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  • 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

  • Rhett Turner's new book 2 mlh.jpg Murray County Courthouse makes cover of new book

    Not to spoil the surprise, but if you live in Murray County and have a birthday coming up, you may well be getting a copy of Rhett Turner’s latest book.

    July 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • DeadDog.jpg County animal shelter mistakenly kills dog

    “Somebody needs to pay for it.”
    That’s what Elaine Smith says after the dog she was caring for was wrongly killed by the Whitfield County Animal Shelter.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mims trial scheduled for October

    The trial for a woman accused of murdering a Dalton convenience store clerk in March is tentatively scheduled for the week of Oct. 13.

    July 15, 2014

  • 101 building mlh.jpg Dalton school system buys building

    Dalton Public Schools is expanding its footprint near downtown.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo