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Dalton mayoral hopefuls tout differences

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Joel Goldberg, right, mayoral candidate, talks with Dora Price, left, and Jorge Araya before the Candidates Forum in Dalton Wednesday. / Tim Barber. Chattanooga Times Free Press. Joel Goldberg, right, mayoral candidate, talks with Dora Price, left, and Jorge Araya before the Candidates Forum in Dalton Wednesday. / Tim Barber. Chattanooga Times Free Press.
David Pennington, the mayor of Dalton, Ga., stands inside of the City Hall facility./ Dan Henry. Chattanooga Times Free Press. David Pennington, the mayor of Dalton, Ga., stands inside of the City Hall facility./ Dan Henry. Chattanooga Times Free Press.

DALTON, WHITFIELD COUNTY (Times Free Press) - The two candidates in the Dalton mayoral race defined how they differ on taxes and business development, trading several jabs during a 90-minute debate Monday evening.

Nearly 200 people crowded into City Hall to listen, lining the walls after the seats filled. More watched the live stream online.

David Pennington, who is running for his second term against political newcomer Joel Goldberg, touted his record on cutting taxes and spending, renovating downtown and building a new community center.

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