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Bus driver no longer employed after police incident
A school bus driver who requested police help last month to deal with students she said “were out of control” is no longer employed by First Student, the transportation company used by Dalton Public Schools.
Dalton looks at expanding skate park
Victor Cervantes, then barely 15, stood before the Dalton City Council three years ago and made the case for a public skate park. He proved so persuasive that the city had one up and running less than a year later.
DPD investigation leads to meth bust
On Sunday night, Dalton Police Department detectives led a meth bust that resulted in two arrests and the seizure of approximately $190,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine.
Profanity-hurling cops suspended for tirade against students
“Look at me like a man. You want to grow up and be a man? Look at me like a (expletive) man.”
Rape charge follows online connection
A Dalton man was arrested Friday and charged with rape from a warrant issued in March, Dalton Police Department officials said.
Dalton City Council: Obamacare drives up health costs
Dalton city employees will see their insurance premiums increase slightly next year due to the new health care law.
DPD disciplines two officers after school bus incident
The Dalton Police Department has disciplined two officers after an investigation into their use of inappropriate language during a Nov. 11 incident on a school bus. The investigation came after a complaint from a parent of a student on the bus.
‘Her and her kids on their own’
Last Tuesday, two days before Thanksgiving, Serena McDermott blacked out, her friends and co-workers said.
Whitfield officials join planning exercise for regional disaster drill set for next year
If north Georgia were to be hit by a natural disaster, how would you react?
The force wasn’t strong with them
Standing in line for long hours, mostly outside in freezing weather, makes you do crazy things so you won’t go crazy, said Logan Alexander Smith.
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