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Early voting for local municipal runoff races began this Monday, Nov. 20 and includes specific days to early vote. Early voting will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Gordon County Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in the old BB&T Building at 215 North Wall Street in …

Gordon County Commissioner Kevin Cunningham, far left, and Calhoun Mayor Jimmy Palmer, far right, posed with, left to right, Gracy Sexton of Sonoraville High’s FFA, Gordon County Farm Bureau President Henry West and SHS FFA member Brooklyn Carr after signing a proclamation declaring the Nov.…

  • Greg Bowman Gordon County Extension Agent
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As the holiday season approaches, you may be a person that likes to decorate your home with holiday plants or even give gift plants to friends and neighbors. When you see the plants at the store, they are in great shape, but you find it tough to keep them looking great over time. Today, I am…

  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, ‘You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.’ As he sat on the Mo…

The following arrests information was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office except where otherwise indicated. Law enforcement officials are in compliance with Ga. Code 50-18-72 of the Open Records Act in releasing reports of a…

  • By Tyler Serritt, Staff Writer TSerritt@calhountimes.com
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The Calhoun City Council discussed a vast array of topics and approved a variety of new business items during its Monday, Nov. 13 meeting.

Atlanta-area Simon shopping centers are offering enhanced Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers. The Atlanta community can enjoy the below hours at Calhoun Outlet Marketplace, Lenox Square, Mall of Georgia, North Georgia Premium Out…

Information found in Gordon Record has been supplied to the Calhoun Times by various institutions and public offices. Reports taken from public records contain information as it appears on documents involved. Marriage licenses are from the Probate Court office and Real Estate Transfers are f…

The following arrests information was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office except where otherwise indicated. Law enforcement officials are in compliance with Ga. Code 50-18-72 of the Open Records Act in releasing reports of a…

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Farm-City Week, the annual celebration of Gordon County’s agricultural identity, is scheduled to begin Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 and run through Wednesday, Nov. 22. Farm-City week highlights the relationship between the state’s farmers and partners in urban areas who prepare, transport, market…

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James F. “Jim” Ledbetter, who has served as attorney for Gordon County since June 2014, was named the new administrator of Gordon County on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. This comes after the resignation of John King earlier this year.

  • Susan Kirkland Community Correspondent
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The Gordon County Board of Commissioners met with Gordon County Youth Leadership at Tuesday’s work session, where they advised the local students on ways to get involved in the community. The discussion focused on opportunities to serve and how to give back to the Calhoun-Gordon County Community.

  • Georgia Water Coalition
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The Coosa River in Rome and Floyd County is listed twice on the annual Dirty Dozen list released Tuesday by the Georgia Water Coalition. Once is for the effects of toxic discharges from power plants and the other is for the lack of funds to determine how to clean it up.

  • Greg Bowman Gordon County Extension Agent
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The activity of selecting and decorating a tree for the home has been around for more than 500 years. Some of the joy of having a real Christmas tree is the fun in selecting just the right tree. In our household, the Bowman family lives in the basketball gym for winter months and finding the…

  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.” (Matthew 24:35-36)

The following arrests information was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office except where otherwise indicated. Law enforcement officials are in compliance with Ga. Code 50-18-72 of the Open Records Act in releasing reports of a…

During the holiday season, the Calhoun Police Department will be participating with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in the Click it or Ticket Campaign, designated for Nov. 17 -Nov. 26, 2017. The CPD will also be checking speed very closely.

On Thursday, Nov 2, 2017, Rotarian Michele Taylor, program chair and Calhoun City Schools superintendent, arranged for the local Rotary club to attend a performance of Calhoun High’s musical “Catch Me If You Can.”

(Calhoun, Ga.) -- The Harris Radiation Therapy Center is investing in improved technology to better serve their patients. With the purchase of the SOMATOM Definition AS, a state-of-the-art CT scanner, clinical outcomes for radiation patients will be maximized.

High school students from 27 states and territories and nine countries were selected to attend the 24th Annual Global Youth Institute Oct. 19-21 in Des Moines, Iowa. Jazzmyne Ashworth, from Sonoraville High School in Calhoun, was among the 200 students selected to attend the prestigious thre…