The 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.
A 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.
During 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.
Paulding County workers last week moved the county's Veterans Memorial monument from downtown Dallas to a park facing the county courthouse on the campus of the Watson Government Complex. The new location is in Veterans Park adjacent to the county courthouse and county government office buildings, where all relocated in 2007.
GreyStone 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.
May 1st, 2019 a search warrant was executed at 23 Greystone Way Hiram, Georgia in reference to possession and distribution of child pornography. Deputies from the Warrants Division, Juvenile Investigations Division were assisted by the Hiram Police Department in the execution of that search warrant.
According 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.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan D. Warner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Warner is the son of Wynn and Carol Warner of Acworth, Georgia. He is a 2001 graduate of Carl J. Harrison High School, Kennesaw, Georgia.
DALLAS, 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.
Caleb Lee Hutchinson was joined by the Will Sam Band for the 2019 Dallas CityFest. A huge line formed with anticipation of the 6 o'clock gate opening. Local country music fans filled the parking lot to welcome the hometown celebrity back to Dallas.
Saturday, April 27, 2019, was a huge day for the City of Dallas! Starting the day off over 200 runners began the 8 Annual Dallas 5K Race for a Cure, benefiting Relay for Life. The City of Dallas and the Paulding Rotary Club would like to thank all the runners and walkers for their support of this annual event to find a cure for cancer.
Dallas, GA. Paulding CASA is proud to announce 6 new CASA volunteers have been sworn in to advocate for children that have been abused and neglected in Paulding County. On April 25, 2019, the Honorable Carolyn Altman swore in 6 CASA volunteers. CASA’s are—Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children.
Places like California’s Napa Valley, Washington state or even wine country in France may be fun to visit, but Georgia has been becoming wine country too. And closer to home Paulding County will soon be the site of two vineyards, and the most recent is Three Strands Vineyard and Winery. In 2016 The Gilbert family planted grapes on their picturesque northeast Paulding farm in anticipation of producing wine and offering tastings and tours of their Qualusi Vineyards by the following year.
ATLANTA – State Representative Micah Gravley (R-Douglasville) today announced that House Bill 324, Georgia’s Hope Act, was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Georgia’s Hope Act, which was sponsored by Rep. Gavley, will allow for the cultivation, manufacturing and dispensing of low THC oil in Georgia.