Dalton Mayor Dennis Mock says he's glad the city now has an intergovernmental agreement with Whitfield County concerning the use of encrypted, county-owned radios.
The historic Belk building in downtown Dalton could reopen as an apartment building next spring, according to the owners.
Dalton Public Works Director Benny Dunn said the effort to shore up the failing westbound lane of Botany Woods Drive was an emergency project, so he's not surprised that some unforeseen issues have been discovered.
Dalton City Hall is getting some needed upgrades as workers replace failing roof tiles and gutters.
A citizens panel will have a say in selecting projects that would be funded by a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) that is expected to be put before Whitfield County voters in the May 2020 general primary. But they won't have the final say.
Dalton-Whitfield nonprofit agencies, government officials, tenants and others gathered in May at the Mack Gaston Community Center to confront one of the most pressing problems facing many of the nearly 20,000 county residents living below the poverty level: affordable housing. More specifically, the lack of it.
The Dalton Fire Department has placed the city on an outdoor burn ban through Sept. 30.
Drivers and pedestrians may have noticed that the fence between I-75 and College Drive in front of Dalton State College is being replaced.
Dalton City Council members could soon have a better idea of where sales tax revenue in the city is coming from.
City officials say a small portion of the current structure has been on the city right-of-way for some 50 years. The easement approved Monday maintains the current sidewalk width and does not allow further encroachment into the right-of-way