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carroll 600x314Carrollton, GA - Electric co-op line crews were in top form at the 2019 Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo held on Saturday, May 4, at the FFA Camp John Hope in Perry. Professional journeyman teams and apprentices with EMCs across the state, including Carroll EMC, competed with teams and apprentices from municipal electric systems across Georgia.

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tibbits 600x314Paulding County’s Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 last week to table until next month a request submitted from Airport Director Terry Tibbitts for $500,000 for the conversion of the large airport hangar, known as “Hangar One” to bring that facility up to full compliance with all current building and fire codes, which would also allow for more profitable use of the building, Tibbetts told Paulding commissioners during last week’s morning session.

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double 600x314The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, working in conjunction with the Atlanta Police Department Homicide Unit Cold Case Squad, the Paulding Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Gang Task Force would like to announce the arrest of Andrew John Shadrix in reference to a 2002 double murder that was later determined to have occurred in Paulding County.

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state insurance department 600x314A former Paulding County district attorney and Dallas City Council member will lead the state Insurance Department until Governor Brian Kemp appoints a successor to the recently suspended Commissioner Jim Beck. F.A. "Drew" Lane will perform the duties of the commissioner "as provided for by Georgia law" until Gov. Kemp appoints a successor, the state Insurance Department announced last week.

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AtlantaBraves 600x314During the Braves homestand against the Arizona Diamondbacks at SunTrust Park, local Dallas resident, Taylor Duncan, was commemorated on field as the Braves’ first “Community Hero” of 2019 for his work in establishing and expanding Alternative Baseball; a baseball program providing an opportunity for teens (ages 15+) and adults with autism and other special needs to learn physical and social skills for every day life through the sport of baseball.

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greystone 600x314GreyStone Power recently received recognition in the 2019 Spotlight on Excellence national awards program, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators (CREC) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). The cooperative received the Spotlight program’s top honor, the Edgar F. Chesnutt Award for Best Total Communication Program, for the “Making Life Better” campaign.

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lakemont 600x314According to Detectives, the residents initially thought someone was shooting fireworks outside of the home until they started seeing bullets flying through the walls. As a result of the shooting, one male received a non-life threating gunshot wound to the torso.

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vape 600x314 2bDALLAS, GEORGIA, May 1, 2019 - The Drug-Free Paulding is hosting a community-wide Marijuana and Vaping Summit on Monday, May 6, 2019, 7-8:30 p.m. at Hiram High School Auditorium, 702 Virgie Ballentine Drive, Hiram, Georgia 30141. Presenters will highlight the dangers of marijuana and vaping to youth brain development as well as the misconceptions that youth and adults have regarding these burning issues.

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