Category Archives: Paulding County

Record Early Voting Turnout Continues

Record Early Voting Turnout Continues

May 12th, 2022 – 11:35 PM Georgia Secretary of State’s Office – Early voting for the May 24 primary election continues. Floyd County voters can cast ballots at the new elections office located in the health department building on East 12th Street and at the Anthony Recreation Center in Garden Lakes between the hours of…Continue Reading

GA Department of Revenue to Begin Issuing Special, One-Time Tax Refunds

GA Department of Revenue to Begin Issuing Special, One-Time Tax Refunds

May 11th, 2022 – 2:35 PM State of Georgia Press Release –  Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Department of Revenue (DOR) announced today that DOR will begin issuing special, one-time tax refunds this week. This initiative is a result of House Bill 1302, which the Georgia General Assembly recently passed, and Governor Kemp signed into…Continue Reading

Monday is the deadline to register to vote

Monday is the deadline to register to vote

April 24, 2022–12:02 p.m. STAFF REPORTS If you are not registered to vote in the upcoming election, Monday is the last day to do so. It’s also a good idea to check your registration status, especially if you haven’t voted in the last few cycles. The Primary Election is on May 24. Early voting begins…Continue Reading

EPD Announces Open Burn Ban to Start May 1st

EPD Announces Open Burn Ban to Start May 1st

April 23rd, 2022 Georgia Environmental Protection Division – Beginning May 1, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) open burning ban will be in effect for 54 Georgia counties.  The open burning ban has been in place during the summer ozone season since 2005. The ban prohibits citizens and businesses from burning yard and land-clearing debris during the…Continue Reading

Local groups to host Congressional candidate forum

Local groups to host Congressional candidate forum

April 19, 2022–7:42 p.m. NEWS RELEASE One Community United, the NAACP of Rome and Floyd County, and the Floyd County Democratic Party are hosting a candidate forum for the Fourteenth U.S. Congressional District seat currently held by Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene. The in-person forum will be held on Monday, April 25th at the Rome City Auditorium. The…Continue Reading

Four Week Old Infant Murdered in Paulding County

Four Week Old Infant Murdered in Paulding County

April 19th, 2022 – 12:00 PM Paulding County Sheriff’s Office – Detectives with the Juvenile Division of the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Paulding County mother and father on April 14, 2022, for the murder of their four-week-old infant. They are currently being held in the Paulding County Jail with an assorted list of…Continue Reading

DPH moves to weekly COVID-19 data reporting

DPH moves to weekly COVID-19 data reporting

April 14, 2022–10:45 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is transitioning from daily to weekly COVID-19 data reporting. Case counts and vaccination updates will be published on the DPH website every Wednesday beginning April 20. The last daily update to the Daily Status Report and the vaccine dashboard will be on April 15. …Continue Reading

DPH moves to weekly COVID-19 data reporting

DPH moves to weekly COVID-19 data reporting

April 14, 2022–10:45 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is transitioning from daily to weekly COVID-19 data reporting. Case counts and vaccination updates will be published on the DPH website every Wednesday beginning April 20. The last daily update to the Daily Status Report and the vaccine dashboard will be on April 15. …Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Gov. Kemp Signs Georgia Constitutional Carry Act into Law

[VIDEO] Gov. Kemp Signs Georgia Constitutional Carry Act into Law

April 13th, 2022 – 4:15 PM State of Georgia Press Release – Governor Brian P. Kemp, joined by First Lady Marty Kemp and two of his daughters, state constitutional officers, legislators, and other special guests, yesterday signed the Georgia Constitutional Carry Act (SB 319) and a license reciprocity measure (HB 218) into law. *For more…Continue Reading

Paulding Detectives Investigate Triple Murder

Paulding Detectives Investigate Triple Murder

April 9th, 2022 Paulding County Sheriff’s Office – Deputies and US Marshals make additional arrests in a triple murder that occurred during the overnight hours of March 21, 2022 in western Paulding County. As a result of these two additional arrests, three people are in custody for this heinous crime. At approximately 10:49 PM on…Continue Reading