Thursday, Aug. 21
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.
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.”
The following information was provided by the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce:
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.
The following information on what's happening in Calhoun this weekend was provided by the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce.
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.
Tuesday, July 29
If you stop by to visit the Gordon Memorial Baptist Association, you will be greeted by warm smiles from Ann Dooley and Doug Ledford.
Rug and home décor manufacturer Surya recently participated in Habitat for Humanity’s “Build Day.”
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Now - July 1
Calhoun is full of great talent and home to many great writers. Author Clark Bunch has lived in Calhoun most of his life. He graduated from Calhoun High School in 1994 and Shorter College in 1998. “I studied geometry with Coach Jerry Smith, wrote poetry and edited a magazine for Dr. Linn and was on Sandra Silvers’ debate team for four years,” says Bunch. “I also competed in the National Debate Tournament in 1994.”
The Youth Success Academy (YSA) on the Floyd and Walker County Campuses of Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is currently accepting applications and conducting testing from now until June 27.
More than 100 Georgia business leaders from across Gordon and the surrounding counties gathered at the Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Calhoun for today’s Georgia Chamber Regional Power Lunch.
Fighting back against cancer is not about giving up or giving in, the Gordon County Saddle Club was determined to keep going, despite the rain showers to host their annual Riding for a Cure benefit trail ride event which took place Saturday, May 17th @ Dry Creek Horse Trails in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest.
What were young doing at age 12? How about 14?
In 1992, the Roland Hayes Museum Committee began pushing for the United States Postal Service to honor Roland Hayes, a pioneer for African-American entertainers, with a commemorative stamp. The effort continues to this day.
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The Sonoraville High School Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Annual Awards Banquet was held on May 12, 2014 to recognize several individuals for their outstanding contributions to this dynamic youth organization. Among those recognized were active Business Advisory Committee members, Big Phoenix, Little Phoenix, members who received their business achievement awards, the region and state competitors, and winners of various business events, Who’s Who in FBLA in the state and a national qualifier to compete and represent SHS FBLA in Nashville. The Sonoraville chapter was recently named third best chapter overall in the entire state of Georgia for the second year in a row and this was another celebrated honor and accomplishment.