Election Day — Tuesday, Nov. 6 — may seem like it's far off. But counting today, it will be here in just 22 days.
Count us excited there are two options for the historic downtown depot, Dalton’s oldest commercial building. Last week we shared our optimism regarding Barrett Properties’ proposal to restore the depot to its “glory days” as a restaurant and bar. Subsequently, the Bandy Heritage Center expre…
Last week it was revealed that an estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter — the disease's highest death toll in at least four decades.
For decades across two centuries, the Western & Atlantic depot in downtown bustled with activity as passengers shuffled on and off trains there.
The Daily Citizen-News was recently invited to cover a presentation at the Whitfield County Republican Party headquarters by party officials. Imagine our dismay and disappointment when our reporter and photographer encountered at the headquarters a sign on a wall with the word "media" with a…
It took more than 300 volunteers to make the Creative Arts Guild's annual Festival a reality last weekend and Guild Executive Director Amanda Brown said she's "so grateful" for the volunteers' efforts.
Each year, professionals from education, health care, law enforcement, social services, the judicial branch of government and others come together to serve as community mentors and educators in their own right during the annual Teen Maze.
Today marks the start of the last weekend of summer, fall returns next Saturday (at 9:45 p.m. to be exact) and you may be wondering what to do to mark the occasion. Look no further than Waugh Street right here in Dalton.
A senior center in a community can be a vital place, where people come together for fellowship, companionship, learning opportunities, entertainment and just plain fun.
Speed breakers, whether they are speed bumps, speed humps or the newest entry to our vernacular, speed cushions, all have the same goal of slowing you down.
From exploring a Civil War battlefield to pedaling around a mountain to discovering what Dalton's newest park has to offer, there's little reason to remain idle this weekend.
We recently did a story on Dalton Public Schools' anonymous tip line that is available on the school system's mobile app. Even though the tip line has been in place for a while, officials with the school system believe promoting its existence may help with safety at the schools.
Brittney Jones, a cashier at ABC Convenience Store in Chatsworth, said it's not often she sees customers going "out of their way to help others," but recently that's exactly what happened.
"I am so proud of this station" and similar statements were heard repeatedly Friday in Cohutta as Whitfield County Fire Station 11 was unveiled to the public.
It gives us no joy to yet again dedicate this space to property taxes which, for the second year running, leave Dalton homeowners with lighter wallets because of a 7 percent school tax increase atop last year’s 10 percent average property value reassessment increase and 2018’s 0.7 percent increase.
More than six years after it was closed and a year-plus after a judge declared it a public nuisance, the former Econo Lodge motel that sits just off the I-75 Rocky Face exit is closer to being razed.
Steve Foster has been sentenced to six months in jail for a DUI from last year. Now it is time for him to drop out of the 14th Congressional District race.
Betsy Whitley is the reference and instruction librarian at Dalton State College, and her love of books and her efforts to encourage literacy don’t stop at the end of the work day when she leaves the Roberts Library.
The pageantry of high school football — marching bands blasting the fight song, cheerleaders imploring fans to get louder, pads popping as a linebacker tackles a running back — returns Friday night as six of our seven local teams kick off the 2018 season.
When you see a Daily Citizen-News reporter covering a Dalton City Council meeting, do you think that person will nefariously create "fake news"?
The Dalton City Council has taken a step to stay in step with its fellow cities and governments across Georgia, clearing the way for local voters to decide if they want to change the hours alcoholic drinks can be served on Sunday.
It was a long time coming, but hopefully things have settled down now at the Mack Gaston Community Center with the DEO Clinic in place, ready to serve individuals in Whitfield and Murray counties who are uninsured and have limited financial resources.
Missy Bingiel, a shift supervisor with the Murray County 911 Center, said she was not surprised when two sheriff's office officers helped a citizen a few weeks ago.
"That building is in terrible shape. I've been a commissioner for over four years and I can't hear a dang thing."
Ideas are floating around for Whitfield County projects to be funded by a possible 1 percent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).
Earlier this week, Whitfield County government had an open house at Edwards Park to hear from the public about which projects they would like to see funded by the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales tax (SPLOST).
Rising Dalton sixth-grader Elyanna Quintero has been part of Girl Scout Troop 970 at Roan Elementary School since she was in the second grade. During that time, her mother Maria said her daughter has developed a deeper spirit of community and volunteerism through the example set by troop lea…
Some members of the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners are surprised and disappointed only two companies have expressed interest in bidding to provide the county's ambulance service.
The Government Accountability Office has once again warned Congress that the federal government's current fiscal trajectory is "unsustainable."
This Week's Circulars
- UPDATE: Woman charged with murder of her father
- Man reported missing found dead in Whitfield County
- Bankruptcy trustee files suit against Beaulieu officials
- Area Arrests for Oct. 14
- Area Arrests for Oct. 9
- Area Arrests for Oct. 12
- Sheppard's amazing performance carries Haralson County over North Murray
- Area Arrests for Oct. 13
- Area Arrests for Oct. 11
- Swimming with the sharks: Young Dalton inventor Tripp Phillips lands deal on 'Shark Tank'