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Dalton Kicker Ivan Mora Signs With Wake Forest  WDEF News 12

Dalton, GA-(WDEF-TV) Dalton kicker Ivan Mora signed with Wake Forest on Wednesday at Dalton High School. Mora is ranked as one of the top ten kickers in ...



Pangle, Michele Elaine Ketchem (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Michele Elaine Ketchem Pangle, age 53, of Dalton, Georgia, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Christmas Day, December 25, 2018. Michele was ...



Officially official: Two North Georgia football players sign D-I scholarships  Branford News

DALTON, Ga. — On a normal morning, Dalton High School's Ivan Mora wakes up one day closer to high school graduation. He collects his belongings and is off ...



McDade, Mary Katrina Baker (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Mary Katrina Baker McDade, age 65, was born on November 30, 1953 to the late Henry Lee Baker and Addie Lee Mann Baker in Dalton, Georgia. She passed ...



Early Signing Day 2019: Ivan Mora Signs With Wake Forest  247Sports

Ivan Mora has a big, powerful leg and will likely join the Deacs as Dom Maggio's successor at punter, though coach Dave Clawson.



Georgia teacher who fired gun in classroom had previous, bizarre run-ins with police  USA TODAY

DALTON, Ga. — A teacher arrested for firing a gun at school Wednesday had turned himself in previously, believing that he had caused the death of a person ...



Dalton Starts the New Year With 51-26 Win Over Calhoun  WDEF News 12

Dalton, GA-(WDEF-TV) The Dalton high school basketball team returned to the hardwood for the first time in nearly two weeks on Thursday, but the layoff didn't ...



Former Dalton High School teacher who fired gun in classroom pleads guilty, receives 2 year prison sentence  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Former Dalton (Ga.) High School teacher Jesse Randal Davidson, who fired a handgun out his classroom window in February, pleaded guilty Tuesday to ...



Dalton High School holds school safety meeting  FOX 5 Atlanta

It's been almost two weeks since a Dalton High School teacher allegedly fired off a gun inside the school. Tuesday night, the high school hosted what it called a ...



Brock hired to lead Dalton High School Catamounts basketball team  WTVC

David Brock has been named the head boys' basketball coach at Dalton High School, according to athletic director Jeff McKinney.This comes a little over a ...



Dalton High School hosts 13th annual production of 'The Snow Queen' ballet  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Thirteen is a lucky number this weekend for area residents who have opportunity to see the Creative Arts Guild and Ballet Dalton of Dalton, Georgia, present the ...



Local police investigating as area high schools receive threats for Thursday  WTVC

Parents, students, teachers, and law enforcement are on alert after high schools in our area have received threats for Thursday.There was an extra police ...



Dalton High students return to school for the first time since gun scare  WTVC

Students went back Dalton High School Thursday to get the belongings they left behind yesterday, after a teacher barricaded himself in a classroom and fired a ...



Teacher Sentenced to Two Years in Prison After Firing Gun in Georgia High School  Newsweek

Former Dalton High School teacher Jesse Randall Davidson was sentenced to two years in prison and eight years on probation for firing a gun in his classroom ...



At Dalton High School, principal mutes protest by students [audio]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dalton High School Principal Steve Bartoo spoke through the intercom Wednesday morning, explaining to students that their halls were no place for a protest.



Dalton High students become first to try new law enforcement camp launched in Georgia  WTVC

A new program to get high school kids interested in law enforcement jobs was introduced in Georgia this week, and Dalton High School students are the first in ...



Dalton High School teacher who fired gun in classroom indicted by grand jury  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A grand jury indicted Dalton High School teacher Jesse Randal Davidson on Thursday.



Bond set for Dalton High School classroom shooter  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A judge set a $10000 bond today for the Dalton High School teacher who fired a shot in class.



Tyis Love TD returns lift Dalton to shortened 21-10 win over Ringgold [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dalton High School football coach Matt Land wasn't kidding when he said the most impactful aspect of the Catamounts this year would be special teams.



Dalton police officers honored for response to February school shooting  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Ten Dalton Police Department officers who responded to the Feb. 28 shooting incident at Dalton High School received the agency's Award of Merit on Tuesday ...



Dalton High School teacher accused in gun incident back in jail Tuesday  WTVC

The Dalton High School teacher accused of firing a gun in his classroom is back in jail Tuesday.Whitfield County District Attorney Bert Poston says Jesse Randal ...



Gibbs tallies three TDs as Dalton completes win over Ringgold [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALTON, Ga. — As the expected focal point of the Dalton High School football offense, Jahmyr Gibbs no doubt had to answer more than a few questions as to ...



Dalton's Hernandez wins Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year  WDEF News 12

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) — Dalton High School's Omar Hernandez has won this year's Gatorade Boys Soccer Player of the Year for the state of Georgia.



Dalton Public Schools Board of Education meets for first time since scare at high school  WTVC

School systems all across the nation are tackling one question; how can we keep schools safe?The conversation comes weeks after a gunman shot and killed ...



Text messages show mother's pleading with daughter at Dalton HS  WRCB-TV

Parents were scrambling to reach their children who were inside Dalton High School Wednesday after the news of shots fired spread.



Cleveland captures Dalton crown  Cleveland Daily Banner

DALTON, Ga. — Senior leader Dionte Ware held the Thanksgiving championship trophy as he walked out of Dalton High School confident in the group around ...



Dalton, Ga., school board unveils budget with added teachers, staff pay raise  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALTON, Ga. — With a big boost in state funding, the city school system hopes to hire seven new teachers and raise salaries 1 percent across the board.



Dalton's Hernandez named Gatorade Georgia Boys Soccer Player of the Year  Branford News

DALTON, Ga. — In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Co. announced Wednesday Omar Hernandez of Dalton High ...



Two Dalton High School students suspended for threatening note  WTVC

A Dalton High School student found an index card with notes written all over it. Now, Dalton police officers are investigating.We are at 96 percent attendance ...



Dalton judge appointed to Supreme Court of Georgia  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Dalton native's fast rise through the judicial system has brought him to the highest seat in the state.



Georgia state, community leaders address school safety questions [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

After the Parkland, Fla., shooting, Dalton High School students Alyssa Anderson and Jessica Jaconetti wanted to do something to organize change.



Threats reported at several North Georgia schools, districts  Atlanta Journal Constitution

One day after “threats of violence” were reported at a metro Atlanta middle school, at least five schools or districts in North Georgia said they had some type of ...



Smith, Kaye Cope (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Kaye Cope Smith, 63, of Dalton passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, J.C. and Mary Ruth Mitchell Cope; ...



Simpson-Starling, Elasha J. "Lacey" (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Elasha J. "Lacey" Simpson-Starling, age 31, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018. She was a member of Mountain Ridge Baptist Church, ...



Bond hearing postponed for Dalton teacher who fired gun in classroom  WTVC

UPDATE (8:00 a.m.):Randal Davidson's bond hearing has been postponed until later Friday.Depend on us to keep you posted.PREVIOUSLY:The Dalton High ...



In partnership with Mercer University, Dalton Public Schools students learn medical techniques  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALTON, Ga. — Jenna Early wants to be an orthopedic surgeon. But first, she needs to nail down the basics. "This," said her friend, 14-year-old Ladashja ...



Few show up to hear plans for new Dalton, Ga., school  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dalton Schools officials came to St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Tuesday night to defend their $50 million plan to reduce overcrowding, armed with a slide show ...



UPDATE: Police reports show Dalton High teacher had previous medical episodes  WRCB-TV

Incident reports taken by the Dalton Police Department show Jesse Randal Davidson, the teacher arrested for firing a gun inside a school, has a history of ...



