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CHATSWORTH — Murray County Schools shifted to remote learning Thursday for middle and high schools — and for all students Friday — due to a lack of available teachers and staff, but all students are set to return to in-person classes Tuesday following the regularly-scheduled day off Monday f…

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1985. Whitfield County. What was it like for an average 74-year-old grandmother living life one day at a time with family, friends and her first great-grandchild on the way?

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Dalton City Administrator Andrew Parker told members of the city's Finance Committee on Thursday he was "proud to say we've got one less blighted structure in the city." The committee consists of the members of the City Council.

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Unfortunately, the last two years have been extremely stressful for most people. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic our country and the rest of the world has faced difficult and trying times like most people alive haven’t ever experienced.

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Hello there! I’m Jynn, an 11-month-old, female, smooth-coated collie mix. I’m full of spunk, and have the most extroverted and sassy personality. I adore people and will smother you with kisses before running off to play.

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• City of Dalton offices are closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Garbage, recycling and refuse collection is affected. There are no collections on Monday. Instead, homes serviced with garbage, recycling and refuse collection on Monday will be picked up on T…

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When the children of Dalton play ball this spring they’ll be playing with a clear path not just to wearing the red and white of Dalton High School but also toward championship glory in the Little League World Series.

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Although Dalton Public Schools already surpasses many school systems with its technology, it will need to make upgrades to remain at the forefront, according to the director of technology and telecommunications.

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Editor’s note: The Daily Citizen-News will upon request print a notice about anyone found not guilty of the charges listed in Area Arrests, or if the charges have been dropped. Call (706) 272-7723 and be prepared to provide documentation.

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As Dalton High School seeks to distinguish itself not only in its own school system — Dalton Public Schools added a second high school of choice, The Dalton Academy, this school year — but also in the region and state, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is a critical piec…

• Riverbend Church of Christ opens a benevolent house each Monday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for area residents in need. Individuals can choose from a variety of clothing, shoes, household items and more at no charge. The ministry is in the white house beside the church building at 2218 S. River…

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Bernard Kenemer Jr. became alarmed after finding one of his black Spanish goats mangled to death on his family's 120-acre farm bordered by Tibbs Bridge Road and the Conasauga River. Then it was another, and another, and another. He blames dogs in the neighborhood.

Tollierville was a particular type of town, populated with a particular type of people.

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The members of the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 Tuesday to use federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) money to provide two $1,000 bonuses each to three deputy coroners.

Ten Boy Scouts from Whitfield and Murray counties finished their Eagle Awards in 2021, marking the culmination of a long journey that starts at age 11 for most scouts and ends many years later.

The public is invited to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at 9 a.m. through a ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. monument at the corner of Walnut Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard,

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Editor’s note: The Daily Citizen-News will upon request print a notice about anyone found not guilty of the charges listed in Area Arrests, or if the charges have been dropped. Call (706) 272-7723 and be prepared to provide documentation.

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Hill Road will be closed at 509 Hill Road on Monday at 9 a.m. for maintenance. There will be no through traffic. There will be a detour via Wagner, the south bypass and Airport Road.

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If you are an avid, or even casual, gardener, it’s likely that catalogs from seed companies have been delivered to your mailbox, or soon will be. In the midst of winter cold, they provide an encouraging reminder that the sprouting and subsequent blooming of spring will soon be more than a memory.

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Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced Wednesday that a warrant has been issued for Jarred Hosch, 38, of Ringgold, for one count of insurance fraud.Hosch is wanted in connection with a Whitfield County case.

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For Mandie Jones, taking over as Northwest Whitfield High School's principal after she spent 15 years teaching there to begin her career is "really like coming home, (as) my career comes full circle."

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ATLANTA — Standing on grounds once walked by the late Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta just days before the observance of his birthday, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris backed Senate Democrats' push for federal voting laws.

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Dalton Stadium, which includes the new, state-of-the-art soccer, football and lacrosse field on the campus of The Dalton Academy and Dalton Junior High School, should be completed by late February or early March, Dalton Public Schools' director of operations said Monday.

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"COVID-19 is back," so Dalton Public Schools has again tightened restrictions in schools, said Mendy Woods, chief human resources officer for the school system.

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Editor’s note: The Daily Citizen-News will upon request print a notice about anyone found not guilty of the charges listed in Area Arrests, or if the charges have been dropped. Call (706) 272-7723 and be prepared to provide documentation.

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The pavilion under construction at the Burr Performing Arts Park in downtown Dalton should be ready by the time the Off the Rails Music Series starts this summer, according to Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia President David Aft.

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When the Dalton Public Works Department needed to change their game plan for keeping the city’s roads clear in winter weather events, they didn’t go out and buy an expensive new salt brine system.

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