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  • Tom Lindley: Managing dollars at the ballpark can be an exercise in good sense

    Attending an Opening Day game at a Major League Baseball stadium is one of life’s little pleasures. Everyone should get to experience it at least once.

    April 11, 2014

  • Lusk Memorial golf tourney set for next week

    The 2014 Dr. Earl W. Lusk Memorial Rotary Golf Tournament is scheduled for Tuesday at Dalton Golf and Country Club and will support the many college scholarships that Rotary provides to high school seniors each spring.

    April 10, 2014

  • NW at DHS baseball  3  mlh.jpg Area prep roundup: Northwest wins extra-innings battle at Dalton

    As the baseball game continued beyond the regulation seven innings, Northwest Whitfield High School junior Seth Pierce kept walking to the mound and facing the best Dalton’s lineup offered.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lady Lions volleyball standout Seehorn will play for Covenant College

    Sometimes you receive a sign and a tough decision becomes a lot easier.

    April 10, 2014

  • Loran Smith: Meeting old friends under the big oak a tradition, too

    The first time I was in a train station in Great Britain and saw a sign that read, “Meeting Place,” it brought me to a pause. How simple, how functional was this sign? In small towns it is not a problem to meet someone at Sheppard’s Filling Station or at the fireplug across the street from the Baptist church, but at a busy venue — like European train stations — there is nothing more sensible than meeting at the “Meeting Place.”

    April 10, 2014

  • DSC volleyball signs Metzer

    Dalton State College volleyball coach Bruna Langner has added another weapon to her arsenal for the 2014 season, recently traveling to Orlando, Fla., to sign Montverde Academy senior Anna Claudia Metzer.

    April 10, 2014

  • Rampage add third QB to mix

    The Georgia Rampage have signed a new quarterback in hopes of sparking their offense and turning around the 2014 season.

    April 10, 2014

  • Adairsville at NM 5 mlh.jpg Out of reach

    North Murray High School injected a little excitement into the final inning of Tuesday’s Region 5-3A baseball game with Adairsville before coming up short.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dalton soccer too much for Allatoona

    Considering how lopsided the action was, maybe Dalton High School’s boys soccer team should’ve beaten Allatoona by a larger margin.

    April 8, 2014

  • Loran Smith: Golden Bear is still game’s top champion

    Jack Nicklaus is entitled to play the Augusta National Golf Club as a member now, which means when he takes friends out for a round of golf, he hits from the member tees. He hits it a long way still — certainly for a guy in his mid-70s — but not like in 1965, when he drove the ball on No. 15 so far over the crest of the hill that he only needed a 7-iron for his second shot.

    April 8, 2014