The Voluntary Action Center distributed Tuesday the clothing, food and toys it has collected to be donated for Christmas. The distribution began at 8 a.m., with a line that reached all the way into Dub’s High on the Hog’s rear parking area.
Half the states — including Georgia — scored a 5 or lower on 10 key indicators for preventing, detecting and responding to disease outbreaks, according to a new report.
A Calhoun man found with a suspected prescription pill and who then resisted arrest remained in jail Friday on unrelated warrants from another county, Floyd County Jail reports state.
Gas prices continue their decline along with the price of oil, and some gas stations remain below the $2 mark in Northwest Georgia and into the Southeast Tennessee area around Chattanooga.
Fay Holden of Lindale is in holiday bliss, having won a Fantasy 5 jackpot prize from the Georgia Lottery. Holden, 75, is one of two players each to win a $65,651 jackpot prize from matching all five numbers from the Dec. 16 Fantasy 5 drawing.
Georgia would have the fourth-highest number of people affected if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the current implementation of the Affordable Care Act, a study has found.
Eighteen Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students have been selected as the college’s nominees for the 2015 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Dione Waddington, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program.
Sonoarville High School had its annual Shop with a Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 13.
Brothers Andrew and Trey Bentley, of the popular band The Van Lears, will perform Saturday, Dec. 20, in the second-annual Dana Patterson Memorial Christmas Concert at the GEM Theatre in Calhoun. The brothers asked the community to donate toys for tickets instead of buying them and have exceeded the amount of donations that they could have anticipated.
The Boys and Girls Club of Gordon County looked a lot like a scene from a Christmas movie on Saturday.
There are no major developments in four criminal cases that have rocked Gordon County in 2014.
A Calhoun man said two men robbed him at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.
Euharlee police are investigating a drive-by shooting in a middle-class neighborhood that occurred last weekend.
Alice Jaye has not had health insurance for years.
An outbreak of the flu, or illnesses with flu-like symptoms, is prompting the Polk School District to release students from classes earlier than they expected for the winter break.
Rome, Ga. — When 300 Georgia educators gathered at the 2014 Professional Standards Commission’s edTPA Technical Assistance Conference to learn about a new teacher certification assessment program, Shorter University senior education major Kaitlynn Cantrell was the one teaching the lesson.
Students thought they were coming to see slimy snakes and lizards at Young’s Grove Elementary in a late week treat. However before the activities started, administrators at the school had a special award to give out.
Gas prices continue to slowly drop ahead of the Christmas travel season. Here are some of the lowest regular unleaded prices in our area according to Gasbuddy.com:
A local nonprofit organization is organizing the first Polar Be
The last of a three-phase project at Calhoun Middle and High schools is underway to completion.