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• Michael Chad Blankenship, 34, 1311 Oak Grove Road S.W., Calhoun, was charged Saturday by the Murray County Sheriff's Office with battery, aggravated assault, home invasion and aggravated battery.
• Hunter Austin Hyer, 19, 232 Rockwater Drive, Tunnel Hill, was charged Sunday by the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office with aggravated assault and cruelty to children.
• Mario Jesus Orellana, 21, 426 Lester Ave., Dalton, was charged Monday by the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office with DUI, failure to maintain lane and driving an unsafe or improperly equipped vehicle.