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Reports: Ferguson grand jury decision to be revealed at 9 p.m. EST

UPDATE: Authorities will release the grand jury's decision at 9 p.m. EST in the case of the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Monday 11/24/2014
Cedartown's Sam Hunt releases new single, plays tonight on Letterman’s “Late Show”
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 3:18 pm

Make sure to check out Cedartown’s Sam Hunt on late night television tonight.

AAA forecasts cheapest Thanksgiving gasoline prices in 5 years - prices keep dropping locally
Posted: November 24, 2014

When 41.3 million Americans load-up the family vehicle for a Thanksgiving road trip, they are likely to find the cheapest gasoline in five years. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $2.82 Sunday, 46 cents cheaper than the price on Thanksgiving Day 2013.

Ga. lawmaker wants schools to go digital by 2020
Posted: November 24, 2014

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Nearly 30 eighth graders bend over laptops during Karen Farnsworth's Thursday morning math class, raising their hands for help as the teacher moves around pointing to their screens or providing video links. In the second row, 13-year-old Yocelin Rodriguez glances at a question about finding the height of a shape before grabbing her pencil and making calculations on a sheet of paper.

Vehicle of missing Lookout Mountain man found in swimming pool with body inside
Updated: November 24, 2014 - 10:45 am

The mini-van belonging to a 73-year-old missing Lookout Mountain, Ga., man was discovered Sunday night, Nov. 23, submerged in a swimming pool with a body inside in Chattooga County.

Sunday 11/23/2014
Calhoun firefighters give students lesson in Fire Safety
Posted: November 23, 2014

Gordon Central High School students Wednesday got an education in Fire Safety from the Calhoun Fire Department.

Saturday 11/22/2014
Gas prices around Northwest Georgia remain on slow slide, cheapest prices in Chattanooga, Ringgold
Posted: November 22, 2014

Gas prices around Northwest Georgia continue their slow slide downward, but remain higher than prices in communities near the Tennessee-Georgia border, according to GasBuddy.com.

Local authorities stress importance of having pets vaccinated for rabies after recent case
Posted: November 22, 2014

Local authorities report a recent case of rabies in the wild animal population of Gordon County after an attack on a pet in Ranger.

Alleged drunk driver indicted in deadly car-pedestrian crash
Posted: November 22, 2014

The Gordon County grand jury has issued an indictment against a Calhoun woman accused of driving drunk, which resulted in the death a woman who was at a mailbox.

Voices from the front lines: How nurses feel about Ebola
Posted: November 22, 2014

When the first Ebola patient to be treated in the United States was headed for Emory University Hospital this past summer, two of the hospital’s nurses canceled their vacations to be there.

Friday 11/21/2014
Collision on interstate in Gordon County leads to drug, counterfeiting charges for Atlanta man
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 3:59 pm

Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston Reports:

Rock City begins 20th anniversary of Enchanted Garden of Lights
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 4:26 pm

Rock City’s annual Enchanted Garden of Lights prepares to shine bright for its 20th anniversary season beginning Friday, Nov. 21. Beautiful enhancements and new characters await guests nightly from 6-9 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 3.

What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: November 21, 2014

Smoked Boston Butts for Thanksgiving 

Thursday 11/20/2014
Reaction to the president’s immigration plan
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 8:45 pm

Click here to read the Associated Press report on President Obama's announcement and the full text of his remarks.

Gas prices continue slow decline - lowest prices near Tenn. border
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 1:49 pm

Gas prices around Northwest Georgia continue their slow slide downward, but remain higher than prices in communities near the Tennessee-Georgia border, according to GasBuddy.com.

Rep. Graves to chair House Appropriations Subcommittee
Posted: November 20, 2014

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, was selected today to serve as chairman of the Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch for the 114th Congress.

County launches official Animal Control Facebook page
Posted: November 20, 2014

The Gordon County Animal Control launched an official Facebook page in early November, in hopes of providing real-time animal adoptions as each animal arrives at the shelter.

Bekaert fire causes extensive damage at Darlington Drive plant
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 8:22 am

It took about 30 minutes Wednesday afternoon for a thin wisp of smoke to become a black cloud rolling from the Bekaert Corp. plant in Rome.

Hutcheson Medical Center filing for Chapter 11 protection
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 10:25 am

A new chapter was added to the saga of Hutcheson hospital on Nov. 19.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
Police: Man jumps through window headfirst
Posted: November 19, 2014

A man jumped through a bedroom window after officers found him hiding in a closet, Calhoun police say.

Farm City Week kicks off Thursday
Posted: November 19, 2014

An annual celebration of Calhoun’s agricultural identity starts Thursday and continues through next week.

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