Republican state lawmakers took a major step Monday toward overhauling voting by mail and other election procedures in Georgia with passage of an omnibus bill by the state House of Representatives along party lines.
MARIETTA — Christopher Ewing, a Smyrna police officer killed after colliding with a drunk driver last year, was forever memorialized Thursday as his name was carved in stone in front of the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say Camelia Revels, a former case manager at HOPE Atlanta, and Katrise Jones, a property agent, stole more than $100,000 from a nonprofit that helps Atlanta’s homeless veterans.
Hiram’s dream of a state championship was dashed with a 21-17 loss to New Manchester in the first round of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Class 5A tournament Nov. 27.
Following a regular season marked by challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, only one Paulding County school has advanced to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) football state playoffs.
Cobb authorities have jailed a seventh suspect in a violent armed robbery case, who joins his six alleged co-defendants in custody, each facing a dozen charges without bond, records show.
A late-night violent armed robbery at a Kennesaw apartment complex, parts of which were filmed on witness phones, has resulted in the arrests of three young people from Cherokee and Paulding counties.
A weak tornado which touched down in Paulding County recently caused no injuries but left some homes in two counties severely damaged as it traveled from eastern Paulding into west Cobb County.
Two cities are preparing to play host to public Christmas-themed events Dec. 6 and 7 designed to officially usher in the holiday season in Paulding County.
The county elections office conducted Paulding’s Nov. 5 municipal elections with little delay despite glitches found statewide in Georgia’s new voting equipment that forced officials to use alternate methods to collect ballots.
Paulding voters countywide and in two cities chose to keep familiar faces in office and a longstanding sales tax in place in elections today, Nov. 5.
Voters countywide can choose to renew a sales tax and Hiram and Dallas voters will make their choices among candidates for city council and mayor on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 5.
GDOT contractors Sept. 6 began pouring concrete for a railroad bridge in Douglasville as part of the ongoing Ga. Hwy. 92 relocation and widening project that will eventually ease Paulding County's access to I-20.
Olde Town Hiram Day will feature free entertainment, face painters, a balloonist and more Saturday, Sept. 14 in downtown Hiram as a business group seeks to expose more people to the historic area.
Hiram’s mayor and a city council member will be asking voters to switch seats after they qualified for each other’s position on the governing body in this year’s election.
Three people, including two teen girls and a teen boy, have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a Racetrac convenience store in Hiram early Tuesday, the police chief said today.
A longtime Hiram police officer alleges that city officials demoted him because of his age, made him work while he was on medical leave following a heart attack, and subjected him to an unlawful “fit for duty” test upon his return.
Hiram Police are investigating after a masked, female robber armed with a gun cleared out the cash register of a convenience store near WellStar Paulding Hospital early today.
Hiram’s mayor will leave the office to attempt a return to a city council seat and a local businesswoman will challenge Dallas’ longtime mayor in his bid for another term.
Three days in Dallas and five days in Hiram will be available beginning Monday, Aug. 19, to those wanting to qualify for mayor and council seats in this year’s elections.
A Paulding resident recently pleaded guilty to charges related to a former federal official’s conflict of interest scheme which included steering janitorial work to a company in which the official had a financial interest.
Paulding County voters in November will be among the first in the state to use Georgia’s new voting system that includes a paper ballot.
GreyStone Power officials said they will use reserve funds and proceeds from the sale of two existing offices to build its new corporate headquarters in Hiram without borrowing any money.
Independence Day celebrations are set to begin this weekend in Bartow and Paulding counties and continue through the holiday to July 6.
Hiram First United Methodist Church announces the arrival of a new pastor and his family. The Rev. Michael S. Broome has been appointed to serve as the new pastor for the church at 324 Hiram Douglasville Hwy.
The Paulding County Democratic Committee will be hosting its second annual Grill & Chill Summer Cookout June 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rosenwald School & Museum in Hiram.
Mary Ruth Sheffield Guise of Hiram, GA, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019. Ruth was born in Atlanta, GA, on January 5, 1942, to Annie M. Sheffield and Homer Sheffield. She lived in both Atlanta and Mableton, GA. When she was growing up, she attended Campbell High School in Smyrna, GA. She w…
Kimberly Walton said she had to adjust to being the person ultimately responsible for hundreds of young students' welfare as well as the maintenance of the entire school building in her first year leading Hiram Elementary School.
An argument between two men sparked a physical altercation before one shot the other inside a Hiram Home Depot store this morning, May 3, the Paulding sheriff's office reported.
Porter DeWitt Hayes, age 80, of Hiram, Georgia passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Powder Springs. The family will receive friends from 10am until 12pm prior to the service at the church. Int…
A West Georgia state lawmaker says he knew he was facing opposition but still wanted to sponsor legislation this year to have trains not block road crossings for long periods of time.
The Hiram Rosenwald School Museum will benefit after being among 14 projects a state agency approved to encourage development of tourism destinations statewide.
Kathy Landrum, 80, of Powder Springs, GA, passed away on February 21, 2019, in Marietta, GA. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, in Powder Springs, GA. with Rev. Johnny Foster officiating. Kathy is survived by her husban…
McAlister's Deli in Hiram will offer a complimentary dinner today, Feb. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. to area nurses, teachers, firefighters, police officers, first responders and military personnel, the company said in a news release.
A boy who told deputies he was abducted at a Hiram sporting goods store today is the same 9-year-old who told sheriff's detectives he had been abducted recently in another part of the city, a sheriff's office spokesman said.
The Cotton Gin at Mill Creek is hosting an open house on Thursday, Dec. 20 from 7 to 8 p.m. Attending brides will enjoy free cocktails and group tours. Attendees will be able to mix and mingle with vendor, while being able to learn more information about The Cotton Gin. Each bride will also …
Sherman Leon Stratton, 73, of Powder Springs, GA formerly of Salvisa, KY passed away on October 29, 2018. A Memorial service will be held Friday, November 2, 2018 at 4 o'clock at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Macland Chapel in Powder Springs, GA with Rev. Mike Woods and Rev. Allen Davis officiating. Sh…
Hiram’s Chick-fil-A has undergone extensive renovations to provide an even more remarkable guest experience and is inviting the local community to celebrate with a month of Chick-fil-A giveaways.
“Small Group: The Movie,” a film created to offer a fresh look at faith-based cinema, will hit local screens on Friday, Oct. 19. Matt Chastain is the writer, director and actor behind the film.
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