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  • Cohutta man charged with molesting teen girl

    A girl who was initially reported as a missing juvenile returned a short time later to tell her mother she’d had sexual relations with a Cohutta man who has since been jailed, officials said.

    April 11, 2014

  • New Dalton lab could create 15 to 20 jobs

    A new laboratory opening in Dalton on Tuesday is expected to create 15 to 20 jobs over the next couple of years for chemical engineers, chemists and lab technicians, according to company officials.

    April 11, 2014

  • Saturday market to return

    The Downtown Dalton Saturday Market begins its sixth season in three weeks. The first market of the year is May 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Dalton Green.

    April 11, 2014

  • Kangaroo store on Chats hwy mlh.jpg Report: Beer thieves threw punches at convenience store manager

    Authorities are investigating an incident at a convenience store on Chatsworth Highway where two suspects reportedly took several cases of beer and briefly tussled with an assistant manager before making their escape.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wrist weapon.jpg Student jailed for making wrist ‘weapon’

    A Morris Innovative High School student is in jail awaiting a bond hearing after he was arrested Wednesday for making a “weapon” out of a wrist brace he wore to school, officials said.

    April 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • Repub meeting 4 mlh.jpg Candidates tout conservative beliefs

    Small government. Local control. Fiscal responsibility. Constitutional conservatism.
    Candidates at a forum hosted Tuesday night by the Whitfield County Republican Party pledged their fealty to a common core of principles.

    April 10, 2014 3 Photos

  • Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful earns President’s Circle Award on behalf of Keep America Beautiful

    Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful received Keep America Beautiful’s President’s Circle Award during Keep America Beautiful’s 2014 National Conference, which recently took place in Charlotte, N.C.

    April 10, 2014

  • Murray Magistrate Court tours available today

    Tours of the new offices for Murray County Magistrate Court will be given today from about noon until 5 p.m.

    April 10, 2014

  • Bond hearings canceled for two charged in murder case

    Bond hearings for Fernando Resendiz and Jovencio Vega-Garcia, charged with murder and aggravated assault in connection with the fatal shooting of a security guard at Las Delicias on Morris Street in Dalton, have been canceled.

    April 10, 2014

  • train vs car on long1.jpg Train-SUV victim in critical condition

    A 68-year-old Dalton man who was injured when the SUV he was driving collided with a train on Tuesday in Dalton was in critical condition in a Chattanooga hospital Wednesday afternoon.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

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