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Upcoming Event

February 22, 2016 by Cleveland Anderson (Register to contact)

In June 2019 the 68th National Square Dance Convention will be at the Cobb Galleria. For more information or interest in learning to square dance contact me.

Class of 75 35th Reunion

June 10, 2010 by Jeannie Fields Ballentine (Register to contact)

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Hello classmates,
PCHS Class of 75 is having our 35th class reunion on "DRUM ROLL PLEASE"!

SEPTEMBER 25, 2010
6PM - 7PM Meet and Greet
Class picture
7PM - ??? Reunion

$40.00 per person
$75.00 per couple

Dallas Civic Center (downtown Dallas)
Dallas, Ga

Theme is: You might have been a senior in 75 if you.....

Come and join us for a night of fun reliving our high school years!

Class of 74 and 76 are invited to attend!

Check out our website at: http://www.*****/****

Email: *****

5A 2008 State Champions

February 12, 2009 by Jeannie Fields Ballentine (Register to contact)

Jon Lindsey - 1991 graduate of Paulding County High School is Defensive Coach at Camden County High School, Georgia. Jon's team did not lose a game this season and played the last game (playoff game) in the Ga Dome. Camden County Wildcats are 5A 2008 State Champions!

Paulding County High School News From Around The Web

High School Football 2018 Schedules, Scores In Paulding County  Dallas-Hiram, GA Patch

High School Football Scoreboard In Paulding - Dallas-Hiram, GA - Scores are coming in! See how your team is doing!

PAULDING FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Three new coaches leading county's five teams

Three new coaches are leading Paulding's high school football teams that saw varying degrees of success last year.

Paulding High Schools Named State AP Honor Schools 2018  Dallas-Hiram, GA Patch

Paulding High Schools Named State AP Honor Schools - Dallas-Hiram, GA - State Superintendent Woods named all five Paulding School District high schools ...

Paulding high schools set graduation ceremonies for May 25, 26

The Paulding County School District is planning graduation ceremonies for May 25 and 26 at its five high schools.

School officials hope new program develops employees for Paulding jobs

County school officials are hoping a program opening in August 2019 will ultimately allow their students to fill Paulding-based jobs other counties' residents are ...

False rumors of lockdown, ‘threatening comment’ fuel Paulding school parents’ fears

A student's “threatening comment” and rumors about a malfunctioning class bell had some Paulding parents on edge Friday. They nervously dealt with online ...

UPDATE: One Paulding school board race ends, other undecided

One Paulding school board race remained too close to call Tuesday night while another school board candidate easily won his runoff race.

Paulding to recount school board election which produced razor-thin win

Paulding County's elections board Monday certified last week's county runoff and the election supervisor promptly ordered a recount of a school board race ...

Country music tribute, Night Ranger, 'pet theater' among upcoming Paulding shows

Live music, an “interactive murder mystery” and more are coming to Paulding County in upcoming weeks and months.

'Idol' finalist visits, performs at Paulding County alma mater

South Paulding High School hosted 2017 alumnus Caleb Lee Hutchinson and the "American Idol" cameras for a pep rally Tuesday to cheer him on to victory in ...

Paulding September events include arts festival, concerts, public safety honors

The annual arts and crafts festival that fills the park north of Dallas after Labor Day is returning for the 39th time this weekend. The Paulding Meadows Arts ...

Police set to charge suspect in murder of former Paulding County High athlete

Investigators said Wednesday they expected to make an arrest soon in the murder of a former Paulding County High School athlete and 2017 graduate.

Kaecher makes history as she, Stover defeat Paulding commission incumbents

Two challengers for county commission seats ousted incumbents in today's Republican primary runoff elections.

Paulding voters put Hart into county commission, GOP newcomers into state House

Paulding voters officially completed a makeover of their county commission and state legislative delegation Tuesday while voting in relatively high numbers for a ...

Paulding County High student earns regional STAR award

Paulding County High School senior Jacob King was among four students who tied for first place at the regional Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ...

'N----- these days' | Video shows students using racial slur  WXIA-TV

PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. -- Video showing a group of presumed local high school girls eating McDonald's and using a racial slur has caused outrage on social ...

'Dedication' helps Susan Merchant win Paulding Teacher of the Year

A math and science teacher known for her “dedication” is Paulding County's choice as Teacher of the Year.

Paulding voters oust commissioners, state rep, school board recount looms

A school board candidate planned to ask for a recount after her razor-thin loss and two political upstarts ousted incumbent county commissioners in Tuesday's ...

Rapid growth leads Dallas to borrow $11M, double wastewater plant size

Dallas plans to use a federally-funded loan to double the capacity of its sewage treatment plant to serve fast-growing residential areas in and near the city.

