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  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15

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  • Greg Bowman, Gordon County Extension Agent
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This article will be promotion for soil testing. In theory, if you want to develop and keep a productive soil, you need to start with a soil test. In simple terms, a soil test will check the nutrient status of the ground you are working with and then will give you recommendations based on wh…

Sarah Husser, director of the Gordon County Convention and Visitors Center, spoke to Calhoun Rotary Club members recently and gave a summary of the past year’s accomplishments. Those include upgraded digital access to the many advantages and attractions of Calhoun/Gordon, advertising in Sout…

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Presented by Rainy Lewis - American Family Insurance and Bartow Fence, Adairsville’s BBQ & Blues Festival returns on Saturday, May 6, with public barbecue sampling, beer garden, car show, lots of barbeque and other food vendors, and a full day of live bands performing on the Logtown stag…

  • Tyler Serritt, Staff Writer TSerritt@CalhounTimes.com
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In what has quickly emerged as one of the most talented and decorated local programs, the Gordon Central Automotive Engine Build Team recently qualified to send two separate five-student squads to compete in the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Dual National Championships later this year.

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The annual Relay for Life of Gordon County, the signature event for the American Cancer Society, is set to be held on Friday, May 5 at the Northwest Georgia Regional Fairgrounds, located at 1000 Liberty Road SW in Calhoun. The event begins at 5 p.m. and lasts until 11 p.m. This year’s theme …

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The Calhoun Recreation Department is expanding their annual summer camps this year by offering five sessions for kids ages 8-12 of the popular camps at the recreation facility, located at 601 South River Street in Calhoun. There will also be one session offered for kids ages 12-14.

American Legion Paul Gwin Post #47, located at 401 West Line Street in Calhoun, will be having a Fish Fry on Saturday, April 29, beginning at 12 p.m. Plates are $8; selections of cat fish, shrimp, frog legs, hush puppies, french fries, potato wedges and slaw.

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Gordon EMS, along with the Calhoun Fire Department and Calhoun Police Department, participated in the prom crash re-enactment for the seniors of Calhoun High School, Sonoraville High School, and Gordon Central High School on Thursday, April 20. As these students head into p…

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Cahoun City Schools is proud to announce that Joseph Taylor has been selected to attend the 2017 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program to be held this summer at Berry College. Joseph was selected from nearly 3000 high achieving students from throughout Georgia to attend the prestigious program. …

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Gordon Hospital held a dedication ceremony for the CREATION Health Wellness Walk on Tuesday, March 28. Guests in attendance included employees of Gordon Hospital, members of the foundation board, Jeremy Collis of Northwest Georgia Paving, and the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce.

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Classical Conversations supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families. We believe there are three keys to a great education: Classical, Christian and Community.

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Congratulations to Ashworth Middle School eighth grader, Wyatt York, who recently clinched the state championship in Bull Riding as well as Bareback Riding for the Georgia Junior High Rodeo Association. Wyatt has been involved with rodeo for the past four years. He is coached by his uncle an…

  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king.” Daniel 3:16-17

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Calhoun, GA: Lisa Crowder, RN, nurse manager for the Gordon County Health Department and acting nurse manager for the Catoosa County Health Department, was recognized at the Georgia Public Health Association’s 88th Annual Meeting & Conference held April 11-12, in Atlanta. Crowder receive…

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This will not be a glamorous article, but one that is important for the spring and summer season. This is a great time for outdoor activities. There has been a lot of sunshine and the temperatures for the most part have been mild. You may be planning several cookouts, hiking or camping trips…

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For the second year in a row, a Calhoun Elementary School team clinched the Odyssey of the Mind state championship in Columbus, Georgia on April 1 and will be heading to the World Finals competition.

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Tony Rios, a junior at Gordon Central High School and a member of the National Honor Society, has been accepted into the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America summer program hosted on the campus of Princeton University. LEDA is a national, nonprofit program dedicated to developing the …

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Calhoun-Gordon County Library, located at 100 North Park Avenue in downtown Calhoun, will hold a STEM project on Recycling on Monday, April 24 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. for Teens & Adults and Tuesday, April 25 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. for elementary school age children in third - fifth grade.

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Gordon County Administrator John King, who has served in the position since February 2014, turned in his resignation during an executive session of the Gordon County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night.

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On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2 p.m., an observance will be held of Confederate Memorial Day at the Resaca Confederate Cemetery, Resaca, Ga. The Resaca Cemetery is approximately seven miles north of Calhoun, Ga. on Highway 41 N, turn right on Confederate Cemetery Road.

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Cartersville – May Market at Rose Lawn, Bartow County’s spring festival, returns May 6-7, 2017. The annual event hosted by Bartow County Government on the grounds of historic Rose Lawn Museum in Cartersville offers free admission for guests to enjoy the best in arts and crafts and performing arts.

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Calhoun Animal Control Pals for Paws, Inc. is partnering with Adairsville Animal Hospital to host the 4th annual Open Thrift Shop and Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Services offered are Rabies Vaccines, DA2PPv Boosters (5 in 1) and Bordetella (k9 kennel cough…

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Harris Arts Center in downtown Calhoun will soon be invaded by “Birds and Snakes and Aeroplanes” in a vibrant and engaging display of regional and local folk art. According to the exhibit’s curator Will Linn, the title, drawn from lyrics of the REM song “It’s the End of the World As We Know …

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer. In observance of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Gordon Hospital, in partnership with the Skin Cancer and Cosmetic Dermatology Center, will offer free skin cancer screening…

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As soon as the door sweeps open to the Baxter Dean Studio and you feel the energy, you know you’re in a good place. There’s not much better than walking into a room filled with laughter, except walking into a room filled with beautiful young people laughing because it’s spring and they’re ab…

One childhood memory I have is the days of putting up corn on the family farm. One benefit of having a family that either lives close or on the family farm is that you can have extra hands on work days. When the corn in the family garden was ready it was all hands on deck. My Granny would ha…

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Breana Manning was recently named the Gordon County winner of the Georgia Farm Bureau Federation’s Middle School Essay Contest. A seventh grader at Red Bud Middle School, Manning received a certificate and a $100 cash prize for being the top essay winner in the county. Students were asked to…

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