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Chamber to hold business expo

The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce is set to present Expo 2014 on Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calhoun High School. More than 70 vendors are set to attend, with registration still open and several businesses claiming double booths to maximize their presence at the event.

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Friday 09/12/2014
365 on Piedmont offers unique gifts, decor in downtown Calhoun
Posted: September 12, 2014

There is something for everyone at 365 on Piedmont. Opening in May of 2013, 365 has become a popular home decor store in the downtown Calhoun area.

Thursday 09/04/2014
Salon provides ‘fringe benefits’ for downtown Calhoun
Posted: September 04, 2014

For Yolanda Fuller, Fringe Salon in downtown Calhoun was part of her 10-year plan.

Wednesday 08/27/2014
Biddy Boutique brings popular brands, high style downtown
Posted: August 27, 2014

While working out at Firehouse Gym one day, Jasmine Hyde told her friend, Angie Brown, that the popular downtown business Biddy Boutique was for sale.

Saturday 08/23/2014
Calhoun Chick-fil-A set for remodel
Posted: August 23, 2014

The Chick-fil-A restaurant in Calhoun is set to close Sept. 6 for a month of remodeling.

Wednesday 08/13/2014
Man injured at Shaw plant in Calhoun
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:48 pm

A 45-year-old man was injured Wednesday at a Shaw Industries plant in Calhoun, according to police scanner traffic.

Friday 08/01/2014
Previous The Fork owners use website to raise funds to pay restaurant debts
Posted: August 01, 2014

An owner and previous employee of Calhoun’s The Fork are asking for help to pay debts incurred by the restaurant prior to its appearance on Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible.”

Friday 07/25/2014
The Fork to change hands after ‘Restaurant Impossible’
Posted: July 25, 2014

When The Fork Casual Fine Dining was featured on Restaurant Impossible with viewing available at the eatery, it was less than crowded, with only 30 people in attendance and owners expecting less.

Dunkin Donuts, RaceTrac coming to Calhoun
Posted: July 25, 2014

Calhoun is set for a new donut shop and convenience store.

Thursday 07/24/2014
State to help Automation Personnel recruit workers in Rome next week
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 3:40 pm

ATLANTA --The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Automation Personnel fill more than 30 jobs in Calhoun and Adairsville with a light industrial manufacturer.

Wednesday 07/23/2014
LG Hausys to build new auto parts factory in Calhoun; 50 jobs
Posted: July 23, 2014

South Korea’s largest provider of construction and building materials has announced it will build another facility in Gordon County, creating 50 jobs.

Wednesday 07/16/2014
Surya employees, families help Habitat for Humanity in Calhoun
Updated: July 16, 2014 - 1:36 pm

Rug and home décor manufacturer Surya recently participated in Habitat for Humanity’s “Build Day.”

Tuesday 07/15/2014
Axiom Laboratories acquires Metaugus Inc. in Cedartown
Updated: July 15, 2014 - 4:43 pm

Newnan, GA –  Axiom Laboratories, a subsidiary of Axiom Nutraceuticals, announced it has acquired Metaugus, Inc., a supplement manufacturing facility located in Cedartown.

Thursday 06/26/2014
CNH Industrial announces closure of plant in Calhoun
Posted: June 26, 2014

CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) today announced that it will close its assembly plant in Calhoun, Ga., in the third quarter of 2015. The facility produces construction equipment for CNH Industrial’s brands.

Monday 06/09/2014
Local Bon Worth not closing
Posted: June 09, 2014

National retail chain Bon Worth is being sold but the local store in the Calhoun Premium Outlets will continue to operate as usual, store manager Bonnie Hamrick said Thursday.

Wednesday 05/21/2014
Waters district winner in Ga. Farm Bureau art contest
Posted: May 21, 2014

Zeke Waters was recently named a district winner in the 20th Annual Georgia Farm Bureau Federation Art Contest. Waters received a $100 cash prize for being the top winner from Georgia Farm Bureau’s 1st District, which consists of 15 counties in Northwest Georgia. He received $75.00 for being a Gordon County Farm Bureau winner. A junior at Sonoraville High School, Zeke is the son of Mark and Barbara Waters.

Tuesday 05/13/2014
Chickamauga's Crystal Springs mill is coming down
Updated: May 13, 2014 - 3:40 pm

Crystal Springs Print Works, the oldest business in Chickamauga and one of Walker County’s most venerable manufacturing facilities, is destined to exist only in memory.

GDOL to help Roper recruit workers for Walker County plant
Updated: May 13, 2014 - 12:25 pm

The Georgia Department of Labor is conducting an on-going recruitment to help Roper Corporation, a division of GE, fill 80 manufacturing jobs at its facility in LaFayette.

Wednesday 04/16/2014
Local company observes 25 years
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 9:20 am

CIMS announces that 2014 marks its 25th year in operation.

Saturday 04/12/2014
Northside appoints new CEO, two board members
Posted: April 12, 2014

The board of directors of NorthSide Bank announced today that Larry Flowers has been named CEO and president of NorthSide Bank.

Friday 04/11/2014
Surya named Curtin vice president of sales for national accounts
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Surya recently announced the appointment of Jim Curtin as vice president of sales, national accounts. In his new role, Curtin will oversee the development and growth of the rug and home accessories brand’s national accounts strategy across its multiple product lines, as well as lead the expansion of Surya’s sales initiatives within the floor covering segment.