As we all get ready to celebrate our nation’s birthday, many of you will have cookouts, pool parties, maybe catch a baseball game or even shoot some fireworks. But do you know what the law says about discharging fireworks? What you may not know is that the Georgia General Assembly changed the times on when you can legally ignite fireworks last year. The new law went into effect on July 1, 2018.
Detective Amanda Carter of the Criminal Investigations Division Technical Services Unit was awarded the Paulding County Board of Commissioner’s Public Safety Award. Detective Carter was awarded the Commissioner’s Public Safety Award for her exemplary service to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office.
Paulding County, GA. Agents with the Haralson-Paulding Drug Task Force (HPDTF), which is overseen by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), got a credible tip of drug activity occurring at 809 Williams Road Dallas, Georgia 30132 which is in unincorporated Paulding County. Agents immediately launched an investigation into the incident.
A museum dedicated to displaying and demonstrating the workings of U.S. military aircraft from decades past may move from its Rome home base a few miles south to Paulding County. But before that happens officials want to gauge the local community’s interest in supporting the nonprofit museum, which currently attracts about 30,000 annually to the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome.
Paulding County June 13, 2019, during this week's Board of Commissioner' s meeting Jason Flatt, of the Friends to the Forlorn Pitbull Rescue presented the Paulding County Commissioners and Aileen Culberson, Manager of the Paulding County Animal Shelter a check for $130,000.
Dallas Parks and Recreation once again for the 4th year in a role hosted a Georgia District Dizzy Dean Baseball Tournament at Sara Babb Park, the week was filled with some very talented Baseball Teams.
A retirement reception was held in honor of Sergeant Dwayne Cox in the Jail conference room where he was surrounded by his friends, family, and co-workers. Sergeant Cox began his career in law enforcement with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office on June 4, 2002, and officially retired on June 7, 2019.
The FAA hosted its first aviation career education academy for metro high school students during last week at Paulding County’s Northwest Atlanta Airport. The academy, which ran Monday through Friday, is intended to become an annual event, according to Ricky Flores, an FAA safety inspector, who is a STEM Asset Program representative.
Through diligent investigative action that ultimately led to a search warrant of Mitchell’s Dallas, Georgia home, Detectives of the Criminal Investigations Division were able to obtain criminal warrants and arrest Mitchell on October 12, 2017. The vehicle he fled in, the gun he used, and even the clothing he wore the night of the robbery were identified and located by Detectives. Once convicted, Paulding County Superior Court Judge Dean Bucci sentenced Mitchell to 25 years where he will serve 13 incarcerated in the Georgia Department of Corrections prison system with the remainder to be served on probation.
Junior Brevard College Baseball standout Ryan Roon was announced as an All-State Second Team infielder selection by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) on Monday afternoon. Roon was a key contributed for the Tornados throughout the 2019 campaign, helping his squad reach double-digit wins while leading BC in numerous offensive statistical categories. The junior second baseman led his team in hits (47) and batting average (.333) while racking up 12 runs, 18 RBIs, three doubles, and his first collegiate home run.
June 2019 A teacher at C.A. Roberts Elementary School will have something to share with her students when she returns to school after the summer break, thanks to a scholarship Tammy Shiflett won to participate in Paddle Georgia 2019, a week-long, 92-mile journey down the Withlacoochee and Suwannee rivers.
Carroll EMC received national recognition at the 2019 Spotlight on Excellence National Awards program during May, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators (CREC) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). The cooperative received a Silver Award for its extensive communication of storm preparedness summer of 2018.
Paulding County residents, Tish, and Steve Bennett are attempting to purchase a specially trained dog for their 13-year-old child, Rylee, who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes) when she was 10 years old.
The Paulding County Veterans Monument was rededicated at its new location in Veterans Park on Memorial Day. The monument was recently moved from a small park behind the Winn Building where it has been located for the past twenty-five years. The local American Legion, Post 111 in Dallas, requested that the monument be moved from their property to a more visible location in Veterans Park.