It may have been the first gathering of the 2019 edition of the Georgia General Assembly last week, but all eyes and ears were turned to Gov. Brian Kemp when he made his inaugural State of the State address on Thursday.
April 15 may seem like months away — well, because it is — but that day, the deadline to file your state and federal tax returns, will be here before you know it.
Communities across the country this month are celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a Baptist minister who in the 1950s and 1960s became a driving force in the civil rights movement.
When the Georgia General Assembly convenes today in Atlanta under the Gold Dome there will be a lot of greetings and handshakings, introductions and swearing-ins as the members get the first-day preliminaries out of the way.
Here at the Daily Citizen-News, we enjoy reporting good news. Celebrating the accomplishments of our community and its residents is just one of many facets of our jobs.
For many of our readers who attend church, you may be reading this editorial before or after you attend services today. (You better not get caught reading this during the service!)
Now that Christmas Day has passed and the calendar has switched to 2019, perhaps you've started the arduous process of removing your holiday decorations. While many of these family keepsakes are reusable — manger scenes, tiny Christmas villages, etc. — you might also have a live Christmas tr…
Another year is practically over. Another begins in only two days. No one can say what the new year has in store, but you can bet it'll provide plenty of newsworthy headlines, good and bad.
Connie Shepherd has been volunteering in errands at Hamilton Medical Center since July of 2017. In that capacity, she moves wheelchairs back to their proper place after they've been used, ferries items from one area of the hospital to another and really just does anything that needs to be done.
In September 1897, Francis Pharcellus Church, a former Civil War correspondent and editor at the New York Sun, received a letter from the then 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon.
The much-hyped midterm elections are over and so are the resultant runoffs, Thanksgiving is a memory and Christmas is only a week and a half away.
Each year, Sharing is Caring offers the opportunity for some parents, who because of financial reasons may not be able to do so otherwise, to provide Christmas gifts to their children.
Our community does its best to make sure the holidays are merry for the less fortunate. From our local Toys for Tots drive to Christmas Day at Providence Ministries to the many churches that sponsor families this month, our caring spirit shines extra bright during the holiday season.
You might believe term limits are necessary to keep tabs on powerful politicians, to allow new people with fresh ideas to be heard. Maybe you think term limits are a waste of time since the public can vote out ineffective leaders.
On Nov. 30, the world lost an American icon with the passing of President George H.W. Bush. As our 41st president, Bush served the country admirably in his four years at the head of the nation.
On this date 77 years ago, our nation suffered a tragic loss as the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii resulting in the deaths of 2,403 U.S. citizens.
If you haven't checked out an event at the Burr Performing Arts Park in the heart of downtown Dalton, you're missing out. Since the park opened in May, it's hosted many community happenings: concerts, a beer festival, the United Way of Northwest Georgia's campaign kickoff and a slew of other…
We expect teachers to care for their students and to help the students' parents with any problems those children might face in school. But Erlinda Alatorre, a pre-K teacher at Dalton's Blue Ridge School, recently went well beyond her job duties to help a student in a potentially tragic situation.
The seasonal song says "It's the most wonderful time of the year" and that sentiment could also refer to all the holiday happenings that are coming our way tonight and beyond.
Holiday traditions in Dalton are many, from the downtown Christmas parade to the star atop Mount Rachel to two charming ballets performed by talented local dancers. Giving during the holiday season is just as prolific, as community members donate to scores of organizations to help those in need.
Despite working a third shift job three days a week, Andra Greenwade makes time to coach the Dalton Cats, a 9U (9 and under) football team he started about four years ago.
For those who believe elected officials never listen to you, we point to the Dalton City Council members as evidence to the contrary.
After months of talks, the new Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) list is complete with $100 million in projects.
It's called the sounds of the season: Christmas carols and holiday-related music playing while we shop or drive, or being performed at concerts and programs at local schools and churches.
Today on Veterans Day, we pay special tribute to all members of the Armed Forces who have dedicated their lives to protecting ours.
A contentious governor's race pitting Democrat Stacey Abrams against Republican Brian Kemp brought out Whitfield County voters in droves during early advance voting and to the polls on Tuesday.
It was refreshing for us recently to learn about and publish a story about a local fifth-grader who is working to combat a serious problem that pervades our society, from the president on down.
Alzheimer’s is “the cruelest thing you’ll ever face," Eddie Mowles told a Daily Citizen-News reporter in 2011, a year after placing Priscilla, his wife of 40 years, in a Calhoun assisted living center.
Zombies, vampires, ghosts and ghouls will invade your neighborhood Wednesday night — along with football players, cowboys and plenty of "Fortnite" characters.
This editorial board tends to shy away from endorsing candidates. While this space has intermittently recommended a candidate for a certain office, we usually defer that decision to you, the voter.
This Week's Circulars
- Murray man gets 10 years in prison in child molestation plea deal
- Riding the course: Dalton native transforms injury into inspiration on journey to Winter X Games
- Man sentenced to eight years in prison for armed robbery
- Food City expects to open new store on West Walnut Avenue by the end of the month
- Life sentence for Murray County man who killed his wife
- Kemp pushes 'historic' teacher pay raise
- Embrace the pace: Former Northwest basketball player enjoying time as coach
- Former Whitfield County resident honored for work as game warden
- With gym slated for demolition, West Side High School alumni gather to celebrate the memories made there (with VIDEO)
- Area Arrests for Jan. 20/21