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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.

Police seek 2 in Calhoun CVS robbery
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 3:38 pm

Calhoun Police Department investigators are working to identify and locate two people involved in the Friday robbery of a local pharmacy.

Authorities take Walker County school threat seriously, work to clear rumors
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 1:23 pm

A Walker County high school is under heightened security today in the wake of a posting on social media warning of a possible mass shooting at the school.

As parking deck construction begins, some travel will be affected on Piedmont Street
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 12:25 pm

Gordon County Administrator John King has released a statement concerning construction of the parking deck:

Area gas prices well below national average of $3.02
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 3:17 pm

Gas prices are well below the national average of $3.02 this week with prices in our area as low as $2.53, according to Gasbuddy.com.

Human rights group says Gordon County inmates not adequately fed
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 11:42 am

Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston has responded to claims the Gordon County Jail is not providing adequate food for prisoners.

Police: Scammers impersonating newspaper billing department
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 1:27 am

Newspaper customers should be careful about how they renew their subscriptions, the Federal Trade Commission is warning.

Tuesday 10/28/2014
GHC joins eCore to provide more online courses
Posted: October 28, 2014

Georgia Highlands College partnered with eCore, the University of Georgia System approved online class provider, to offer students greater online class availability beginning spring 2015.

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

Now - October 31

Tips for motorists and pedestrians to stay safe on Halloween night
Posted: October 28, 2014

Halloween can be one of the most deadly nights of the year for both pedestrians and motorists. With the increased number of pedestrians trick-or-treating and party goers that could be impaired behind the wheel, it makes for a scary combination. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Halloween is consistently one of the top three days for pedestrian injuries and fatalities. In addition, NHTSA reported that 48% of all motor vehicle crash fatalities on Halloween night in 2012 involved a drunk driver.

Ebola 'hot zone' immigrants numerous in Atlanta area
Posted: October 28, 2014

About 90 percent of Georgia residents who were born in two Ebola-ravaged West African nations live in six metro Atlanta counties, a map produced by public health officials shows.

Monday 10/27/2014
Gas prices continue to drop slowly as price of oil falls
Posted: October 27, 2014

Gas prices continued to slowly fall Monday throughout the country as oil prices continue to drop, according to Gasbuddy.com.

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.

Heating assistance for low income homes starts sign ups
Posted: October 26, 2014

Tallatoona Community Action Partnership is gearing up to help low-income families pay heating bills this winter.

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.

Saturday 10/25/2014
Carter campaign rolls through Calhoun, Ringgold
Posted: October 25, 2014

ATLANTA—Greeting enthusiastic crowds in Northwest Georgia, Sen. Jason Carter kicked off his #GeorgiasReady bus tour with visits to Calhoun, his hometown, and Ringgold. Carter was joined by his wife, Kate, and their two boys, Henry and Thomas.

More than Able: Rescued dog proves to be hero
Posted: October 25, 2014

The evening of Wednesday, Oct. 15, began as any other evening in Darla Money’s household.

Gas prices continue to stay below $3
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 10:43 am

Gas prices continue to slowly fall, and the best prices remain up near the Tennessee border in Ringgold and Chattanooga at $2.55, according to Gasbuddy.com.

Friday 10/24/2014
Police: Man stole $120,000 in cargo
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 10:38 pm

Authorities say a man stole more than $100,000 in valuables from a Calhoun truck stop.

Man brandishes handgun, demands medication at CVS in Calhoun
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:21 pm

A man walked into the Calhoun CVS about noon Friday, brandished a handgun and demanded pharmaceuticals, Calhoun Police Department spokesman Lt. Tony Pyle said.

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