Gordon County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Robert Paris said late Monday that Ernie Hill, who had been missing earlier in the day and was believed to possibly be experiencing some medical issues, has been found on Sugar Valley Road.
Qualifying in Calhoun got off to a quick start Monday, with all three city government incumbents signing up to run again, as well as three new candidates throwing their names in the proverbial hat to fill the seat of retiring school board member Tony Swink.
Service Loan South held a special ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new Calhoun office on Monday, Aug. 19, with staff, local officials and community leaders. The new location marks Service Loan South’s 118th location in the southeast and its 42nd in the state.
A Calhoun woman was arrested on Sunday after police say she left her infant child unattended in a running vehicle for a period of time while she was shopping inside Walmart.
AdventHealth Group is pleased to announce that Alison Bennett, WHNP-BC, has joined AdventHealth Medical Group OB/GYN at Curtis Parkway. She will also be practicing at AdventHealth Medical Group OB/GYN at Chatsworth.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) alumnus and SkillsUSA World Team Welder Ryan Fincher of Cedartown will begin the four-day WorldSkills Welding Competition, an elite international competition against the best welders from around the world, on Thursday, Aug. 22, in Kazan, Russia.
The walls of the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office are decorated with photos of old employees, historic town buildings, artistic renderings of well wishes from the community, and now — thanks to a donation from local nonprofit Blake’s House of Independence — a handmade, wood pallet art piece de…
Between striking deals with shoppers and greeting adoring customers who stopped by with well wishes, Mable Paul was a busy lady on Friday afternoon.
The first tiny house built by Tiny House Hand Up will be displayed in front of the Gem Theatre on Saturday during the organization’s fundraising concert, and Executive Director Cindy Tucker said it will be dedicated to the memory of founding board member Vickie Booker.
Calhoun Mayor Pro Tem George Crowley was welcomed as the latest member of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission at its meeting on Thursday, filling the last vacant seat available for representatives from Gordon County.
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Calhoun by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), the organization announced on Friday.
The Edna Owens Breast Center at AdventHealth Gordon utilizes state-of-the-art imaging technology to provide the women in the community with quality breast care. For mammograms, patients will have the opportunity to use Hologic’s SmartCurve Breast Stabilization System and receive high resolut…
Calhoun City Schools has been recognized as an exemplary district that is making a positive impact on all students, including students with disabilities in improving graduation rates. Calhoun’s graduation rate for students with disabilities is 95.2%, one of the highest in the state.
Gordon County Schools was recently notified that the Georgia Department of Education plans to highlight the “great work of Gordon County” on Georgia’s State Systemic Improvement Interactive Map.
Next week leaders from all across Georgia will meet in Jasper to start this year’s House of Representatives Rural Development Council. The council was reauthorized by House Resolution 214 during the 2019 legislative session, and Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, and Rep. Sam Watson, R-Moultrie, …
The Calhoun City Council approved tentative dates for the Calhoun High School and Gordon Central High School homecoming dates, pending approval from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).
People have asked him what he wants to do now that he is retiring from Santek Waste Services. Each time, it makes 98-year-old Theodore “Dude” Bailey laugh.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) has named Selena Magnusson of Chickamauga the new vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success and Melissa (Lisa) Shaw of Chatsworth the new vice president of Adult Education.
At least one student at one of the Gordon County high schools was taken by ambulance to a local hospital while experiencing an illness after using a vaping device, Director of Student Services Mike Evelti told members of the Gordon County School Board during their monthly meeting Monday.
North Georgia Staffing will sponsor the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Booster Lunch on Friday, Aug. 23 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Calhoun campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler will be the keynote speaker.
With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood shortage.
Gordon County Emergency Management Director Courtney Taylor said Monday afternoon that area residences should take precautions if they intend to be outside at heat indexes over the next few days are expected to reach triple digits.
Qualifying for the Calhoun Board of Education begins next Monday, but one current school board member has already announced his plans to retire, while another has said he’ll seek reelection.
When Rock Bridge Community Church first opened a campus in Calhoun in 2007, the congregation met at the old Piggly Wiggly building on Peters Street, known affectionately as the “Old Pig.” Now, the church will meet in its brand new community center at 905 Curtis Parkway.
When 5-year-old Lillie Mae Farmer had the chance to meet her hero Cinderella at Disney World back in June, she said the princess told her to “dream big.”
“We are law enforcement off the pavement,” Game Warden Cpl. Shawn Elmore told the Calhoun Rotary Club at its meeting on Thursday. “Am I going to pull you over if I see you speeding and going 90 down the road? Probably, yeah, I’m going to stop you and make you a little late to where you’re tr…
Rita Hawkins went to AdventHealth Gordon for an ultrasound on a Tuesday and the medical professionals there discovered a mass on her kidney. By Friday she had gone through her pre-operation process, had the surgery on Monday and was back home and healthy once again by the following Tuesday.
Veterans looking for assistance were introduced to an abundance of community support and regional resources at the Veterans Resource Fair at the Extension Office on Wednesday.
Bill Witherspoon, geologist and co-author of "Roadside Geology of Georgia," will present a slide show illustrating three examples of how Georgia’s history connects to its geology on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m., for the Gordon County Historical Society at the Calhoun Depot, 109 S. King St.…
Both local superintendents pointed out strong gains by their students on the recently released Georgia Milestones test scores for the 2018-2019 school year, and both school chiefs said the data will be used as they continue to focus on growth in student achievement.
Both to ensure compliance with old regulations and to add clarity about how new technologies will be used ahead of the first day of classes, Calhoun City Schools have updated policies related to dress code and the use of school-provided Chromebooks. New bell and final exam schedules will als…
Leigh Brock-Barba, the executive director for the Red Cross in Northwest Georgia, was introduced to the Calhoun Rotary Club last week by Program Chair Jim Rosencrance. She took the position on June 3. Accompanying her were Julie Maloney, Disaster Program manager and Add Layson, chairman of t…
On Monday, Will Harrison, project manager with Mannington Mills, and Adrian Lyles, owner of Lyles Wealth Management, represented the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce as leaders of the Young Professionals Committee and presented Stacy Long, executive director of the Voluntary Action Center (…
AdventHealth Gordon recently donated nearly 850 backpacks filled with school supplies to the Gordon County Schools and Calhoun City Schools systems.
For more than a decade the foundation for OMNOVA Solutions has provided support to Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Gordon County campus.
More than 16 million prescription pain pills were supplied in Gordon County during the seven years from 2006 to 2012, according to evidence in a class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors playing out in an Ohio federal district court.
AdventHealth Gordon is hosting a Living Well class featuring Julia Danforth, MD, on Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at AdventHealth Medical Group Family Medicine at Adairsville Health Park, located at 21 Commerce Parkway (next to the Food Lion shopping center).
Calhoun Rotary Club President BJ Robinson, who took over from outgoing club president Laura Braddy at the end of June, has big plans for the club. Some of them, like expanding membership and continuing the REACH Scholarship program, are short-term. Some of those goals, like the potential of …