• Misty Watson: No technology at the dinner table

    It wasn’t quite that stereotypical 1950s, the Cleavers, everything looks perfect, we use linen napkins and we have roast every night kind of dinner.

    March 11, 2014

  • Letter: The difference between fair and just

    Fair is a juvenile concept that even the most pedestrian thinker can grasp. It is really nothing more than a word summarizing an emotional reaction based on limited information and flawed logic. It actually has very little to do with justice or bringing about and achieving a just result in any sort of disagreement.

    March 9, 2014

  • LetterL A letter to Mr. Charles Bowen

    Mr. Bowen,
    You may have been the most beloved and admired person in this community.

    March 8, 2014

  • Letter: Wage inequality persists in U.S.

    Currently wages and salaries nationally as a portion of the economy is again near the record low of 2011

    March 8, 2014

  • Letter: An appreciation of David Pennington

    When you took office six years ago as mayor, I did not know you personally, but during these six years, you have earned my respect and my trust. I now consider you and your family as dear friends.

    March 8, 2014

  • Amanda Burt: Another successful campaign

    “This has been a year of everyday, ordinary people becoming heroes, stepping in to fill the service gaps and needs in our community,” proclaimed board chair Celeste Creswell, as she opened the United Way Annual Meeting this week.

    March 8, 2014

  • Kudos to all who are seeking elected office

    Qualifying for local and state elections ended Friday, and while many incumbents will be running unopposed, there are a few surprises in the mix.

    March 8, 2014

  • Charlie Bowen will be missed

    Finding someone in Dalton who doesn’t know — or at least hasn’t heard of — Charlie Bowen could be difficult.

    March 8, 2014

  • Citizen of the Week: Tressia Brooks Watkins

    Some individuals might perform random acts of kindness in hopes they’ll receive some sort of recognition. Not Tressia Brooks Watkins.

    March 7, 2014

  • Raising HOPE

    Getting a HOPE scholarship will get more difficult next year, as some long overdue requirements start to kick in.

    March 6, 2014

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