Former Varnell City Council member Bob Roche appears set for a return to the council.
During his time at the Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority, Harvey Leavitt gave tours of the grounds and described the thought and work that went into each decision at the DWSWA.
The Dalton City Council voted 3-1 Monday to modify its rubbish and yard trimmings ordinance, spelling out more clearly what the city will and will not pick up and asking the citizens call ahead for pickup.
Whitfield-Murray Historical Society President Ellen Thompson said the group's board members agreed they are interested in hosting the statue at the Huff House, which served as Johnston's headquarters when the Army of Tennessee spent the winter of 1863-64 in Dalton, if the City Council decides to move the statue. The statue is on city property.
The city of Dalton and Whitfield County have recently mandated that almost all adults entering city and county buildings must wear masks to combat the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
The city of Dalton strongly encourages all residents to heed the guidance of public health officials and the state of Georgia by wearing a face mask when in public places to help to slow or prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Due to continued concerns with COVID-19, and in order to keep the community safe, the Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA) board and the city of Dalton will not accept or approve event permits in the downtown Dalton district until after July 31.
Dalton Public Works Department Director Andrew Parker said Monday the department could repair crumbling stonework in masonry in city-owned West Hill Cemetery. But he said that because many of the damaged and decaying walls and steps are in a historic district he'd like to work with experts in historic preservation to develop a plan to address that work.
The Dalton Daily Citizen News is reporting a debate over consolidating the city and county fire departments.
The Dalton Parks and Recreation Department hosts a fireworks show as part of a scaled back Fourth of July celebration.