The Paulding County School System is set to cut 53 positions for the next fiscal year follow action taken by the school board Tuesday.
Paulding students reached for the gold at Thursday’s Special Olympics event held at Hiram High School. See our video highlights of the event here, and then share your photos and videos from the event at this link.
Six students from the Paulding area who received scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year were recently recognized at a scholarship reception hosted by Georgia Highlands College.
Today marks your last chance to pay cheaper entry fees in a 5K set to benefit Paulding County Schools.
And in even more school-related news, 24 teens are set to avoid court dates after taking a deal from the Paulding County district attorney in the wake of the March 11 vandalism of East Paulding High School and surrounding areas.
A Dallas man could learn next month if he’ll serve a maximum sentence of five years after being convicted last year on a federal arms charge.
In business news, we’ve yet to determine the most favored florist in town in the latest Readers’ Choice poll. You have until noon today to weigh in: Caroline Florist Wedding & Gift Shop or Paulding County Florist?
The presidential candidate favored by the most Paulding voters in the Super Tuesday primary is set to officially drop out of the race Tuesday. Learn more about Newt Gingrich’s plans and the support he received locally.
The county’s unemployment rate stayed put in March and showed improvement from the numbers a year earlier. Take a look at the unemployment numbers in Paulding and across Georgia. In related news, several warehouse and janitorial jobs need filling in Cobb County, and one college’s program aims to prepare students for a field that seemingly needs more workers.
Lastly on the job front, if you need advice on writing a résumé, we’ve got some expert advice from labor officials.
We shared two pieces of good news about a local soldier. We not only learned that he had returned stateside along with his team, but that he also received a medal in February for his courageous actions during an attack in Afghanistan last year.
In our weekly look at Paulding history, we focused on a store on Highway 61 in the Burnt Hickory community that was a place for local residents to gather throughout the years.
In other news:
- No restaurant earned less than a 90 in the latest round of food scores.
- “Dinner and a Movie” took a look at The Pirates! Band of Misfits.
- “House Hunt” gave you several options for browsing open houses this weekend.