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city (1990 pop. 21,761), seat of Whitfield co., extreme NW Ga., in the Appalachian valley; inc. 1847. It is a highly industrialized city in a farm area. Its large tufted-textile industry was begun in the late 1800s and still remains important; the city is the center of the U.S. carpet industry. In the Civil War, Dalton (Confederate headquarters after the Chattanooga campaign) fell to Gen. Sherman in the Atlanta campaign (1864). The Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is nearby, as is a state park.




gang bank robbers of late 1800s; killed in shootout (1892). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 15–16]


John. 1766--1844, English chemist and physicist, who formulated the modern form of the atomic theory and the law of partial pressures for gases. He also gave the first accurate description of colour blindness, from which he suffered
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On the hour mark Dalton got themselves back in the tie as they deservedly equalised through captain Reece Nyland.
Georgia Power leases property for the solar facility from Dalton Utilities, and Dalton Utilities purchases 100 percent of the output from the solar plant under a 25-year wholesale power purchase agreement with Georgia Power.
The Bengals, led by coach Marvin Lewis and first-year offensive coordinator Hue Jackson, like to run the ball, but in the passing game they've surrounded Dalton with some talent, including deep threat Green and red-zone target Marvin Jones, who has been injured and hasn't practiced the last two days, but whom Cincy hopes to have back this week.
Dalton Park has received planning consent for Phase 2 of its new development which includes a foodstore, multiplex cinema, restaurants, drive-through, hotel, pub and petrol filling station.
ABC News further reported that Dalton Dingus was visited too at his home in Salyersville.
Dalton, paid pounds 7 an hour, told the court she was embarrassed when she was presented with a new Peugeot 206 car for use at work and in an effort to make it appear that she could pay for it herself she stopped claiming a wage.
Slowing down is obviously not an option for this rising star, having just wrapped Diane Namm's film Finding Hope, Kristen Dalton and producing partner Bettina O'Mara are moving right into Dalton's next project- The Cottage where she's starring alongside David Arquette, Ken Baumann, Lorraine Nicholson, and Bellamy Young.
Timothy Dalton remained a theatre actor until 1978 before embarking on a successful career in America, including an appearance in Flash Gordon (1980), as Prince Barin.
Dalton Park is the biggest outlet shopping centre in the North East, with up to 50% off high-street prices.
We are delighted to have this opportunity to work with Thermo Fisher Scientific in order to commercialize their novel biopolymers," said Peter Pekos, president and CEO of Dalton Pharma Services.
The complainant and his companions left the pub but were confronted by Dalton and two others.
But the testimony from "unfriendly" witnesses, such as Dalton Trumbo, does not go as smoothly.