Paulding County Airport Authority officials hosted a special required FAA public hearing last week at Silver Comet Field. The hearing was in connection with the settlement of the lawsuit.
Georgia School Bus Poster Winner—Caelan Hill, 7th grader at SPMS, placed 1st in Category III of the Georgia School Bus Poster Contest.
In honor of Pearl Harbor Day Cub Scout Pack 321 held a flag retirement ceremony on Monday, December 7th. This ceremony was done in remembrance of those who served and in honor of those who continue to place their lives in harms way each day for our country.
Georgia Highlands College students Damaris Hunger from Cedartown; Mykayla Jeter from Hiram; and Hollie Lung from Acworth have been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar.
Chamber Chairman Terry ‘Mr. Excitement’ Hardy (left) hosted his final Paulding Chamber Luncheon last week after an 18-month stint as Chairman together with Keynote Speaker Steve Martin, senior vice president, InnerVISTAS following Martin’s presentation to Paulding business leaders on potential economic impact that commercial airline service can bring to the community.
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.
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.