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As the beginning of hurricane season is approaching, National Hurricane Preparedness Week is the ideal time for all Georgians to prepare and recognize the risks of hurricanes, and what to do before, during and after a storm. The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA…

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More wrecks in Dalton in March compared to March 2020 are indicative that more motorists are returning to the city's roads as the COVID-19 pandemic loosens its grip locally, according to Dalton's police chief.

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Fergus King of Cohutta, a graduating senior at Georgia State University, was recognized for academic excellence by the Honors College during the spring 2021 semester. King, who majored in actuarial science, earned general honors distinction recognition for mastery of honors curriculum. King …

The members of the Georgia Association of Manufacturers (GAM) and the Manufacturers Education Foundation (MEF) each elected officers and board members at the 121st annual meeting of GAM and the 78th annual meeting of MEF, held via virtual videoconference on April 29.

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• Antioch Baptist Church has a community yard sale on Saturday, June 5, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your items to sell or come by to shop. The church is at 1205 Antioch Road.

Seven area high school students and four Dalton State College students were awarded Dalton Whitfield Murray Retired Educators Association (DWMREA) scholarships in April. Each student received $1,000 to be used for tuition and books at their college of choice.

American Legion Post 112 in Dalton announces information about free virtual legal clinics from the Georgia Legal Services Program. These clinics are for all veterans who live in Georgia.

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BYROMVILLE — When Sylvester Bembry inherited the family farm in Hawkinsville from his parents, he inherited the debt that came with it. Debt that he doesn’t want to pass on to the next generation.

The city of Dalton’s Recreation Commission approved the search for a new director for the Parks and Recreation Department at the commission's Thursday meeting. The commission is comprised of community leaders and oversees the operations of the department.

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With recently approved mixed-use zoning, City of Refuge Dalton has long-term plans to add loft apartments and some retail shops to its headquarters building at the intersection of Morris Street and Glenwood Avenue to generate revenue to support its programs.

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On April 29, the city of Dalton proudly cut the ribbon on its storefront at the JA Discovery Center of Greater Dalton. The space gives middle school students the chance to be adults for the day, and be exposed to the myriad roles and functions the city of Dalton performs within the community…

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The new Hammond Creek Middle School will host its first official stage production this weekend, as Dalton Middle School's drama department presents "The Neverending Story."

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Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia President David Aft told Dalton City Council members Monday night that construction of a planned pavilion at the Burr Performing Arts Park in downtown Dalton is expected to begin before the end of May and should be finished this fall.

It’s that time of year again to guard against mosquitoes, and the Asian Tiger Mosquito is the most common mosquito in our area. It is the most pestiferous daytime biter, and it is easy to recognize by its jet-black body and white markings. If you have been pursued and bitten by one, you know…

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Students of the Dance Theatre of Dalton present their annual spring dance/gym recitals “Stars on Stage” Friday at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Colonnade Center Theater. Dancers and gymnasts will perform ballet, tap, jaz…

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer recently appointed Georgia U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff to the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People’s Republic of China, an independent U.S. agency created by Congress with a legislative mandate to monitor human rights and the rule of law in China.

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• Olivia Elrod of Rocky Face earned a place on Furman University's Dean's List for the 2020 fall semester. Furman's Dean's List is comprised of full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher on a four-point system. Elrod's parents are Ann Elrod and David Elrod.

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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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Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will resurface a portion of I-75 in Whitfield County on Wednesday, closing two northbound left lanes, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weather permitting. Drivers should expect delays. The work was originally scheduled for Monday.

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ETON — Though COVID-19 has prevented Eton Elementary School from sharing student projects with parents and the community anywhere near as much as the school does in a typical year, anyone could sample — and even purchase — the fruits of student labor during the inaugural Farm Raiser on April 25.

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Brookwood School fourth-graders pulled macroinvertebrates — small aquatic animals — to determine water quality, observed and detailed various turtles, and removed invasive plant species from Lakeshore Park for Earth Day.

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Angie Gutierrez marked Earth Day, April 22, by working on essays with her students regarding the importance of recycling, and the class then recycled water bottles into planters for wildflowers.

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A Chattanooga man charged with murder for a shooting on April 25 in the parking lot outside of the Oyster Pub bar that led to the death of a Cleveland, Tennessee, man withdrew his request for bond but can seek it later, according to the Whitfield County Clerk's Office.

In light of the challenges we have all faced in the past year, the United Way of Northwest Georgia's Volunteer Awards Ceremony, via Facebook Live, was about celebrating our incredible volunteers. United Way honors volunteers in Whitfield and Murray counties whose service has exemplified a co…

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Marking his 100th day in office, President Joe Biden swung through metro Atlanta Thursday to highlight Georgia’s pivotal role in securing his election and easing passage of his legislative priorities.

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Health departments in North Georgia continue to make it easier for Georgians 16 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at public health clinics in Murray and Whitfield counties.

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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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Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will resurface a portion of I-75 in Whitfield County on Monday, closing two northbound left lanes, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weather permitting. Drivers should expect delays.

The Lesche Woman's Club has selected its 2021 scholarship recipients. Issis Andujo, Timberly Fernandez and Jerzy Holcomb will receive scholarships from the oldest ladies' literary club in Georgia, founded in Dalton in 1890.

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