Hello all. It’s me, Sean Peek, your host of the Dallas-Hiram Daily – here to explain all the important things happening locally.
First of all, today’s weather:
Partly sunny and warm. High: 94 Low: 66.
Here are the top five stories in Dallas-Hiram today:
- The “Cars for K9s” Car Show and Community Festival will take place on Saturday, June 25 at the Hardy Chevrolet Buick GMC in Dallas† The festival is free to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes family-friendly activities. Funds raised during the festival will benefit the Paulding County Sheriff K9 Memorial Fund and other K9 local police units in immediate need! †Honoring-Heroes.org†
- Local student Walter Matthews has been named number 79 of America’s top 100 high school soccer players in the Class of 2024. The rising junior, who plays tight end for Hiram High School, is one of only 18 Georgia-based students on the list and the only one from the Dallas-Hiram area. Matthews is currently not tied to any school to continue his football career after high school. †High School Football America†
- If you have a university student at home, you don’t want to miss the Dallas Public Library’s upcoming College Planning 101 program on July 9th† Presented by The Princess Academy, this free event is for local female high school students who want to better understand the college planning process. Each participant leaves with a realistic plan for a smooth transition from high school to college. For more information visit theprincessacademyinc.org to register before July 4. (Dallas Hiram Patch)
- A senior from Paulding County recently received the 2022 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cup. Luke Leathers received the AJC Cup on Saturday, May 28, continuing one of the oldest news organization awards programs in the country. The prestigious award is chosen by faculty and staff for the best all-round seniors who exemplify academic excellence, leadership, community service and extracurricular involvement. †The New Era of Dallas†
- Looking for a new job in the Dallas-Hiram area? Businesses near Dallas-Hiram are looking for new hires, and Patch has compiled a list of full-time and part-time jobs close to home. Read the details and learn how to apply in our latest application round. (Dallas-Hiram Patch)
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- West Georgia Networking hosted by Paulding County Chamber of Commerce At Buy Georgia Realty (10:30 AM†
- Story time from 3 years At Hiram – Maude P. Ragsdale Public Library (11:30†
- Summer Switch Hangout At Hiram – Maude P. Ragsdale Public Library (03:00†
From my notebook:
- lwant to start a new career? The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is currently recruiting staff. For more information, visit JoinPauldingSheriff.com or download the free Paulding Sheriff app. †Paulding County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook†
- The Hiram Rosenwald School Museum shared a few photos from this weekend’s Juneteenth Celebrationtogether with this video from Hiram Mayor Frank Moran, reading the June statement to the city. †The Hiram Rosenwald School Museum via Facebook†
- A neighbor in the Woodbridge Drive area of Dallas is looking for an experienced worker and CDL driver for his small tree care business. View the poster’s contact information on Nextdoor. †next-door†
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You’re all set for today! See you tomorrow for another update.
† Sean Peek
About Me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he worked as a copywriter, editor, SEO specialist and marketing director for various digital media companies. He currently co-owns and manages content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.