- Progress: Business
The story of carpet
The carpet industry in the United States began in 1791 when William Sprague started the first woven carpet mill in Philadelphia. Others opened during the early 1800s in New England. Included in that area was Beattie Manufacturing Co. in Little Falls, N.J., a company that operated until 1979.
Lauding our leaders
Looking for lessons in leadership?
Just check out the members of the Junior Achievement Northwest Georgia Business Hall of Fame. They are a diverse group that have helped shape Dalton and Whitfield County.
Peacock Alley has long history, about to make more
Not long ago, it housed a doll shop, an Edible Fruit Creations store and a well-attended tea room.
After spending parts of three years exhaustively researching his family history in northwest Georgia, he had a book published about that history and genealogy. Research took him to Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Virginia and several other states.
- The story of carpet