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  • Food lady mlh.jpg Lunch assistance program continues this year

    More than $3,500 raised and a total of 70 students fed.
    Those are the kind of results Marietta Hall could only dream of one year ago, when the concerned parent launched a School Lunch Program Assistance Group to provide for children in the Whitfield County school system unable to afford a daily meal.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hoskins-singer.jpg Hitting the notes

    Northwest Whitfield High School senior James Hoskins can carry a tune.
    He always has.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dance caamp 2 mlh.jpg Dance fever

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Commissioners looking into dog death

    The Whitfield County Board of Commissioners has asked for a report on why the county animal shelter recently killed a dog it should not have.

    July 17, 2014

  • Richard Lee Hicks Jr.jpg Man arrested on incest charge

    A Cohutta man was arrested by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday night and charged with incest, aggravated sodomy and aggravated child molestation.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Dover.jpg Man charged with molestation

    A woman who was checking her husband’s Facebook account discovered he was sending nude photos to a girl “possibly 15 years old,” according to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office report.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Angel Darlene Mullins.jpg Police arrest two for meth sales

    Two women were arrested after they sold meth to an undercover informant, Dalton Police said.

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Werner and Mary Braun: Feeling at home

    Have you ever noticed that lots of times when you ask someone you’ve met, perhaps on vacation, “Where are you from?” they answer perhaps like this, “I live in Dalton, Georgia, but I grew up in Michigan.” I know Mary does. It is my sense that this isn’t because they are unhappy with where they live but rather that they have a “feeling” about home.

    July 17, 2014

  • Pastor McGill walking 3 mlh.jpg One step at a time

    Walter “Chick” McGill is passionate about his country.
    The 68-year-old pastor, originally from Tennessee, even fought for his homeland in Vietnam.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man gets three years for attempted child molestation

    One of two men arrested in an undercover operation targeting child predators was sentenced Wednesday in Murray County to three years in prison followed by seven years on probation.

    July 16, 2014