Dalton native Chrissie Shaheen Forsman kicks off the 23rd annual Global Impact (Missions) Celebration for Dalton First Methodist Church on Wednesday. Church members and the public are invited to enjoy a free dinner in the church fellowship hall at 5 p.m. Chrissie will speak at 6.

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The Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation was recently presented with a donation of $10,000 from the Georgia Power Foundation Inc. to be used to assist outstanding students with their tuition, books and supplies, fees and other needs.

The Dalton High School Players will present an original student-written, directed and produced musical revue titled "Tapestry of Dreams" on Friday, Jan. 31, and Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the DHS theater. The show is a fundraiser for the DHS Players, who will be attending the Georgia The…

• For the winter months only, Bethel A.M.E. Church Bible study and prayer service is on the conference line due to colder weather and it getting darker earlier in the evening. Dial (775) 799-9148 and you will be connected directly with church family members.

As a new year gets underway at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC), two new administrators have come aboard to oversee Academic Affairs at the college as well as its foundation.

• For the winter months only, Bethel A.M.E. Church Bible study and prayer service is on the conference line due to colder weather and it getting darker earlier in the evening. Dial (775) 799-9148 and you will be connected directly with church family members.

The International Essential Tremor Foundation plans a support group for those affected by essential tremor. The next meeting begins at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Harmony Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, at 187 Lower Dawnville Road N.E. The group serves people in all of northwest Georgia a…

Thanks to the generous donations from local donors and a strong partnership with the Creative Arts Guild and the three local school systems, the Jonas Foundation partnership brings about 10 artists to area schools each year.

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In what will be the inaugural presentation of the new Dalton High School Fine Arts Academy, the DHS Players are collaborating with DHS chorus students, DHS band students, DHS art students, DHS engineering students, DHS video production students and DHS culinary arts students to present the 2…

Three area elementary schools recently received M.B. Seretean Foundation grants for art projects. The arts-in-education competitive grant is available annually to elementary teachers in Dalton, Murray and Whitfield schools. Grant funds may be expended in any area of the fine arts -- visual a…

Savannah Howell of Rocky Face was named to the Distinguished Achievement List for the fall 2019 semester at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The Distinguished Achievement List is comprised of students who complete between six and 11 hours of academic work with a grade point average of 3…

• For the winter months only, Bethel A.M.E. Church Bible study and prayer service is on the conference line due to colder weather and it getting darker earlier in the evening. Dial (775) 799-9148 and you will be connected directly with church family members.

Hamilton Emergency Medical Services recently participated in Operation Wesley, a Federal Emergency Management Agency/Health and Human Services Region IV full-scale exercise which focused on health care facilities' and fire and EMS services' preparedness and ability to identify and manage sig…

• For the winter months only, Bethel A.M.E. Church Bible study and prayer service is on the conference line due to colder weather and it getting darker earlier in the evening. Dial (775) 799-9148 and you will be connected directly with church family members.

The Anna Shaw Children's Institute, 1201 Burleyson Road, will hold a family support class on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 6 p.m. in the Southern Magnolia Rooms on the first floor of the facility. The topic will be "Early Childhood: Managing Tantrums by Encouraging Interaction and Communication."

More than 460 Berea College students were named to the fall 2019 Dean's List. A student who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours, is named to the Dean's List. Local students included:

• The Dalton Public Works Department is closed Wednesday. To ensure all city residents receive a garbage and recycling pickup for the week, Monday's and Tuesday's garbage and recycling will be picked up on the regular schedule. Wednesday's garbage and recycling will be picked up on Thursday.…

Brookwood School has been recognized as one of the highest-performing Title I schools in Georgia, as determined by the Georgia Department of Education. This is the second straight year the school has been recognized as a Distinguished School, ranking among the highest-performing 5% of Title …

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Johnny Faulkenberry, age 80, of Cohutta, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home.

Mr. Charles "Terry" Grant, age 74, of Tunnel Hill, GA departed this life Sunday, January 26, 2020, at his residence. He was born March 25, 1945, in Dalton, GA a son of the late Charles Floyd and Helen Planzer Grant. He proudly served as a Navy SEAL in the United States Navy. He is survived b…

Howard Rogers, 56, of Dalton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton; (706) 529-5371.