Local News

Local News
  • Kids at Planes movie 1 mlh.jpg Smokey greetings

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • College Ave 1 mlh.jpg Council to vote on paving contract tonight

    Some of Dalton’s busiest streets could get a makeover soon.
    City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on an $878,028.50 contract with Northwest Georgia paving of Calhoun to resurface all or parts of Tibbs Road, Abutment Road, College Drive and Kimberly Park Drive. These streets will also be given reflective thermoplastic striping and raised markers to make the lines more visible, especially at night and in the rain.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Candidate profile — Davis wants to be voice for the people

    Renee Davis says she has spent the past two weeks not only campaigning but preparing for a role on the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners.

    July 20, 2014 1 Story

  • Candidate profile — Robbins says financial background will be an asset for county

    Barry Robbins says that his background in banking and finance has helped prepare him to serve on the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners.

    July 20, 2014

  • Volunteers needed for third annual Book Blast

    Can you read a book to a child? Make a craft? Wear a costume? Take a picture? If so, then there’s a place for you at the Readers to Leaders (R2L) third annual Book Blast scheduled for Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mack Gaston Community Center in Dalton.

    July 20, 2014

  • Dalton State School of Business praised for data use

    When northwest Georgia went through a tough recession a few years ago, Larry Johnson wanted to find a way to help the business community by learning what industry existed in the area.

    July 20, 2014

  • Blevins, Wilbanks differ on jail fees

    Judges can’t legally charge people fees that aren’t specifically authorized by law, says Superior Court Judge David Blevins. But that’s exactly what his opponent in Tuesday’s runoff, Dalton Municipal Court Judge Jim Wilbanks, has been doing, he charges.

    July 19, 2014 3 Stories

  • Candidate profile — Conasauga Superior Court Judge

    Jim Wilbanks finished first in the three-person May 20 nonpartisan election for a seat on the Conasauga Superior Court. But he isn’t taking victory for granted in Tuesday’s runoff.

    July 19, 2014 2 Stories

  • Candidate profile — Conasauga Superior Court Judge

    David Blevins has served almost two and a half years as a judge on the Conasauga Superior Court, where he has overseen 20 jury trials and handled some 6,400 criminal matters.

    July 19, 2014

  • Le Miz 3 mlh.jpg Do you hear the people sing?

    Sometimes referred to as “the world’s most popular musical,” “Les Miserables,” an adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 1846 novel, has been performed around the globe in more than a dozen languages for nearly 30 years.

    July 19, 2014 3 Photos