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There is something in air in Dalton these days.  Not manufacturing pollutants or air wafting in from the chicken-house over yonder.  It’s an energy. It seems like we’re in the middle of a period of change in our community, and you can feel it everywhere.  It’s this whatever-it-is that inspired this blog. This project came... Continue Reading →

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What We Are Thankful For

Happy Thanksgiving 706’ers. As we gather with friends and family, I thought I might give you a little Turkey Day insight to our editorial board - I asked them what they are thankful for this year: Marla: “I'm thankful for the positive momentum in Downtown...and also days when I don’t get stopped at a train... Continue Reading →

Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Football season is in full swing. Leaves are falling from the trees. Fall has made its arrival to north Georgia and that means it's time to dress up the kids for Halloween. Unlike residents of Windimere and the Ryman Farm who have been disaster-prepping for weeks, you may be one of the procrastinators who isn't... Continue Reading →

Which Downtown Peacock is Your Favorite?

I recently learned through reading the public comment section in a local print news publication that people in and around Dalton have some wide-ranging opinions on the peacock statues in town. Some love them. Some think they should be removed. It was eye-opening to see the differing viewpoints. Personally I think they represent a story... Continue Reading →

To Haig Mill and Beyond

First things first, NO, you can’t swim here. This is a drinking water reservoir and you nasty (but that turtle, duckbutt and slimy fish are cool though). Now that that is cleared up, let’s talk about about what we can look forward to after the “soft opening” of Haig Mill Lake Park on September 8th.... Continue Reading →

Dalton Real Estate Rumors – August 2018

Who doesn’t love a good rumor? Here at Marla's Beachfront Properties, we love to learn about new businesses and developments in and around Dalton. Because, well...progress! Here is a round-up of the hottest real estate rumors in town, as of August 2018. We have ranked these rumors on our "Rumor-o-Meter" from 0-Wishful Thinking to 10-Pretty... Continue Reading →

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