On a beautiful day during Paulding County Schools Fall Break, Paulding County area residents came out to Sara Babb Park to clean up, as part of the continuing statewide campaign to clean and preserve over 70,000 miles of Georgia’s rivers and streams. The effort was part of Rivers Alive, a joint program of the Environmental Protection Division’s Outreach Education Programs and the Department of Community Affairs’ Keep Georgia Beautiful Program.
The WellStar Pharmacy Network recently opened the WellStar Paulding Hospital Pharmacy to allow patients a more convenient option to receive treatments and pick up prescriptions all in one place. The WellStar Paulding Hospital Pharmacy is a full retail pharmacy available to the community and patients.
Last month the National Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals recognized a team of Paulding County employees and a Master Gardener Extension Volunteers with the Silver Award for outstanding performance in the Television category for their work to produce “The Blair Twig Project.”
The Paulding County Senior 4-H Forestry Judging team placed 3rd at the State 4-H Forestry Judging Competition on Saturday, September 26th at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.
With a major focus on safety, GreyStone Power has invited Safe Kids Worldwide to its Annual Meeting of Members. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at GreyStone's headquarters in Douglasville, located at 4040 Bankhead Highway.
Paulding’s November municipal elections have set-up in sharp contrast to one another. In Dallas longtime Incumbent Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin and three council members will sail through the upcoming election unopposed. While in Hiram the mayor and council have begun a process to replace their city manager and additionally have four races to be decided in November.
Hiram Mayor Doris Devey met with the English as a Second Language students at the Adult Education Center on the third floor of the Old Court House in Dallas to sign a Proclamation declaring September 8, 2014, as International Literacy Day in Hiram.
The Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging team competed at the Northwest District Forestry Judging Competition in Rockdale County on September 8, 2015. The team consisted of Junior and Senior 4-H’ers who spent 12 weeks preparing for the competition.
Hiram City council held a special called meeting earlier this week to consider the replacement of current City Manager Robbie Rokovitz. Rokovitz, who announced earlier this month, will step down on the 25th of this month. The council’s meeting agenda was to consider both the process for choosing an interim manager and for an executive session.
Georgia Classic Rides presented $7,000.00 from the GCR 2015 26th Annual Car Show proceeds to Paulding County children’s charities.
The Nature Conservancy in Georgia, in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Paulding County officials finalized the placement of a new free span bridge.
Ms. Carol Barber receives The Ken Thigpen Community Service Award On August 6, 2015, at the State of the County Address, Ms. Carol Barber was the recipient of the annual The Ken Thigpen Community Service Award.
The Paulding County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation for International Literacy Day, which is September 8th. In doing so, they expressed appreciation to the Paulding Literacy Council for their efforts in tutoring adults to read.
Recently Brittani Kelley, Paulding County Extension 4-H Agent, received the Ryles Rising Star Award. This award recognizes individuals who exhibit leadership and exemplary service while working to carry out 4-H work in the state of Georgia.