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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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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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