Gordon Life

  • Randy Muse, Youth Minister Antioch Baptist Church
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There’s a story of a young banker was driving his BMW, in the mountains, during a snowstorm. As he rounded a turn the vehicle slid out of control and toward a cliff. At the last moment he unbuckled his seatbelt and jumped from the car. Though he escaped with his life, his left arm was caught…

  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” James 1:2-4

  • Greg Bowman, Gordon County Extension Agent
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This week will be a little different for the weekly article. I am going to try to hit various points and give reminders on upcoming events.

(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Gordon Hospital, has been named a 2017 Most Wired health system based on the results of HealthCare’s Most Wired survey, released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. This year marks the fifth consecutive ye…

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To celebrate their fourth year in business, the owners of Grandstanz Farm Fresh Grill, located at 1052 Red Bud Road NE in Calhoun, are holding a special benefit concert on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at the GEM Theatre. The concert will feature Zoso, the Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, and will…

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Brandi Rose Dixon will teach Beginner’s Yoga at the Harris Arts Center on Monday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m., beginning Aug. 21. Dixon received her 200 HR Yoga Instructor Certification from SpringStone Yoga in Rome, Georgia.

Information found in Gordon Record has been supplied to the Calhoun Times by various institutions and public offices. Reports taken from public records contain information as it appears on documents involved. Marriage licenses are from the Probate Court office and Real Estate Transfers are f…

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Calhoun Little Theater is pleased to invite the public to a free evening of entertainment as we announce our 2017-2018 season on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Harris Arts Center. The upcoming season is generously sponsored by Cathy Camp Bomar.

Pro Health Wellness Center, located at 110 North Wall Street in downtown Calhoun, held a ribbon cutting ceremony, sponsored by the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce, on Monday, July 24.

  • Tyler Serritt, Staff Writer TSerritt@CalhounTimes.com
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Many local National Guard members, friends and family gathered in the pavilion, around the pool and amongst the trees at the Calhoun Recreation Department on Saturday afternoon for National Guard Family Day.

  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes. But know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.” Ecclesiastes 11:9

  • Randy Muse, Youth Minister Antioch Baptist Church
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The ability to work with students is a huge blessing in my life. It’s also a great challenge. Sometimes, you have moments when you see evidence of the Holy Spirit working in student’s lives. In these moments, God gives you assurance that what you’re doing is not in vain.

  • Greg Bowman Gordon County Extension Agent
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I remember several years ago being at an extension meeting at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center. It was a training event and we were staying at The Founders Lodge across the lake. A small group was visiting on the back porch where they have a nice flower bed beside a rock wall. I was sitting on the …

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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced today that the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased for the fifth consecutive month to 4.8 percent in June, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 4.9 percent in May. The last time the state recorded a jobless r…

  • Donnie Hudgens Community Correspondent
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Jesse Miller lay in a dry river bed under the scorching Philippine sun, paralyzed from the waist down. His basic Army medical training enabled him to understand that he was dying. Languishing as a prisoner of war under brutal Japanese captors, he recognized that he was suffering from both be…

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Gordon County Finance Department Director Al Leonard was recognized at the Tuesday, July 18 meeting of the Gordon County Board of Commissioners for receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States a…

  • Tim Street 4-H Program Assistant
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The 27th Annual Georgia Beef Futurity took place on July 13-15, 2017 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry. The Georgia Junior Beef Futurity is hosted cooperatively between Georgia FFA and Georgia 4-H.

At the Calhoun Rotary Club meeting held on Thursday, July 13, 2017, Rotary President John King recognized Milton Stewart for his 50th year as a Rotarian.

A brand new festival is being launched in North Georgia this coming Saturday, July 22 in Lee Newton Park in Jasper. The event begins at 2 p.m. and will continue until dark. It will feature six live bands, various Christian drama groups, local art and loads of fun for children and youth.

  • Rebecca Pass 4-H Program Assistant
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Last Monday, July 10, forty-three Gordon County 5th and 6th grade youth, along with a certified adult volunteer, three certified teen leaders and three UGA staff members, left Calhoun and traveled to Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia for a week long residential camp.

Information found in Gordon Record has been supplied to the Calhoun Times by various institutions and public offices. Reports taken from public records contain information as it appears on documents involved. Marriage licenses are from the Probate Court office and Real Estate Transfers are f…

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Graduates of Booneford Bible College. PH.D Degree: Joel Garland, John Halliday. Doctorate Degree: Bobby Banks, Diann Quarles, Kevin Talley.-Master Degree Martha Buttrum, Bradley Stewart. Bachelor Degree: Tammy Halliday, Margaret Jones, Matthew McAbee. Three year study certificate: Michael Du…

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