Dalton City election results
With 10 of 10 precincts reporting
Dalton City Council, Ward 4
• Gary Crews (incumbent): 1218 votes (73.95 percent)
• J.K. Ware: 428 votes (25.99 percent)
Dalton Board of Education
• Steve Laird: 1,363 votes (81.37 percent)
• Pablo Perez: 308 votes (18.39 percent)
Varnell City mayor
• Anthony N. Hulsey: 170 votes (65.13 percent)
• David Owens: 90 votes (34.48 percent)
Varnell City Council, seat 2
• Jan Pourquoi: 145 votes (56.64 percent)
• Michael Willocks: 111 votes (43.36 percent)
Cohutta Town Council
Top two vote-getters receive seats on council
• Greg Fowler: 57 votes (42.22 percent)
• Wesley Mahan: 15 votes (11.11 percent)
• Ben Manis (incumbent): 63 votes (46.67 percent)
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“Bypass injured victims.”
“Use aggressive action to intimidate and overwhelm.”
“If shooting is justified, deadly force is justified.”
Those are just a few of the maxims from a Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency textbook that area law enforcement officers reviewed last week as part of a three-day training session at Dalton State College. The idea was to learn and practice techniques for addressing scenarios involving what are called “active shooters.”
‘Maybe it’s time to start smiling again’
LAFAYETTE — For Sam Hale of Chattanooga, being a dad during Christmas is something he looks forward to each year. Last year, he said, he was able to get each of his two daughters plenty of gifts. The year before? Not so much.
Doctor on call
Call it the wave of the future or maybe a return to ancient practice. Dr. Stephen Carson’s medical practice sounds a little like both.
Civil War anniversary: A visit to the Dalton front
In 1892, Mary Ann Harris Gay of Decatur published “Life in Dixie During the War.” It was acclaimed as an extraordinary personal account of a Southern woman’s struggles during the Civil War. One captivating story described her visit to the Dalton front in April 1864.
Peacock Alley could reopen as meeting place
Almost three years after fire ripped through it, Peacock Alley is expected to reopen soon as an open-air market and meeting place.
Spring forward tonight
Daylight saving time means students walking to school or getting on and off school buses Monday morning may be less visible. Because of the lack of morning light from “springing forward” an hour, school officials are asking morning commuters to be extra vigilant when driving.
Bozzie murder trial delayed again
A Dalton man accused of murdering a man by running over him with a pickup truck last June is now set to appear in court almost a year from the date his alleged victim died.
Qualifying comes to a close
Qualifying for the May 20 general primaries closed on a slow note Friday, with only a handful of candidates qualifying for local offices.
Couple with Dalton ties killed in Alabama wreck
Funeral services for an Alabama couple with ties to Dalton are scheduled for today.
Suspects sought in Murray home invasion
The Murray County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men suspected of a home invasion early Friday morning.
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