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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.

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.

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

Now-Oct. 24

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

Wednesday 09/17/2014
Saddle Up for St. Jude set for Sept. 27
Posted: September 17, 2014

Gordon County Saddle Club members will be saddling up on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Dry Creek Trails in Armuchee to help support the children at St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Thursday 09/11/2014
Tickets for Kris Allen concert in Calhoun still available
Updated: September 11, 2014 - 12:36 pm

Tickets are still available for the Kris Allen concert in Calhoun.

Northwest Georgia Regional Fair starts Friday
Posted: September 11, 2014

The Northwest Georgia Regional Fair starts Friday, Sept. 12, and continues through Saturday, Sept. 20. The 42nd-annual event produced by a local nonprofit and its volunteers takes place at the fairgrounds on Ga. Highway 53 or Rome Road in Calhoun.

Wednesday 09/10/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: September 10, 2014

Regional Art Show at Harris Arts Center

Sunday 09/07/2014
Meet and greet set for Calhoun native, artist
Posted: September 07, 2014

Ansley K. Sproull “Works on Paper: 2004-2014” featuring glass artist, Algar Dole, is currently on exhibit in the galleries at the Harris Arts Center through Sept. 26. The public is cordially invited to a free, drop-in reception to meet and greet the artists on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday 09/06/2014
Benefit tonight for boys' alert dogs
Posted: September 06, 2014

A benefit will be held tonight at the Old Oostanaula School to raise funds for Cameron and Connor Huff, a local set of twins who both suffer from Type 1 Diabetes.

Thursday 09/04/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County: Consignment sale, Arts show
Posted: September 04, 2014

Now through Sept. 26

Wednesday 09/03/2014
Supervised Visitation Center loses funding
Posted: September 03, 2014

After 10 years of successful operation, there is a good chance that the Family Resource Center will be closing its Supervised Visitation Center at the end of September.