MasterChef Junior, the hit television show for FOX, is coming to Atlanta on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. Producers for the show are currently casting for its fifth season and will be holding open call auditions that day, which are being held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Doubletree Atlanta Downtown, at 160 Ted Turner Drive in Atlanta.
The Department of Revenue (DOR) was recently notified by their vehicle registration renewal print vendor that they would not be able to fulfill the mailing of renewal notices to Georgia residents. This notification impacted the DOR as the supplier of the data, citizens fo Georgia and local County Tax Commissioners who send out these courtesy mailings.
Although the Sheriff’s Office often aids State and other local law enforcement agencies with law enforcement matters, another, less well known, kind of assistance often comes in the form of the Sheriff’s multi-talented staff.
Farm/City Week, the celebration of Calhoun’s agricultural identity, kicked off with the annual proclamation signing on Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Gordon County Farm Bureau located on Highway 53 in Calhoun.
Sonoraville High School Principal Bruce Potts and Sheriff Mitch Ralston recently participated in a ” ‘Stache Off” contest for ‘No-Shave-November’ to raise money for the Gordon Hospital Cancer Treatment Center.
Hamilton Medical Center Volunteer Pam Ackerman was awarded the prestigious Georgia Hospital Heroes Award at the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Annual Meeting on Nov. 11. Ackerman, who was one of only 10 individuals statewide to receive the award, was recognized for her support of patients, families and hospital staff through her work as a volunteer.
Here’s some good news for travelers during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstate highways and primary state roads in Northwest Georgia from 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25 through 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015.
Faith Moves Church of Calhoun hosted a very unique worship experience on Saturday, Nov. 7. The event was called REWIND and was a joint effort between several worship team members representing several local churches.
The External Review Team from AdvancED, the accreditation organization that includes the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), has completed an extensive review of Calhoun City Schools and recommended the system receive District re-accreditation.
Gordon County 4-H is a positive youth development organization that provides leadership opportunities for its members. One of these opportunities is serving as an elected officer of their 4-H club, as president, vice-president, secretary or reporter.
The members of Gordon County’s 2015 Youth Leadership program attended the recent meeting of the Gordon County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Nov. 17, to learn about leadership within the local government and how it operates.
Georgia Motorist have another reason to be thankful this week. The Statewide average price for gas officially dipped below $2.00 a gallon for the first time since January 28, 2015. The current statewide average is $1.99 per gallon, down 8 cents from last week and about 75 cents less than Thanksgiving week last year. The last time Georgian’s saw an average price below $2.00 was January 28th.
In a video that has now been shared and viewed online more than 700,000 times, a boy from Calhoun was the recipient of a very memorable day dedicated solely to him. Nine-year-old Nicholas Brazell is not accustomed to being the center of attention, but had no problem playing hero in a mock police chase and arrest in Catoosa County on October 24, 2015.
Gordon Central High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps hosted its fourth-annual Wounded Warrior Challenge on Saturday, Nov. 14. The Challenge is a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior project and includes a series of military-style, physical team challenges.
Information found in Gordon Record has been supplied to the Calhoun Times by various institutions and public offices. Reports taken from public records contain information as it appears on documents involved. Marriage licenses are from the Probate Court office and Real Estate Transfers are from the Gordon County Superior Court Clerk’s Office.
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 arrests. People with similar names may not be the same as those listed in reports. All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
Calhoun, GA—Harbin Clinic Calhoun is pleased to announce they will be accepting children’s toys to help support the Voluntary Action Center in Gordon County this holiday season. Every year, the VAC takes donations to help more than 500 families and senior citizens in need for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The city of Calhoun is accepting working or non-working large appliances, including washers, dryers, dishwashers, ovens, air conditioners and more during the month of December for Large Appliance Recycling Month.
On Thursday, Nov. 12, friends and family gathered at the Conference Center located at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Gordon County Campus to honor the students graduating from the Law Enforcement Academy.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's secretary of state said Thursday that he takes "full responsibility" for more than 6 million voters' personal information being released to media and political parties and has fired an employee who he said is at fault.
According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, shortly before 3 a.m. this morning (Nov. 20), deputy sheriffs were dispatched to the neighborhood around Louise Avenue off Soldiers Pathway just north of Calhoun in an unincorporated county area, in response to a report of an automobile on fire.
On Friday, Nov. 6, employees of Northside Bank visited the Boys & Girls Club of Gordon County to distribute pizza. Chris Pierce, Senior Vice President of the Calhoun, and Amanda Clavino, Marketing Director, arrived with 110 Little Caesars pizzas to send home with each student that is dropped off at the club after school.
Atlanta, GA - More than 119 Georgia clergy and over 1,000 faith leaders nationwide have signed on to a letter adamantly rejecting the proposals of two dozen United States governors to close their states' doors to Syrian refugees fleeing the unspeakable cruelty of ISIS.