Friday, Sept. 25 Gordon Central High School Agriculture students, with the help of their instructor and coordinator, Trish Williams, welcomed fourth grade students from W.L. Swain, Tolbert and Belwood and helped to teach them the importance of Agriculture. The high school students and other businesses and individuals from the community had stations set up for the elementary students, enabling them to rotate and learn something new at each station.
The November 3, 2015 Municipal General Election and Special Election is quickly approaching. As the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office prepares for this upcoming election, they encourage every voter in Gordon County to prepare for Election Day as well.
A year-long construction project designed to teach how to build homes in an Earth-friendly way reached completion November 19 on Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Gordon County Campus in Calhoun, Georgia. Leaders from across the region, participating vendors, and college administration were on hand for the ribbon-cutting of the new EarthCraft home built at the college.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College will offer two Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance training opportunities with a lunchtime discussion on Friday, April 25, and a seminar on Thursday, May 1, at the Gordon County Campus.
ERA Team Advantage recently announced the addition of four new associates, Shannon Engel, Shirley Morrison, Jeff Crowe and Linda Dillard-Victor, to its team of real estate sales professionals serving consumers in the Gordon County area.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs is now offering a program that would provide mortgage assistance for homeowners in this area struggling to pay their mortgage due to unemployment or underemployment.