Connie Belue, a registered nurse in Endoscopy at Hamilton Medical Center (HMC), recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The DAISY Award recognizes exemplary nursing excellence, and is the highest honor a nurse can receive at HMC.

During the eighth annual Whitfield Education Foundation Celebrity Spelling Bee, Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Vice President of Economic Development Stephanie Scearce placed ninth out of 19 participants, which included community members from the greater Dalton area.

Today is Saturday, Oct. 24, the 298th day of 2020. There are 68 days left in the year.

The Visual Arts Department of the Creative Arts Guild is excited to resume the popular Live Model - Open Studio class. It meets each second Saturday of the month and starts this weekend for adult artists ages 18 and above who wish to improve their skills in figure drawing.

• Anyone interested in a basic homiletics class is invited to join classes at Antioch Baptist Church. The church will study some basics of "the art and science of preaching." Attendees will learn how to design and to develop sermon outlines and sermons. This series of classes is for all who …

The Hits and Oldies Show presents The Elvis and Soul Music Show featuring Matt Cordell and Dre Hilton from The Soul of Motown Show at the Creative Arts Guild on Sunday, Sept. 13. The show starts at 5 p.m. Doors will open at 4:30. Tickets are $25. Only 80 people will be seated because of the …

• Anyone interested in a basic homiletics class is invited to join classes at Antioch Baptist Church. The church will study some basics of "the art and science of preaching." Attendees will learn how to design and to develop sermon outlines and sermons. This series of classes is for all who …

• On Sunday, Sept. 20, Hopewell Baptist Church celebrates Pastor Windell and first lady Cynthia Smith's 15th anniversary. Due to the events going on around us, we are unable to gather together at the church house. However, we wanted to invite you to help us celebrate their anniversary. They …

A "Half Price/Best Offer" flea market is set for Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Old Spring Place Methodist Church, a property of the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society. All proceeds will go to the continued preservation of the old church, built in 1875. It is the oldest bu…

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The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority is pleased to announce the 11th Annual America Recycles Day Billboard Contest for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders attending public or private schools participating in the Target Recycling at School program in Whitfield County.

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 director@whitfieldmurray.org 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.

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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.

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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.

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