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Andy Turner interview part 2, plus news

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Paulding County News Podcast Wednesday July 26, 2023

  1. CareLink

CareLink community health and resource center in Dallas offers low-cost, high-quality medical care and support resources. On August 2nd, they will host a free eye exam event by the Lion's Foundation from 9 am to 2 pm, and their next free food drive giveaway is on October 27th. CareLink started migrating to a hybrid team with paid part-time contract Nurse Practitioners and mostly volunteer caregivers since March. In January, they added a paid part-time contract Behavioral Health Specialist and are currently seeking a candidate for that position again.

  1. Greystone

Greystone Power, based in Hiram, focuses on raising scammer awareness in their July newsletter. They emphasize that scams are present both online and offline. Tips to stay safe include knowing that their employees will not demand payment at your door and being cautious of rooftop solar salespeople falsely claiming to be in partnership with Greystone Power. Stay vigilant to protect yourself and your information..…..this from the Dallas New Era

  1. kemp

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, seeking to overturn the Chevron deference established in 1984. The Chevron deference gives federal agencies the power to interpret statutes, and critics argue it has led to regulatory instability and an excessive concentration of power in unelected bureaucrats. Kemp argues that overturning Chevron is essential to cut burdensome regulations and ensure that Georgia's policies reflect the will of its citizens rather than federal agency dictates. The case originated from a lawsuit filed by Loper Bright Enterprises in 2020 over monitoring regulations for Atlantic herring fishermen.


4.*          Golfers

The golf season continues with various high-level events after the recent British Open. The PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs are scheduled for August, followed by the Ryder Cup in September, and the LIV Golf Tour will conclude in October. Golf's popularity has grown in recent years, with more people taking up the sport during the COVID-19 pandemic. The emergence of the LIV Golf Tour, backed by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, attracted top players and increased fan engagement. The recent merger between the PGA, LIV, and the European Tour has created a unified organization with a global reach. Golf's top players come from diverse countries, with more than half of PGA Tour cut-makers hailing from outside the United States, showcasing the sport's global appeal.

28 Georgia-born golfers have made at least one cut at a PGA Tour event in the last decade. Among all 50 states and Washington, DC, Georgia produces the 4th most pro golfers.

  1. Hospitality

Travel and tourism in Georgia contributed over $60 billion to the state's economy in 2021, making it the second-largest industry after agriculture. The University of Georgia's Hospitality and Food Industry Management (HFIM) program is preparing students for the vast opportunities in this sector, with over 400,000 positions available in Georgia and beyond. HFIM was ranked fourth in the U.S. among all private and public universities for hospitality and tourism management degrees. The program has experienced significant growth since its inception in 2019 and has formed partnerships with various departments within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to enhance its offerings. Future goals include further expansion, research focus, and industry collaborations.





The Paulding County schools youth football signup deadline is august 1st . $350 to play and it is for the kindergarten thru 5th grade age group


Don’t miss the free movie event at Veterans Park. Super Pets is playing in the park on August 19th

So bring your blanket, lawn chairs and family. No alcohol or pets are allowed. The movie will start at sundown


Downtown Dallas presents the School Supply Drive. What they need are Bookbags, paper, crayons, scissors, Pencils, Folders, Tissues, hand santizer, notebooks, binder, etc. They are collecting until August 4th and the drop off location is the Business Office, 200 Main Street Dallas, GA 30132 Monday through Friday 8am-5pm.

National Night Out, an annual community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie


Hop Frogg presents Karaoke after National Night Out!


Hop Frogg also will feature acoustic singer-songwriter open mic night on August 2nd!

Here are some things you're talking about: Call us with your thoughts or story at 404.997-8655


From Paulding Uncensored Facebook Page:  What 3 businesses in Paulding, other than your employer, do you frequent most?


From What’s Happening in Paulding County Facebook Page: Briana Lynn Wysocki needs help solving whomever hit her father while he was on his motorcycle and seriously injured. The individual that hit him left the scene. Obviously we pray for Briana’s dad and hope someone can help identify the driver who fled.


Some guy has eaten over 28,000 Big Macs…..wow




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