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  • 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.

    July 20, 2014

  • 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.

    July 19, 2014 3 Stories

  • Candidate profile — Conasauga Superior Court Judge

    Jim Wilbanks finished first in the three-person May 20 nonpartisan election for a seat on the Conasauga Superior Court. But he isn’t taking victory for granted in Tuesday’s runoff.

    July 19, 2014 2 Stories

  • Candidate profile — Conasauga Superior Court Judge

    David Blevins has served almost two and a half years as a judge on the Conasauga Superior Court, where he has overseen 20 jury trials and handled some 6,400 criminal matters.

    July 19, 2014

  • Le Miz 3 mlh.jpg Do you hear the people sing?

    Sometimes referred to as “the world’s most popular musical,” “Les Miserables,” an adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 1846 novel, has been performed around the globe in more than a dozen languages for nearly 30 years.

    July 19, 2014 3 Photos

  • Class acts

    July 19, 2014

  • Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

    Whitfield County Environmental Health conducts inspections of restaurants. The inspectors may require a re-inspection. Restaurants are required by law to post their most recent inspection permit.
    The Daily Citizen lists areas where the establishments are out of compliance with the regulations. Recent restaurant scores for all six counties within the North Georgia Health District are available at www.nghd.org.

    July 19, 2014

  • Alice @ Wonderland 1 mlh.jpg Now on stage in Dalton

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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