"The park is being built with $5 million from the 2015 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). It will include a 3.1-mile walking/biking trail around the park, fishing piers and a boating dock for paddle boats and canoes, a picnic pavilion, an amphitheater/outdoor classroom and a nature-themed playground."
Shaw Feted For His Industrial and Communal Contributions
"On the evening of his induction into the Junior Achievement of Northwest Georgia Business Hall of Fame, Robert E. "Bob" Shaw, founder and chairman of Engineered Floors and co-founder and longtime head of Shaw Industries, was was eager to talk about the future - for himself, for Engineered Floors and for the Dalton area."
Once again Dalton hosted the largest Robotics competition in the state! 39 teams from around Georgia came to compete. The Dalton Convention Center hosted the free event March 9-10.
Involved Students Honored as Local STARS
The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program is in its 60th year honoring some of the brightest and highest achieving students and their selected teachers. The program is sponsored by Kiwanis clubs across the state as well as the Professional Association of Georgia Educators.