Dalton

Air Show Returns To Georgia City After 3 Decades

Nov 14, 2019
Wings Over Dalton

For the first time in more than 30 years, an air show will be held in the city of Dalton.

The Inaugural Wings Over Dalton air show is scheduled May 9 and 10, 2020, at the Dalton Municipal Airport.

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When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material were actually junk.

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In the wake of this week’s terror attack in New York, President Trump wants to kill the Diversity Visa Lottery, a program that issues about 50,000 visas a year to countries with low immigration rates to the U.S.

Tariffs Could Trigger Job Losses In Northwest Georgia

May 31, 2017
Susan Ferriss / Center for Public Integrity

President Donald Trump promises to bring back factory jobs by cracking down on imported products from Mexico and China. But many worry he will trigger a trade war—and end up wiping out jobs, not creating them. As Jacqui Helbert reports with the Center for Public Integrity, Northwest Georgia could end up one of the biggest losers of all.

Beneath the “Buy American” roadside signs here, a globalist heart beats in this mostly rural corner of Northwest Georgia.

Sam Whitehead / GPB

Earlier this year, President Donald Trump issued an executive order calling for sheriffs and police departments to take a larger role in immigrations enforcement.

He asked them to join a voluntary Immigrations and Customs Enforcement program called 287(g), which extends the reach of immigration agents into counties across the country.

But the program is nothing new for northwest Georgia’s Whitfield County, where one-third of the population is Hispanic.

After a nearly decade of participation by the county sheriff’s office, 287(g) still divides the community.