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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday praised state agencies that have cut their departments by millions of dollars, while defending his budget increases for teacher and state employee pay raises.

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Snow flurries and temperatures in the 20s didn't stop a dedicated group from honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday that bears his name on Monday, as they marched to the memorial to him in Dalton singing "We Shall Overcome" — an anthem of the civil rights movement — before a wreath w…

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Dalton City Administrator Jason Parker says he expects the City Council will be taking a look at how much progress Barrett Properties has made in redeveloping the historic railroad depot at 110 Depot St. since it purchased the property in 2018.

• The City of Dalton Public Works Department will be closed Monday to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Monday's garbage and recycling will be picked up on Tuesday. Garbage and recycling pickup for the rest of the week will be on the regular schedule.

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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 Rocky Face man was sentenced to three years with 180 days in jail and the rest on probation on Friday in Whitfield County Superior Court after pleading guilty to aggravated assault, discharging a firearm under the influence of alcohol, discharging a firearm on the property of another and 2…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Three men linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base were charged with conspiring to kill members of a militant anti-fascist group, police in Georgia announced Friday, a day after three other members were arrested on federal charges in Maryland and Delaware.

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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.

State Sen. Chuck Payne, R-Dalton, was recently appointed by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan to serve as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee for the 2020 legislative session.

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Variegated quilts are on display this week at the Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center, and the public is invited to view them during the free exhibition.

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ATLANTA — On the heels of his mandate for statewide budget cuts, Gov. Brian Kemp promised in his State of the State address Thursday to the legislature he will keep to his campaign pledge of increasing teacher pay and will funnel money into the foster care system.

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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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A man has been indicted by a Murray County grand jury for murder in the second degree and cruelty to children in the second degree for the death of a 2-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a truck in October of last year "while he was distracted playing video games," according to the i…

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ATLANTA — Georgia House of Representatives Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, said Wednesday he wants lawmakers to do their jobs and not watch the clock.

Murray/Whitfield CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) starts training for those interested in being volunteer advocates for foster children on Monday, Feb. 3, at 5:30 p.m.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp is appointing three new members to seven-year terms on the Georgia state Board of Education, which makes policy for the state’s nearly 1.8 million public school students, including a Chatsworth resident.

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After looking at the costs, members of the Dalton Convention Center authority board have decided not to pursue a feasibility study for the possible addition of a hotel to the convention center property.

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Mandatory mediation of the service delivery agreement among the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners, the Dalton City Council and the city councils of Cohutta, Tunnel Hill and Varnell ended without a deal. And on Thursday, Dalton City Council members are scheduled to meet with the city's …

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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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When the Dalton Board of Education meets for the first time in 2020 today, it'll have two new members, including Jody McClurg, who won her seat in November without opposition and brings her experience as a mother of children in the school system and as a member of the Dalton Education Founda…

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Sam Sanders, who takes the Dalton Board of Education seat of Pablo Perez after defeating him in November's election, wants to keep the school system "moving in the right direction."

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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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ATLANTA — Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg told an Atlanta crowd Friday there needs to be “less partisanship, less divisions and less tweeting” in American politics.

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A longtime volunteer coach of recreation sports in Whitfield County and a Rocky Face man who reportedly fired a gun inside a Tunnel Hill restaurant have been indicted by a Whitfield County grand jury.

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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.