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Friday 01/16/2015
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: January 16, 2015

Now – January 30

Thursday 01/15/2015
Synovus files reimbursement plan outline, auction of NPCo is today in Carrollton
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 1:09 am

Synovus Bank, owed $860,628.17 by News Publishing Co., spells out in a Wednesday motion a reimbursement plan it hopes a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge will approve.

Monday 11/24/2014
GNTC builds environmentally-friendly green home at Calhoun campus
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 1:32 pm

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.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
New gas station, convenience store set to open
Posted: November 19, 2014

The new RaceTrac convenience store and gas station constructed in Calhoun is set to open next week.

Monday 11/17/2014
Mohawk celebrates and supports veterans
Posted: November 17, 2014

Coming home from war should be one of the happiest days in a veteran’s life.

Saturday 11/08/2014
Mohawk expansion, Red Bud Fire Station discussed during Board of Commissioners meeting
Posted: November 08, 2014

Bill Thompson, representing the Development Authority of Gordon County, spoke on behalf of the Pilot Agreement for Mohawk Industries at Tuesday’s Gordon County Board of Commissioners meeting.

Wednesday 11/05/2014
Holmes Clothing considered landmark in Cedartown
Updated: November 06, 2014 - 9:40 am

Holmes Clothing, located at 235 Main Street, will celebrate 120 years in 2015.

Thursday 10/09/2014
Chamber to hold business expo
Posted: October 09, 2014

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.

Thursday 10/02/2014
New salon brings variety of services to downtown Calhoun
Posted: October 02, 2014

Roots Salon is a newly-renovated hair salon located in the historical district of downtown Calhoun at 200 S. Park Ave.

Thursday 09/25/2014
Cotton and Twine Boutique dresses Nashville singers
Posted: September 25, 2014

Cotton and Twine Boutique, located in the Downtown Business District on North Wall Street, is experiencing rapid growth at its Calhoun location.

Sunday 09/21/2014
Pokey’s makes hats for Chris Tucker comedy tour
Posted: September 21, 2014

Business has picked up throughout the summer for local sporting goods store Pokey’s, located on King Street in Calhoun.

Saturday 09/20/2014
Governor makes visit to Gordon County
Posted: September 20, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal spoke to members of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission on Thursday, Sept. 18, to address the commission on ways the state has improved since he took governorship.

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.