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The Varnell City Council will have at least one contested race after the city's first day of qualifying on Wednesday.

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One of two IHOP employees seen in a viral video fighting over an apparent wrong order pleaded guilty to lesser charges in Whitfield County Superior Court and was released from jail.

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With an increase in maintenance and operation costs looming with the opening of the new Hammond Creek Middle School in 2021, the Dalton Board of Education voted Monday night to maintain its current millage rate as a hedge against the economy's future.

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The last two men elected mayor of Dalton — current Mayor Dennis Mock and former Mayor David Pennington — have qualified to be on the ballot for the Nov. 5 municipal election for the city's top elected post.

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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As northwest Georgia's flooring industry and technology-focused businesses continue to grow, the demand for trained specialists is greater than ever. In an attempt to help give these companies what they need, Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is launching three new industry-focus…

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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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ETON -- School is still a couple of weeks away from starting for Murray County students, but when the kids return to Eton Elementary, they will have something the school hasn't had since 1993 -- new playground equipment.

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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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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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BETHEL, N.Y. — The Beatles were not here 50 years ago when more than 400,000 people crowded shoulder-to-shoulder over acres of farm land to listen to rock ‘n’ roll music and define a cultural happening known as Woodstock.

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During the past nine years, 312 people have graduated from Whitfield County Emergency Management’s CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) program, learning the most effective ways to offer a helping hand to their community after a disaster.

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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 hot topics along with the biscuits and bacon at the annual Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce "State of the Community" breakfast Thursday morning were sewers, other capital projects, new housing developments and the push for another Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

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After decades of suggestions and proposals for improving the area around the Dalton Convention Center, Dalton Mayor Dennis Mock says he has been in talks with a Ringgold developer for a hotel on land near the center on Dug Gap Mountain.

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For the sixth straight year, Dalton Public Schools officials expect to maintain a millage (property tax) rate of 8.2 mills, but tax revenues are expected to increase by 0.95% through rising property values.

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The final two selections have been made for the 2020 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) citizen advisory committee.

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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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Dalton City Council member Tyree Goodlett says his mailbox has been struck twice since May. In all, it has been struck five times since the U.S. Postal Service turned that mailbox and approximately 50 others on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Fields Avenue so that the front of the mailb…

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A new partnership between Gov. Brian Kemp and state Labor Commissioner Mark Butler will be highlighted on Wednesday, Aug. 28, when the commissioner hosts an employer summit in Dalton.

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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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One of the best ways to improve a community and add to the services provided by a government is through the passage of a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), according to small businessman Chris Shiflett.

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A student who reportedly placed another student in a headlock in a restroom at North Murray High School, leading to the other student falling face first onto the floor and suffering injuries, will not return to North Murray when classes resume on Sept. 3, a school administrator 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.

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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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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…

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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Four years ago, the Whitfield County Fire Department and Sheriff's Office, Whitfield County Emergency Medical Services and the Dalton fire and police departments were using an analog radio system that relied on 40-year-old technology.

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 69-year-old Tunnel Hill man was charged with two counts of child molestation after two children told their mothers the man, the boyfriend of their grandmother, inappropriately touched them.

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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Dalton State College’s Wright School of Business has already given Santi Angel the skills and tools he needs to succeed. And with the opening of the newly expanded and renovated Gignilliat Memorial Hall for the fall semester, Angel believes those opportunities and potential for success will …

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Mr. David Lee Brown, 62, of Rome, Georgia, and formerly of Ringgold, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday morning, August 20, 2019, at Assured Hospice House in Cartersville, Georgia. David was born February 6, 1957 in Ringgold, Georgia, a son of the late William Jasper and Eula Irene Floyd Br…

Mr. David L. Brown, 62, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday morning, August 20, 2019, at Assured Hospice House in Cartersville, Georgia. Arrangements will be by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706)226-4002. "Funerals, Cremations, Cemeteries, Florist…