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  • DSC_5752_Bandy-Bedford_040114.JPG Loved and hated

    Nathan Bedford Forrest is a symbol of Southern pride to many.
    He was a rugged, strong-willed individualist from Memphis, Tenn., who fought his way out of extreme poverty and become a self-made millionaire. He had a reputation for defending a woman’s honor. He was a man’s man who held his whiskey down and never shied from a fight.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Statewide political forum planned for Dalton

    Dalton could be the focus of statewide politics for one night later this month, and Dalton area voters could get a chance to see the men and women running for governor and for the U.S. Senate up close.

    April 3, 2014

  • Rabies clinics set in Murray

    The Murray County Rabies Clinic for dogs and cats will be Saturday, April 26.

    April 3, 2014

  • Bandy Center offers Civil War battlefield bus tour

    Dalton State College’s Bandy Heritage Center for Northwest Georgia is sponsoring a Civil War battlefield tour titled “Trading Space for Time: Gen. Joseph E. Johnston and the Atlanta Campaign” on Saturday, April 19, from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    April 3, 2014

  • Corona, Ulises.jpg DPD makes fifth arrest in bar shooting (Updated 1:20 p.m.)

    On Tuesday, investigators with the Dalton Police Department arrested 17-year-old Ulises Corona on a charge of making false statements to law enforcement officers.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • flooding 3.jpg Flood insurance premiums swamp some homeowners

    In the span of a year, Wanda Drury saw the bill for flood insurance on her home overlooking the coastal marshes of Glynn County increase an astounding tenfold, from $674 a year to more than $6,700.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dalton man wins on sentence appeal

    The District Attorney’s Office has until Friday to ask an appeals court to reconsider a ruling that would mean a lighter sentence for a man convicted of identity fraud.

    April 2, 2014

  • Study looking at ways to bring more manufacturing to area

    Technology is changing every part of the economy, including manufacturing. Advanced machinery and manufacturing processes require workers with new and advanced skills.

    April 2, 2014

  • Bbs vs van 2 mlh.jpg ‘Malicious vandalism’ leaves residents frustrated, scared

    Deborah Kane is frustrated she’s forced to drive around in a beat-up minivan just to take her elderly mother to doctor appointments and to buy food.

    April 1, 2014 3 Photos

  • Bowler and coach 3 mlh.jpg Polishing their game

    Laura Sanders admits she didn’t have much experience bowling. But when Lisa Hughey, coordinator for the Dalton Parks and Recreation Department’s Special Olympics program, asked Sanders to serve as the program’s bowling coach, Sanders didn’t hesitate to step up to the challenge.

    April 1, 2014 4 Photos

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