During the 1920s, small towns across America were connected by the new highway, known as U.S. 41. Vacationers had a quicker route to their Florida vacation when traveling south.
Care packages for U.S. Deployed Military Troops packing party starting at 6:30 PM April 26th held at the American Legion Post 111 in Dallas Ga. These care packages will be shipped to Soldiers in the field.
American Legion Riders 5th District Bike Rodeo Saturday, April 30th Registration at 8am. Competition begins at 9am. Bring friends and family everyone come out and enjoy the day. Hamburgers and hotdogs.
Jessica Moore the Executive Director from McKenna Farms was the guest speaker at the Paulding Rotary meeting this past week. She provided an update and information on the therapy services that are provided, plus insight as to the future plans.
Warehouse of Hope is able to assist, families in need, with food, clothing, diapers, etc. We are located at 100 Hunter Rd. Douglasville, GA 30134. Phone number 770-489-0509.
On April 9, 2016 Members of the Gen William J. Hardee Camp # 1397 Sons of Confederate Veterans of Dallas, Georgia met to mark the grave sites of over 600 known Confederate Soldiers in Paulding County with a Confederate flag.
City of Dallas and the Dallas Merchants had successful events this past weekend. The City of Dallas and the Downtown Dallas Merchants Association celebrated their first successful Food Truck Friday for 2016, followed the next morning by the annual City Yard Sale.
Local veterans at the American Legion Post 111 in Dallas were given a surprise party to celebrate the 97th birthday of the American Legion. At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, the Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Commander, Gary Hicks, asked to speak before the Legionnaires.
Finding Mayberry isn’t difficult. Take a journey off the beaten path along the road less traveled by. One will find the best of Small Town America. It can’t be discovered without getting off the interstate. Carrollton's downtown district offers some great shops, restaurants, and some of the most friendly folks around these parts.
This year we had 28 artists participating in the Competition submitting a total of 62 works of art. Our Competition Judge was Carrollton artist, Tom Nielson. After judging Mr. Nielson said, "This is a fine show and each and every work in it is a successful work of art.
Helping Hands is pleased to announce the selection of our new Director for Helping Hands, 10 year Paulding County resident, Reva Burks. Helping Hands could not continue to service the many needs of our county.
Mr. Austin shared with the group a status of Paulding County with regards to many of the more public local news issues. Among the topics were our bond rating is now Double A-1, and there was an extensive review of the Richland Creek Reservoir progress.
Recently, the Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Class of 2016 completed their 6 week training course. Paulding County trained 5 new interns who are already out making their mark in our community through their volunteer service.
Helping Hands of Paulding County is happy to announce the opening of the Helping Hands Clothing Closet, located at 240 Professional Court, Dallas GA. Store hours are from 10am to 1:30 pm Thursdays only.
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?