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New Winter and Spring High School Rankings released (Boys)  Soccerwire.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 19, 2019) – United Soccer Coaches and USA TODAY High School Sports released today the latest national polls in the USA ...



Craig, Carey Springer Bowen (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Leaving behind a strong legacy of generosity, Carey Springer Bowen Craig passed away on Sunday night, March 3, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.



Author's books dive into Georgia's underwater farms, towns  WSB Atlanta

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A woman has written a book about the towns and farms engulfed by water to create man-made lakes in north Georgia, such as Lake ...



Spring Preseason High School Top 25 Rankings released (Girls)  Soccerwire.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches and USA TODAY High School Sports released today the preseason national polls in ...



Author to speak on Underwater Ghost Towns in north Georgia  Online Athens

The author of “Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia” will be in Athens 7 p.m. Friday for a book signing at Barnes & Noble on Atlanta Highway.Lisa Russell ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Girl sends chilling texts from inside Dalton HS  WSB Atlanta

DALTON, Ga. - A mother says she was terrified as her daughter texted her while hiding inside her darkened classroom as police responded to reports of gunfire ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Head coaches for Dalton High School basketball teams submit resignations  WTVC

Dalton High School (DHS) said Thursday that the head coaches for both of their basketball teams have resigned.In a press release, DHS confirmed that Jim ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



Beck, Bonnell (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Bonnell Beck, age 70, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at his residence. He was born on Jan. 6, 1949 to the late Floyd and ...



2020 Tailback Jahmyr Gibbs Receives Virginia Tech Offer  TechSideline.com

The speed of Dalton (GA) 2020 three-star running back Jahmyr Gibbs is backed up by the numbers. He piled up 1895 yards of offense and 22 TDs last season.



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'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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, 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 ...



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.



Police increasing patrols at Dalton City Schools due to threatening note  WRCB-TV

The Dalton Police Department is investigating a threatening note that was found in a classroom at Dalton High School on Wednesday afternoon.



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, ...



BC-Deep South News Digest | Business | northwestgeorgianews.com  Rome News-Tribune

Good afternoon! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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; ...



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 ...



Georgia Teacher Accused of Firing Gun at School Released From Jail  NBC 7 San Diego

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



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Student whose teacher fired weapon speaks out against arming teachers  CNN

Chondi Chastain tells CNN's "New Day" why she tweeted at the NRA when her teacher fired a weapon in school.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Backpacks & Bulletproof Vests: Keeping schools safe  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 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 ...



Wanted: More Counselors  Valdosta Daily Times

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Woody Leonard to be inducted into National High School Band Director Hall of Fame  Tifton Gazette

TIFTON — Woody Leonard, the former band director at Tift County High School (TCHS) and Director of Bands at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC), ...



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.



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 ...



John Wesley Whiteside and Max Mainor headline Dalton's fearsome 'Smash' unit  Chattanooga Times Free Press

There is flash aplenty on the Dalton High School football team.



SkillsUSA competition at GNTC determines best of NW Georgia high school specialists  Northwest Georgia News

Twenty-eight high schools from across Northwest Georgia competed in the SkillsUSA Region 1 Qualifying Competition hosted by Georgia Northwestern ...



The New American South: Latinos Make Their Mark in an Appalachian City  Public Radio International

If you're near the small city of Dalton in Georgia's Appalachian foothills, then you might hear this on the radio: Spanish play-by-play of local high school sports.



PrepsOn3 Spotlight: NW Whitfield Coach Ryan Richards talks Bruins-Dalton  WRCB-TV

This week's PrepsOn3 Spotlight takes us to Tunnel Hill, GA to talk with Northwest Whitfield Boys Basketball Coach Ryan Richards ahead of their big matchup ...



Catamounts players rally around player after tragedy  WTVC

NewsChannel 9 ventured down to metro Atlanta for one half of this week's Top Match-up.Harrison High School in Kennesaw will make the trip to Dalton High ...



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 ...



CHEERLEADING: Maggie Scruggs gives GNTC something to cheer about  Northwest Georgia News

The Georgia Northwestern Cheer Cats continued to add to their 2018-2019 roster as they picked up a signature from athletic Dalton High School senior Maggie ...



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.



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.



Burt Reynolds to visit Valdosta film fest  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  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.



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 ...



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

American teenagers describe the impact of the bomb and gun threats that terrorize their schools, excite panic, then fizzle.



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.



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 ...



Rogers, Annette Campbell (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Annette Campbell Rogers, 82, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018. She was the daughter of the late James and Nellie Campbell and was ...



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 ...



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 ...



Dalton Football Coach Matt Land disciplined for "rough handling" of player  WRCB-TV

Dalton High football coach Matt Land is on probation through the end of the 2012 football season for alleged "rough handling" of a football player at Friday ...



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 ...



Duffie Takes Helm of Dragon Basketball | Pickens  Fetchyournews.com

Last month the Pickens Board of Education approved the hiring of new boys basketball Coach Mike Duffie. Coach Duffie comes to the Dragons with 29 years as ...



Beloved Dalton, Ga., bicycle shop closing its doors this week  Chattanooga Times Free Press

DALTON, Ga. — Shane Adams had just sat down in a chair outside his office to explain the mission of Bear Creek Bicycle Co. when he began to stand up again.



'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 ...



Wake Forest Football 2019 National Signing Day Class Overview  247Sports

College Football's early signing period for the 2019 class is just one week away, and the Wake Forest coach staff is putting the finishing touches on perhaps their ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Newton's Ashton Hagans, Dre Butler picked for GACA All-Star Games  Covington News

The season isn't over yet for the Newton Rams boys basketball team, but already, several players are seeing postseason accolades.



Group of seven Cobb County juniors, seniors selected for season-ending all-star games  MDJOnline.com

Six Cobb County basketball players were chosen by the Georgia Coaches Association for the North-South All-Star Classic on March 24 at Dalton High School.



The Future of Shop Class  The Atlantic

What used to be the woodshop at Georgia's Dalton High School is now free of dust. Instead, it's filled with welding stations, a 3-D printer, and a ...



Dr. Carole Louise Farr  Northwest Georgia News

Dr. Carole Louise Farr, age 64, of Rome, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018, in a local hospital.



Dalton High's German Program Receives PASCH Designation  The Chattanoogan

Ava Wyatt and the German program at DHS have been declared a PASCH school by the German Consulate General and German Central Agency for Schools ...



Person of interest in custody following PSD lockdown  Northwest Georgia News

The Polk School District took a threat made to a student online seriously enough to put schools on lockdown as the month began.



Phillip Brown named as the new Rome High principal; BOE approves budget  Northwest Georgia News

Rome High School's new principal has “a proven track record of success,” according to Michael Buck, superintendent of Rome City Schools.



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.



In Dalton, Ga., 'Carpet Capital of the World,' Job Losses Force Recalibration  New York Times

The demand for *fresh* carpet during the real estate boom kept Dalton, Ga., in business, but that golden age is over, and continued housing fallout has led to ...



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