Highly-rated GA kicker Ivan Mora commits to Wake Forest Football  247Sports

Dalton High School (Dalton, Georgia) kicker Ivan Mora announced his commitment to Wake Forest Thursday morning. Mora is still unranked on 247Sports, but ...



Teacher accused of firing gun at school released  The Detroit News

A Georgia teacher accused of firing a handgun in his classroom has been released from jail on a $10000 bond.



Dalton Student: We were running for our lives  CNN

Chondi Chastain, a student from the Georgia high school where a teacher fired a gun after blockading his classroom, argues against arming teachers in an ...



Dalton high school student arrested for selling Xanax on campus  WXIA-TV

A student at Dalton High School was arrested for selling Xanax at school to other students.



Dalton, Ga., voters OK referendum for new school for sixth- and seventh-graders  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A new school will come to Dalton, Ga. Voters approved a referendum Tuesday night, 979-837, allowing Dalton City Schools to borrow money and construct an ...



Dalton, Ga., school board chairman, critic dispute cost of new school  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Three weeks before a make-or-break vote, an outspoken critic called a potential new Dalton, Ga., school an overpriced pipe dream that won't actually help ...



Dalton voters to decide whether to build a new $50 million school  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dalton, Ga., voters will decide this year if they want a new school with a price somewhere north of $50 million. The city council voted 3-1 Monday to put a ...



SunLight - Wanted: More Counselors  The Union-Recorder

VALDOSTA — Erin Gaskins became a counselor because she wanted to be at the frontlines of helping young people.



Dalton Catamounts set for big game vs Harrison High School on ESPN 2  WRCB-TV

The Dalton Catamount football team plays on the road against the Harrison Hoyas at 7:30pm tonight, and the game will be broadcast live on ESPN 2. It is not ...



After Whitfield County commissioners vote to end term limits, final decision is in state lawmakers' hands  Chattanooga Times Free Press

After Whitfield County commissioners asked their state lawmakers to change the rules, letting them run for re-election indefinitely, they're not sure where their ...



UPDATE: Former Dalton HS teacher who fired gun in classroom pleads guilty  WRCB-TV

Davidson fired a gun in a Dalton High School classroom in February.



Dalton State College is first Hispanic Serving Institution in Georgia  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dalton State College is now the first Hispanic Serving Institution in Georgia. The U.S. Department of Education confirmed the school was eligible for federal ...



Dalton Board of Education votes to buy land for new school  Chattanooga Times Free Press

With the green light to build a new school, the Dalton Board of Education voted Monday night to purchase 38 acres and plans to buy another 25 early next year.



North Georgia mothers, grandmothers, concerned residents want me  WRCB-TV

The group is called Love Letters 2 Protect Our Children. They are sending letters to school systems and state lawmakers asking for security changes and they ...



Teresa Anne Holcombe Bennett  Northwest Georgia News

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Teresa's battle with breast cancer ended. The cancer beat her body but it couldn't defeat her spirit and her love of life. Her life was.



Whitfield county school system talks about current safety measures at board meeting  WTVC

While Dalton High School may not be part of the Whitfield County school system, Superintendent Judy Gilreath says last week's incident, when a high school ...



Stadium Arms Race: Schools compete to update sports facilities  Valdosta Daily Times

NASHVILLE – Dirt and construction equipment fill what will be a walkway and bleachers.



Trion, Heritage shine, Walker County lags in school assessments [document, video]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Trion and Heritage middle schools are the best places to send your children to learn in North Georgia, according to new accountability data released by the ...



Harrison outlasts Dalton after Justin Fields' injury, takes driver's seat for region title  MDJOnline.com

KENNESAW — In the end, Harrison did not even need its elite quarterback.



Georgia police say teacher in custody after reported shooting at school  Global News

Police in Georgia say a teacher is in custody after officers responded to possible shots fired inside a high school in Dalton on Wednesday.



Two Dade County high school students arrested after taking a gun to campus  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Two 17-year-old Dade County High School students were taken into custody Friday after one of the boys brought an unloaded gun to the school.



