Georgia Highlands College was listed by Rice University-based publisher OpenStax as one of the top 10 schools that have served the most students with the adoption of free college textbooks in the 2017-18 school year. GHC was one of only two colleges in Georgia listed. The University of Georgia also made the list. To date, GHC has saved students over $6 million by eliminating textbook costs and providing free digital options.
A maturing East Paulding Girls soccer team dropped a tough 2-1 decision to a strong Marietta team on Friday. East put the pressure on during the second half and freshman Lauren Gramling found the net in her second straight game to tie the score. Marietta went on to score the game-winner later in the half and East was not able to overcome a well-coached and skilled Marietta team.
The North Paulding boys basketball team lost their first-round game in the state playoffs to a gritty Pebblebrook squad from Mableton by a score of 57 to 53. The Wolfpack fought hard and jumped out to an early lead and led 18 to 12 after the 1st quarter.
Chattahoochee Technical College Director of Counseling Cheri Mattox-Carroll has been named Counselor of the Year by the Georgia College Counseling Association (GCCA). A 24-year employee of the college, Mattox-Carroll is a licensed professional counselor, with board certification in telemental health, as well as a licensed certified professional counselor supervisor.
Clipper Petroleum, an ExxonMobil fuel distributor based in Flowery Branch, Georgia in partnership with the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, announced today it has awarded 63 grants to K-12 schools in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina as part of its commitment to support and strengthen local communities.
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Shorajanay K. Griffin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is a 2018 graduate of Villa Rica High School, Villa Rica, Ga.
U.S. Air Force Airman Theresa (Tess) Schommer graduated from basic military training at TRS 321 FLT 152 Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas on January 31, 2019.
The Hiram High School Stinger Battalion hosted its annual Hornet Invitational Drill Meet on Saturday, 26 Jan 2019. Twenty-five teams from throughout the Atlanta metro area competed in 10 different events. The Stingers finished strong with two Second place wins in the female unarmed squad and male/mix unarmed platoon.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class James T. Cole graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Cole is the son of Dallas residents William Cole and Lisa Duvall and a 2017 graduate of East Paulding High School.
Patriot head coach Kevin Hammett gets his players motivated in the 4th quarter as the Patriots fought back to draw even with the Trojans at 55. Hammett and the Patriots are currently in 3rd place in the region with a 6-3 record and 15-3 overall.
Hiram High School CTI (Career & Technical Instruction) members participated in the annual school-wide Hiram Difference event which was held on December 7 for the Kindergarten students from Panter Elementary.
A crate late model race car bullets into the curve of a dirt race track in Georgia. Over 2,000 pounds of chassis, shocks, springs, tires, and sheet metal body careen at over 100 mph. This is a typical Saturday for Georgia Highlands College student Logan Palmer.
Lady Hornet Sydney Jones helped lead the Hornets to victories over East Paulding and Paulding County to improve their region record to 4-2. The Lady Hornets resume region action against Cass in White Georgia on January 4th.
Members of the North Paulding High School Fly Fishing & Cold Water Conservation Club and Mr. Rodney Tumlin's AP Environmental Science classes worked together on an "Ecosystem Restoration Project."