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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 Donnie Hudgens Community Correspondent
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It hardly seems possible. But it’s been almost thirty years now since President Ronald Reagan delivered his farewell address to the nation. As the roughly twenty minute speech neared an end, Reagan noted that there had been a long-standing tradition of warnings in Presidential farewells. His…

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Winter weather that pushed through Gordon County on Tuesday, Jan. 16 caused some traffic issues throughout the evening and on Wednesday, but officials were well prepared and most motorists seemed to heed warnings to stay inside.

(Calhoun, Ga.) — January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which brings awareness to issues such as cervical cancer, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), and the importance of early detection. In the United States alone, nearly 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year, but with s…

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today voted for and the House passed the Cyber Diplomacy Act (H.R. 3776), of which Rep. Graves is a co-sponsor. The bill details an international cybersecurity policy for the United States.  

  • Bobby Goff Mississippi State Extension
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This week at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, GA, the initial delegation of instructors within the Georgia Youth Preparedness Initiative, MyPI Georgia, completed a comprehensive certification and training workshop led by the MyPI National Coordination Team, and became the ninth state t…

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…

  • Joni Harbin, Community Correspondent
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“Mohawk Presents Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars Gets Schooled!” will hit the stage on Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 but it will be the newer, larger stage inside the Calhoun Performing Arts Center, located on Oothcalooga Street. A slate of fourteen students will vie for bragging righ…

The Gordon County 4-H Program Development Team, the advisory board for 4-H in Gordon County, will meet on Thursday, January 18 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  All are welcome to attend to provide their feedback on Gordon County 4-H and its programming and activities.

Keeping sufficiently warm during the winter months can prove challenging, particularly when frigid temperatures persist, as they have recently for much of the country. While portable space heaters can help generate heat, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding the public…

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Doctor’s offices across Calhoun-Gordon County are seeing a marked increase in visits since the Christmas season due to the flu, with some in the community saying it’s a “flu epidemic.”

  • Greg Bowman Gordon County Extension Agent
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You might be able to put me in the category of people that are wishing that spring would come soon. I like all of the seasons, but it has been a lot colder this year, making my normal farm chores more difficult. I do realize that in just a few short months, it will be time for vegetable gard…

(Calhoun, Ga.) — Underprivileged children had a brighter Christmas in Gordon County thanks to Gordon Hospital’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Gordon EMS collected toys and raised money for their annual “Make a Kid Smile” toy drive, raising more than $10,000 in cash and $2,500 in toys for…

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…

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…

Heritage Baptist Church, located on Curtis Parkway in Calhoun, will be having Pastor Johnny Hunt from First Baptist Woodstock on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at 6 p.m. Heritage Baptist Church is located near Fred’s. For details or directions, call Pastor Dr. Brent Davis at 706-629-0060.

Emerson – On Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at approximately 8 a.m., the Emerson Police Department requested that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) assist with a death investigation involving an unidentified white male located on I-75 north bound within the city limits of Emerson, Georgia…

Elected in November of 2017, Andy Baxter, a life-long resident of Gordon County, will be sworn in at the Calhoun City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Calhoun Depot as the newest member of the Calhoun City Schools’ Board of Education. Baxter will fill the spot vacate…