Summerour developed into leader in four years for Paulding Patriots

Guard Tyron Summerour is making his mark on Paulding County High School's basketball program after four years of developing his game.

Paulding High student earns county's top academic STAR award

The Paulding school district's newest STAR comes from its oldest high school.

Paulding adding to fast-growing high school while removing old gym

Paulding is enlarging one of its newest schools and demolished one of its oldest existing buildings this summer.

State superintendent delivers STEM certification to Paulding County High

Georgia's top educator paid a visit to Dallas Tuesday and dropped off a hard-earned memento to Paulding County High School.

Paulding-area graduation dates listed

Paulding County-area high schools will stay on their respective campuses for their 2017 graduation ceremonies, school officials said.

Paulding County High student named club’s Youth of the Year

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta recently announced Kani Davis as the 2017 Youth of the Year winner for the Paulding County Club.

Paulding County High School Graduation Schedule 2016

Dallas-Hiram, GA - The graduation times and dates, plus other important final dates for the school year.

Paulding jury convicts woman of homicide in two teens' 2015 deaths

A Paulding woman could spend the next decade in prison after a jury said she was responsible for a mid-2015 crash that killed two high school students.

UPDATE: Early Paulding results show challengers leading county, state races

Paulding election officials have released the results of voting done at five precincts today as well as voting done early in person and absentee by mail.

Arrest Made In String Of Paulding School Violence Threats

Arrest Made In Paulding School Violence Threats - Dallas-Hiram, GA - The Paulding High threat was determined to be a hoax, school officials said Friday, but ...

Recent high school graduate, athlete killed after fight  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A former Paulding County High School athlete was shot and killed Friday in a subdivision after a fight, Dallas police said. Tommy Lee Robinson, 18, had just left ...

Musical 'Addams Family' set for four performances at Paulding County High

The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy" is set for four performances April 20 to 23 at Paulding County High School.

Bitting makes history as Paulding's first three-time state wrestling champ

North Paulding senior wrestler Bradley Bitting is a history-making athlete, his coach said.

Board narrowly votes to renew company's contract to clean Paulding schools

A private company will clean Paulding's schools for another year after board members narrowly approved renewal of a contract.

Paulding Sports: New PCHS Field Opens

Dallas-Hiram, GA - Dave Hardin Stadium has a new look.

16-year-old charged with murder of former Paulding athlete

Dallas Police today charged a 16-year-old with murder in the shooting death of a former Paulding County High School athlete and 2017 graduate.

Hiram museum helps bring to life past era of school segregation in Georgia

Paulding County is home to a piece of history whose original purpose everyone may not fondly remember.

Nutrition, treatments for diseases among topics for Paulding science fair winners

Some young Paulding scientists saw the need for better nutrition and medical treatments as ways to launch their projects to regional honors this year.

Paulding high schools usher in fall with homecoming festivities

High school spirit is taking over the streets of Paulding County as multiple schools are set to hold homecoming parades in October.

Paulding's graduation rate up 3 percent from 2016

Paulding County Schools' graduation rate has increased more than 8 percent in six years.

Paulding County's Academy of Science, Research and Medicine graduates first class

The Paulding County Academy of Science, Research and Medicine recognized its first graduating class in May.

Dallas businessman says in announcement for House seat state 'ignored' Paulding

A Dallas businessman says he is seeking election to the Georgia General Assembly in part because the state government has "ignored" Paulding "for long ...

Paulding County high school student drowns in Etowah River  FOX 5 Atlanta

Bartow County EMS reports Tuesday afternoon that a teenage boy has drowned in the Etowah River.

Classic and Broadway musicals next three weekends at Paulding schools

Two Paulding schools will mount very dissimilar musical productions this weekend – one about a spooky family and the other a spoof of the “Roaring '20s” era.

STEM certification and Virtual Academy listed among 2017 Paulding schools highlights

A number of academic and administrative events made Paulding County's superintendent “proud” to be leading the school district this school year, he said.

Paulding County’s Crawford found success after changing pitching style

Simply “throwing” the softball rather than trying to “place” it allowed Paulding County High's Abbie Crawford to break records this year, her coach says.

Paulding election office mailing notices on new voting locations

Paulding election officials are busy mailing notices to about 104000 voters telling them where they will be able to cast ballots in this year's primary and general ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: 'Raw' Paulding runner earns spot in sectionals

Paulding County High School senior sprinter Cam Pittman has made up for lost time this season.

High school sweethearts killed in Paulding County wreck  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The couple had dated for two years in high school. She was a year older and graduated in May, but the two had no plans to break up.

Paulding science students’ research could lead to state honors

Some Paulding County High students demonstrated the strength of the school's scientific research program recently.