Backpacks & Bulletproof Vests: Keeping schools safe | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – School can be a scary place. Going to school can feel like playing a game of Russian roulette for some students who think a lot about places ...



Dalton High gets kudos from state, students  WRCB-TV

Dalton High is being cheered by state officials and students for reaching some major milestones.



Dalton's Civil Air Patrol unit is flying high  The Union-Recorder

DALTON, Ga. — The Civil Air Patrol's (CAP) Dalton-based GA-108 Cobra Squadron has been tremendously busy this year. From visiting seniors at the ...



Dalton (Ga.) slides to No. 1 in Super 25 spring boys soccer rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

The two teams at the top of the USA TODAY High School Sports/National Soccer Coaches Association of America Super 25 preseason spring boys soccer ...



Dalton faces stiff challenge in Class 6A baseball  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Dalton High School baseball team returned to prominence a year ago, winning 24 games and reaching the Class AAAAA state Elite Eight before losing to ...



Raider teams to play for titles  Cleveland Daily Banner

Editor's note: Due to an early holiday deadline, the results of Wednesday evening's tournament championship games will be in Friday's edition of the Banner.



Wood carries Raiders  Cleveland Daily Banner

Thorough defensive preparation to go with a locked in Jacobi Wood paved the way for Cleveland in the opening round of Dalton's Thanksgiving tournament ...



Why are we seeing more school threat hoaxes by area students?  Chattanooga Times Free Press

In the almost three-week period since 17 students and teachers were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school, nearly a dozen teenagers have been arrested for ...



Reception opens three exhibits at Creative Arts Guild  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A free reception on Friday night, April 13, will open three new exhibits at the Creative Arts Guild, 520 W. Waugh St. in Dalton, Ga. The reception is from 5:30-7:30 ...



Dalton High School football player declared ineligible  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALTON, Ga. - The Georgia High School Association announced Wednesday morning that Dalton High School used an ineligible player and will have to forfeit ...



Burt Reynolds to visit Valdosta film fest | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOST, Ga.A — The Bandit is coming to town. Burt Reynolds is set to attend the first RKDS Film Festival hosted by RKDS Entertainment and Media July ...



School Discipline: Punishment viewed as learning opportunity | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Students enrolled in Georgia K-12 education spend about six-hours a day at school for 180 days out of the year.



Wanted: More Counselors | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Erin Gaskins became a counselor because she wanted to be at the frontlines of helping young people.



Steve Bartoo promoted to principal of Dalton High School  WRCB-TV

DALTON, GA (WRCB)- The Dalton Board of Education selected Steve Bartoo as the new principal for Dalton High School Monday night. He succeeds Debbie ...



Dalton High Home To 67 Advanced Placement Scholars  The Chattanoogan

The Dalton High 2014-2015 AP Scholars include the following students: Row 1: Erika Moreno, Salma Soliman*, Alejandra Lopez, Kylee Harris, Awaz Yaseen, ...



Dalton Middle 8th graders earn REACH college scholarship money  WRCB-TV

Dalton Middle School hosted its first ever Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship signing day. Five Dalton Middle School ...



Dalton police to take 'Polar Plunge' at Dalton High for special needs students  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Officers from the Dalton Police Department will take the 'Polar Plunge' for special needs students and other students at Dalton High School today at 2 p.m..



How many school shootings have there been in 2018 in the US  Fort Worth Star Telegram

How do we define a shooting? As the number of school gunman scenarios in America rises, distinguishing differences between a shooting and a mass casualty ...



Hamilton County sheriff, school superintendent consider arming teachers  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County's sheriff and school superintendent have discussed the possibility of arming teachers in county schools.



McKinney Named Assistant Principal, Athletic Director At Dalton High School  The Chattanoogan

Jeff McKinney has been named athletic director/assistant principal at Dalton High School effective July 1. Mr. McKinney replaces Ron Ward, who moved to the ...



