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Friday 08/01/2014
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.

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

Tuesday, July 29

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

Now - July 11

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

Now - July 1

Wednesday 06/25/2014
Profiles in Faith: Clark Bunch
Posted: June 25, 2014

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.”

Tuesday 06/24/2014
Youth Success Academy is now taking applications
Posted: June 24, 2014

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.

Georgia Chamber hosts 2014 regional lunch in Gordon County
Posted: June 24, 2014

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.

Monday 06/23/2014
GCSC benefit trail ride raises $1,700 for the ACS
Posted: June 23, 2014

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.

Sunday 06/15/2014
Local teens tame triathlons
Posted: June 15, 2014

What were young doing at age 12? How about 14?

Saturday 06/14/2014
Putting a stamp on Hayes’s legacy
Posted: June 14, 2014

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.

Friday 06/13/2014
What's going on in Gordon?
Posted: June 13, 2014

Now - July 1

Friday 06/06/2014
What to do in Calhoun and Gordon County
Posted: June 06, 2014

Today

Tuesday 06/03/2014
Sonoraville High FBLA hosts awards banquet
Posted: June 03, 2014

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.