Several of our headlines last week focused on events that took place on Saturday.
We told you early in the week about a walkathon aimed at helping two locals who have been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. On Friday, we brought you video interviews of the two.
Our video coverage also included a preview of a motorcycle show that will see its proceeds help a Christmastime project.
Paulding County Relay for Life was held Friday night through Saturday morning. If you attended the event and grabbed some photos and videos of the festivities, we hope you’ll share them with us here. Tuesday, we’ll bring you the video we shot of the goings-on on Friday.
We also hope you’ll share photos and videos of your favorite graduates from Chattahoochee Technical College, which held its graduation Thursday.
Another place you can share your relevant photos and videos is in this article on the recent “Fiesta Run” 5K put on by the Paulding Education Foundation.
A deputy was injured after being struck by a driver in an early crash on May 6. That driver was arrested on DUI and other charges.
In government news, on Tuesday the Paulding County School Board gave the nod to an HVAC unit purchase for a school, while county commissioners approved a curve realignment project.
Starting today, buses and heavy trucks should avoid Dallas-Acworth Highway at Picketts Mill Creek. Learn more about a detour that will be in effect until further notice.
Someone around town could be $2 million richer after buying from a Paulding County store a Powerball ticket that matched five numbers but not the Powerball. We’ll keep our eyes and ears open on news of who won that huge prize.
In last week’s Readers’ Choice poll, readers in Dallas-Hiram and other nearby Patches chose Tellus Science Museum as their favorite “staycation” destination. Later today, we’ll begin this week’s poll to find your favorite frozen yogurt place in Dallas and Hiram.
In other news:
- Two restaurants earned scores in the mid 80s after health officials graded five local establishments.
- C. Mark Willix’s latest real estate column reports that it may be the best time in years to sell your home.
- And our latest look at Dallas-Hiram history took us to a Confederate Avenue home built way back in 1893.