The Rotary Club of Paulding County would like to thank everyone that came out for this year’s annual Invitational Christmas Parade. This was the 23rd annual parade sponsored by the Rotary Club.
Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative recently received the award for no lost-time accidents, presented by Georgia Electric Membership Corporation. The award was presented to Carroll EMC Monday, Nov. 9 during the GEMC annual meeting held in Savannah, GA and recognized the local cooperative for five consecutive years of safety without a lost-time accident, an unprecedented feat.
Georgia Highlands College’s student organization La Mano took some time in November to participate in the annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference put on by the Latin American Association (LAA).
A Paulding Chamber of Commerce study of the economic impact both attributed locally and to the region if Silver Comet Field was to offer limited commercial flights, showed over a hundred jobs and millions in overall economic impact in the next few years.
The 29th Annual Miss Patriot pageant was held on November 20 at Paulding County High School, with 16 young ladies competing for the title of Miss Patriot. Miss Annee Stegall was Crowned PCHS' Miss Patriot for 2015.
During last week’s work session Hiram City Council members prepared for the regular meeting scheduled for December 10th. One public hearing is also scheduled on that date.
College scholarship sighing at South Paulding High School.
The FAA public hearing, originally planned for the terminal building at Silver Comet Field, has been moved to the new 25,000 sq. feet corporate hangar building, since attendance could exceed the space capacity of the terminal building.
Hiram Elementary Hornets are very generous! Our school collected $2,686.89 for Pennies for Paulding. To give the students a little more incentive to give, teachers agreed to participate in a school wide contest.
For the last several weeks PCFB and our Young Farmer Chair, Matt Townson have been working on the Harvest for All 2015. Harvest for All is a campaign associated with the Georgia Food Bank Association.
Post One Commissioner David Carmichael announced his resignation at the end of the Board of Commissioners regular meeting for November, held last week. Carmichael has previously announced that he would run for Chairman in the 2016 election.
Chattahoochee Tech has adopted a Green Zones Program as a way to assist student veterans as they transition into the civilian workplace. The college currently has 89 faculty and staff members among all eight campuses who have completed the training and are certified as Green Zone participants.
Georgia Highlands College will be launching a new accelerated adult learner program for Fall 2016. This new program will give students the opportunity to earn an Associate of Science with a focus in Business Administration on a two-year completion plan with flexible class scheduling that will include evening, hybrid and online courses.
On Thursday, November 12th and Monday, November 16th, the halls of Paulding County High School were packed with eighth grade students and their parents from all around the Paulding County School District, anxious to learn more about the Academy of Science, Research, and Medicine through the school sponsored Magnet Mania: Program Preview.