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Due to the anticipation of colder temperatures in North Georgia than earlier predicted, the North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton and all county health departments and services in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield counties will delay opening until 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

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The Dalton Police Department is investigating reports of an email gift card fraud scheme where the scammer is claiming to be Dalton Mayor David Pennington. The scheme seeks to rip off $1,000 in prepaid gift cards.

All proceedings for Dalton Municipal Court scheduled for this Wednesday and for Dec. 9 have been postponed due to the rising number of COVID-19 infections in Whitfield County.

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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 flood of evictions is coming in January, say representatives of local agencies who work with the homeless. They say they don't know how large it will be, but they fear its arrival.

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When Cohutta Mayor Ron Shinnick found out that the town's historic African American Civic District had been named by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation as one of its 2021 Places in Peril, he said he was very happy.

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The tree is decorated, snow is forecast and Clara is headed to the Kingdom of the Sweets.

During November, the National Association for Home Care encourages all communities to celebrate National Home Care and Hospice Month, honoring the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who make a difference for the patients and families they serve.

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A pedestrian hit by a car near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Grimes Street on Nov. 17 has passed away.

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Viewers can enjoy a wide range of pieces from members of the Georgia Clay Council through early December in the Creative Arts Guild's Gallery Five20.

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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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Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is typically one of the biggest shopping days of the year. But it could be subdued this year, with some local shoppers saying they want to avoid the crowds due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Looking for a unique Christmas gift? Give a winter genealogy workshop -- or two!

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• The Hopewell Baptist Church food bank is open on the second Saturday of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, call (706) 226-5987. The church is at 3527 Airport Road.

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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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Human trafficking is more common than most believe, traffickers often blend in seamlessly with society, and the insatiable desire for sex — including illicit sex — has made sex trafficking a lucrative endeavor, according to members of a panel recently at Dalton State College.

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As the Artistic Civic Theatre celebrated paying off the note on its building earlier this month, it was a natural time for the couple who gave the ACT its start in the early 1990s, Rick and Sandy Martin, to reflect on memorable moments from the theater's history.

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The Artistic Civic Theatre conducted a "note-burning party" earlier this month to celebrate paying off the note on its building, a symbolic act to mark yet another milestone in the ACT's highlight-filled history, and no one was more delighted than founders Rick and Sandy Martin. 

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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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County election workers in Georgia have a little more than a week to recount some 5 million votes cast in the presidential election for a third time.

As we go into the holidays, be aware that lead, a toxic substance that can affect people of any age but is especially harmful to children, pregnant women and unborn babies, can be in ceramic glazes or in decorative paints covering the surface of cookware or crockery.

Testing of the voting equipment that will be used in the Jan. 5 runoff elections for the U.S. Senate from Georgia will begin Monday at 9 a.m. in the elections office in the Whitfield County courthouse at 205 N. Selvidge St., Suite K, Dalton, and will continue daily until complete.

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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 Creative Arts Guild and Ballet Dalton happily announce the 15th annual production of "The Snow Queen," a ballet based on the Hans Christian Andersen story by the same name.

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In 1954, Shaheen Shaheen decided to leave Katherine Chenilles, a successful family business. According to historians Randall L. Patton and Davis S. Parker in their book "Carpet Capital," Shaheen traded his share in the company back to his relatives in return for a furloughed building on Gree…

Holly Lynch says that as a child, she aspired to be a teacher. That goal, she says, carried her through years of school and training and guided her toward the path of family medicine.

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The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who shoplifted two iPad tablet computers earlier this month. The suspect was recorded by store surveillance.

Due to current guidance from public health officials and in the interest of protecting the populations we serve, library officials are issuing the following service modifications and suspensions.

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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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Several factors go into determining whether a waterway is clean or not, including which animals are present. Dalton State College students in a freshwater ecology class are getting to observe this firsthand at various waterways in Dalton thanks in part to outdoor classrooms at parks operated…

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Due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic's impact on travel, tourism and meetings, convention centers have lost significant business this year, but now — as positive vaccine developments allow Americans to spot hope on the horizon — "we are seeing some bookings pick up," said Margaret …

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Jean McDonald Coker's paintings, which range from flowers and trees to beaches and sunrises to household objects and vegetables, are on display this month inside the Creative Arts Guild.

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It's important to practice "self-care" as the new coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread and forces adjustments to daily life, with anxiety levels rising along with the number of infections, says Tracie Hogan Simmons, lead social worker and counselor for Whitfield County Schools.

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