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2009-03-18 08:15:00

- Dalton, Ga., first Dow plant to convert ahead of Montreal Protocol - ICC-ES report confirms the same thermal performance, moisture resistance and compressive strength MIDLAND, Mich., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") announced today that it has succeeded in converting its first facility that manufactures STYROFOAM(TM) Brand Insulation in Dalton, Ga., to its new zero ozone-depleting, no-VOC (volatile organic compound) foaming agent technology. The building industry...

2008-12-12 14:48:00

AURORA, Ohio, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- PartsSource, the nation's leading supplier of replacement medical repair parts for hospital equipment, was named one of the 100 fastest growing companies in Ohio by the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management for the third year in a row. PartsSource placed 14th on this year's list with a growth rate exceeding 700% and has won the award each year they were eligible. "The Weatherhead 100 is one of our region's most...

2008-08-07 03:00:28

By Mark Millican, The Daily Citizen, Dalton, Ga. Aug. 7--A new Central Enrollment Center for Murray County Schools helped the first day of school on Wednesday go smoother than usual, Superintendent Vickie Reed said. "Last year we had to assign central office staff members to the schools because of all the parents bringing their kids in to get them enrolled," Reed recalled. "This year we had a steady flow of parents, but never an overflow. The enrollment center definitely helped the first...

2008-07-29 03:01:19

Dr. William Floyd "Bill" Dawkins, 61 of Dalton, Ga. died Fri., July 25, 2008 at University Hospital, Augusta. Cryptside services will be held at 5 o'clock in the evening on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery, Lincoln County with Rev. Bill Boyd officiating. A memorial service is scheduled for Thurs., Aug. 7, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Dalton, Ga. with Rev. Dean Taylor officiating. Dr. Dawkins, son of the late F.H. and Elizabeth Bunch...

2008-07-27 06:00:27

By Charles Oliver, The Daily Citizen, Dalton, Ga. Jul. 27--Tennessee reportedly provided some $500 million in tax breaks and other incentives to Volkswagen to build its only U.S. assembly plant and manufacturing headquarters in Chattanooga. But Tennessee won't reap all the benefits of that largesse. Officials in surrounding areas, including Whitfield County, are already scrambling to see how they can get some of the businesses and jobs that VW will bring with it. "Because of the special...

2008-07-26 15:00:43

By The Daily Citizen, Dalton, Ga. Jul. 26--The Dalton Dolphins, getting two first-place performances from Chas Jones and one each by Omar Farag, Ethan Young and Rylee Maret in individual events, are in second place behind perennial champion Signal Mountain after the second day of the Chattanooga Area Swim League City Meet at Warner Park. Signal Mountain finished Friday with 1,016.5 points and Dalton has 939.5 going into today's final competition. Stuart Heights is third with 707, Red...

2008-07-26 15:00:37

By Mark Millican, The Daily Citizen, Dalton, Ga. Jul. 26--Dalton Public Schools met adequate yearly progress (AYP) guidelines issued by the state Department of Education under the No Child Left Behind law for the 2007-2008 school year, but the Whitfield and Murray County school systems did not. Seven of eight schools in Dalton Public Schools met AYP, while 16 of 20 Whitfield County schools met the standards and eight of nine Murray County schools did. The schools that did not meet AYP...

2008-07-25 15:01:01

By Jamie Jones, The Daily Citizen, Dalton, Ga. Jul. 25--From trash to gas to cash. The Dalton-Whitfield Regional Solid Waste Management Authority unveiled its estimated $3.1 million landfill gas energy recovery facility on Thursday. The plant takes naturally occurring landfill gas and sends it by a two-mile pipeline to Dow, where the chemical company uses it to run its emulsion polymers plant that manufactures latex carpet backings. Officials trumpeted the public/private partnership...

2008-07-23 03:00:35

By Kim Sloan, The Daily Citizen, Dalton, Ga. Jul. 23--Fuel conservation efforts proved futile during June for Dalton fire officials. The fire department enacted several gas-saving measures last month which amounted to a savings of $500, Fire Chief Barry Gober told members of the Dalton Public Safety Committee Tuesday morning. Those measures were: --Pre-incident surveys were ended. The surveys involve firefighters going into area businesses so they will know the layout of the...

2008-07-18 03:00:27

By Jamie Jones, The Daily Citizen, Dalton, Ga. Jul. 18--Whitfield County residents peeked into their future on Thursday. The county courthouse played host to a comprehensive plan update open house as officials with MACTEC, an engineering and consulting firm based in Atlanta, explained their findings from a series of community workshops held earlier this year. The update covers unincorporated Whitfield County and the cities of Dalton, Tunnel Hill and Varnell. "It's hard to do your top...


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Dalton Transactions
2012-04-25 14:20:16

Dalton Transactions is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published weekly by the Royal Society of Chemistry. The journal takes its name from English Chemist, John Dalton, who is best known for work in the development of modern atomic theory. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of the chemistry of inorganic, bioinorganic, and organometallic compounds. The editor-in-chief is Jamie Humphrey. Authors can elect to have their accepted articles published as...

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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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