50 years can't fade a day to remember
I don’t remember what I had for lunch last Wednesday or Thursday, but I do recall what I was doing and what I was eating on Nov. 22, 1963, when I learned that President John F. Kennedy had been shot.
Citizen of the Week: Hilda Nelson
Hilda Nelson is known as a person who always steps up to the task whenever there’s a need — and often even before she’s asked.
Chris Whitfield: School system officials hiding behind ‘paper shield’
Recent events at Coahulla Creek High School have some parents concerned about the safety of their children and questioning a lack of communication from the leadership of Whitfield County Schools.
Mark Millican: Trying to keep up with the youngest generation
You hate to waste a brisk fall day by staying indoors, so on a recent afternoon off from work I went and picked up my grandson Elijah. He and Pop had some chores to do — which included a lot of fun written into the list.
Misty Watson: Farewell to Black Friday?
Stores are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year.
They’re announcing their hours and releasing their sale items for Black Friday.
Letter: Humane Society says thank you
The 2013 Celebrity Luncheon committee of the Humane Society of Northwest Georgia would like to thank all of our wonderful volunteers, talented celebrities and all our guests who attended the luncheon and the staff of Dalton Golf and Country Club. A big thank you to those individuals and companies that were kind enough to be our sponsors.
Judy Gilreath: WCS recommended for accreditation
Accreditation is important to our community for many reasons, chiefly its close link to system improvement. The process asks school systems to critically examine and evaluate five standard areas: governance and leadership, teaching and assessing for learning, resources and support systems, and using results for continuous improvement.
Letter: Slavery endures
Current American slavery confirms the wisdom of our founders who, in writing our Declaration of Independence, recognized that mankind is more likely to suffer evils that are sufferable than to attempt abolishing a government to which they are accustomed. What? You thought slavery doesn’t exist in America today?
Distillery will add to local flavor
Different ideas and businesses are almost always a positive thing for a community.
Letter: A councilman and a gentleman
With the first Tuesday in November behind us, and the Dalton City Council’s future makeup established by the electorate, it is appropriate to look back and say thanks to the retiring Councilman of Ward 2, Mr. J. Richard “Dick” Lowrey.
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