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Dalton City Council approves Mill Creek Riverwalk | Local News | #citycouncil

City of Dalton officials say a walking and biking trail connecting the Crown Mill area to Haig Mill Lake Park should be finished by this fall. The City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to award a $2.234 million contract to Northwest Georgia Paving of Calhoun for the project, currently called the Mill Creek Riverwalk. Mayor David […]

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Dalton City Council to consider contract for Mill Creek Greenway | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m in City Hall. The council members are scheduled to vote on a contract for construction of the Mill Creek Greenway, a walking and biking trail from Eagle Walk trail to the trail around Haig Mill Lake Park. The Eagle Walk at Mill Creek, a half-mile walking […]

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Alabama

Ohio Republican Jim Jordan Surprisingly Turns Down Powerful Speaker Role in U.S. House Squabble | Ohio News | Cincinnati | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Republican control of the U.S. House got off to a rocky start Jan. 3 when the party was unable to decide who should become speaker amid a sharp disagreement within the party’s more conservative faction. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy didn’t clinch the backing of the 218 lawmakers he needed to become the head of the […]

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City Council

Dalton City Council meets Monday | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. in the council chambers in City Hall. The council members are scheduled to vote on: • Whether to accept a $1,248,426 bid from Shaw Integrated and Turf Solutions to replace the artificial turf on the soccer fields at Lakeshore Park and the Ron Nix Soccer Complex at […]

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Alabama

Some legislative leaders retire and pass away | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Allow me to share the stories of three of my favorite legislative colleagues. Two of these gentlemen are retiring from the Alabama House of Representatives this year, and one passed away in April. Rep. Victor Gaston of Mobile and Rep. Howard Sanderford of Huntsville are going home. A third legend and true gentleman, Steve McMillan […]

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Alabama

Republicans hope Ledbetter, Stadthagen bring new conservative leadership to the Alabama House | News | #elections | #alabama

So the Alabama general elections are behind us, and new lawmakers are being sworn in to serve in the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate. There will be 31 freshmen in the House and six in the Senate. In addition, Republicans recently elected new leadership that will take over when they convene in 2023. With […]

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Arkansas

Republicans keep Arkansas legislature – Axios NW Arkansas

Illustration: Natalie Peeples/Axios Northwest Arkansas didn’t see any upset wins for state Senate or state House, and the makeup of the legislature remains deeply red. What happened: NWA voters chose Republicans in all contested races except one — Democratic state Rep. David Whitaker won with 52% of the vote over Republican Brian Hester in state […]

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Alabama

Can a couple of ‘bad’ Senate candidates cost Republicans the Senate? | #elections | #alabama

Two key Republican leaders can’t agree on whether they have good or bad candidates running for Senate this November. Two weeks after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a swipe at the “candidate quality” of this year’s Republican nominees, Sen. Rick Scott of Florida, the head of the organization in charge of winning back […]

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City Council

Dalton City Council to consider rules for the Burr Performing Arts Park | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council is set to vote Monday on two measures that would clarify how the Burr Performing Arts Park is used. The first is a memorandum of understanding between the city and the Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA) for Burr Park spelling out the various responsibilities for the park. Basically, the city Parks […]

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Alabama

State Legislature will Remain Super Majority Republican | Columns | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The Alabama Legislature will remain super majority Republican for the next quadrennium. As the dust settles from the May/June party primaries, there have been negligible if any party changes. There has been some shuffling on the deck of the GOP boat, but it has all been intraparty struggles. By and large, both the House of […]

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