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Train-car collision sends Dalton man to hospital (Updated 7 p.m.)
A Dalton man in his late 60s was at a Chattanooga hospital Tuesday afternoon after the Isuzu Rodeo he was driving collided with a train, leaving him “seriously injured,” officials said.
Pennington accepts forum invitation
As of press time Monday, just one of the four candidates who qualified to run for governor in the May 20 primaries was confirmed as planning to attend an April 22 League of Women Voters forum in Dalton.
New public defender for Municipal Court
The Dalton City Council hired a new public defender for Municipal Court and a new arborist on Monday.
Grease fire shuts down McDonald’s on West Walnut Avenue (Updated 6:30 p.m.)
A small grease fire this morning at the McDonald’s on West Walnut Avenue did little damage but at least temporarily shut down the restaurant, officials said.
Saving young lives
Colton Jones wasn’t getting better.
Having been born by an emergency Caesarean section several weeks before they reached full term, Colton and his twin brother Walker faced typical health concerns for premature babies. Neither had fully developed lungs and needed to be in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Hamilton Medical Center.
For families, Varnell Park upgrades a symbol that spring has arrived
VARNELL — Rickie Homes, 8, says he remembers getting “bored to death” at his home in Tunnel Hill when he was stuck indoors during several snow storms earlier this year.
Fletcher’s songs bring Great Locomotive Chase to life
Many Whitfield County residents know Glenn Fletcher as a retired teacher and former assistant football coach at Northwest Whitfield High School.
Governor’s race starts to heat up after verdict
Former Dalton mayor David Pennington said Friday that if he’s going to beat Gov. Nathan Deal in the May 20 Republican primary, “We’re going to have to have a little help from Nathan.”
Strut Your Mutt coming up
The Humane Society of Northwest Georgia extends an invitation to “Strut Your Mutt” on Sunday, April 27, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Dalton Green.
Restaurant report card — Whitfield County
Restaurant reports from the Whitfield County Health Department
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