(Paulding County, GA) On Friday, March 12, 2021, Sergeant Lenny Carr retired from the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an official retirement celebration was unable to be held, but the Deputies and civilian staff of the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office were able to send him away with well wishes from afar.
The Chattahoochee Technical College Practical Nursing program has been ranked among the top seven Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs in the southeastern United States by NursingProcess.org, which evaluated 731 LPN programs across this region.
Wellstar Health System, one of Georgia’s largest and most integrated healthcare systems, is celebrating team members as “Vital Valentines” for providing extraordinary and compassionate care during the pandemic. The systemwide appreciation campaign honors all team members with special customized and heartfelt messages of support from Wellstar leaders.
Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) recently received eight protective ballistic vests from the Georgia Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) for use by the DDS Office of Investigative Services (OIS).
Martha Kirby Farrar and her husband, Dr. Ken Farrar, have gifted $26,000 to establish a new endowed scholarship for nursing students at Chattahoochee Technical College. The Gladys Lorene Thomas Kirby Memorial Endowed Scholarship is in memory of Martha’s mother, who graduated from the college in 1969 with a diploma in practical nursing.
College HUNKS Hauling Junk and Moving Douglasville is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2020.
The Dallas Police Department is proud to announce that it has earned State Law Enforcement Certification from the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police.
It is announced today manager Dennis Szczybor and his family will be moving themselves and the Dynamos to Orlando, Florida starting in the 2021 season. Alternative Baseball is an authentic baseball league providing the traditional experience for teens and adults (ages 15+) with autism and other disabilities for physical and social skill enrichment in life on and off the baseball diamond.
Head girls Coach Kelly Nye-Hinkson continues to help raise awareness for the cause. These special games are played annually at SPHS to honor families who are fighters, survivors, or have experienced loss through this horrible disease.
Sean did not show up for work on January 2, 2021, which is reportedly uncharacteristic for him. Sean’s employer then contacted his family to inquire about his absence. It was then that Sean was reported as a missing person by his family.
Spring semester classes began for well over 8,000 students this week at Chattahoochee Technical College. “The college remains strong in its commitment to a safe and healthy educational environment while continuing to provide a quality education for our students,” said Chattahoochee Tech Vice President for Advancement Jennifer Nelson.
When Maggie Leptrone, a nursing student at the University of West Georgia, walked across the stage at Commencement Saturday morning, she wasn’t alone. Mona, her Diabetic Alert Dog, fetched herself a diploma, too. Now, with her nursing degree in hand, Leptrone has accepted a position in the intensive care unit with WellStar Health System in Douglas County.
Friday, January 8, 2021, Lieutenant Mark Parker officially retired from the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. Lieutenant Parker began his law enforcement career with the Birmingham Police Department (Alabama) in 1978. He worked there until 1989 where he enlisted in the United States Army and was on active duty until 1995, during which time he was deployed to the Middle East for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Lieutenant Parker began his career at the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office on July 16, 1995, as a Detention Officer. During his over 25 year career with the Sheriff’s Office, he served under two different sheriffs.
Cindy Norman retired from the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an official retirement celebration was unable to occur, but the Deputies and civilian staff at the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office were able to send her away with well wishes from afar.