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DCHS Track Teams Take First at Tri–State Run

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County Wolverine track and field team hosted the Tri-State Run on Friday, April 12, with teams from Cornerstone Christian Academy, Dalton Academy, and Gordon Lee High School competing with the Wolverines. It was the Wolverines final home meet of the season and they also honored five senior track…

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Hear From the County Executive Candidates

By LYDIA BERGLAR News Editor Three candidates are on the ballot for one of the most important roles in Dade County: county executive (sometimes referred to as executive commissioner). This role encompasses that of chairman of the board of commissioners, and it is a full-time job. At the end of the current term, Ted Rumley…

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Alliance’s Tourism Focus Group Discusses Desired Additions to Dade

By LYDIA BERGLAR News Editor On April 11th, the Alliance for Dade gathered folks who work in the tourism industry for a Tourism Focus Group. (Dade Elementary School graciously offered up the cafeteria for use after school hours). The local business owners/community members who attended discussed the need for places to send guests, particularly in…

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The Realization of a Dream: Dade County Chorus Performs at Carnegie Hall

By LYDIA BERGLAR News Editor Gabrielle Haston (DCHS/DMS director of choral activities) recalled first visiting Carnegie Hall 14 years ago and praying that one day, her Dade County students would perform on that stage, the stage of one of the most renowned concert venues in the world. On April 5th, that dream came true. Haston…

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Obituaries – April 17th Issue

BRENDA BOATFIELD Brenda Sue Boatfield, 72, of Trenton, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Bobby Lee Boatfield; daughter, Becky; parents, Leroy and Royetta Nix; grandparents. Survivors include her children, Bobby (Courtny) Boatfield, II, Cissey (David) Vaughn, Christal (Chris) McPhetridge, and Leanna Boatfield; grandchildren, Bobby…

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Baseball Season Wraps Up Friday When Wolverines Host Armuchee

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County Wolverine baseball team traveled to Trion on Friday, April 12, for the first game of a three-game series with the Bulldogs. The game was scheduled for Tuesday but due to inclement weather it was rescheduled for Friday. It was not a good day for Dade County as…

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