Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
E 7th Street

E 7th Street will be closed between Walnut Street and Cherry Street from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for the Hamilton County office move.  Detours will be posted.

Market Street

Beginning on Thursday, southbound traffic on Market Street at King Street will be narrowed down to one lane and sent over to a northbound lane, while northbound traffic will narrow down to one lane.
The Market Street and King Street intersection will be signalized, and King Street will open to traffic. W 13th will remain closed for the duration of the project, which is estimated to take three to four weeks.  

Valleybrook
 Road

Valleybrook Road will be closed at 432 Valleybrook Road on Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., as well as Monday until Wednesday, Nov. 21, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Local detours will be posted.

W 20th Street

Beginning on Monday, Nov. 19, traffic along W 20th Street under the Highway 27 bridge will be shifted. This shift is estimated to continue until mid-February, 2019 for work being completed on Highway 27.

W 12th Street

Beginning on Monday, Nov. 19, W 12th Street will be closed to westbound traffic between Poplar St and Carter Street for work being completed on Highway 27. This closure is estimated to continue until mid-February. Local detours will be posted.

View CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details of projects underway in our public space.     

Wilson Road To Be Closed Thursday For Railroad Track Replacements

Moccasin Bend Chapter DAR Celebrates Presidents Day

Star Line Books Announces Upcoming Events


Wilson Road will be closed on Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. between Workman Road and Hooker Road for railroad track replacements. Local detours will be posted. You can view ... (click for more)

In honor of Presidents Day, Pamela Randolph, regent of Moccasin Bend Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, visited Kids Community Learning Center in Dalton and presented a large framed ... (click for more)

Star Line Books is hosting poet T K Lee to read from his collection, To Square a Circle, on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Mr. Lee is an award-winning member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Society ... (click for more)


Happenings

Wilson Road To Be Closed Thursday For Railroad Track Replacements

Wilson Road will be closed on Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. between Workman Road and Hooker Road for railroad track replacements. Local detours will be posted. You can view CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details of projects underway in our public space. (click for more)

Moccasin Bend Chapter DAR Celebrates Presidents Day

In honor of Presidents Day, Pamela Randolph, regent of Moccasin Bend Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, visited Kids Community Learning Center in Dalton and presented a large framed portrait of George Washington to Danelia Chappell’s Pre-K class. Afterwards, the students participated in a cooking activity and learned a song about George Washington. (click for more)

Breaking News

Bradley County Schools To Have Another 2-Hour Delay On Thursday; Flooding Closes Several Roads

Bradley County Schools will have another two-hour delay on Thursday due to weather conditions. Meanwhile, in an effort to assist in providing real time road closure information in Hamilton County, the Hamilton County Emergency Communications Center now provides that information on its website here . Under Active Incidents, select the “Road Closures” filter to see the list ... (click for more)

2 Hikers Rescued From Swift Moving Water In Walker County Wednesday Morning

First responders in Walker County rescued two men Wednesday morning trapped by the swift moving waters of East Armuchee Creek. Firefighters with Walker County Fire Rescue and the Georgia Department of Corrections, along with deputies from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a call for help at 8:49 a.m. coming from the Chattahoochee National Forest. Emergency c ... (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)