April 2017

Dalton Wants to Hear From You!
What is your vision for Downtown Dalton? Come to a Public Town Hall Meeting on Monday, April 23rd at 6pm at Stage 123 to have your voice heard as we create the vision for a Downtown Master Plan!

Also--go online and take the quick  survey. It's open until May 4th.

The Mill at Crown Garden Opens Mid-May
The Mill at Crown Garden will hold its grand opening in mid-May, and developers promise something that will be unique to the city.

"It's a little more funky and urban than what Dalton is used to, but we want people to know they don't have to go to Chattanooga or to Atlanta for this type of experience," said Harper Carnes, one of the project designers for The Mill.

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Appalachian  Regional Port On Track to Open This Fall
"Local officials say the port should be a big boost for economic development, not only in Murray County but the surrounding region as shippers and logistics companies look to locate near it."

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Shaw Feted For His Industrial and Communal Contributions
As president and CEO of Hamilton Health Care System for the past eight years, Jeff Myers has seen a tremendous amount of change in both local health care and the larger health care market. And he is currently spearheading projects such as the Peeples Cancer Institute and the Anna Shaw Children's Institute, which have the promise to make Dalton a national destination for care in those fields.

"There is a reason we are the No. 1 hospital in this region (including Chattanooga) and in the top 10 percent in the nation. It is our people. It is the heart of our people. It is the determination to continuously advance health care. It is the Hamilton difference."

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New Deal Establishes Largest Landscape Turf Business In U.S.
A Dutch company has bought a controlling interest in a longtime Dalton, Ga.-based venture to create what's called the largest landscape turf business in the United States.

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Whitfield County Targeting Worn-Out Culverts for SPLOST Projects
 The Whitfield County Public Works Department says it is focusing on worn-out culverts for new renovation projects.

The department is preparing for 8 new projects paid for by the 2015 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). 

"30 to 40 years later, those pipes are showing signs of wear, typically through cracked pavement and dips in the road," Whitfield County Public Works Director DeWayne Hunt said.

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2018 Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

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  Kevin Harris, Chairman
Bill Davies, Vice Chair
Frank Robertson, Secretary
David Jolly
Bob Kinard
Sara "Skeeter" Pierce
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