Dalton school board nixes moving sixth-graders to trailers  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALTON, Ga. — The city's sixth-graders will not be going into trailers. During a work session Thursday afternoon, the Dalton Board of Education unanimously ...



'The Snow Queen' dances into Dalton  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Creative Arts Guild in Dalton, Ga., and Ballet Dalton announce the 12th annual production of "The Snow Queen" will open tonight, Nov. 16, for four ...



Plan would move small Georgia police department to school campus  Chattanooga Times Free Press

What's tougher than putting a police officer on campus? Putting all your police officers on campus.



Student charged after prank bomb threat call at Dalton High School  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Dalton High student has been charged with making terroristic threats after a prank bomb threat put the school on a precautionary lockdown Friday morning.



Dalton High School teacher killed in I-75 crash  Chattanooga Times Free Press

As students at Dalton High School return to classes today, a longtime teacher and friend's smiling face will be missing.



Only 1 in 3 Hamilton County schools has a school resource officer  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Only 1 in 3 public schools in Hamilton County now has a school resource officer. Though the school district committed an additional $500,000 in funding in the ...



The area's biggest football game may take place tonight in Dalton  WRCB-TV

5 ranked Dalton High School plays host to the #4 ranked Harrison Hoyas in a pivotal 6-6A matchup.



Three Republicans, one Democrat qualify for Georgia House race  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALTON, Ga. — Four men are running for an unexpectedly open state House seat in North Georgia. Republicans Eddie Caldwell, Kasey Carpenter and Beau ...



Safety, security assessments completed at majority of Tennessee schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A comprehensive assessment of schools and district safety procedures across Tennessee will be completed by the end of the month, Gov. Bill Haslam ...



Report: New details about teacher who fired weapon in classroom  Fox5NY

More details are emerging about the Northwest Georgia teacher accused of firing a shot through the window of his classroom at Dalton High School.



Take-away message: wash those hands  WRCB-TV

Inspectors were hard at work this week keeping diners safe, with a staggering number of restaurants inspected.



Burt Reynolds expected to headline Valdosta film festival next month  Moultrie Observer

VALDOSTA, Ga. — The 1st Annual RKDS Film Fest is pleased to announce the full lineup of film and special events that will take place from July 12-14.



Rymer, 'Canes roll past Signal Mountain in Peach State  Citizentribune

DALTON, Ga. — No Connor Jordan, no problem for Morristown East Monday night in its opening game in the Dalton Invitational Tournament hosted by Dalton ...



Educators, lawmakers weigh arming Georgia teachers  The Union-Recorder

A geography teacher gunned down as he shepherded students into the safety of his classroom.



Area students honor Florida school shooting victims, call for end to gun violence [photos, videos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

"Oh, one day when the war is won, we will be sure, we will be sure," sang Genesis Patton and Alexis Lazenby on the steps of the Chattanooga School for Arts ...



Dalton Catamounts roar into state soccer final  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALTON, Ga. -- It took a while for the Dalton High School soccer team to match Greenbrier's intensity Tuesday evening in their Georgia Class AAAAA state ...



LFO basketball coach Jerry Jones retires after 52 years  Chattanooga Times Free Press

In the end, Jerry Jones finally listened to his body. The veteran high school basketball coach — despite his inner intuition — announced his retirement ...



Innovation draws students to Morris Innovative High School in Dalton  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The school uses a hybrid model of online learning and traditional instruction, with 90-minute classes.



24 area National Merit semifinalists announced  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For the first time since its opening in 2008, Signal Mountain Middle-High School leads the area in students named National Merit Semifinalists. Six Signal ...



‘This Is Not a Drill’: 11 Students on the Terror of Lockdowns  The New York Times

School gun violence and the terror it creates have riveted America again since a gunman shot and killed 17 last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...



Red-hot running back Ahmaad Tanner leading Dalton playoff charge  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The 6-foot, 200-pound running back has been a force all season for 13-0 Dalton, and his impact in the postseason has been even more profound.



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