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‘A time of great anxiety’ or ‘great opportunity’?
Lawmakers in Atlanta seem intent on spurring better education across the state to make sure future workers are actually qualified for upcoming jobs. But are new reforms, such as stricter teacher evaluation, going to help or hurt education?
‘There’s nothing wrong with being country’
CHATSWORTH — An accountant. A newspaper photographer. A police officer.
‘Never forget the things individuals have done’
CHATSWORTH — “They impacted our community.”
“They gave to this community.”
“They made a lasting impression on this community.”
That word — community — was used time and time again when talking about five Murray County High School students inducted into the school’s 2013 Hall of Fame Sunday afternoon. The induction ceremony was at the school central office in the Old Rock Building on Green Road.
Murray Christmas Tour of Homes Sunday
The Pilot Club of Chatsworth hosts its Christmas Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. On the tour are the homes of David and Maria Bartley; Gary and Beverly Long; and Karen Cady and Ned Albright. Tickets are $15 and are available from Carol’s Fashions, Corner Drugs, Classic Solutions, from Pilot Club members and at each home the day of the tour.
Saving the Emery Center
If the Emery Center doesn’t raise at least $60,000 by the end of the year it will most likely have to close its doors.
The secret history of Shaw Industries
NEW YORK — At the peak of the holiday season, Grand Central Terminal has more than a million visitors a day, store executives say. And most of them walk by completely unaware of the buried mysteries beneath their feet.
Shaw flooring undergoes endurance test
Randy Merritt, president of Shaw Industries, said people in the local community can feel “proud” to know a homegrown company has put a product in Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
New chef at trade center
The Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center has hired a new lead chef.
Restaurant report card — Whitfield County
Restaurant reports from the Whitfield County Health Department
Christmas parade right around the corner
Bruce Longmire is hoping this year’s Christmas parade through downtown Dalton is the biggest yet.
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