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When Dalton Mayor David Pennington started his campaign for governor six months ago, he emphasized three major issues — the economy, education and ethics, with the economy at the top of that list.
Complaint filed over basketball game arrests alleges excessive force
The Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how two of its officers handled an incident in which two fans were arrested for disorderly conduct after a disturbance at a boys varsity basketball game at Coahulla Creek High School Friday against North Murray.
Burnin’ and learnin'
“Oh man! This is fun!”
That remark from Southeast Whitfield High School sophomore Natalia Romero is an oddity in school, several students said.
'Memory Lane' books available
Are you ready to take a walk down “Memory Lane”?
Calm over campus
Dalton State College campus quiet; graduation set for Wednesday evening.
No tax increase for city residents
The 2014 Dalton city budget calls for the property tax rate to remain at 2.616 mills next year. But Mayor David Pennington said the council could still cut it.
Whitfield commission approves 2014 budget
Nelson Conger asked the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners to think twice before considering any tax increase, whether a hike in the property tax or a new Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).
Two teens arrested at basketball game
Two people were arrested at a varsity boys basketball game at Coahulla Creek High School Friday night after officials said trouble ensued when a fan refused to leave after being thrown out of the game for going on the court.
Newtown heightened awareness, but local schools were already prepping
Many in the nation on Saturday commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut that killed 20 children and six staff members. Locally, school officials say the tragic event heightened their awareness of the potential for a catastrophe at home.
Mercy’s Door’s Angel Tree needs your gift wishes for decorations
Each year Mercy’s Door Children’s Homes is graciously given the opportunity to place a Christmas tree in the Walnut Square Mall. This tree is different from most trees because it is not decorated with beautiful ornaments; it is decorated with the gift wishes of local foster children within our own community.
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