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Dalton council approves paving contract
Some of Dalton’s busiest streets will be re-paved and re-striped before the end of the year.
- Agenda for tonight's Dalton City Council meeting
Library system board to meet Tuesday
The Northwest Georgia Regional Library Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Dalton-Whitfield County Library. The meeting is open to the public.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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