The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Tourism Product Development (TPD) Resource Team will return to Paulding County on November 7 to present its final report. The TPD Resource Team is a statewide initiative that provides communities with the resources needed to identify tourism product and increase visitor activity throughout the community. The final findings will be shared at a public meeting at the Dallas Theater.
State Rep. Micah Gravley, R-Douglasville, recently received the “Champion of Georgia Cities" award from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). The award, which is given at the end of every two-year legislative term to state legislators who actively support major GMA initiatives and goals, was presented to Gravley by GMA Government Affairs Dir. Tom Gehl.
South Paulding High School graduate and Dallas, Georgia, native currently serves aboard one of the U.S. Navy’s most valuable and capable warships, one that can carry 5,000 sailors and more than 70 warplanes anywhere in the world to defend America. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Rodriguez is a machinist's mate aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, currently dry-docked in Newport News, Virginia.
Paulding Fine Arts would like to thank everyone who joined us for our 16th Annual Fall Fest which was held Saturday, October 14th! We had the most beautiful weather and a street, courtyard and beyond full of vendors selling amazing items, food and offering something for everyone! Great entertainment was provided on both entertainment stages.
Friday, October 12, 2018, the Paulding Judicial Circuit Drug Court Program hosted its third graduation since it began in January 2016. There were four graduates, which brings the total number of Paulding Drug Court graduates to twelve. Participants must remain in the Program for a minimum of 18 months, although most require approximately two years to graduate. After graduation, the participants must complete six months of aftercare.
Brown and Caldwell’s Kelly Comstock, a managing consultant on Paulding’s Richland Creek reservoir project, along with site engineers conducted tours of the water treatment plant (WTP), intake, and Dam on last week. Visitors signed-up for the 100 slots available. The RCR is located on approximately 700-acres of county-owned land in northern Paulding County, in the Post 4 district.
Hiram, October 19th, Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams arrived via tour bus and met with over 150 local residents, this was deemed an awesome turnout by the County Democratic Party Executive Committee. Abrams spoke about Medicaid expansion, criminal justice reform, investing in our small localized economies, and her plans to help every Georgian Thrive.
ATLANTA (October 15, 2018) — According to money expert Clark Howard, a 529 plan is the best way to save for college. However, plans vary so wildly by state, that it is crucial to carefully select the right plan for you and your family. For this reason, Clark reviewed every commission-free plan in each state and selected the top options for consumers.
Hiram’s Chick-fil-A at 4326 Jimmy Lee Smith Pkwy., which opened 22 years ago, has undergone extensive renovations to provide an even more remarkable guest experience and is inviting the local community to celebrate with a month of Chick-fil-A giveaways.
Deputies responded to the area, and with the help of the complainant, located a small single-engine plane (Piper PA-28-180) which appeared to have crashed into a bank in a low lying area. This incident occurred in an area off of Lucas Lane which is a very rural area in northern Paulding County that can only be accessed by all-terrain vehicles.
Shepherd's Rest had a huge domestic violence walk and candlelight vigil event in downtown Dallas Friday night with Senator Heath and State Representative Kimberly Alexander present. Kimberly Alexander even led the walk along with Dr. Melton and presented us with a Domestic Violence Proclamation from the State.
CareLink of Northwest Georgia is hosting a Community Open House on Sunday, October 28th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and on Monday, October 29th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The center will be open for tours and there will be complimentary barbeque available.
Gov. Nathan Deal made a stop at the Paulding airport last week to announce plans for a $35 million aviation academy at Paulding County’s airport tied to Chattahoochee Tech. He was joined by Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Matt Arthur, Chattahoochee Tech President Ron Newcomb, and Paulding’s local legislative delegation.
The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is proud to announce the City of Dallas received a Safety Grant check in the amount of $2,742.71 and a Liability Grant check in the amount of $7,974.92 toward the purchase of Power DMS (Police Policy/Training Management System), HR Express, Road Barricades, 10 LB Channelizer Base and 42” Channelizer Cones.