Dalton News
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 08:04 AM
    Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate decreased in May.   Due to the effects of COVID-19, all regions and counties continue to see stinted yearly growth, yet monthly gains in nearly all major sectors are beginning to spike.     “The fact that almost every single monthly indicator in May’s job market report was positive shows great promise to Georgia’s economy up ahead,” said Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler. “Seeing these monthly numbers begin to increase means that we are definitely heading back in the right direction.”     Dalton ended May with 62,800 jobs. That ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 08:01 AM
    Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate decreased in May.   Due to the effects of COVID-19, all regions and counties continue to see stinted yearly growth, yet monthly gains in nearly all major sectors are beginning to spike.     “The fact that almost every single monthly indicator in May’s job market report was positive shows great promise to Georgia’s economy up ahead,” said Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler. “Seeing these monthly numbers begin to increase means that we are definitely heading back in the right direction.”     Dalton ended May with 62,800 jobs. That ...
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:48 AM
    GNTC provides training for local business partners - Coosa Valley News
    Every Tuesday and Thursday evening over the next few weeks on the Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Catoosa County Campus, employees of four northwest Georgia industries will be training in the basics of programmable logic controllers (PLC).According to Cody Brewer, GNTC’s Instrumentation and Controls instructor and leader of the PLC training, automated processes are in every field of industry and the understanding of programmable logic controllers is the first step in understanding industrial automation.“They will be learning how to program machines to do simple tasks,” Brewer said. “This is something they will be able to put on their resume.”The continuing ...
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:42 AM
    Every Tuesday and Thursday evening over the next few weeks on the Georgia Northwestern Technical College Catoosa County Campus, employees of four northwest Georgia industries will be training in the basics of programmable logic controllers (PLC).    According to Cody Brewer, GNTC’s Instrumentation and Controls instructor and leader of the PLC training, automated processes are in every field of industry and the understanding of programmable logic controllers is the first step in understanding industrial automation.    “They will be learning how to program machines to do simple tasks,” Mr. Brewer said. “This is something they will be able to put ...
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:29 AM
    Every Tuesday and Thursday evening over the next few weeks on the Georgia Northwestern Technical College Catoosa County Campus, employees of four northwest Georgia industries will be training in the basics of programmable logic controllers (PLC).    According to Cody Brewer, GNTC’s Instrumentation and Controls instructor and leader of the PLC training, automated processes are in every field of industry and the understanding of programmable logic controllers is the first step in understanding industrial automation.    “They will be learning how to program machines to do simple tasks,” Mr. Brewer said. “This is something they will be able to put ...
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020 07:05 AM
    GNTC provides training for local business partners - All On Georgia
    Every Tuesday and Thursday evening over the next few weeks on the Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Catoosa County Campus, employees of four northwest Georgia industries will be training in the basics of programmable logic controllers (PLC).According to Cody Brewer, GNTC’s Instrumentation and Controls instructor and leader of the PLC training, automated processes are in every field of industry and the understanding of programmable logic controllers is the first step in understanding industrial automation.“They will be learning how to program machines to do simple tasks,” Brewer said. “This is something they will be able to put on their resume.”The continuing ...
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:55 AM
    Jimmy W. Swanson Jr., age 52, of Ringgold, Georgia, departed this life Monday evening, June 22, 2020, at Parkridge East Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com[1]. Arrangements will be announced by Ponders Melrose Chapel 138 Melrose Drive Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002. References^ www.pondersfuneralhome.com (www.pondersfuneralhome.com)
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:50 AM
    Betty LeRoy Langford, 89, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020. Betty was born April 30, 1931, to the late Ed and Kate LeRoy, and was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles Langford, and her brothers, Bob and Walter LeRoy. Betty was an educator, having taught 25 years in the Dalton Public School System until she retired in 1994. Betty was an active member of Dalton First Baptist Church for 65 years, where she taught single and young married adults and worked in the Soul Food Ministry. She was ordained as a deacon in 2005. She ...
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:46 AM
    Reverend David Trammell Campbell, 84, of Dalton, Georgia, passed into the presence of his Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 20, 2020. His life was a testament to his love of the Lord and he dedicated most of his years to the ministry. He served as choir director, singer, and deacon, but most of all he was a beloved and devoted pastor. He felt that being a pastor was his true calling and touched the lives of many as he faithfully served churches in Dalton, Alabama and North Carolina. When, because of health reasons, he was no longer able to pastor, ...
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:45 AM
    Reverend David Trammell Campbell, 84, of Dalton, Georgia, passed into the presence of his Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 20, 2020. His life was a testament to his love of the Lord and he dedicated most of his years to the ministry. He served as choir director, singer, and deacon, but most of all he was a beloved and devoted pastor. He felt that being a pastor was his true calling and touched the lives of many as he faithfully served churches in Dalton, Alabama and North Carolina. When, because of health reasons, he was no longer able to pastor, ...