Almost everything has changed about Mohawk Presents Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars but it’s still going to be the show of the year when it hits the GEM Theatre stage for three performances on May 11, 12 and 13. The fundraiser will move forward as “Mohawk Presents Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars Gets Schooled!”
A triumphant Gordon Central High School Raider Team- with 34 teams competing in various events, Gordon Central won second place on the Tire Flip event, second place in the Rope Bridge event, and third place in The Gauntlet in order to walk away with a third place overall trophy recently.
Gordon County Saddle Club members will be hosting their annual Saddle Up for St. Jude event on Saturday, September 24th at Dry Creek Trails in Armuchee to help support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Gordon Hospital, a member of Adventist Health System, is pleased to announce that Jason Skiwski, MD, has joined Cynthia Brown, MD, at Gordon Adult and Pediatric Medical Associates. Dr. Skiwski is board-certified in pediatrics and provides specialized care for all ages, children included.
Firefighters with Gordon County Fire and Rescue, along with crews from Georgia Forestry and Bartow County Fire spent hours Thursday afternoon and evening battling a wildfire off of Union Grove Church Road, which is located off of Highway 53 East in Calhoun.
Calhoun-Gordon County Library recognizes that September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Pediatric cancer is the number one disease that kills children, with 43 children diagnosed per day.
Gordon Hospital, a member of Adventist Health System, welcomes Chad Smith, MD, who has joined the Calhoun and Chatsworth offices of Northwest Georgia Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Dr. Smith is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship-trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy.
The following arrests information was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office except where otherwise indicated. Law enforcement officials are in compliance with Ga. Code 50-18-72 of the Open Records Act in releasing reports of arrests. People with similar names may not be the same as those listed in reports. All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
During a called meeting on Sept. 15, 2016, the Gordon County Board of Education selected Dana Stewart to fill the unexpired term of Pam Taylor, who recently resigned her Post 3 position, following a relocation that took her out of Gordon County.
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 from the Gordon County Superior Court Clerk’s Office.
The Annual Big Time Fashion Show by Tot Roost and Teens is always a crowd favorite at the Northwest Georgia Fair. Held Friday, Sept. 9 on the Pavilion Stage, more than 50 toddlers, children and youth from throughout Gordon County strutted their stuff across the stage, modeling the latest fashion carried by Tot Roost and Teens. The popular store is located at 110 Court Street in downtown Calhoun.
Governor Nathan Deal announced appointments to the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission this week. The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission is a multi-county organization consisting of 15 Northwest Georgia counties and 49 municipalities. Major responsibilities of the regional development center include: implementation of the Georgia Planning Act of 1989; administration of the Area Agency on Aging; administration of the Workforce Investment Act; and providing planning and development assistance to member governments in areas they could not otherwise afford.
The Southeastern Bloodhound Club is hosting the National Bloodhound Specialty event in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Oct. 9-14 at the Choo-Choo Hotel to raise awareness and donations to purchase protective gear for dogs that assist in the tracking missions of the FBI, local police departments and search and rescue organizations.
A new Fishing/Outdoorsman class introduced this year at Calhoun High School is trading textbooks for bait, pencils for reels and computer screens for compasses in order to take students from brick buildings into the great outdoors.
Gordon Hospital recently hosted Robot Day and Gordon Urology Open House, to give the community a chance to get a closer look at the da Vinci surgical system used by Dr. Hak Lee, urological oncologist of Gordon Urology.
Calhoun High School will be celebrating their annual Homecoming the week of Sept. 12 with the theme “Board Games #gameon.” Each day of homecoming week, students will enjoy the following dress up day themes: Monday, Color Games; Tuesday, Salad Dressing; Wednesday, #gameon; Thursday, VS; and Friday, Extreme Spirit.
Attendees of the Gordon County Senior Center recently completed a community service project to assist the Food Pantry of the Voluntary Action Center. The local seniors donated canned goods and non-perishable items for the Food Pantry.
More than 20 agricultural teachers and college professors from throughout the U.S. recently met in Indianapolis to determine what FFA members and teams will compete for top honors in the 2016 National FFA Agriscience Fair.
Faith Moves Maranatha Church, located at 161 Riverview Drive in Calhoun, is celebrating six years of service to Gordon County. In honor of the event, the church is holding a Sunday Celebration on Sept. 18 beginning at 2 p.m. Around 3:30 p.m. that day, attendees can enjoy an International Food Festival with dishes from different countries of Latin America, to celebrate the diverse group of people in the Faith Moves church body.
The Calhoun First Presbyterian Church, located at 829 Redbud Road, will be receiving pumpkins for their annual pumpkin patch on Wednesday, Sept. 28. This will be the fifth year the church receives pumpkins from the Navajo Indian Reservation in New Mexico.
There’s a crispness in the air, football season has begun and Starbucks is serving pumpkin-flavored coffee galore, which can only mean one thing: it’s time for the fourth-annual Scarecrow Contest in downtown Calhoun.
Calhoun First Baptist Church will present a community event beginning at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11 that includes a special evening service including music, comments and prayer for the nation on its darkest anniversary.
Pintage Antique Market, an eclectic mix of vintage and reclaimed upscale items from jewelry to indoor decor and furniture, held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 1 and officially opened doors on Friday, Sept. 2.
The Calhoun City Schools is recognizing September as Paul Campbell Perfect Attendance Month, in honor of the longtime employee of the city schools that was admired and respected by administration and students alike.
Joe Kauffman, Program Chair for Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 introduced Kenna Stock, Harbin Clinic’s CEO since 2015. Stock was accompanied by Harbin Clinic staff including Dr. Ken Howard and Dr. Thomas Self, both family medicine physicians, Dr. Rashid Ishaque, nephrologist as well as Dewey Collicott, in charge of the Dialysis Clinic, Kathi Causby, administrator in charge of Practice Management and Leanne Cook of Harbin Clinic Marketing.
Gordon County Family Connection launched September = Suicide Prevention Month with a panel discussion at their monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 1. Nearly 50 attendees heard the discussion which aspects of suicide prevention, including the topics removing access to lethal means like prescription drugs, household chemicals and firearms; making access to mental health and safety plans more available; the new Georgia law – the Jason Flatt Act – requiring annual suicide prevention education training for certificated school system personnel, school support for families and Sources of Strength programs for resiliency; emergency room treatment; and the importance of removing the stigma of seeking and obtaining mental health.
Each year, hundreds of Gordon County and neighboring county citizens show off their cooking, canning, crafting, fine art, photography, quilting, agriculture, horticulture and many other skills at the Northwest Georgia Regional Fair. They all share one thing in common- a desire to take home that valued blue ribbon.
(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Pastor Eddie Herring and Calhoun First United Methodist Church has honored Gordon Hospital with a special outreach program to help children cope with being in the hospital called Hug-a-Child Ministry.
Award-winning bestselling Christian fiction novelist and adult and children’s author Beverly Lewis will be visiting Jacob’s Well Christian Outfitters, a popular local Christian bookstore, on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. to promote her new novel “The Wish,” which goes on sale Sept. 6. Lewis will greet fans during the store, located in Calhoun Premium Outlets at 455 Belwood Road SE #74.
Sonoraville High School is preparing for Homecoming 2016, which will be held the week of Sept. 12, 2016. This year’s theme is “A Hero’s Welcome.” Each day of homecoming week, students will be able to dress up and celebrate different aspects of being a hero.