Monday, January 14, 2013
Tonight’s meeting of the Paulding County School Board will see Richard Manous begin his term as board member. The board also will select its chairman and vice chairman for 2013.
Tonight’s gathering of the Paulding County School Board will consist of several annual housekeeping measures as the board selects its leadership for the upcoming year. The meeting had originally been set for Jan. 8 but was moved to give officials more time to prepare following the district’s winter break. According to tonight’s agenda, which is attached to this article, board members’ first votes on the evening will be directed toward the selection of their chairman and vice chairman for 2013. The board is guaranteed to be headed by someone new this year as last year’s chairman, Michael Skelton, served his last meeting last month. Skelton last summer did not seek re-election to his board seat. This will be the first official meeting of …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Ron Crist dropped out of the race for the Paulding School Board District 3 seat Tuesday afternoon. Dallas-Hiram Patch has obtained the documents that challenged Crist’s candidacy.
Following Ron Crist’s withdrawal from the Paulding County School Board District 3 race Tuesday, officials with Paulding County Elections & Voter Registration released the documents that had challenged Crist’s candidacy earlier in the day. Crist’s candidacy was challenged by Dallas resident Doug Shaw. Shaw in a 24-page document challenging Crist’s qualifications asserted that Crist resides in Cobb County despite listing a Dallas Street residence in Hiram on his Declaration of Candidacy. “I have physically observed and have spoken to local residents who have also physically observed [Crist] residing in the same home that he has owned in Cobb County for many years,” Shaw wrote in the challenge. “I have also observed that there are people …
Ron Crist withdrew from the race after a challenge to his candidacy.
Following a challenge made to his credentials for candidacy, Ron Crist dropped out of the race for a Paulding County School Board seat, according to Deidre Holden, supervisor of Paulding County Elections & Voter Registration, who spoke to Dallas-Hiram Patch just after 4 p.m. today. Crist had challenged District 3’s Kim Cobb; both had qualified as Republicans during last month’s qualifying period. Crist’s departure from the race means that Cobb is set to win another term on the board, as no others qualified for the Republican primary, nor did anyone seek the seat as a Democrat or independent. Return to Dallas-Hiram Patch later today for updates.