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.
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.
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.
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.
Paulding Judicial Circuit Drug Court Program celebrated its tenth graduation. The graduation was semi-virtual, with a limited number of people personally in attendance due to Covid-related restrictions. There were seven graduates, which brings the total number of graduates to fifty-four since the program was started in January 2016.
Chattahoochee Technical College honored its graduates with a drive-through graduation ceremony held Thursday, May 13, at the college’s North Metro Campus.
Paulding County Fire & Rescue announces the promotion of two long-time Department employees to the office of Captain, and six more to Lieutenant within the Fire Operations Division. Newly named officers will assume their new leadership roles effective on May 15, 2021. They include: Captains Rob Boatman & Brandon Maple, and Lieutenants Josh Collier, Michael Cooper, Bruce Jones, Jerre Ledbetter, Will Riner, and Mark Waits. Combined, these officers have more than 150 years of Fire Suppression/EMS experience.
Thursday, May 5th, Paulding County received a 911 call for a possible motor vehicle accident off a bridge into Sweetwater Creek, near 1823 Friendship Church Road. The caller told 911 Operators they had been searching for a family member, who was reported missing around 3:30 am.
We are proud to announce that seventeen (17) Team Members at our Hiram and Dallas (GA) locations have received a scholarship through Chick-fil-A’s Remarkable Futures initiative.
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.
Autism awareness is extremely important for all first responders, especially law enforcement officers. Several years ago, the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.) implemented the Governor’s Initiative Training program. The Governor’s Initiative Training program was implemented to include specific mandatory training for every law enforcement officer in Georgia. Some of the training includes de-escalation, autism awareness, the use of force, community policing, cultural awareness, and several other courses.
Every year Paulding County Farm Bureau awards scholarships to deserving Paulding County Seniors in Memory of Dr Jim Goodman past president of Paulding County Farm Bureau and county dentist. Dr Goodman believed education was one of the most important tools a person could obtain.