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Category Archives: Paulding County

Ossoff pushing for Chattahoochee-Oconee Forest expansion

Ossoff pushing for Chattahoochee-Oconee Forest expansion

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023–10:03 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Georgia U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff is working with various conservation groups and the State of Georgia to expand the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest to protect forests for conservation, forestry, and recreational use. The bi-partisan effort would add new land across watersheds that provide drinking water to millions…read more

Bartow, Paulding to benefit from $313 million investment to expand rural electric infrastructure

Bartow, Paulding to benefit from $313 million investment to expand rural electric infrastructure

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023–10:27 a.m. -news release- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small today announced electric infrastructure investments in Georgia totaling $313 million to help four Georgia electric cooperatives and utilities expand and modernize the rural electric grid and increase grid security.  The announcement was made by GreyStone Power…read more

Paulding Detectives arrest home daycare owner for assaulting children

Paulding Detectives arrest home daycare owner for assaulting children

January 27th, 2023 – 12:08 PM Paulding County Sheriff’s Office – Paulding Detectives arrest a local woman for assaulting five different children ranging in age from 8 months to three years old in her home daycare one day earlier this month. After receiving an anonymous tip on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, Detectives from the Juvenile…read more

Northwest Georgia issued Wind Advisory ahead of Wednesday’s Storm System

Northwest Georgia issued Wind Advisory ahead of Wednesday’s Storm System

January 24th, 2023 – 3:00 PM Floyd County Emergency Management & The National Weather Service – An incoming strong storm system will bring an increased risk for showers and embedded thunderstorms that could produce damaging wind gusts as well as strong, gusty winds outside of any showers and thunderstorms beginning late tonight and persisting into…read more

Greene picks up two committee assignments

Greene picks up two committee assignments

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023–9:34 a.m. -David Crowder-WRGA news 14th District Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been assigned to the House Oversight and Accountability Committee and the Homeland Security Committee. The House voted in February 2021 to remove Greene from her committee assignments for statements she had made in the past that some considered violent and…read more

Updated: Tornado Watch in Effect for NWGA

Updated: Tornado Watch in Effect for NWGA

January 3rd, 2023 – 12:12 PM National Weather Service – UPDATE: The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has upgraded the hazardous weather outlook to a tornado watch until 9:00 PM Tonight (Tuesday, January 3rd) for Northwest Georgia. Previously reported: The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a hazardous weather outlook as several…read more

Wind Chill Warning Issued for Northwest Georgia

Wind Chill Warning Issued for Northwest Georgia

December 22nd, 2022 – 4:20 PM Staff Reports – A Wind Chill Warning has been issued as dangerously cold wind chills (-10 to -20 degrees) are expected this weekend in the following counties: Floyd, Gordon, Polk, Paulding, Bartow, and Chattooga. A wind chill warning has not been issued in Georgia in almost 5 years .…read more

Extremely Cold Temperatures expected this Weekend

Extremely Cold Temperatures expected this Weekend

December 20th, 2022 – 4:30 PM Staff Reports – Extremely cold temperatures are expected across North Georgia starting Thursday night and into the weekend. According to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City, there is potential for some wintry precipitation in the North Georgia area late Thursday into Friday morning as rain could potentially quickly…read more

Paulding County Man arrested for Felony Murder

Paulding County Man arrested for Felony Murder

December 19th, 2022 – 5:30 PM Paulding County Sheriff’s Office – Paulding County Deputies have arrested a man for the murder of his friend that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday. The victim, 38-year-old Dane Michael Patrick Kellum, and some friends went to visit 47-year-old David Ayers May at his home located at…read more

71-year-old Fugitive deported from Jamaica, booked into Paulding Jail

71-year-old Fugitive deported from Jamaica, booked into Paulding Jail

November 22nd, 2022 – 5:00 PM Paulding County Sheriff’s Office – A 71-year-old man wanted out of Paulding County on multiple child molestation charges was deported Friday, November 18, 2022, from Kingston, Jamaica, and has been brought back to Georgia.  Charles Manord Rainey had been on the run for 11 years.  A warrant issued in…read more