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  • Werner Braun at DGCC 3 mlh.jpg Friends, industry leaders saying goodbye to Braun

    When Werner Braun’s family immigrated from Germany, they came with all of their belongings in three suitcases and none of them spoke any English.

    March 18, 2014 3 Photos

  • Yarbrough named CRI president

    After a “rough half decade,” the carpet industry has begun to bounce back, and Joe Yarbrough said he looks forward to helping it grow.

    March 13, 2014 1 Story

  • Werner Braun: Sustainability from a facility manager’s perspective

    Sustainability means different things to different people, but from the facility manager’s perspective, sustainability can be viewed somewhat like a three-legged stool: a stool that balances specifications, installation and maintenance.

    March 13, 2014

  • Area jobless rate up slightly

    Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate increased to 9.5 percent in January, from 9.4 percent in December 2013, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. The rate was 11.9 percent in January 2013.

    March 13, 2014

  • Dalton company expands after acquisition

    A Dalton welding supplies firm has seen its workforce doubled from three to six after being acquired by a Tennessee company last week.

    March 6, 2014

  • Werner Braun: Downtown Dalton is thriving again

    When I think about the past few years in Dalton, I’m struck by how much has changed both for the community and for me as well.

    March 6, 2014

  • US home prices rose at solid pace in January

    U.S. home prices rose in January after three months of declines. A tight supply of homes might have helped boost prices and offset sales slowed by cold weather.

    March 4, 2014

  • Data breach hits Target's profits, but that's only the tip of the iceberg

    In its first financial release since the December breach that enabled the theft of millions of customers' payment data, Target said profits fell 46 percent and that the breach had already cost the retailer $17 million. The final tally will be bigger, the company said, but it's unclear by how much.

    February 27, 2014

  • Face of Boe 1 mlh.jpg Boe says goodbye

    When Ralph Boe took the helm as CEO of Beaulieu of America in June 2007 things didn’t look good for the company. Soon, they would look much worse.

    February 25, 2014 2 Photos 3 Stories

  • The rich get richer while the middle class suffers

    Sam Lewis knows he’s one of the lucky ones.
    During the Great Recession, the Dalton metropolitan area, which includes Whitfield and Murray counties, lost some 13,100 jobs and saw its unemployment rate rise from 4 percent in May 2007 to 10.9 percent in November 2008.

    February 23, 2014