News 12 Then: Donald Trump’s last big visit to our area

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DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – As the President prepares to visit Chattanooga on Sunday, we wanted to remind you it’s not his first trip to our area.

27 years ago, the pre-President made a high-profile, social trip to the Dalton area.

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He had just given an engagement ring to Dalton native Marla Maples.

So when her alma mater decided to honor her at halftime of the homecoming game, Donald Trump was a good sport and tagged along.

He seemed happy just to be away from the New York tabloids.

So here is the long version of the Trump visit to Northwest Whitfield’s homecoming game in 1991.