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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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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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