Hiram, Georgia July 13, 2015 – Paulding County Fire & Rescue announced promotions of long-time employees. Kevin Hart and John Parker were promoted from Battalion to Division Chief.
Paulding County UGA Extension, 4-H and Master Gardener Extension Volunteers were the beneficiaries of a recent Eagle Scout Project.
The Children's Foundation of Paulding donated $1,500 from membership dues to CAYA Reconciliation Ministries.
Paulding Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to deny a request for a special event permit for the sale and consumption of alcohol at Veterans Park by the City of Dallas on August 7, 2015, for the event entitled “.38 Special Concert”
An attempt recently by the county to privatize its animal shelter was rejected after a recent proposal flopped — but the effort to change the way the shelter is run is ongoing, and is currently seeking to establish a permanent base of operations for the Paulding Humane Society.
Hardy Chevrolet Buick GMC wraps up 2015 baseball season partnership with New Hope Athletic Association.
The 15th annual WSB Care-a-Thon will return on July 20 at 5:00 a.m. until July 21 at 6:00 p.m on News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB. The radiothon, which raises money for research and programs at the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, will feature popular on-air personalities.
On Friday (07/10/15), the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Crime Lab confirmed the identity of the deceased individual that was located on Ridge Road in Paulding County on Friday July 3, 2015. The individual was initially identified
Paulding County Industrial Building Authority met last week for a special-called meeting and passed a Resolution to raise the bond amount for Dallas Memory Care (DMC), a senior living facility to be located in Dallas, Georgia. Bond Spokesperson Jim Woodward addressed the IBA board members regarding the request to hike original bond amounts from $8.5 million up to $11.5 million.
Paulding’s Board of Commissioners green-lighted an opportunity to establish a felony drug court program last week during their June session at the Watson Government complex in Dallas. A state grant will provide for the start-up of the program by January of next year, if not before, said Paulding Court Administrator Frank Baker at the Board’s morning session.
Chattahoochee Technical College student Michael Wells, a Criminal Justice Technology student and Sergeant with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, received a first-place gold medal for competing in this year’s SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.
As a result of reaching out to the community on Social Media over the weekend, Detectives believe that they have the possible identity of the deceased male that was located on Friday July 3, 2015 in the area of Ridge Road in Paulding County. Detectives have collected DNA from a possible family member.
Georgia Highlands College is one of three recipients in Georgia to receive a $3,000 programming grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. More than 200 libraries, museums, state humanities councils, historical societies and other nonprofits across the country were selected to receive grants.
Hiram City Council met on June 2 for their regular session, which followed a series of public hearings. The first was to consider a zoning application by Cobb Subs Inc. to rezone approximately .814 acres from R-2 (Suburban Residential District) to B-2 (Highway Business District). Matthew Momtahan, counsel for the applicant, spoke in support of the application.