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Following the Tuesday shooting of a Calhoun police officer at the BP gas station downtown, which resulted in police returning fire and killing the female shooter, members of the department have been dealing with the difficult situation on their own terms.

The heavy cruiser USS New Orleans (CA-32) was as valiant a warship as ever sailed under the American flag during World War II.  From Pearl Harbor to the final Pacific battle on Okinawa, she served our nation well.  Her battle record reads like a history of the almost four years of deadly con…

When Susan Van Buren lived in Buffalo, New York, she gained a reputation as one who trained, showed and bred dogs, both in the United States and Canada. But after many years living there, Van Buren grew tired of the cold New York weather. Following a few visits to her sister in Adairsville, …

Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle said an emailed bomb threat to the city street department has been determined to be a hoax. The email appears to follow the same pattern of threats received by schools, businesses and government buildings across the country Thursday.

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A few early birds may have noticed objects in their house rattling around just after 4 a.m. Wednesday morning while others may have slept through the weak earthquake that shook up Eastern Tennessee, Northwest Georgia and Metro-Atlanta.

The Calhoun City Council approved a $240,000 loan application submitted by Lisa Holloman — who plans to build a 6,000-square-foot building next to her business, Pets R Us, at 169 Kelly Court for the development of a retail space and indoor playground — on Monday night after it received the g…

A Rydal man died in a single-vehicle wreck Saturday morning after losing control of his vehicle on Ga. 53 and being ejected when it struck a driveway culvert and overturned.

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After the Gordon County Board of Education announced the results of its annual performance assessment of Superintendent Susan Remillard on Monday night — in which she met all expectations based on state evaluation requirements — she announced she would not be requesting an extension to her c…

Gordon Hospital will officially take on a new name starting Jan. 2, when it will transition to AdventHealth. But indications of the name change are already appearing, most recently with a new sign being installed on the exterior of the hospital.

“I think (Christmas is) more than a sweet story about shepherds and angels and a young woman named Mary,” said John Barber, the pastor of Calhoun First Baptist Church, during the presentation of a Christmas musical. “And I believe the reason this story is so well known and so well loved is b…

A Calhoun native was recently recognized with fellow Berry College students for their work at the 2018 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Atlanta.

Gordon County Animal Control will be hosting an adoption event later this month where fees will be reduced or waived in an attempt to encourage locals to bring a pet home with them.

A few years ago when Barry Blevins and Justin Lindsey went to the Georgia Autism Conference, both of them realized that there was a lack of resources in Northwest Georgia for families with children on the autism spectrum. After attending the conference, Lindsey decided to try to form a suppo…

Three of four nursing homes in Georgia have received penalties from Medicare for avoidable hospital readmissions of nursing home patients. The 75 percent figure is slightly higher than the national average.

The first annual Snowball Dance will be held tonight at 209 S. Wall St. from 6-8 p.m. The dance is sponsored and facilitated by the We Belong Project, which was created for individuals with special needs.

Starting this past summer, the townhomes in the Old Mill subdivision have begun to see new development. Currently, there are 14 new townhomes being constructed under the supervision of the McWhorter Goss General Contractors.

The following people are assigned as jurors to report for civil trials on Monday at 9 a.m. in the main courtroom at the Gordon County Courthouse at 100 S. Wall St.

Following a police investigation, an Adairsville man was charged with stealing from a woman’s vehicle and pawning one of the stolen items.

When Anna Durham agreed to be the point person for a planned sendoff for National Guard soldiers early last week, she did so knowing that her husband of 10 years and father of her two children would be among them as they were deployed to Afghanistan.

Three locals have announced their bids to run as Republicans for the state House District 5 seat in the upcoming special election, which was prompted by the death of Rep. John Meadows last month.

This Christmas season, while there are a plethora of annual service projects going on at local churches, charities and clubs, there is one new development to add to the list. Most recognize that during the holiday season, there are some families and individuals in need of financial assistanc…

“This is your chance to make a difference in someone’s life, and like I said, you’ve got until noon to meet us at the Chick-fil-A in Calhoun,” said Penny into a recording app on her phone, which minutes later was put on the radio.

This weekend, Belmont Baptist Church held an event that offered an opportunity to step back in time into the town of Bethlehem where Jesus Christ was born 2,000 years ago.

A Ranger woman involved in a single-vehicle wreck on Monday, prompting her to be airlifted to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, allegedly was driving under the influence at the time her vehicle ran off South Wall Street and struck a tree.

The discovery of a makeshift methamphetamine lab at a Calhoun Crossing apartment by police Monday resulted in the temporary evacuation of the complex and nearby homes as a DEA hazmat unit out of Atlanta was called in to clean up the dangerous materials, which could have “burnt the whole comp…

On Wednesday night, a representative from Quilts of Valor — a national program founded in 2003 by Catherine Roberts to  “cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor,” according to their website — came to the monthly American Legion at Post No…