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BEFORE AND AFTER:  SPLOST projects from 2008-10 collections have made dramatic improvements to roads in Whitfield Co

BEFORE AND AFTER: SPLOST projects from 2008-10 collections have made dramatic improvements to roads in Whitfield Co

15 September 2014

By Mitch Talley, Whitfield County Director of Communications: Those extra pennies of sales tax collected from 2008 to 2010 are still paying dividends for motorists in Whitfield County. Just look for the special signs placed recently at the completed projects by the county’s Public Works Department that  feature a photo of a shiny penny and the words [...]

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Sen. Charlie Bethel to Co-Chair High School Athletics Overview Committee

12 September 2014

Sen Charlie Bethel ATLANTA (September 12, 2014) | Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston have announced their respective appointments to the High School Athletics Overview Committee. The joint committee was created pursuant to Senate Bill 288, passed during the 2014 legislative session, and is tasked with regularly reviewing the operations of Georgia’s high school [...]

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Rep Graves to host Service Academy Day

Rep Graves to host Service Academy Day

12 September 2014

        Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) announced today that he will host his annual Military Academy Day on October 4 at Sonoraville High School. This event is for students in grades 8-12 who are interested in attending a U.S. military academy after graduating from high school.  Representatives from the five academies will be [...]

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An Essential Project: Dalton State Students Researching Yarrow

An Essential Project: Dalton State Students Researching Yarrow

09 September 2014

By Misty Wheeler: Mary Ann McBrayer looks to see if the yarrow mixture is boiling yet while extracting essential oils from the plant in a research lab in Peeples Hall at Dalton State. DALTON – Mary Ann McBrayer has a shark tattooed behind her right ear. It may seem unconventional, but it represents her love of sharks and [...]

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Spreading Happiness: Dalton State’s Derrell C. Roberts Library and the Dalton-Whitfield County Library Partner for “The Happiness Project”

09 September 2014

By Misty Wheeler: DALTON – It isn’t just about a love of reading, but that’s part of it. Organizers are also hoping a partnership between Dalton State’s Derrell C. Roberts Library and the Dalton-Whitfield County Library will spark a desire to help others as well as help build a better community. The two libraries are teaming up to [...]

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WHITFIELD CERT GRADUATES WILL GO OVER 200 AFTER ACADEMY 11, CURRENTLY SEEKING PARTICIPANTS FOR NOV. 8-9 SESSIONS

09 September 2014

By Mitch Talley: Local governments prepare every day for emergencies. During a disaster, however, the number and scope of incidents can overwhelm conventional emergency services. That’s why Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is important. This free risk and hazard awareness training is available to you through Whitfield County Emergency Management and is designed to help you protect yourself, [...]

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UP TO CODE: TAYLOR NAMED WHITFIELD COUNTY’S EOM

UP TO CODE: TAYLOR NAMED WHITFIELD COUNTY’S EOM

09 September 2014

By Mitch Talley: Cathy Taylor At one point during the recent economic downturn, 16 of the 130 homes in the Meadow Park neighborhood sat empty, with nine of them  abandoned or repossessed. When one of the abandoned houses was eventually vandalized, residents turned to Whitfield County Code Enforcement Officer Cathy Taylor for help. “She met with us several [...]

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Wyatt Named Dalton Teacher of the Year

Wyatt Named Dalton Teacher of the Year

09 September 2014

By Pat Holloway: Dr. Rick Fromm, vice chairman of the Dalton Board of Education, presents Dalton High German Teacher Ava Wyatt with the District Teacher of the Year Award. Even though her career has spanned 22 years, Ava Wyatt didn’t originally plan to be a teacher. On Monday evening, Wyatt’s outstanding teaching performance and her commitment to [...]

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Dalton Wins Gold Award for Design

Dalton Wins Gold Award for Design

29 August 2014

Georgia’s best downtown projects of 2013 were recognized at the annual Georgia Downtown Association Awards Ceremony last week at the Georgia Downtown Conference in Decatur. Dalton was one of only 13 Georgia cities recognized for outstanding achievement in urban design, economic development, organizational projects and downtown promotions. The ceremony was the culmination of a week-long [...]

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DPD Seeks Shopping Spree Suspect

DPD Seeks Shopping Spree Suspect

29 August 2014

By Bruce Frazier: The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help with identifying a woman who used stolen credit and debit cards to finance a shopping spree and racked up more than $1,400 in fraudulent purchases at stores in Dalton and Calhoun. The victim in the case reported that her wallet was stolen from her [...]

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