(Paulding County, GA) During this year’s Legislative Session, Georgia became the 16th state in the U.S. to enact a hands-free driving law that prohibits all drivers from using hand-held cell phones while driving.
While I always fight to save taxpayer money and spend each dollar wisely, in writing my bill this year I wanted to do something bold, something different – because if we don’t try something new, we’re destined for the same results.
Paulding Commissioners were expected to vote this week on whether or not they will approve a state grant that would provide for the first year start-up costs of a new accountability court geared to offenders with mental health issues.
Paulding County Board of Commissioners approved a contract to build the New Sheriff’s Headquarters and Detention Center during last week’s regular session. The contract approved by the board is with Turner Construction at a Guaranteed Maximum Price in the amount of $60,100,000.
The Spotlight on Excellence Awards, a program of the National Rural Electrification Cooperative Association, recognizes outstanding work produced by electric cooperative communicators and marketing professionals.
(Paulding County, GA) On Friday, May 25, 2018, at approximately 9:51 AM School Resource Officers with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Hiram High School senior for possession of a weapon on school grounds.
Marine Corps Private Jonathan Austin, the son of Steven Austin and Cheryl Givens of Dallas, Ga., has graduated from basic military training at Parris Island, South Carolina.
South Paulding High graduate, Marine Corps Private First Class Logan Daugherty has graduated as the Company Honor Graduate from basic training.
Former D.A.R.E. student is now in the United States Army. SPC Chase Dickerson is assigned to Fort Rucker (Alabama) as a Military Police Officer where he is also a D.A.R.E. instructor. SPC Dickerson was a 2012 graduate of South Paulding High School.
The City of Dallas recently held its first photography contest calling for photographic images of things and places that convey a love for living in the City of Dallas. Winning photographs will be hung in the Dallas Municipal Courtroom.
Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) introduced the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R. 3) as an original cosponsor. The legislation is based on the Trump administration’s proposal to cut $15.35 billion of unused, unnecessary spending.
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office can announce that two arrests have been made in this case. Zackariah Daniel Mitchell was arrested on April 20, 2018, and Kayden Louis Fillingame was arrested on May 2, 2018. Both males were charged in the drive-by shooting of Ms. Walker.
Following the 5K Relay for Life Race, City of Dallas Parks and Recreation's kicked off the third annual CityFest. This year they began their Concert Series with performances from Drivin N Cryin, Angie Lynn Carter, Bent Fender, and Reckless Dawn. The music went from 2 PM until 10 PM, and with terrific weather, between four and five thousands of people came to enjoy the show over the whole day.
Candidates for the May 22 Republican Primary Election include three Paulding races for post commissioner seats. Concluding this week with Post 2, each candidate was asked to name their top priority once elected or re-elected.