Local shoppers envisioned Publix coming to Dalton. They dreamed of Target.
Mildred Lingold had a rough 2017 with problems with her roof, problems with her ceiling, problems with her front porch and a burnt-out heating unit that wasn't doing any good sitting outside of her home.
This weekend and into the Monday holiday, cities across the nation will celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
For better or worse, today is the day the Georgia General Assembly convenes at the state Capitol in Atlanta.
For much of the past week, temperatures have rarely gotten above freezing. Indeed, there have been days when temperatures barely inched above the teens.
After the 2018 version of the Varnell City Council convened for business on Tuesday night, members were upbeat about the small town's future.
Extremely cold weather is here to stay for the next few days, with the low temperatures expected to be in the teens. So it is important to be aware of the dangers such cold weather can bring to people, cars and pets and take appropriate action.
Revelers wanting to continue their partying at local bars and restaurants in Dalton after the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day will have a chance to do so since the City Council voted to extend the hours that licensed establishments can serve alcoholic beverages by the drink at the s…
Now that the presents have been exchanged and unwrapped, it's time to clear away the boxes and clutter as we ready for the new year. But before you throw out that Christmas tree, take a moment to remove all ornaments and tinsel from it and gather all unwanted electronics in an effort to make…
The Christmas season is a joyous occasion for many as they receive exchange gifts, share meals together and enjoy their company.
What is it worth to help a child victim of sexual assault and/or severe physical abuse regain a measure of innocence lost and be a child again?
The holidays — a time of celebration of so many things, from the birth of a religion to the end of another year, from the beginning of winter to a long break from school.
Student housing, a renovated student center, more student classrooms, the return of athletics for students.
Our mayor of Dalton and an outgoing council member have been making the case for their increase in city spending for the 2018 budget and a proposed 20 percent property tax increase by saying “You cannot cut your way to prosperity.”
While the news of our last Kmart closing is certainly unwelcome news, this is also a tremendous opportunity for our community as it works to create an environment that entices middle and upper income earners to not just work here but also to live here.
The Christmas lights and decorations are displayed in businesses first, (sometimes as early as late summer), and then on city streets. By now, many homes also have gotten their Christmas trees and other decorations shining and blinking through these post-Thanksgiving, long, fall nights.
Several homes and historic buildings across Dalton and Whitfield County are opening their doors this weekend to visitors — all for great causes.
A common feature of our time is the extent to which many in our nation have become preoccupied with diversity. But true diversity obsession, almost a mania, is found at our institutions of higher learning. Rather than have a knee-jerk response for or against diversity, I think we should ask …
If you've been shopping in Whitfield of Murray counties over the past few days, you've probably heard the familiar ringing of bells.
One in four people with diabetes don't know they have it -- and more than 30 million Americans have the disease, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
While the winning candidates in Tuesday’s city of Dalton elections coasted to decisive victories, the $50 million school bond referendum for Dalton Public Schools win was a squeaker with just 135 votes of 2,843 total votes determining its passage. While a win is a win, the school board and a…
The signs have dotted the area for months. You've seen plenty of advertisements. Your Facebook newsfeed probably has a steady stream of election-related posts.