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Saturday 11/15/2014
VAC recruits Elves to help with Christmas program
Posted: November 15, 2014

The Voluntary Action Center’s Christmas Program is recruiting Elves to help the nonprofit provide assistance to needy families in Calhoun and Gordon County.

Gordon County EMS’ 'Make a Kid Smile' Toy Drive begins Dec. 4
Posted: November 15, 2014

For more years than people can remember United Way of Gordon County, the Voluntary Action Center, Gordon County Emergency Medical Services, Walmart and students from Calhoun City Schools and Gordon County Schools have partnered together to sing at Walmart.  

Friday 11/14/2014
Calhoun Community Chorus to present ‘Beatles and Reindeer?’
Posted: November 14, 2014

The Calhoun Community Chorus is set to perform “Beatles and Reindeer?” at the Harris Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 21, and Saturday, Nov. 22, both at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 23, at 2:30 p.m. 

Thursday 11/13/2014
What’s happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: November 13, 2014

10th-annual Festival of Trees & Mistletoe Mar-ket

Wednesday 11/12/2014
Chamber’s Youth Leadership visits city council meeting
Posted: November 12, 2014

The members of Gordon County’s Youth Leadership program attended the Calhoun City Council meeting held on Monday, Nov. 10, to learn about leadership within the local government and how it operates.

Monday 11/10/2014
Christmas parade set for Dec. 11; organizers accepting entries
Updated: November 10, 2014 - 4:13 pm

Annual Downtown Calhoun Christmas Parade organizers are hoping for more entries in this year’s procession than last.

‘Wheels for Widows’ makes car maintenance easier for single moms, widows
Posted: November 10, 2014

Robert Long spends much of his time working on cars.

Saturday 11/08/2014
‘Night of January 16th’ play set for Calhoun stage
Posted: November 08, 2014

On Nov. 14, 15 and 16, Acts of Random Theatre presents the acclaimed, but rarely performed play “Night of January 16th,” by Ayn Rand at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Seating is reserved so advance reservations are suggested. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for GEM members and $8 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at www.calhoungem.org, at the Box Office or by phone at 706-625-3132. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, as available.

Gordon Hospital, EMS, Chick-fil-A to Host Patriots’ Fire: Veterans Meal
Posted: November 08, 2014

Gordon Hospital, Gordon County Emergency Medical Services and Chick-fil-A are set to honor the region’s veterans and members of the Patriot Guard by hosting Patriots’ Fire: Veterans breakfast or lunch meal.

Friday 11/07/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: November 07, 2014

Now - December 7

Thursday 11/06/2014
Relay for Life of Gordon County kicks off campaign
Posted: November 06, 2014

The local Relay for Life campaign kicked off the 2014-2015 fundraiser Monday with a pajama party at the Farm Bureau.

Wednesday 11/05/2014
‘Dancing with the Stars’ gears up for 2015 show
Posted: November 05, 2014

“Mohawk Presents Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars,” benefiting both United Way of Gordon County and the historic GEM Theatre is set to hit the stage on Friday and Saturday, March 13 and 14, as nine dance teams line up to set a new standard for fundraising in the community.

Calhoun-Gordon County Library takes Best Booth at Business Expo
Posted: November 05, 2014

The Calhoun-Gordon County Library took the prize for Best Booth at the annual Business Expo on Oct. 22. The library’s booth theme was “What’s Cooking at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library.”

Tuesday 11/04/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: November 04, 2014

Now - December 7

Sunday 11/02/2014
American Legion, VFW to host 4th-annual Veteran’s Day Supper
Posted: November 02, 2014

American Legion Post 47 and VFW Post 5376 invite all Gordon County veterans to the fourth-annual Veteran’s Day Supper, set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the National Guard Armory in Calhoun.

Friday 10/31/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: October 31, 2014

Now - October 31

Wednesday 10/29/2014
Calhoun High band set to hold Zombie Buzz Run Saturday
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 2:19 pm

The Calhoun High School Band is set to hold the second-annual Zombie Buzz Run this Saturday, Nov. 1.

Tuesday 10/28/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: October 28, 2014

Now - October 31

Sunday 10/26/2014
Hitchcock Week set for Calhoun’s GEM Theatre
Posted: October 26, 2014

Some of Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous movies will screen at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre during Hitchcock Week, beginning Sunday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m.

Community rallies to help soldier wounded in Afghanistan
Updated: October 27, 2014 - 2:30 pm

ADAIRSVILLE — A community has rallied to ready a home for Army Spc. Eugene Perry Young, who was paralyzed last year by a suicide bomber a little more than four months into a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.