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A few minutes before taking rocks from his pocket and dropping them on a table, Pastor Richard Smith, pastor of the Virtuous Church in Dalton, spoke of the woman caught committing adultery in the Bible (John 8:3-11) and the men who wanted to stone her.

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ATLANTA — Joy Robinson has been teaching long enough to remember when teacher pay raises weren’t such a rarity.

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Whitfield County Environmental Health conducts inspections of restaurants and other food establishments. The inspectors may require a re-inspection. Restaurants and other food establishments are required by law to post their most recent inspection permit. The Daily Citizen-News lists areas w…

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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.

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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A Murray County man who shot and killed his estranged wife and then shot himself in the face during a standoff with law enforcement pleaded guilty to malice murder on Thursday and was sentenced to life in prison. Oliver Scott Cannon will have to serve 30 years from the date of his arrest bef…

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ATLANTA — Freshly sworn-in Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he will announce a “historic and well deserved pay raise” for teachers when he delivers his first state-of-the-state address on Thursday.

The Dalton City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 22, has been canceled. The next City Council meeting is Monday, Feb. 4, at City Hall. Also, all city offices are closed Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

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One of the men involved in a November 2017 phony drug deal that saw a man shot was sentenced to eight years in prison followed by 12 years on probation after he pleaded guilty to armed robbery in Whitfield County Superior Court, officials said.

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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.

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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ATLANTA -- When proponents of Georgia-grown medical cannabis argue their case this legislative session, they will have a major hurdle to overcome with some lawmakers: Marijuana's outlaw status on the federal level.

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The following is a statement from Hamilton Health Care System concerning the recovery of most of the $1.26 million the hospital was scammed out of late last year.

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"I have hit him in the face and if he keeps it up I might do it again, me and my daughter can't handle this no more," one of two women found dead early Thursday morning in Whitfield County had told a 911 operator two days before.

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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.

The city of Dalton began tearing down the former Econo Lodge off Tampico Way this week. Members of the City Council voted in August to tear down the building but demolition was delayed after asbestos was discovered in the building and had to be removed. Demolition is expected to be completed…

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A man who was found guilty in December of aggravated child molestation and 11 other charges relating to two victims under the age of 16 was sentenced to 25 years in prison without the possibility of parole followed by life on probation on Wednesday.

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State Rep. Jason Ridley said Thursday after a Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce breakfast that "if some people around here would leave it alone and stop threatening me with stuff" it might be easier for him to sign onto a bill that would allow Dalton Utilities to borrow money for electric a…

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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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. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., will continue serving on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget and Agriculture Committees in the 116th Congress. Perdue's role on these influential committees puts him at the intersection of solving our national debt and global security crises…

Georgia's Department of Natural Resources would like the public to know that they are open for business and fully staffed. Despite a common misconception, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites are not affiliated with the National Park System and will remain open even with the federal gove…