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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.

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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…

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(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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

  • By Donnie Hudgens For the Calhoun Times
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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…

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 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.

  • Tyler Serritt, Staff Writer TSerritt@CalhounTimes.com
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A encouraging report issued by the Georgia Department of Labor revealed that Gordon County’s unemployment rate dropped from 5.5 percent in September to 5.3 percent in October.

ATLANTA (AP) — State officials say that UnitedHealthcare will not offer any health plans on Georgia's state health exchange next year.The state insurance department announced Friday that United is currently the only insurer that has notified the state that it will not participate on the stat…

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Gas prices should slip lower this week after the price of oil hit its lowest settlement since August. Gasoline prices nationwide are averaging $2.17, after slipping 5 cents last week. Motorists are now saving an average of $11 for a full tank of gas.

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