• Mazda3Int.jpg Redesigned Mazda3 among best new small cars

    Mazda must be dabbling in black magic.
    How else can you explain the fact that this relatively small Japanese company is doing what no one else in the car industry seems to have figured out? They’re building cars that get amazing gas mileage and are exhilarating to drive at the same time.

    February 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, Feb. 9

    Union forces kept up harassing tactics against Confederate forces in Virginia this week 150 years ago in the Civil War.

    February 9, 2014

  • Bryan Collins: Our friend Jesus

    Making friends is not always an easy task for everyone. Some people are outgoing and easygoing. Extroverts thrive on knowing and being liked by many other people. There are others who are more shy and reserved who are completely satisfied having fewer, closer friends.

    February 7, 2014

  • ‘Overdressed’ author rescheduled for Dalton State

    A lecture by Elizabeth Cline, the New York fashion writer and author of “Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion,” has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Goodroe Auditorium at Dalton State College.

    February 6, 2014

  • This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, Feb. 2

    Union Maj. Gen William Sherman began moving thousands of federal troops toward Meridian, Miss., this week 150 years ago in the Civil War, aiming to occupy and destroy the vital railroad junction there — a supply route for the Confederacy.

    February 2, 2014

  • The Rev. G. David Henderson: Religious yo-yos!

    All the many Scripture references in today’s devotional are about followers of God and Jesus whose unstable emotions and lack of commitment to God and their ministries in troubled times are like the toy yo-yos.

    January 31, 2014

  • This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, Jan. 26

    The Union forces pushed back from Dandridge, Tenn., were still in the area 150 years ago this week in the Civil War.

    January 26, 2014

  • The Rev. Rodney B. Weaver: Where to from here?

    Christmas and New Year’s are over. 2014 is before us. The celebrations for the life and teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. are over. On the world stage, the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will begin on Feb. 7. The Super Bowl is Feb. 2.

    January 24, 2014

  • This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, Jan. 19

    Union forces intent on better securing eastern Tennessee for the federal government march in mid-January 1864 on Dandridge, Tenn., not far from a vital rail supply line linking eastern Tennessee and Virginia.

    January 19, 2014

  • 'Our Town" on stage at DHS

    A cast of 23 Dalton High School students are currently in rehearsal for the upcoming Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 23-25, Winter Play production of Thornton Wilder’s quintessential American play “Our Town.”

    January 18, 2014