Friday, May 17, 2013
Relay For Life of Paulding County will be streaming video straight from White Oak Park tonight through Saturday morning. Watch some live festivities and other highlights from the event here.
Relay for Life of Paulding County is being held at White Oak Park in Dallas, with the event’s opening ceremony set for 6:45 p.m. Seventy-four teams from all across Paulding as well as close to 1,000 participants are set to take part in the event. Dallas-Hiram Patch, with the help of 278themix.com, will be streaming video straight from the event tonight through Saturday morning. We’ll feature live video from the event as well as highlights at all other times. Related news: We’re also streaming tweets from the event. Click here to see our live Twitter stream and to find out how to get your tweets featured throughout the evening.
See tweets and photos from teams and attendees at the Relay For Life events happening in Paulding and Cobb counties.
Close to 4,000 people are set to gather in two counties to remember those who lost their battles to cancer, show support to those who survived it, and to raise money to fight the disease. Relay for Life of Paulding County is being held at White Oak Park in Dallas, with the event’s opening ceremony set for 6:45 p.m. In the county next door, Relay For Life of Cobb County will kick off at 7 p.m. at Jim Miller Park in Marietta. Related news: What is Relay For Life? We’ll be following the tweets from all of those involved in the two events, and you can follow along too. Check out the live Twitter stream attached to this article to follow the tweets from @PauldingRelay and @CobbRelay. We’ll also be following the tweets that you make from the …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Primary Fitness serves the immediate Douglasville community as well as the surrounding Douglas, Cobb, Paulding, and Fulton counties.
By Sara Ray, Douglas County Chamber Primary Fitness owner and instructor Tracy Lymus celebrated one year in business with a Chamber ribbon cutting on May 9. Primary Fitness is located at 921 Dallas Highway in Primary Fitness’ motto is to “keep fitness fun” and this is the one studio where clients will get just that with their private parties, exotic fitness, and nightclub fitness events! Experience the physical, physiological, social, and spiritual benefits of dance fitness, focused strength and flexibility training. They are dedicated to providing clients with the highest caliber of group fitness classes, small group training and personal training with no mandated enrollment, annual, or hidden fees. People of all ages can reach their …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Paulding County graduates from the 2013 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program.
Tuesday, May 14
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Paulding County graduates from the 2013 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from twelve counties in Northwest Georgia. The Academy provided each of the graduates an opportunity to gain a unique understanding of the complexities of economic and community development on the local, regional, and state levels. Paulding County graduates at the May 7 ceremony included: Doris Devey, Mayor of Hiram; Earlene Graham, Teresa Philyaw, and Pep Rollins, members of the Hiram City …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Paulding County Board of Commissioners Chairman David Austin explains why the 1,050 Acres recently added to Sheffield Wildlife Management Area will be good for business.
Georgia natural resources leaders, including Paulding County Board of Commissioners Chairman David Austin, announced Wednesday the addition of more than 1,050 acres, known as the Howell Tract, to the Sheffield Wildlife Management Area in Paulding County. In the attached video, Austin explains why the 1,050 Acres recently added to Sheffield Wildlife Management Area will be good for business. Related Dallas-Hiram Patch content: 1,050 Acres Added to Sheffield Wildlife Management Area
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Here are some local jobs we've found this week. Send available positions to email@example.com for free posting.
Companion - ResCare - Woodstock A companion is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the companion home, including care for people. Applicants should have one year direct care experience, excellent verbal and written skills, a clear driving record, valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or GED. Applincants must also be able to assist with the transfer of individuals weighing up to 250 pounds. For more on this position, or to apply, visit the website. Teller - BB&T - Canton A full-time teller is needed at the BB&T in Canton. Qualified candidates should be bi-lingual in Spanish and English, have a high School diploma or equivalent, be able to complete teller training in required time frame and have good interpersonal skills. …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The following Paulding County restaurants were inspected the week of May 3 through 10.
The following food and health scores were reported by Paulding County Environmental Health within the past few days. Environmental Health’s goal in rating establishments is to give the public the information needed to protect themselves from risk factors linked to illness or injury. Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100. Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take more points. Letter grades assigned are A for totals of 100 to 90 points, B for 89 to 80, C for 79 to 70, and U for less than 70. Best Western Hiram Inn & Suites 1340 PACE RD HIRAM, GA 30141 View Last inspection: May 10, …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Fifty Comcast employees and 30 community volunteers last month worked together to beautify the Welcome Home Center, which operates under the umbrella of the Family Alliance of Paulding County.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The new selections, featuring a King's Hawaiian bread bun, are available for a limited time only.
Enjoy Arby's roast beef sandwich? Local residents can now try it with a King's Hawaiian bread bun. Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. announced this week a partnership with King's Hawaiian brand to offer two new sandwiches, the Arby's King's Hawaiian Roast Beef and the Arby's King's Hawaiian Roast Beef & Swiss — but they're only available for a limited time. To celebrate the partnership and the new sandwiches, Arby's is holding a Hawaiian Getaway sweepstakes. The grand prize winner will receive a trip for two with a four-night stay in Honolulu, Hawaii, along with a premium group lesson at one of the island's premier surf schools, Hawaiian Fire. To enter the sweepstakes, visit www.ArbysKingsHawaiian.com through May 26.
Friday, May 3, 2013
College football programs are not allowed to place website addresses or social media messages on the field due to rules that were recently amended by the NCAA. Tell us what you think of the athletic association’s decision.
#GoDawgs or #GoJackets? Whichever your preference, you won’t see either on an NCAA football field this fall. The NCAA’s recent “Bulletin on Field Markings, Uniforms, etc.” expressly prohibits “social media designations such as URL’s and hashtags” (Hashtags are words or phrases that are preceded by the # symbol that can be used online to group messages together or to rally support for a common cause, such as for a favorite team.). The rule means that while you may see your fellow fans using Twitter and other social media platforms while at the game, you won’t see “#SicemDawgs” between the hedges at Sanford Stadium or “#GaTech” on Historic Grant Field in Bobby Dodd Stadium. Speaking of UGA, another Southeastern Conference school, Mississippi…