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The Whitfield County Board of Commissioners met with leaders from the county's cities on Tuesday to discuss their allotment from a proposed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

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Three more people have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of Dixie's Food Mart at 2101 S. Dixie Highway on Nov. 29. The owner of the store said $25,000 in cash was taken. None of the money has been recovered.

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The SPLOST advisory committee delivered recommendations for roughly $44 million in Whitfield County projects Monday night to the county's Board of Commissioners, who aren't inclined toward wholesale changes.

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Whitfield County residents may find out Tuesday what projects would be funded by a Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax (SPLOST) that the county Board of Commissioners plans to place on the May 2020 general primary ballot.

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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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For members of Northwest Whitfield High School's drama department, this year's one-act play, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," has truly been a dream, as the production earned the school its highest-ever finish (runner-up) at the state finals and Northwest's first region title in more than 50 years.

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With a new building now open on the Whitfield Murray Campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College, the GNTC Police Department led a lockdown drill for students and staff on Tuesday.

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While Georgia is embattled with voting rights and voter suppression arguments, the state’s U.S. representatives stayed with their parties in a crucial vote Friday to restore voter protections.

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Individuals may one day be appointed to fill out terms on the Whitfield Board of Education by the school board members, rather than by the members of a grand jury.

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While the holiday season is a time of bounty for many, it's also an opportunity to consider the less fortunate, and Dalton High School donated thousands of canned goods on Friday to the 35th annual WRCB Channel 3 Share Your Christmas food drive for the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.

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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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A mandatory mediation session in the negotiation of a new Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) Agreement for the governments in Whitfield County has been set for Jan. 7. The session will be at the Dalton Convention Center.

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The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two people who are suspected in multiple entering auto cases that happened on Nov. 3 in Dalton.

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The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two women who scammed an elderly man out of $1,500. The women told the man they needed money to collect a lottery prize.

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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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Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ranger, announced in a letter to 14th District constituents (including Whitfield and Murray counties) that he will not seek reelection in 2020:

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A Dalton man was charged Tuesday by the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office with armed robbery for the robbery of Dixie's Food Mart at 2101 S. Dixie Highway on Friday at about 10:35 a.m. An incident report indicated "three masked subjects" were involved, one of whom had a handgun. The owner of…

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Theater patrons are invited to jump aboard "The Christmas Express" at the Dalton Little Theatre for a trip into the heart of hope that's inherent in the holiday season.

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A Tunnel Hill woman has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to false imprisonment, possession of meth, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of contraband by an inmate in two cases in Whitfield County Superior Court, according to District Attorne…

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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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An extensive project to repair and upgrade the Chattanooga Avenue bridge over Mill Creek was completed in November approximately three weeks ahead of schedule. The work on the bridge took nearly two months and addressed a number of issues.

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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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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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Fresh off a year that included the opening of their 12th station and the arrival of two new fire engines, Whitfield County firefighters received recognition for their efforts during 2019 at the 42nd Annual Firefighter's Appreciation Banquet on Nov. 5 at the Dalton Golf & Country Club.

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Obituaries

Martha K. Patterson, age 80, of Chatsworth, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Arrangements will be made by independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton; (706) 529-5371.

William Franklin Kilgore, age 78, of Dalton, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019. Arrangements will be completed by independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave. Dalton, GA; 706-529-5371.

Mr. Joseph Edgar Jones Sr., age 63, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Monday, December 9, 2019 at Piedmont Hospital in Newnan, GA. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com. Arrangements will be announced by, Ponders Melrose Chapel 138 Melrose Drive Dalton…

Mr. Isaias Murillo, age 62, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Monday, December 9, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 6, 1957 in Juarez, Mexico a son of the late Benigno Murillo and Esperanza Perez. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Mary Murillo…