Jim Ashworth Announces Candidacy for Post 4 Commissioner  The Dallas New Era

Local community servant has announced his intention to campaign for the 2019 – 2022 Post 4 Commission Seat. Over the last three years, Ashworth has been ...

Paulding basketball programs progress through region play

Game: Hiram Hornets at Rome Wolves. Date: Jan. 19. Last meeting: Hiram 52, Rome 43 (Feb. 4, 2017). Prediction: Hiram 65, Rome 55. Hiram's boys basketball ...

Walter S. Burger Wins American Legion Post 111 Oratorical Contest  The Dallas New Era

Walter S. Burger, a Junior from Paulding County High School in Dallas, GA, was named the winner of American Legion Post 111's 2018 Constitutional Speech ...

Police charge neighbor with murder after 20-year-old killed in Paulding County  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The man accused of shooting and killing a 20-year-old man in a Paulding County neighborhood was arrested and charged with murder Wednesday night, police ...

East Paulding, Hiram highlights local Paulding football action

Game: East Paulding Raiders at Hiram Hornets. Date and time: Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m.. Last meeting: East Paulding 21, Hiram 12 (Oct. 21, 2016). All-time series: ...

East Paulding point guard adjusting well to new team, uptempo offense

East Paulding girls basketball Head Coach Jonathan Black said he wanted to be objective about selecting an Athlete of the Week from his team for the young ...

Paulding schools hosting job fair for non-teaching positions Thursday

Paulding's school district is hiring for non-teaching positions and is hosting an event for applicants.

Graduation rate drops in 2016 at all Paulding schools

Paulding County schools in 2016 saw their graduation rate drop as all five high schools showed declines compared to 2015.

Man charged with murder after shooting in Paulding neighborhood's amenities area

A man was charged with murder Wednesday following the shooting death of a Dallas resident in the amenities area of a neighborhood off U.S. Hwy.

Man shot to death in Paulding County neighborhood  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 20-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed near the tennis courts of his Paulding County neighborhood late Monday, according to police. It was the ...

Paulding County Farm Bureau members attend GFB Day at Capitol  The Dallas New Era

MACON, Ga. – Paulding County Farm Bureau members traveled to Atlanta, Feb. 13 to participate in Georgia Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol. While at the capitol ...

Epicenter of college football: The Playoff is a very Southern affair  USA TODAY

There's a legitimate debate to be had about whether this geographic concentration is a good thing for college football.

Patriots, Hornets battle for region supremacy

Game: Paulding County Patriots at Villa Rica Wildcats.

Preschool teacher, 23, killed in north Paulding County wreck  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 23-year-old Dallas woman was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle wreck on Ga. 61 in north Paulding County, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

Paulding programs conclude spring sports in high style

The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state playoffs have reached their conclusion for spring sports with several programs and players having stellar ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Paulding freshman point guard improved rapidly

Paulding County High School point guard Kimberlyn Black recalled she had trouble at the start of the season as she adjusted to the pace of high school varsity ...

Coach, point guard credit each other for helping Hiram reach Final Four

Hiram senior point guard Darius Johnson credits his head coach with helping the team get past early-season struggles to advance to this year's state basketball ...

'Casino Royale', softball deadline, Polar Plunge upcoming in Paulding

The fifth annual Paulding Casino Royale Hearts of Gold 2018 event to benefit Paulding Education Foundation is set for Saturday, Feb. 10, from 6:30 to 11:30 ...

Pauldings Only Black School Still Stands

Dallas-Hiram, GA - The Irma F. Matthews School is now used as the Paulding County School System's Maintenance Department and Testing.

New Coach for Paulding County High School  The Dallas New Era

Coach Van Spence comes to Paulding County High School from McEachern High School where he has spent the last 14 years. Coach Spence was the ...

Miss Paulding County Sweetheart Pageant Winners

Dallas-Hiram, GA - Paulding County High School marching band held its annual pageant fundraiser last weekend.

Paulding programs prepare to begin state playoffs

Game: Southwest DeKalb Panthers at Paulding County High School Patriots.

Paulding high schools making spring a musical season

Paulding high schools' theater departments are putting a musical bent on their springtime work this year.

Paulding programs progress towards region play on the gridiron

Game: Carrollton Trojans at East Paulding Raiders.

Paulding students win Special and Grand Awards at state science fair

Three Paulding County High School students took home Special and Grand Awards from the recent 69th Georgia Science & Engineering Fair in Athens.

Paulding weekend: Plane crash memorial and lifestyle and auto safety events

Some emergency workers who responded to a deadly plane crash 40 years ago will join local residents in honoring the memory of the victims and survivors this ...

