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Calhoun man leads police on car, foot chase

A Calhoun man was jailed Tuesday following car and foot chases, Calhoun Police Department Chief Garry Moss said in a press release.

  • icon Posted: August 31

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Friday 08/29/2014
Another insurance deadline only days away
Posted: August 29, 2014

More than 20,000 Georgians have until next Friday to provide missing information or they will lose their insurance exchange coverage Sept. 30.

Free digital textbooks available through the Georgia Department of Education
Posted: August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 -- As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, teachers, school leaders, parents and students should be aware that they can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education’s website.

Past Times coming in Sunday edition; still time to subscribe to receive a copy in home delivery
Posted: August 29, 2014

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s slog through Georgia.

16-year-old killed in Gordon County shooting
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 11:42 am

Gordon County authorities are investigating a shooting that killed a 16-year-old early Friday morning.

Murray County wreck kills 4, including man who was mowing his yard
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 11:13 am

Four people were killed Thursday in a one-vehicle crash in Murray County, including a man who was mowing a lawn, according to Georgia State Patrol officials.

State health agency outlines spending increases
Posted: August 29, 2014

A state health agency is budgeting an extra $24 million this fiscal year, and a similar amount next year, to pay for costly hepatitis C drugs in Georgia’s Medicaid program.

Thursday 08/28/2014
3 regional companies create Education Exchange to interconnect students in 30 counties
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 1:36 pm

NGN, Parker FiberNet, and ETC Communications launched a partnership today to create the Education Exchange, a fiber optic network to connect schools across North Georgia.

Georgia School for the Deaf Earns SACS CASI Accreditation
Posted: August 28, 2014

Principal Leslie Jackson announced today that the Georgia School for the Deaf earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.

United Way's Unity Run XXI set for Sept. 30
Posted: August 28, 2014

The United Way of Gordon County has set Unity Run XXI for Tuesday, Sept. 30, with the 1K Kids Run beginning at 5 p.m. and the 5K Run/Walk beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday 08/27/2014
Georgia State Patrol will be out in force Labor Day weekend
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 2:19 pm

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and one of the heaviest traveled holiday periods of the year.

Biddy Boutique brings popular brands, high style downtown
Posted: August 27, 2014

While working out at Firehouse Gym one day, Jasmine Hyde told her friend, Angie Brown, that the popular downtown business Biddy Boutique was for sale.

Homicide victim's mother raises money in honor of son
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 4:36 pm

As the foursome charged in connection with the death of a Calhoun man prepare for a court appearance, the mother of the alleged victim is raising money in her son’s honor.

What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 10:33 am

Now-Sept. 26

Tuesday 08/26/2014
LaFayette woman whose body was found Saturday died from natural causes
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 3:23 pm

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation this afternoon released the autopsy findings in the weekend death of 46-year-old Frances Middleton, whose body was found in a pool of blood in her LaFayette apartment on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Calhoun teen charged with stealing over $900 in baby toys and clothes
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:59 am

A Calhoun teen accused of stealing almost $1,000 in baby items from Walmart remained in jail Tuesday morning without bond, Floyd County Jail reports state.

Monday 08/25/2014
Authorities seek information in Scottsville burglary
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 10:24 am

Gordon County Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for the man caught on camera burglarizing a local business, Sheriff Mitch Ralston said in a press release.

Georgia Legal Services Program hotline helps connect Georgians to benefits
Posted: August 25, 2014

“My medicines cost $200 per month. I wasn’t able to get them although I had had two prior heart attacks. Now I can get my medication because of . . . Medicaid. I would have given up without your help.”

Repairs, deep patching on Ga. 53 in Gordon County
Posted: August 25, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation’s maintenance crews will begin Monday work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on a Gordon County highway.

AAA: Labor Day gas prices expected to reach 4-year low
Posted: August 25, 2014

Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likely see the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2010. Oil and gasoline prices slipped again in the past week and that decline is likely to continue into the holiday weekend.

Sunday 08/24/2014
LaFayette woman’s death deemed a homicide from unknown cause
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 3:24 pm

A LaFayette woman was found dead in her apartment Saturday night and investigators have declared it a homicide because of the complex circumstances that exist in the case.

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