GHC Vice President for Academic Affairs Renva Watterson has been selected to take part in a nationwide program. She will join a total of 32 provosts and chief academic officers to participate in the Association of Chief Academic Officers Digital Fellows Program.
City of Atlanta opted to file suit against Paulding County and the Paulding County Airport Authority over the long-debated use of the 162.8 acres of land the city sold to Paulding County in 2007.
Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) voted for and the House Appropriations Committee approved the Homeland Security Appropriations bill, annual legislation that funds the Department of Homeland Security.
State Representative Micah Gravley (R-Douglasville) recently received the Excellence in Community Service Award from the West Georgia Regional Library for his efforts in securing state funds for the construction of the new Villa Rica Public Library.
The House Appropriations Committee today passed the fiscal year 2018 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and other related agencies.
A reception was held at the Sheriff’ Office to honor the service of Sergeant Al Gonzalez with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. Sergeant Gonzalez retired from the Sheriff’s Office after 16 plus years of service.
University of Georgia student Chloe Hamby, a rising junior studying political science from Douglasville, Ga., was awarded the highly competitive Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to help fund her international studies this summer.
Eugenia Maxwell, 73, of Dallas, GA. recently wrote a letter to the Beltone Hearing Care Foundation to see if she could get herself approved for new hearing aids.
In a called meeting last week Paulding commissioners approved an agenda item tabled since their previous regular meeting to accept $624,526 in FAA funds for FY17 Airport Improvement Program.
Chief Marshal Michael Hester was recently recognized by Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin and the Dallas City Council for his 20 years of dedicated service to the city. Mayor Austin thanked Chief Hester for his valued years of service and presented him with a plaque to commemorate the milestone.
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office has partnered up with online retailer OfferUp. OfferUp understands that successful buying and selling experiences rely on trust, so they have created a “MeetUp Spots” program to help ensure both buyers and sellers can come to in-person transactions with more peace of mind.
The vision of Keep Paulding Beautiful is to create an atmosphere that inspires Paulding County citizens to care for their environment in a way that impacts future generations.
Recently, Snapchat updated its application to include “Snap Maps”. So if a child happens to add a potential predator, bully, or other undesirable person to their friends list, they can be easily located.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) this week voted for and the House passed the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (H.R. 3003) and Kate's Law (H.R. 3004). Both bills address sanctuary cities, which are cities that refuse to follow federal immigration law and harbor illegal immigrants.