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.
Della Marie Cato, age 82, of Dallas, Georgia passed away September 16, 2018. Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel in Marietta. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Memorial Park in Marietta, Georgia. Mrs. Cato was…
After being open for 22 years, the Hiram Chick-fil-A closed its doors July 14 for an extensive renovation leading to a larger building and more drive-through capacity.
A former police lieutenant says he plans to sue Hiram to get his job back after it failed to respond to him by a deadline he gave city officials.
Todd Vande Zande does not foresee seeking another chief position anywhere after recently leaving his job of almost five years leading the Hiram Police Department.
The conclusion of February has brought about the continuation of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state playoffs in basketball with first-round action on Feb. 16 and 17.
The Hiram woman charged with starting a fire that caused about $1 million in damage Sunday was denied bond because she was considered a flight risk and “a risk to others in the community,” a judge said today.
The person charged today with setting a massive Hiram fire still lived where the fire originated despite her ex-husband being awarded the house in a divorce settlement, state officials said.
The wrestling state championships and the start of the basketball state playoffs completed a full week of prep sports activities for local programs.
Someone deliberately set a fire that eventually destroyed four homes and damaged 14 others in a Hiram neighborhood early this morning, the state fire marshal has ruled.
The region play portion of the prep basketball regular season has concluded with team vying for a spot in the state playoffs.
Joann Sawyer, age 76, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away February 1, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Macland Baptist Church in Powder Springs with Dr. Richard Walker officiating. She will lie in state Saturday from 9am until 10am at the chur…