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The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce will present its annual State of Industry Event on Friday, July 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Calhoun.

The businessman behind the redevelopment of the building on the corner of South Park Avenue and Oothcalooga Street said it was a mix of his love of downtown, a desire to see more businesses in the area, the generous feedback he’s received related to another project, and his own family’s trad…

The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce will present its annual State of Industry Event on Friday, July 26, between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Calhoun.

Three locals are aiming to break into the state’s new medical marijuana industry, which was created with the signing of a bill by Gov. Brian Kemp to allow for the production and sale of low-potency THC oil.

North Georgia National Bank opened the doors to its Court Street branch location in honor of its twenty years in Calhoun recently. Bank staff and administration, business partners and community leaders, elected officials and Chamber representatives all gathered on the parking lot, under the …

The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce continued its ongoing efforts at career development for its employees by sending two staff members to the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executive (GACCE) two-day clinic in Grovetown, Georgia. The event was held at the Columbia County Exhibit…

A growing number of Calhoun residents are enjoying the taste of fried rice and soy sauce for breakfast. This occurrence is thanks to sisters Meagan Bennett and Katelynn Marshall who own the Calhoun Coffee Co. on Wall Street.

Sue Van Buren believes socialization and consistency are the keys to creating a long-term relationship with a dog. These factors can mean the difference between a dog who ends up in a shelter because of over exuberant or even aggressive behavior and one who spends years bonding with its owners.

Keith Rauch, Managing Partner of the LongHorn Steakhouse in Calhoun, Georgia, recently accepted the company’s “Team Excellence” award on behalf of his restaurant team. The Calhoun LongHorn Steakhouse is one of six restaurants selected from the more than 500 LongHorn Steakhouse locations to r…

Residents of the Gordon County area sometimes overlook a major airport located much nearer than Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta. Blake Poole, vice president for Air Services and Economic Development at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, recently visited the Calhoun Rotary Club.

Gordon County will have a Special Election on Tuesday, Dec. 13 for Senate District 54; polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Only those voters that vote in the following voting precincts will be eligible to vote in this special election: Sonoraville, Red Bud, Pine Chapel, Oakman, Fairm…

(Calhoun, Ga.) -- In medical emergency situations, patients’ clothing may become soiled or need to be cut off, leaving the patient without proper clothing when they are discharged. Unfortunately, not all patients have friends or family they can call on to bring them clothing. This is why Gor…

Gordon County Board of Education was recognized at the annual Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) Conference for exemplary performance in the areas of strategic planning, visioning, assessment, superintendent evaluation, training requirements, coaching and accreditation. This honor is t…

Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston reports that at approximately 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 5 , deputy sheriffs and Sheriff’s detectives were dispatched to a private residence on Gillespie Road near Fairmount in unincorporated eastern Gordon County in response to a report of a rape.

According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, at approximately 3:45 a.m. this morning, deputy sheriffs were dispatched to Martin’s Corner convenience store at Dews Pond in response to an alarm call.

The Belmont Baptist Handbell Choir will present a Christmas Concert at the GEM Theatre in downtown Calhoun on Monday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. Admission to the concert is a bag of groceries that will be distributed for those in need through the Blewer Food Center. Free tickets are available at the…

Evening 2 Paint, an event of painting, relaxation and socialization, will be held at the Voluntary Action Center, located at 343 S. Wall Street in Calhoun on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.

Shortly after 2 a.m. this morning, officers with the Calhoun Police Department were dispatched to Kmart, located at 122 W.C. Bryant Parkway in Calhoun, to a report of an activation of a burglary alarm.

My father, a lifelong resident of Gordon County, was 10 years old at the time. He is 85 now, but still remembers sirens blaring everywhere when news first reached our local area of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a treacherous strike which thrust America headlong into World War II. It w…

 CALHOUN, Ga. – Georgia DOT Maintenance crews will work the rest of this week on repairing the guardrail along Interstate 75 and State Route (SR) 53 in Gordon County.  Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.

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