The Dalton Elks Lodge awarded $15,000 in total scholarships in July to 12 area students who graduated from local area high schools in 2020. Each student was awarded $1,250.

• Bethel A.M.E. Church Bible study and prayer service is on a conference line. Dial (775) 799-9148 and you will be connected directly with church family members.

Nearly 240 students will be receive degrees from Piedmont College following the summer 2020 semester.

A total of 16,470 students enrolled during the 2020 spring semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's). The Dean's and President's lists recognize full-time underg…

Spring Place, home of the first Christian mission to the Cherokees and then the first county seat for Murray County, is one of the most historic communities in our area. Today, it's designated a Georgia Historic Township and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. And it …

Kennesaw State University recently welcomed its newest class of graduates. Nearly 3,400 students earned bachelor's, master's or doctoral degrees for the spring 2020 semester. Area graduates include:

The U.S. Office of the First Lady has announced an art opportunity for students in grades 3-12 titled Building the Movement: America’s Youth Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage. Submissions will culminate in an exhibit honoring the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th a…

Katherine Grace Anderson of Rocky Face has been named to the President's List at Clemson University for the spring 2020 semester.

The Whitfield-Murray Historical Society is sponsoring a silent auction for a golf cart ending Friday, July 10, at 4 p.m. The silent auction is for a 2002 Club Car Golf Cart model DS electric IQ48-volt system. Email your bids and questions to or you may mail in or…

Textile Rubber & Chemical Co. in Dalton has awarded this year's Joseph E. Willard Scholarship to Barrett Barbre. He is a recent graduate of Coahulla Creek High School and plans to attend Kennesaw State University where he will major in engineering.

Textile Rubber & Chemical Co. in Dalton has awarded this year's Ray N. Taylor Memorial Scholarship to Kinleigh Stancill. She is a recent graduate of Northwest Whitfield High School and plans to attend Reinhardt University in Waleska majoring in business with an emphasis on journalism and…

Peyton Gable of Dalton was named to the College of Charleston's spring 2020 President's List. To qualify for the President's List (highly distinguished), students must earn a GPA of 3.8 or higher and complete a minimum of 14 semester hours.


Need some healthy activities to help offset all that screen time the kids are getting these days? The Creative Arts Guild has reopened and is offering summer day camps for ages 5 through 14.


The Dalton Arts Project recently awarded the Sharon Merritt Senior Scholarship to Emily Allen. This $500 scholarship is given to a senior dancer of the Dalton Dance Company who has shown exceptional commitment and generosity in her dance career.

Mason Grant of Dalton graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College with a bachelor of science degree in agricultural education at the end of the 2020 spring semester.

On Monday evening, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ranger, hosted a virtual video call with the students from the 14th Congressional District who were appointed to attend a U.S. military academy, including U.S. Naval Academy appointees Chaisen Buckner of Murray County, who attended North Murray High…

The Whitfield-Murray Historical Society announces its first Social Distancing Outdoor Concert at the Chatsworth Depot for 2020 on Saturday. The free concert starts at 5 p.m. and will feature Chatsworth native Jason Lyles, a singer-songwriter and recording artist currently booking high-energy…

The Northwest Georgia Regional Library System is now providing curbside service of items on a limited basis at the Dalton-Whitfield County Public Library.

The following area students were named to the spring 2020 Dean's List at Berry College.

Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the spring semester were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC cites its top academic students each semester on the President’s Honor List, the Dean’s Honor List and the Distinguished Achievemen…

The Carpet Capital Association of Realtors (CCAR) is helping provide local healthcare workers with protective face shields during the COVID-19 crisis by donating funds to two Whitfield County Schools that are using their 3D printers to make face shields, in partnership with Shaw Industries.

• Bethel A.M.E. Church Bible study and prayer service is on a conference line.

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