Ex-Georgia official pleads guilty in sexual harassment case

Former Pauling County District Attorney Dick Donovan has pleaded guilty to one count of unprofessional conduct and been sentenced to 12 months on probation, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Thursday. Gov. Brian Kemp suspended Donovan last February after he was indicted

Paulding man charged with murder of missing Gwinnett County man

Detectives with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office and Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested a Paulding County man for the murder of a missing Gwinnett County man. Ronald Leonard Williams was reported missing on Nov. 28 by his family in

Pilot dies in plane crash near Georgia subdivision

Paulding County Deputies responded to a fatal plane crash in southern Paulding County off of Georgian Parkway yesterday afternoon. According to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, a caller to 911 said they observed a small single-engine plane “sputtering” and then “spiraling downward”

Project Lifesaver can help locate Paulding kids and adults who wander

Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge is announced a new program to help locate children and adults who have a tendency to wander due to cognitive conditions. Project Lifesaver is the premier search and rescue program operated internationally by public safety agencies, and

Arrest made in Paulding County stabbing

HIRAM — Earlier today, Paulding Detectives arrested the suspect in a stabbing case that occurred overnight in Paulding County on Hiram Sudie Road.  At about 3:41 a.m. Tuesday, Paulding E-911 received a call from a homeowner on Hiram Sudie Road in Hiram in

Police investigate death of woman in Paulding County home

DALLAS — Paulding County Detectives are conducting a death investigation into the death of 66-year-old Patricia Seabolt. Deputies with the Uniform Patrol Division responded to a home on Colbert Road in Dallas in reference a welfare check on Oct. 11. Seabolt’s friends

Skeletal remains found in Paulding County woods

A Paulding County property owner found skeletal remains last week. The property is a rural piece of land off of Mt. Olivet Road in west Central Paulding County. Deputies and detectives from the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded location

Two arrested for identity theft in Paulding County

An investigation into a car crash led Paulding County Sheriff’s deputies to arrest two people for identity theft after law enforcement officials say several fake IDs were found in the car. Deputies with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor

Georgia Law Enforcement: Get ready for the return of school buses

As Georgia prepares for students to return to school next month, Georgia law enforcement officials are reminding motorists to obey traffic rules about school buses and school zones. Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge says his department will be turning up the heat

Georgia man shot while investigating noise outside his home

DALLAS — A Paulding County man was shot Tuesday night after he heard an unusual noise outside his house and went outside to investigate. The shooting occurred outside a home on Smith Ferguson Road in Dallas. Police responded to a 911 call

Two Georgia jailers charged with sexual assault against multiple inmates

Two Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Jailers were arrested on sexual assault charges Thursday. The charges stemmed from incidents which involved inappropriate sexual contact between the jailers and multiple female inmates at the Paulding County Jail. According to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office,

The Sunrise Report: Tornado warnings cause early wake-up call

Residents of Cobb, Paulding and Cherokee Counties woke early Tuesday morning at about 2:30 a.m. to tornado sirens and weather alerts as a strong storm passed from Alabama into Georgia, bringing with it high winds, thunder and the possibility of tornados. The

Georgia authorities need your help finding a missing 20-year-old

Sheriff’s officials in Paulding County are asking for your help finding a 20-year-old man who has been missing since Jan. 1. According to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Department, at about noon on Jan. 1, 20-year-old Sean Zululaga left his home in the

$30,000 reward offered for 15-year-old cold case

On the 15-year anniversary of a Paulding County murder case that has gone cold, law enforcement agencies are upping the reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case. On October 13, 2005, Paulding Deputies responded to what eventually

Coronavirus looms large over second week of school in Georgia

Two Georgia school districts that garnered national attention last week after photos of crowded hallways went viral on social media will begin their second week of school Monday amid the looming shadow of COVID-19. North Paulding High School, which faced a backlash