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Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate falls to 9.0 percent in September

Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate falls to 9.0 percent in September

23 October 2014

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate for September was 9.0 percent, down 1.7 percent from 10.7 percent in August. The rate in September of last year was 9.6 percent. The rate dropped because there were 1,053 fewer unemployed people in the Dalton area in September, according to the [...]

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FIRST EXHIBITION OF LATIN AMERICAN TRADITIONAL COSTUMES AND OBJECTS

FIRST EXHIBITION OF LATIN AMERICAN TRADITIONAL COSTUMES AND OBJECTS

22 October 2014

(Dalton)  The Coalition of Latino Leaders, CLILA, with the support of The Bandy Heritage Center will host an Opening Reception to launch the First Exhibition of Latin American Traditional Costumes and Objects, as part of the Latino Culture Festival. The Exhibition will be open to the public from October 27 through Nov 12 at The Bandy [...]

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NEW BUS HELPS CLOWN POSSE IN THEIR MISSION TO SHARE FIRE SAFETY MESSAGE WITH STUDENTS

NEW BUS HELPS CLOWN POSSE IN THEIR MISSION TO SHARE FIRE SAFETY MESSAGE WITH STUDENTS

14 October 2014

By MITCH TALLEY Whitfield County Director of Communications   The students were still filing into the gym at Pleasant Grove Elementary School on Oct. 6, but the fun had already started. Samantha “Edith” Splawn was tossing a giant beach ball into the air when it got stuck in the net. No matter how hard she tried, she just couldn’t [...]

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DPD Seek Pair In Credit Card Fraud

DPD Seek Pair In Credit Card Fraud

07 October 2014

By Bruce Frazier: The Dalton Police Department is asking for help from the public with identifying two men who used a counterfeit credit card with stolen card information to purchase approximately $600 worth of merchandise. The victim reported that she was still in possession of her card when the fraud occurred. The incident happened at the Kohl’s [...]

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DPD Seeks Credit Card Fraud Suspect

DPD Seeks Credit Card Fraud Suspect

03 October 2014

By Bruce Frazier: The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect who used stolen credit card information to make more than $180 in fraudulent purchases at area businesses. The suspect was recorded on video surveillance at the Walmart on Shugart Road. The crimes were reported to police on September 29th after the [...]

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DPD Launching “Operation Thumbs Up” In October

DPD Launching “Operation Thumbs Up” In October

30 September 2014

By Bruce Frazier: The Dalton Police Department is turning October into “Distractober” as it launches Operation Thumbs Up, a month long education and enforcement campaign aimed at reducing distracted driving on our streets. The idea is to keep your thumbs off of your phone (or any other distraction) so you can focus on the road. During [...]

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TAKE A TRIP TO THE PAST AT 44TH ANNUAL PRATER’S MILL COUNTRY FAIR OCT. 11-12

TAKE A TRIP TO THE PAST AT 44TH ANNUAL PRATER’S MILL COUNTRY FAIR OCT. 11-12

29 September 2014

By Mitch Talley: Playing on the porch of historic Prater’s Mill during the Prater’s Mill Country Fair are (from left) Simon Utz and his grandmother Pat Bryant on auto harp, accompanied by Rich Dwyer on harmonica. (Photo by Dr. Elizabeth Lambert). DALTON, GA—The Prater’s Mill Country Fair, slated for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11 and 12, is [...]

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A Driving Force: Sandra Stone Leaving Dalton State

A Driving Force: Sandra Stone Leaving Dalton State

26 September 2014

By Misty Wheeler: Dr. Sandra Stone is leaving Dalton State after four years to become regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. DALTON –(Sept. 26) During the last four years, Dr. Sandra Stone has helped shape the future of Dalton State College as it added more academic and athletic programs. As of Nov. 1, Stone, the [...]

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HEADRICK GOES ‘ABOVE AND BEYOND,’ NAMED WHITFIELD CO EOM

HEADRICK GOES ‘ABOVE AND BEYOND,’ NAMED WHITFIELD CO EOM

25 September 2014

By Mitch Talley: Paula Headrick When it comes to helping taxpayers of Whitfield County, Paula Headrick of the Tax Assessor’s Office goes above and beyond. That’s the word from the co-worker who nominated her as Whitfield County Employee of the Month for August. “With minimal support from supervisory staff,  Paula has taken over and maintained Mobile Home Digest after [...]

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Dalton Police Department Wins The Governor’s Challenge

Dalton Police Department Wins The Governor’s Challenge

25 September 2014

By Bruce Frazier: The Dalton Police Department is celebrating its first ever win in the Governor’s Challenge. The annual competition sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) honors outstanding achievement in traffic safety education and enforcement. Dalton finished first in Category 4 which includes agencies comprised of between 51 and 100 officers. Competing agencies are [...]

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