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CALHOUN, Ga. -- The residents at Morning Pointe of Calhoun tried their luck at making colorful crosses in honor of St. Patrick’s Day with Anna Grace Jackson from Homestead Hospice. As part of the life enrichment program, the assisted living and memory care community never misses an opportuni…

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CALHOUN, Ga. -- Calhoun Mayor Jim Palmer presented an official proclamation to Morning Pointe of Calhoun recently, which was read by Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, to commemorate Morning Pointe Senior Living’s 20th anniversary serving seniors across the Southeast.

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Mohawk Presents Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars GETS SCHOOLED is gearing up for its sixth season as GEM Theatre and United Way of Gordon County administrators--the target beneficiaries--prepare to present a dramatic reinvention of Calhoun’s single most popular and successful fundraiser. Thi…

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CARTERSVILLE - People pass the yellow and black Safe Place signs all the time, some never knowing their significance. The signs indicate that the staff at that facility are trained and ready to help a young person in crisis. March 19-25 marks a week of awareness for the National Safe Place N…

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Gordon Hospital has supported the Adairsville community for the past 10 years and is now further expanding its services in the community. Due to the growing demand for additional healthcare services in Adairsville, Gordon Hospital broke ground on a new medical office buildi…

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After initially responding to a call of a child hit by a vehicle, responders with the Georgia State Patrol showed up to the scene on Friday, March 17 of a two-vehicle accident involving the ejection of a 9-year-old girl.

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WASHINGTON – King’s Command Foods, LLC., a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 63,252 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

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According to a press release from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, effective immediately, all poultry exhibitions, shows, sales (both flea markets and auction markets), swaps and meets in the State of Georgia are suspended until further notice. The move comes after Avian Influenza (AI)…

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Rome, GA– Calling all Cubs, Webelos, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Explorers, and their siblings ages three and up! Come out to Camp Sidney Dew April 28 - 30 for the biggest and best Scouting event in Northwest Georgia. The Dew Dog Challenge is the one event to bring together the entire Scouting fa…

Shoeboxes Collection for Local Homeless Children, Men & Women: Drop off at GB&T (135 WC Bryant Parkway or 940 N. Wall Street) Grab a shoebox, decorate it if you wish, then fill with toiletries. The boxes will be distributed at the VAC Community Kitchen. Questions: Nancy Parker - 706-…

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During its March 13 meeting, the Gordon County Board of Education approved the new principals for 2017-18 school year at both Sonoraville and Fairmount Elementary Schools. These new hires come following the announcement of retirement, at the end of the current school year, of both Kimm Smith…

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On Tuesday, Feb. 28, eight Cub Scouts from Pack 22 in Calhoun each received the Arrow of Light award which is Cub Scouting’s highest award. The Arrow of Light badge is the only Cub Scout award allowed to be worn on a Boy Scout uniform. Recipients are required to be Webelos Scouts ready to jo…

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Gordon Hospital, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2017 list of “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” The list features both healthcare provider organizations and other healthcare-specific companies.

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United Way of Gordon County’s (UWGC) Board of Directors wishes to thank everyone who contributed to the most successful fund raising campaign in UWGC history- $731,452.48 was pledged from the Gordon County community to be used to support the 19 United Way agencies working right here in Gordo…

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According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, a long-term counter-drug investigation which began in June 2016 culminated yesterday and today in the execution of a number of arrest warrants throughout Gordon County.“Operation SPRING CLEAN” resulted in a litany of drug distribution and fir…

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“And see that you make them after the pattern for them, which is being shown you on the mountain.” Exodus 25:40

  • Randy Muse, Youth Minister Antioch Baptist Church
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One of my favorite passages of scripture is found in Acts chapter 3, verses 1-10. This is a recording of the first miracle of the New Testament Church, where Peter and John were on their way to the temple to pray.

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) officially launched a newly redesigned website, mobile app and virtual tour to provide users with an enriched online experience and a more enhanced way to connect with the college.

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Soon it will be time to plant our summer vegetables. One of the most popular items in a home vegetable garden are tomatoes. First, we are still way too cool and damp to plant transplants now, but this is a good time to make preparations for tomato success. I like to think my grandfather was …

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Sonoraville High School’s FCCLA held a community book drive during the month of February to help promote early literacy. They collected over 400 children’s books. On Dr. Seuss Day, March 2, FCCLA hosted two book signing events at Sonoraville Elementary and Tallatoona Head Start.

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Coldwell Banker Kinard Realty congratulates the 2016 Coldwell Banker International Award Winners. From left to right:  Randy Muse, Dianne Kirby, Cheryl Melis (International Sterling Society), Stephanie Jones, Carla Fowler (International Diamond Society) and seated Mary Alice Sullivan and Fer…

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CALHOUN, GA - Habitat for Humanity of Gordon County recently announced that they will hold another town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 6 p.m. to find eligible families for upcoming Habitat homes. The meeting will be held at the Calhoun Depot in downtown Calhoun. Anyone interested…

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Gordon Central High School hosted the Region 7-AA Literary meet on Friday, March 3, at Belmont Baptist Church here in Calhoun. Gordon Central came in first, winning the meet with 71 points to Model High School’s 38 points for second. They took 9 first places finishes out of 12 events. The fi…

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Calhoun High School placed first overall in the 6AAA Region Literary meet last Thursday, March 2. The event was hosted by Calhoun High School and was split into a two day event because of weather concerns.

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