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13 hrs ago | Dalton Daily Citizen

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The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Family, Teenagers

13 hrs ago | Dalton Daily Citizen

Reports: Man who caused wrecks was under the influence of drugs

A Buford man arrested after a chase on Cleveland Highway Wednesday night was driving a stolen car and was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, officials said.

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19 hrs ago | Dalton Daily Citizen

Police arrest Dalton business owner, two others, in synthetic marijuana bust

Three people, including a Dalton business owner, have been arrested, and more than 22 pounds of synthetic marijuana seized, following an investigation that began in June, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Dalton, GA, Cartersville, GA, Bartow County, GA

Yesterday | Dalton Daily Citizen

Police investigating attack on Dalton man

A Dalton man was attacked by several men while walking along South Dixie Highway in the early morning hours Wednesday, police said.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

New book teaches kids about cancer

Kathy Mashburn is no stranger to cancer. Though never afflicted with the disease, she has seen firsthand how the illness can affect its victims and their families.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Chatsworth Times

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When Northwest Georgia went through a tough recession a few years ago, Dr. Larry Johnson wanted to find a way to help the business community by learning what industry existed in the area.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Dalton State College

Dalton Daily Citizen

Bond denied for man charged with false imprisonment

A man who was arrested at a Dalton motel after his girlfriend reported he refused to let her leave a room and assaulted her was denied bond on Tuesday in Whitfield County Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Cohutta, GA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Man charged with statutory rape

A Ringgold man was charged by the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office with statutory rape after a man reported he had sex with the man's teen daughter.

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Related Topix: Ringgold, GA, Catoosa County, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Wilbanks elected to Superior Court

The Conasauga Superior Court will have a new judge in January. On Tuesday, Dalton Municipal Court Judge Jim Wilbanks defeated incumbent Judge David Blevins by 4,140 votes to 2,766 votes in a nonpartisan runoff, according to unofficial numbers on the Georgia Secretary of State's website.

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Related Topix: Murray County, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Runoffs decided today

It seems like it was only yesterday that candidates qualified for Georgia's general primary and nonpartisan elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Murray County, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Police: Man arrested after assaulting girlfriend in motel

A woman was able to escape and call police after her boyfriend held her against her will and assaulted her at a Dalton motel, police said.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Agenda for tonight's Dalton City Council meeting

MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014 6 P.M. DALTON CITY HALL A G E N D A 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Proclamation: "Civitan Club of Dalton Day" - July 28, 2014 4. Presentation: iCenter Tourism Development, Mr. Brett Huske 5. Public Commentary 6. Minutes: Regular Meeting of June 25, 2014 7. New Business: A. FY 2014-2015 ... (more)

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Dalton Daily Citizen

Volunteers needed for third annual Book Blast

Can you read a book to a child? Make a craft? Wear a costume? Take a picture? If so, then there's a place for you at the Readers to Leaders third annual Book Blast scheduled for Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mack Gaston Community Center in Dalton.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Family, Kids

Dalton Daily Citizen

Dalton State School of Business praised for data use

When northwest Georgia went through a tough recession a few years ago, Larry Johnson wanted to find a way to help the business community by learning what industry existed in the area.

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Related Topix: Dalton State College, Dalton, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Council to vote on paving contract tonight

Some of Dalton's busiest streets could get a makeover soon. City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on an $878,028.50 contract with Northwest Georgia paving of Calhoun to resurface all or parts of Tibbs Road, Abutment Road, College Drive and Kimberly Park Drive.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Candidate profile - Robbins says financial background will be an asset for county

Barry Robbins says that his background in banking and finance has helped prepare him to serve on the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners.

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Related Topix: University of North Florida, Dalton, GA

Dalton Daily Citizen

Candidate profile - Conasauga Superior Court Judge

David Blevins has served almost two and a half years as a judge on the Conasauga Superior Court, where he has overseen 20 jury trials and handled some 6,400 criminal matters.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Murray County, GA, Carson-Newman College

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Class acts

Joel Wilkinson of Dalton, majoring in music performance, made the dean's list at Columbus State University by completing the spring semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.6 or higher grade point average .

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, University of Georgia Columbus State, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Rocky Face, GA, Cohutta, GA

CBS Local

Aspiring Detroit Model Accused Of Killing GA Store Clerk To Stand Trial In October

Mims, a 21-year-old aspiring model, dancer and rapper from Detroit, is accused of stabbing 37-year-old Dayahbhai Kalidas Chaudhari to death in Whitfield County on March 9. She's also accused of stealing lottery tickets and cash from the store.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WTVC

3rd & Final Suspect Turns Self In in Latest Dalton Homicide

The third and final suspect in Wednesday night's homicide in Dalton surrendered to authorities at the Dalton Police Services Center Friday evening.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dalton, GA, Drugs

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