The off-ramp at Exit 336 (Rocky Face) on I-75 South was shut down for several hours Thursday after a tractor-trailer carrying juice overturned while going around a curve. A 911 operator said one person was taken to Hamilton Medical Center. The Georgia State Patrol, Dalton Fire Department, Dalton Police Department and Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office were among the agencies that responded. Responders spent several hours trying to get the truck on its wheels again.
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UGA coaches thank the fans
Ask many University of Georgia fans about the football team’s prospects for the upcoming season and they’re thinking big.
Scouts’ work helps new Civil War park open
Some 150 years ago, the Confederate Army of Tennessee headquartered in Dalton. Anticipating a showdown with Union forces under Gen. William T. Sherman, Confederate commander Gen. Joseph Johnston had his men dig into the ridges and mountains around the city, placing artillery across them.
Voters get chance to meet candidates at League picnic
Just four days before the start of early voting on Monday for the May 20 general primary, eight candidates made a push for votes at the annual League of Women Voters of the Dalton Area picnic Thursday night.
Number of pinwheels representing child abuse cases here increases
People often feel powerless when it comes to preventing the sexual abuse of children, said Mary Smith, child abuse prevention educator for the Family Support Council.
Feds: home health company paying $150M settlement
Amedisys Inc., a Baton Rouge-based home health company with operations in Whitfield and Murray counties, will pay $150 million to resolve allegations that it inflated Medicare billings and had improper financial relationships with referring physicians, the U.S. Department of Justice said this week.
Strut Your Mutt Sunday
This Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Dalton Green you can “Strut Your Mutt.”
Werner Braun and Mary Braun: Long swing of Roman Open reaches many
Some may have noticed that my column has been missing from the paper for several weeks. And some may not have noticed and could care less. Regardless, thank you for reading this far.
Dalton police rule out men in surveillance photos as suspects in credit card case
Two men whose photos were publicized as suspected credit card thieves didn’t commit that crime, police said Thursday.
Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate declines to 8.6 percent in March
The Georgia Department of Labor said today that Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.6 percent in March, down from 9.1 percent in February. The rate was 10.4 percent in March a year ago.
Taking the race back
Dean Thompson didn’t go 100 yards in his 26.2 miles through the streets of Boston without seeing people on the side of the road cheering for him.
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