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Clockwise beginning at top left, former Dalton State College professor Monte Salyer, who was sentenced to life in prison; Dalton Mayor David Pennington, who officially announced in November he would challenge incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal in the 2014 Republican primary; Deal speaks at Mohawk Industries about the addition of local jobs; a memorial for Leon Thurman, a contract newspaper carrier for The Daily Citizen who was killed when former Varnell police officer James Smith crashed his patrol car into Thurman’s vehicle; Hannah Locke, a then-15-year-old student at Coahulla Creek High School who was severely injured in an automobile accident; the Dalton Police Department suspended two officers for cursing in the presence of middle school students on a school bus; and Adolph Ray “Sonny” Neal, who was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murdering his wife, Jessica Brittany Neal, and her grandfather, Don William Shedd. (Photo collage by Misty Watson/The Daily Citizen)