We started the week learning about an arrest made in connection to a homicide that occurred the previous week on Macland Road near Covington Drive.
In other crime news, two Marietta residents were convicted last week in connection with an identity fraud scheme that went through the Hiram Post Office.
A student arrested last month in connection with the investigation into the March 11 vandalism of East Paulding High School and surrounding areas spoke last week to Atlanta media. See what Jacob Zimmerman had to say about the incident and learn what repercussions he is currently facing.
Preliminary numbers released last week show that the county’s unemployment rate is headed in the right direction—down. Learn more about the unemployment dip and how other areas across the state fared.
If you’re one of those still unemployed, or if you’re employed but about to set out on a job search, why not check out the recap of last week’s Department of Labor live chat on job interview tips?
Our news last week included live coverage and recaps of several government meetings. School board members approved legislative priorities in a meeting we covered live, while our live coverage of Tuesday morning’s Paulding Board of Commissioners work session revealed that several airplanes will get repaired after a tornado hit the facility in early March. The commissioners’ Tuesday night meeting saw approval of a rezoning that should lead to a film studio equipment vendor locating to the county.
Speaking of land and real estate, our weekly look at the topic focused on the importance of real estate closing attorneys, while our weekly look at local history focused on a Hiram antique store that operates in a house built in the 1800s.
If you’re looking for a home—one built a little more recently than the 1800s—you should take a look at the houses in our latest House Hunt feature.
Local readers had several favorite destinations for sweet tea, but in the end, Huey Luey’s was the top vote-getter in our latest Readers’ Choice poll. You can see the winners from other area Patch sites here. This week, we’ll be asking you your favorite places to get those pesky taxes prepared.
But back on the topic of consumables, the lowest score in the last round of food scores was an 84—see what restaurant earned that result and learn how 18 other establishments did.
In another weekly offering, our “Dinner and a Movie” feature screened Mirror Mirror to let you know if the Snow White re-imagining was worth your movie cash.
Lastly, this is just a reminder that while you might be observing spring break this week, we won’t be. Learn how to stay connected to Dallas-Hiram Patch no matter how far you travel during spring break, and share your plans for your time away from work, school and other commitments.