Chick-fil-A gives seven Paulding employees $2,500 scholarships

Chick-fil-A recently gave $2500 scholarships to seven Paulding restaurant employees as part of its annual effort to encourage student workers to seek education ...

Paulding native worked past personal loss to Billboard music charts

Carol Albert is on a roll. The Hiram native and longtime classical and jazz musician is on the Billboard music charts with her new Brazilian-influenced, smooth ...

Witness Gives Different Account of Fatal Teen Wreck

Dallas-Hiram, GA - Janeal Priester, 18, and Nick Wright, 17, died in a two-car accident Wednesday near Paulding County High School.

This Georgia student just received $1.8 million in scholarships  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Finding funding for undergrad can be challenging. But one Georgia student knows a thing or two about snagging scholarships for school, because she's just ...

Paulding deputy, family killed in apparent murder-suicide  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When a veteran Paulding County deputy didn't show up for a court appearance Tuesday morning, his colleagues were concerned. It wasn't characteristic of the ...

Cedartown welcomes Dooley as Parks and Recreation Director  Northwest Georgia News

With nearly 20 years of experience in parks and recreation management under his belt, Tommy Dooley is bringing his skills and capability to the City of ...

Paulding County High athletes commit to next level

The Georgia Military College and Reinhardt University women's soccer teams will each have a former Paulding County High player and the Maryville College ...

Paulding Fall Fest to feature two stages, 120 booths

This year's Fall Fest is proving the demand to see and sell arts and crafts in a festival setting is growing in Dallas.

Douglas football programs continue path through state playoffs

The prep football season has reached the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) playoffs with several local programs vying to earn a state championship.

Longtime administrator Hunton promoted to Paulding chief deputy

A longtime Paulding sheriff's office administrator has replaced another veteran leader as Sheriff Gary Gulledge's top assistant.

Paulding mom seeks 'redemption' in return to 'Broken Skull' reality show

A Paulding resident says she is ready for “total redemption” on a TV reality competition show after a second-place finish during a 2014 appearance.

Woman drag racing during fatal crash that killed two high school sweethearts - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

A Georgia woman will serve 10 years in prison for causing a car accident that killed two high school sweethearts and seriously injured another teen.

Paulding programs entrenched in playoff action

The postseason schedule for spring sports in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) continues to press through the middle of May for local programs.

Douglas programs enter prep football playoffs

The prep football regular season has concluded and the playoffs have begun for local programs.

Local battles highlight prep football action for Douglas programs

Game: Alexander Cougars at South Paulding Spartans.

Tenant charged after Hiram woman found murdered, home burned

A man who rented a room in a Hiram couple's home was charged Wednesday with murdering one of them and setting a fire to conceal the crime.

Lithia Springs teacher ID'd, gunshot wound 'personal matter' brought to school

A veteran math teacher last week went to his classroom before school began, "retrieved and loaded" one round into a handgun and suffered an "intentional" ...

Paulding 4-H'ers Attend 75th 4-H State Congress  The Dallas New Era

Pauding County had seven Senior 4-H'ers compete at Georgia's 4-H State Congress July 25-28. 2017. They earned their way to state in Atlanta by competing in ...

WKU receives commitments from Ruffin, Spencer and Sloan  WBKO

The Western Kentucky football program received three commitments Sunday. Jacquez Sloan, Dionte Ruffin and Cole Spencer all gave verbal pledges to WKU.

‘Uplifting voting frenzy’ makes Jordan High a finalist for auto award  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A Muscogee County high school's automotive program received the most online votes in its region to become a finalist in a national contest, winning a chance to ...

Dallas Native Serves with Navy Tophatters Squadron

Dallas-Hiram, GA - Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Morgan works with the Navy's most lethal and versatile strike fighter aircraft, the F/A-18E Super Hornet.

Local soccer team helps KICK OUT CANCER  The Dallas New Era

Local soccer team helps raise awareness by playing in a PINK OUT soccer game Saturday October 22, 2016 at Braly Fields in Dallas, GA. SSA 08G Chelsea ...

St. Francis Defeats #3 Ranked Reinhardt University 42-24 in NAIA Semi-Finals  The Dallas New Era

Three graduates from Paulding County high schools who are all playing football for the Reinhardt University Eagles in Waleska, GA. The Reinhardt Eagles were ...

Atlanta Public Schools launches new programs, deals with budget shortfall

Atlanta Public Schools will welcome students back to school Aug. 1 with several new programs, but some other programs were put on hold as the district deals ...

Woman pleads guilty, gets life in killing of KSU student  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When road rage between two carloads of people spilled into a Cobb County apartment complex, another woman was called to help and grabbed a gun.

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