Letter: Simply Americans
I am not white, I am Caucasian. She is not brown, she is Latino. He is not black, he is Negro. She is not yellow, she is Asian. He is not red, he is Native American.
David Pennington: Thank you, Dalton
I will go to Atlanta on Tuesday to qualify as a candidate for governor of Georgia, officially ending my term as mayor of Dalton.
Judy Gilreath: What is the mission of our schools?
If I were to ask parents, teachers, and community members to explain the purpose and mission of our schools, I would get many different responses.
Calling all Eagle Scouts
The very first Eagle Scout award was earned by Arthur Rose Eldred.
Since that award was bestowed upon him on Aug. 21, 1912, scores of young men have attained the coveted rank of Eagle Scout — including astronaut Neil Armstrong, filmmaker Steven Spielberg and business tycoon Sam Walton.
Citizens of the Week: Student Valentines
Volunteer Sandi Nix has been visiting Quinton Memorial Health and Rehabilitation in Dalton for years, but she said she’s been touched by the outpouring of gratitude she has received after deciding to enlist some little helpers in a Valentine’s Day celebration for the Quinton residents.
A bill before the state Legislature that would legalize one form of medical marijuana for one group of patients passed an important hurdle on Wednesday. But not without undergoing some changes.
Qualifying is the first step to serving others
Former U.S. House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill once said “All politics is local.”
New scholarship a win on, off the court
When the final buzzer sounded at the trade center Tuesday night, Dalton State College men’s basketball team had notched yet another victory to close its successful return season.
Charles Oliver: Guilty of gruesome grammar
The New York Post blasted Manhattan’s Murry Bergtraum High School as a “fail factory” that was passing students who had failed to grasp the material in their courses.
Misty Watson: Freedom to act like a jerk
It saddens me to hear that discrimination is making a comeback.
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