Welcome to Downtown Dalton, the heart and soul of the City of Dalton and Whitfield County, Georgia, nestled in the valley between the Cumberland and Blue Ridge Mountains! Downtown Dalton is Georgia’s fifth largest downtown district, with approximately 3,000 employees and 300 businesses. This historic and picturesque downtown district has been a national Main Street City since 1985 and is managed by the Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA). An eclectic and impressive array of one-of-a-kind shops and dining choices, attractions from the Civil War era, and the region's leading professional businesses and financial institutions offer the perfect setting to play, learn, work and live.
Big thanks to all who attended our Annual Meeting and Election on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Our leadership presented our accomplishments for 2018 and a preview of the Downtown Master Plan to be shared publicly on January 22, 2019. Congratulations to Michael Douglas who was elected to the board for a three-year term and Caleb Carnes who was re-elected for another term.
Our appreciation and thanks to Meagen Shepard who will complete her term December 31, 2018. Meagen has been an outstanding board member and tireless supporter of our downtown merchants.
Finally, we are pleased to announce that Catherine Edgemon, an experienced downtown professional, has accepted the position of DDDA Executive Director effective December 17, 2018.
We look forward to having Catherine on board and much appreciation to the Personnel Committee for a job well done.