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Accused killer had history of gang activity
Weeks before Orlando Ramirez was charged with murdering one bar security guard and wounding a second, a fellow member of the Hard Time Surenos gang was beat up in a fight at the bar.
Police: Dalton’s gangs still active
About six years ago, Dalton’s “gang problems” garnered enough public attention to prompt police and community leaders to hold meetings and forums aimed at addressing the issue.
Saturday Academy wraps up
Martha Moreno was so excited about her 3-year-old daughter participating in the Saturday Academy this spring she could hardly put everything into words.
Tax deadline may be closer than you think
If you are waiting until the last minute to file your taxes on Tuesday, remember that the last minute isn’t as late as it has been in the past if you are filing by mail.
Restaurant report card — Murray County
Restaurant reports from the Murray County Health Department
DSC scores soccer OK
Region champions, competitive rivalries, top rankings, deep postseason runs and state championship contenders have become annual events for multiple high school soccer programs in Murray and Whitfield counties.
Blevins responds to criticism about judge appointment
Dalton Municipal Court Judge Jim Wilbanks is questioning whether Superior Court Judge David Blevins got his judgeship because he served as Gov. Nathan Deal’s local campaign chairman in 2010.
Tax increase, some cuts likely to balance Dalton school budget
During a work session last Monday, Dalton Board of Education members and school officials discussed a property tax rate of between 8.55 and 8.85 mills.
Student discipline and dress code on agenda for Whitfield school meeting
Members of the Whitfield County Board of Education are set to consider student discipline and student dress code matters at their meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the central office, 1306 S. Thornton Ave. in Dalton.
Restaurant report card — Whitfield County
Restaurant reports from the Whitfield County Health Department
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