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Spreading gravel the old-fashioned way along a snowy patch on Orchard Lane Tuesday morning is Daniel Plumley of the Gilmer County Road Department. Donald Bailey was driving the truck along the stretch around a mile off Yukon Road. The department has been busy since the Friday night snowfall that dumped between 3 and 5 inches throughout the county.

The comment appeared on the Gilmer County Public Safety Facebook page Thursday as the agency began to warn residents about incoming snow Friday:

A Dalton man died late Saturday afternoon when his car slid off an ice-covered road in western Gilmer County, authorities said.

Eleven months after the emergency room closed at North Georgia Medical Center, it is expected to reopen.


Gilmer swimmer James Maxwell competes at last Thursday’s meet held at Calhoun High School.

Gilmer High School swimmers secured two more state qualifying times last week in Calhoun.

Gilmer’s Kell Weaver scores two transition points and has been the Bobcats’ leading shot-blocker this season.

The Gilmer Bobcats returned to their region basketball schedule last week and met the Northwest Whitfield Bruins in Ellijay.

Lady Cat sophomore Mary Lee Callihan led Gilmer with 10 points last week versus Northwest Whitfield.

The Gilmer Lady Cats bounced back into region basketball action last week after previously notching two victories at Mountaintop Holiday Tournament.

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