Information Technology

Our Mission

Since 2000 all County locations are connected with Fiber Optic Cabling or other broadband solutions.  The Whitfield County IT Department manages a virtual server environment, VOIP phone system, managed switch network, and wireless network for all County Departments and other agencies. Agencies supported by the IT department are the Convention and Visitors Bureau and Tunnel Hill Heritage Center.  The IT department maintains data and servers for all major departments as well as on-site backup and off-site backup to protect the County‚Äôs data.

IT Policies

IT Services to County Government

  • Comprehensive Technology Infrastructure
  • Land Line and Cellular Phone Service and Support
  • Network Security and Data Backup
  • Public and Private WiFi in most County Buildings
  • SPAM Filtering and Virus Protection
  • Self-Hosted Employee Email and Resource Portal
  • County Website Design and Hosting

Contact Information

Information Technology
201 S Hamilton ST 4th Floor
Dalton GA 30720

You can reach the Help Desk by phone:
(706) 281-4800 or local 4800
by email:

IT Staff

  • Rick Lovelady,
  • Larry Taylor
    Sr. Systems Engineer
  • Rusty Gregg
    Systems Engineer
  • Gina Weber
  • Network Analyst
  • Cindy Sherrod
    Network Analyst
  • Larry McAtee
    Network Analyst

Staff Certifications