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Editorial: SPLOST advisory committee members should avoid a rush to judgment

September 9, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The 16 members of the advisory committee that will make recommendations for projects that could be funded from the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) in Whitfield County voted recently that the next SPLOST should be limited to four years.

SPLOST advisory committee defines criteria for projects

September 6, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Committee members agreed that any SPLOST projects should be non-recurring, agreeable to the voters and positively impact a substantial portion of the population.

Dalton, Eton and Varnell to have contested races in November, Wood not seeking reelection

August 26, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Dalton City Council member Denise Wood will not be seeking a fourth term on the council.

SPLOST advisory committee sets timetable for citizens to make proposals

August 22, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The committee is made up of 16 people and two alternates: 10 representatives selected by the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners, three selected by the Dalton City Council and one each from the municipalities of Cohutta, Tunnel Hill and Varnell.

Mock, Pennington qualify for Dalton mayor's race

August 21, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The last two men elected mayor of Dalton — current Mayor Dennis Mock and former Mayor David Pennington — have qualified to be on the ballot for the Nov. 5 municipal election for the city's top elected post.

Chamber event includes discussion of need for another SPLOST

August 19, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The hot topics along with the biscuits and bacon Thursday morning were sewers, other Dalton-related capital projects, new housing developments and the push for another Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

Park project at picturesque waterfall gets boost from city

August 8, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

It's been called one of the city's crown jewels, but at the same time, many Daltonians don't even know it exists.

Airshow promoter pitches plan for May event at Dalton Municipal Airport

August 8, 2019

Tifton Gazette

The nation's top military pilots could perform daring acrobatics in the skies over the Dalton Municipal Airport next May.

Dalton City Council selects SPLOST advisory committee members, to vote on them on Monday

July 31, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The members of the Dalton City Council have agreed on the council's representatives to an advisory committee that will make recommendations for projects that could be funded by a future Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). And council members plan to vote to make their picks official when they meet on Monday at 6 p.m. in City Hall.

Qualifying dates set for city elections in Whitfield and Murray counties

July 29, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Qualifying will begin in a few weeks for local municipal elections that will be held on Nov. 5.

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