Annual Community Service Outreach project again. They are partnered with Children's Hospital of Atlanta and Usborne Books to help bring Cuddle Bear Book sets to 300 rooms.
Lesley Newland is Vice President of Operations/Co-Owner of Lighthouse Investment Advisors, Inc. She owns her business with her husband Wayne. Lesley became a licensed insurance agent in 2012 after a 16-year teaching career. Her role has now changed from educating students in the classroom to educating clients on their insurance and retirement needs.
Paulding County Rotary Club members John Grant and Ken Thigpen welcomed our guest Paulding County District Attorney Dick Donovan.
Patrons gathered to the Hiram Public Library on August 21st to join the nation in viewing the spectacular, historic solar eclipse. Many members of the community were given the chance to safely view the eclipse with the help of the Paulding public libraries.
Elemental Games, a tabletop gaming store in Dallas, Ga, has been a satallite store for a nationwide tournament called the Unrivaled Tournament Series. The players who are going to Las Vegas will be Ami Dark, Daniel Godinez, Angel Davis, Brandon Brantley and Christian Greene, each one a constant customer of Elemental Games.
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce will continue our tradition of honoring local public safety officials for their outstanding service at our Georgia Power Luncheon on Thursday, September 7th . Reservations are requested and can be made by contacting the Paulding Chamber.
With a population in excess of 150,000, Paulding County is able to sustain two (2) Rotary Clubs: Dallas Rotary Club AND Rotary Club of Paulding County.
The Dallas Rotary Club is the newer of the clubs. It was established in 2003 and has 17 active members. This club currently has its regular meetings on Thursday mornings at Audrey’s Cafe. Please check Facebook for schedule.
The Paulding County Rotary Club, the first Rotary Club in Paulding County, was chartered in 1969. It has approximately 42 active members and meets regularly.
Although the clubs are different from one another, the common mission is the same – SERVICE TO COMMUNITY. We invite you to visit each club to determine which is the best fit for you. Please see each club on Facebook for current meeting schedule. FOUR WAY TEST: Of all the things we think, say or do…. Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build good will and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?