Dalton hosts Manufacturing Summit

On May 19, 2011, Dalton, Georgia hosted the 2011 Manufacturing Summit at the Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center. The Summit featured such high profile speakers as T. Boone Pickens; Steve Moore of the Wall Street Journal; Georgia Congressman Tom Graves; Tom Fanning, the CEO of Southern Company; and Dr. Bud Peterson, President of Georgia Tech University discussing the growth of manufacturing in the United States – and all the challenges associated with that growth – and manufacturing’s importance to the national economy.

Youth Duck Hunt on Dalton Utilities Facility A Success

On January 8, 2011, fifteen young hunters, ages 12 to 15, participated in a Youth Duck Hunt on the Dalton Utilities’ Land Application System facility located along the Conasauga River in Whitfield and Murray counties. The hunt was organized by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Dalton Chapter of Ducks Unlimited in concert with Dalton Utilities. This was the first Youth Duck Hunt hosted on the Dalton Utilities facility.