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Friday 11/21/2014
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.

New gas station, convenience store set to open
Posted: November 19, 2014

The new RaceTrac convenience store and gas station constructed in Calhoun is set to open next week.

Drugs suspected in Interstate 75 crash
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 3:34 pm

A woman seriously injured Wednesday morning in an Interstate 75 crash near Resaca could be facing criminal charges.

Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. in Walker County cited for serious safety violations
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 11:25 am

Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. in Walker County was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 11 safety and health violations following a June 2014 inspection at the manufacturer’s Rock Spring facility.

Tuesday 11/18/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: November 18, 2014

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Berry College will go tobacco-free in 2015
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 1:59 am

All 27,000 acres of Berry College, the world’s largest college campus, will become tobacco-free beginning Aug. 1, 2015.

GasBuddy: 92 percent of Americans traveling for Thanksgiving planning to drive, prices decline
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 8:17 am

When Americans hit the road this year for Thanksgiving family gatherings, 31 percent of us say we’ll be traveling over 500 miles and another 31 percent will travel between 200 and 500 miles. This year 92 percent of us are driving and just 6.5 percent say they’ll fly. But no matter how far we go or how much we think we save on gas… that doesn’t mean we’re looking for ways to spend it.

Transportation funding committee to meet at The Forum
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 12:53 am

The discussion of how Georgia can pay for future transportation projects is coming to Rome this week.

Severe wind chills, freezing temperatures in Ga.
Posted: November 18, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Temperatures plunged into the 20s in many parts of Georgia -- and dropped to 13 in one spot in the mountains -- as cold air settled over the state.

National Weather Service data at 5 a.m. Tuesday showed that it was 23 degrees in Cartersville and Gainesville; 24 in Rome; and 25 in Marietta.

A U.S. Forest Service weather station recorded 13 degrees near Brasstown Bald -- Georgia's highest peak -- at 5:06 a.m. Tuesday. Another forest service weather station in Murray County, also in the north Georgia mountains, showed it was 19 degrees there shortly after 5 a.m.

National Weather Forecasters say a wind chill advisory has been issued for the north Georgia mountains between 4 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday. A freeze warning in parts of central Georgia is also expected to expire at 10 a.m.

Georgia Supreme Court upholds Sam Parker's murder conviction
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 1:39 am

He told his former wife that he would kill her and “they would never find your body.”

Monday 11/17/2014
Cold blast to hit Gordon County today, tomorrow
Posted: November 17, 2014

We've already seen the high temperature of around 51 today and it has dropped 10 degrees to 41 this afternoon and it's going to get colder. Tonight's low is expected around 22 and the National Weather Service has put out a hazardous weather outlook telling Georgians to bundle up.

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