Battalion Chief Timothy King, a 25-year veteran of PCFD, and an experienced Paramedic has been promoted to lead the newly formed Division. Chief King, who assumes his new duties on October 19th.
Dallas, GA – Paulding resident, veteran corporate speaker, and entertainer Joe M. Turner doesn’t often go six months without boarding a plane. But in 2020, the global pandemic led him to add an entirely new kind of magical performance to his work. And thanks to technology, it has taken him around the world all year.
One of the largest patriotic women’s organizations in the world, DAR has more than 185,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters across the country and several foreign countries. DAR members promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism via commemorative events, scholarships and educational initiatives, citizenship programs, service to veterans, meaningful community service, and more.
The Chattahoochee Technical College Practical Nursing program has been ranked as one of the top two Practical Nursing programs in the state. Earning the second-place score of 99.54 in an assessment by practicalnursing.org, the Chattahoochee Tech ranking was based on pass rates for the National Council Licensure Examination.
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division was contacted by a Polk County resident regarding a stolen dune buggy. The victim indicated that his custom dune buggy was stolen from his residence in Polk County near Coots Lake Road on January 10, 2020, and that he had located it on Facebook Marketplace® for sale at a residence inside Paulding County.
Alternative Baseball® encourages the public to attend the OLE NATIONAL CLASSIC for 9 innings of an immersive spectator experience and awe-inspiring action. To be held during Q4 2021. Right now, vote for one of 8 venues to serve as the next host setting for the OLE NATIONAL CLASSIC.
On Friday, September 11, 2020, the Paulding County Sheriff's Office and the Paulding County Fire Department will hold a ceremony at Mt. Tabor Park (at the 9-11 memorial site) honoring the men and women who gave their lives to help others on one unforgettable day, 9/11/2001. As a precaution, social distancing will be practiced at this outdoor event.
As the largest class ever, 267 top students from across the country have won Stamps Scholarships, joining an accomplished network of highly driven individuals who are committed to leaving an impact on their local and larger communities.
Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) members who grow Bermudagrass hay are encouraged to enter the 2020 GFB Quality Hay Contest. Hay entered in the contest will be tested at a University of Georgia lab using the Relative Forage Quality (RFQ) Test, which provides an analysis of the nutritional value of the hay. Winners will be determined by the RFQ analysis. The deadline to enter is Oct. 31.
Upon entering the residence, Deputies made contact with Harris who was wounded. Once they made contact, Deputies and EMS attempted to secure and treat Harris. Harris picked up a sword and attempted to attack the Deputies and EMS. Harris was tased by Deputy Carl Brown but continued to advance with the sword. Deputy Alan Perry shot Harris, and he was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
A 2019 Polaris Ranger was taken from 2053 Pleasant Grove Road Temple, GA which is in western Paulding County. The victim, along with his friends were able to track down the Polaris Ranger several hours later in Southern Trace subdivision where they were able to hold the suspects, Joshua Clay Arp (W/M, 30 YOA) and Nina Larie Jenkins (W-F, 35 YOA) until law enforcement arrived.
Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge is excited to announce the release of a smartphone application. This app will serve as a new way for the Sheriff’s Office to connect with Paulding County residents and visitors, providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone.
Firefighter/FAO Steve Mattix Retires After 24. Years On behalf of PCFD, and the thousands of citizens Firefighter/FAO/Paramedic Mattix has helped over his long career, we say thank you and best wishes Steve for a long and happy retirement.
The Paulding County Mental Health Court is an 18-month program that offers a less costly, more effective alternative to incarceration. It improves the response to individuals with mental illnesses who have come in contact with the criminal justice system. The first graduation was held on July 23rd, 2020, to celebrate the first graduate of the program.