DALTON, Ga. (AP) _ The Dixie Group Inc. (DXYN) on Thursday reported a loss of $2.6 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Dalton, Georgia-based company said it had a loss of...
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a State Patrol trooper accused of providing agents with false statements or writings.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) _ The Dixie Group Inc. (DXYN) on Monday reported a loss of $1.2 million in its second quarter.
The Dalton, Georgia-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share....
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer shot a man who they say attacked the lawman and tried to use his stun gun against him.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Awakening to the sounds of his dog barking, Abraham Sanchez Lopez thought there might be a cat scurrying around his home on Orman Street in Dalton. But as he stared outside of...
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A former congressional candidate in Georgia who spent much of his unsuccessful 2018 campaign in jail because of a drunken-driving offense is now charged with a probation...
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia teacher has been sentenced to jail after prosecutors said she had a sexual relationship with an underage student.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) _ The Dixie Group Inc. (DXYN) on Thursday reported a loss of $3 million in its third quarter.
The Dalton, Georgia-based company said it had a loss of 19 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs and severance costs, were 7 cents per share.
The floor covering company posted revenue of $101.6 million in the period.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — In a rousing speech in the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey urged voters on Thursday to make history by backing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in next week's election.
Winfrey called Abrams a "changemaker" who represents the values of all Georgians.
"I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things that matter," she said to a mostly female audience north of downtown Atlanta.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — After reaching a deal with one of the investors on the TV show "Shark Tank," Tripp Phillips, 12, says his next goal is to strike a deal with a major toy construction block manufacturer to get his product Le-Glue into every package they sell.
And the people who gathered Wednesday night in downtown Dalton to celebrate Tripp's success with a watch party say they think he will do that.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A judge in Georgia has refused to release a congressional candidate from jail while he appeals a drunken driving conviction.
The Dalton Daily Citizen reported that Whitfield County Superior Court Judge Cindy Morris on Tuesday refused to release Steve Foster on bond during an appeal.
A congressional candidate from Georgia says he's ordering campaign signs and sending surrogates to meetings while he serves a jail sentence that could keep him locked up through Election Day.
Democrat Steve Foster of Dalton said in a jailhouse phone call to The Associated Press he has no intention to quit the race after a judge sentenced him Aug. 14 to spend six months in jail for a misdemeanor drunken driving conviction. The Nov. 6 election is just two months away.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A train depot built before the Civil War in northwest Georgia is on the market for a suggested price of $500,000.
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation says the Dalton Depot is the oldest commercial building in the city of Dalton. It was built in 1852 and saw action during the Civil War when a telegraph operator used the depot to send a warning that a train stolen by Union raiders planning a surprise attack was heading toward Chattanooga, Tennessee.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A police chase that began in Tennessee has ended with the shooting of a shoplifting suspect in Georgia.
News outlets cite a Georgia Bureau of Investigation release saying a man and a woman were reported shoplifting at a Bradley County, Tennessee, store and accused of threatening employees with a handgun Wednesday. Deputies from three counties gave chase, as the suspects crossed state lines.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Campaigning in a north Georgia county where President Donald Trump got 70 percent of the vote, the Democratic nominee for governor recently talked about helping small businesses, expanding access to affordable health care and quality public education, and championing emerging energy markets.
Much of Stacey Abrams' pitch could have come from any of the business-friendly Democrats or moderate Republicans who've occupied the Georgia governor's mansion for the last half century.
A candidate for Congress has been jailed in Georgia while he awaits sentencing for a drunken-driving conviction.
Steven Lamar Foster, 61, of Dalton is a former physician running as a Democrat for northwest Georgia's 14th District. He's challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Graves in the November election.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) _ The Dixie Group Inc. (DXYN) on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $1.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Dalton, Georgia-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 1 cent per share.
The floor covering company posted revenue of $106.4 million in the period.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A teacher who fired a gun inside a Georgia classroom has been sentenced to two years behind bars.
News outlets report that 53-year-old Jesse Randal Davidson was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in a Whitfield County courtroom to multiple charges, including criminal damage to property in the first degree.
Once released from prison, Davidson will be on probation for eight years.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Dalton State College student Bryan Lopez is part of a school team that will, as part of its many duties, recruit students across the state line in Tennessee this fall.
Lopez, 22, an aspiring dentist who came with his family from Guatemala when he was 12, will stress to his target audience — Hispanics — that this college is the place for them.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia hope that a baseball cap bearing the sentence, "When I SNAP you'll be the first to go" will lead them to a car thief.
The red and black cap was found in a stolen 1997 Honda Accord that had been spray-painted black and got stuck in mud in another county.
"It's not our first case with a car being stolen in Dalton and then spray-painted," Dalton Police Detective Brian Shirley said Saturday.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Sheriff's officials are searching for a suspect after a horse was shot to death in northwest Georgia.
The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office says a deputy on Friday found the horse dead with a bullet wound on the left side of its neck. There were also two bullets on the right side of the neck.
The sheriff's report says the horse appeared to have broken its neck because of the way it fell to the ground.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Workers have begun placing the first headstones on unmarked graves of children at a cemetery in northwest Georgia.
West Hill Cemetery in Dalton includes a paupers section for children up to 6 months old whose parents can't afford to bury them, The Daily Citizen-News reported .
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher accused of firing a handgun in his classroom has been released from jail on a $10,000 bond for psychiatric evaluation and treatment.
The Daily Citizen-News reports 53-year-old Jesse Randal Davidson was released from jail in Whitfield County on the bond Thursday afternoon. District Attorney Bert Poston says Davidson will remain in custody at a mental health facility rather than in jail.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia teacher accused of firing a handgun in his classroom had three rifles taken away after setting the family car ablaze at his home two years ago, according to a sheriff's report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.
But authorities responsible for protecting his workplace -- Dalton High School -- say they didn't learn about the disturbing episode until this week.
ATLANTA (AP) — When a north Georgia high school teacher was charged this week with firing a gunshot from inside a barricaded classroom and setting off a frantic lockdown and evacuation, it was not his first troubling encounter with police.
Just over a year ago, school employees and a police officer began searching Dalton High School after social studies instructor Jesse Randal Davidson went missing.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a high school teacher accused of firing a gunshot in his classroom in north Georgia (all times local):
Authorities say a Georgia teacher accused of firing a shot from a handgun out of a classroom window has waived his first court appearance, and will likely face a judge next week.
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DALTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on shots fired at high school in Georgia. (all times local):
Police in the town where a Georgia teacher is accused of firing a gunshot in a high school classroom say they encountered him twice before exhibiting odd behavior.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a man is dead after being caught in a piece of machinery at a plant in north Georgia.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — There's a vacancy in the Georgia House of Representatives.
State Rep. Bruce Broadrick, a Republican from Dalton, has stepped down, citing health reasons. His resignation is effective immediately.
Broadrick said he had a stroke several years ago that affected the right side of his brain. He said he hoped to finish his third term, which runs through 2018, but after talking with his physician and family, decided to resign.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Long before Henry Stevenson was born, longtime local educator Gertrude "Tut" McFarland was active with a local Girl Scout troop. The troop often met in a pavilion near a rock wall close to Lakeshore Park. In that same area, Stevenson, a rising senior at Dalton High School, recently completed his Eagle Scout project— a pavilion called the Tut Hut.