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Saturday 10/18/2014
Voluntary Action Center feeds those in need 5 days a week
Posted: October 18, 2014

Since 1970, the Voluntary Action Center, located on South Wall Street, has reached out to the community to serve those in need. Temporary housing, utility assistance and emergency clothing are just a few of the services that are offered.

Friday 10/17/2014
Farm Bureau collects donations to help the hungry
Posted: October 17, 2014

Many Georgians are still struggling to provide food for their families.  Gordon County Farm Bureau understands the significance of helping our neighbors, which is why it is participating in Georgia Farm Bureau’s annual Harvest for All Campaign.  

Saddle Up event raises $2,600 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Posted: October 17, 2014

Gordon County Saddle Club held its annual Saddle Up for St. Jude charity ride at Dry Creek Trails on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Former Cosby Show star Geoffrey Owens to present masterclasses at Shorter University
Posted: October 16, 2014

Rome, Ga. — Former Cosby Show Star Geoffrey Owens will present masterclasses for Shorter University theatre students on October 17 and 18. Owens’ classes will focus on the topics of Shakespeare and Acting for the Camera. He will also take part in a question and answer session for Shorter students about the theatre and film business.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
Shorter University’s Opera Theatre presents “Opera Scenes”
Posted: October 15, 2014

Rome, Ga. — The Shorter University Opera Theatre presents its fall production of “Opera Scenes,” which begins this weekend. The show will run Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets are available through the Shorter University box office by calling 706-233-7288.

Monday 10/13/2014
First Presbyterian Church's Pumpkin Patch opens
Posted: October 13, 2014

The third-annual Pumpkin Patch at the Calhoun First Presbyterian Church opened on Oct. 4, when the church turned its lawn into a virtual pumpkin patch.

Cedartown actress to be featured in upcoming ABC series
Updated: October 13, 2014 - 4:33 pm

One of Cedartown’s rising stars is on her way to New Orleans this month for five months of filming on an upcoming ABC series.

Sunday 10/12/2014
FCA Fields of Faith event scheduled for Oct. 15 at Gordon Central
Posted: October 12, 2014

The annual Fields of Faith, the peer-to-peer movement where thousands of students from across the nation gather on athletic fields to share personal stories and challenge each other to apply the Bible to their game plan for life, is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Gordon Central High School football stadium located at 335 Warrior Path in Calhoun.

Wednesday 10/08/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: October 08, 2014

Now - October 24

Thursday 10/02/2014
Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium set for Oct. 23-26 at Booth Western Art Museum
Posted: October 02, 2014

CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA – Booth Western Art Museum is excited to host the 12th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium, October 23-26, 2014. Thousands of participants are expected to visit the Festival & Symposium, which is packed with events such as gunfight re-enactments, Native American dancing, lecture and workshop with Featured Artist Krystii Melaine, concert by Featured Entertainer Suzy Bogguss, children’s activities, and so much more! The four-day event will take place at Booth Western Art Museum in historic downtown Cartersville, Georgia.

What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: October 02, 2014

Now-Oct. 24

Wednesday 10/01/2014
Ashworth Middle participates in Real Men Sing
Posted: October 01, 2014

On Saturday, Sept. 13, Ashworth Middle School and Gordon Central High School men participated in “Real Men Sing” at Marietta High School.

Cook of the Week: Tina Jones
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 9:39 am

Meet Tina Owens Jones, 51-year-old Gordon County native, animal rescuer, and chef extraordinaire.

Gordon Central Government students use technology to visit with U.S. senator
Posted: October 01, 2014

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the ninth-grade government classes at Gordon Central High School met in the media center for a lunchtime chat with Sen. Johnny Isakson.

Successful March for Babies
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 9:14 am

The Gordon County March of Dimes March for Babies was considered a success this year, as 120 people on 30 teams showed up to walk in the event on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Calhoun Recreation Department.

Sunday 09/28/2014
Local Emergency Planning Committee to host annual Health and Safety Fair on Oct. 4
Posted: September 28, 2014

The annual Health and Safety Fair, hosted by the Local Emergency Planning Committee and Home Depot, is coming back to Calhoun at the Home Depot on Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Saturday 09/27/2014
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes set for Oct. 3
Posted: September 27, 2014

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. This year, Gordon County Domestic Violence Outreach will host the third-annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Friday, Oct. 3, at the ReMax Allied office located at 301 S. Wall St. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the walk will be held at 12 p.m.

Wednesday 09/24/2014
Calhoun woman wins 108 ribbons at fair
Updated: September 24, 2014 - 4:24 pm

Calhoun resident Doris Blaylock beat her personal best ribbon count of 97 from last year at the Northwest Georgia Regional Fair this year by bringing in 108 first- and second-place ribbons, including the coveted Best in Show.

Tuesday 09/23/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: September 23, 2014

Now - Oct. 24

Friday 09/19/2014
What's going on in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: September 19, 2014

Now-Sept. 26