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Friday 08/15/2014
Girl Scouts Registration Set for Aug. 19
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 12:55 pm

The Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is holding its Fall Blitz registration night Aug. 19 in more than 60 locations, including Calhoun. 

Bartow police believe Tuesday shooting stemmed from argument between shooter, victim
Updated: August 16, 2014 - 1:24 am

Bartow County police say the Tuesday shooting rampage that ended with two men dead stemmed from an argument between the shooter and one of his first victims.

Friday 08/08/2014
Tickets still available for the Battle of the Bands on Saturday
Updated: August 08, 2014 - 1:45 pm

The 5th Annual State Mutual Insurance “Battle of the Bands” benefiting Cancer Navigators will hit the stage at the Historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 7 pm.

Thursday 08/07/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: August 07, 2014

The following information on what's happening in Calhoun this weekend was provided by the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce.

Friday 08/01/2014
Thousands of petitions collected for ‘Putting a Stamp on Roland Hayes Legacy’
Posted: August 01, 2014

The Roland Hayes Museum Committee is finalizing the petition count for the request of a Roland Hayes stamp to the U.S. Postal Service.

Local firefighter drives home a winner
Posted: August 01, 2014

Calhoun native and Calhoun Fire Department firefighter, Scott Fox, recently drove away with a brand new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 after winning the Georgia Outdoor News Truck-Buck Shoot-Out in Gwinnett.

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.”

What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 10:27 am

The following information was provided by the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce:

Wednesday 07/30/2014
Calhoun teen to compete in Distinguished Young Women of Georgia Scholarship Program
Posted: July 30, 2014

A Calhoun teen is set to compete in the Distinguished Young Women of Georgia Scholarship Program, which Sunday welcomed the Class of 2015 to Marietta for the State Finals Week, according to the press release.

Tuesday 07/29/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: July 29, 2014

The following information on what's happening in Calhoun this weekend was provided by the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce.

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.

Wings Over North Georgia headed to Floyd County in October
Posted: July 25, 2014

Exciting air show news continues across North America from Brownsville, Kingsville, Louisville and Titusville to Los Angeles, Chino, Fort Worth and St. Louis, the 2014 air show venues throughout the country are reporting very strong attendance numbers.

What's going on in Calhoun, Gordon County
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 10:31 am

Tuesday, July 29

Thursday 07/24/2014
Paradise Garden to display Finster serigraph collection
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm

Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden visitor center will host a curated exhibit through October 19.

Wednesday 07/23/2014
‘Restaurant Impossible’ episode featuring The Fork to air tonight
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 4:54 pm


Sunday 07/20/2014
Profiles in Faith: Gordon Memorial Baptist Association offers several programs, services
Posted: July 20, 2014

If you stop by to visit the Gordon Memorial Baptist Association, you will be greeted by warm smiles from Ann Dooley and Doug Ledford.

Wednesday 07/16/2014
Surya employees, families help Habitat for Humanity in Calhoun
Updated: July 16, 2014 - 1:36 pm

Rug and home décor manufacturer Surya recently participated in Habitat for Humanity’s “Build Day.”

Friday 07/04/2014
What's going on in Gordon/Calhoun this week and beyond
Posted: July 04, 2014

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Saturday 06/28/2014
Things to do in Gordon/Calhoun
Posted: June 28, 2014

Now - July 1

Thursday 06/26/2014
Chickamauga’s Rags to Riches Band winning over fans with unique rock, blues sound
Updated: June 26, 2014 - 12:44 pm

There are some old school tunes mixed with a new school sound coming from a Chickamauga basement these days, and the group creating the music is quickly gaining a following around the area with its innovate take on blues and rock, as well as energetic shows at local venues.