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Just over two weeks ago, a new prepared meal service opened its doors on downtown Calhoun's West Line Street. Ideal Meals' new location marks the first physical expansion of a business that began in Rome three years ago and has since won three consecutive Rome News-Tribune "Best of" awards f…

Denny Desimone has been named AdventHealth Gordon’s latest SonShine Award recipient. This award was established by AdventHealth Gordon in 2017 to honor the hard work and dedication of its employees. Quarterly awards provide opportunities for employees, patients and visitors to recognize and …

Every era of American history has had its own music, its own legendary songs that reveal so much about the uniqueness of their time. The Revolutionary War period had its “Yankee Doodle,” while the War of 1812 is remembered by the “The Star Spangled Banner.”

Early voting begins Monday for the City of Calhoun, Town of Resaca, City of Fairmount and City of Plainville Municipal General Elections.

The Calhoun Rotary Club recently welcomed guests representing Gordon County Schools, including guest speaker and fellow Rotarian Kimberly Fraker, superintendent, Charles Walraven, chairman of the Gordon County Board of Education, and Amy Parker, director of communications and CEO of the Coll…

The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassador Committee will be hosting its annual Cookout on the Corner on Friday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is free to chamber members and their guests and is hosted each year as a way of thanking members for their participation.

Musicians David Bell, Charlsey Etheridge, Jeremy Guider and Philip Hare are ready to rock the Acoustic Cafe stage on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. Inspired by Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe, the showcase gives local singers and songwriters to show off their skills in a relaxed and welcoming setting.

Nyala Edwards and Elizabeth Howard, the branch manager and assistant branch manager, respectively, of the Calhoun-Gordon County Library, said recently that the on-going renovations, robust program offerings, and a calendar full of activities for people of all ages are just part of their effo…

Business and community leaders were given the chance to mingle and share a cup of coffee on Wednesday as part of the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce’s second-ever ‘Have a Cup of Joe’ event.

Volunteers are invited to pull on their oldest, most mud-friendly shoes and grab a garbage bag this Saturday, Oct. 12, as part of Calhoun’s fall Rivers Alive clean-up. The day will kick off at 9 a.m. at the Calhoun City Recreation Department’s Ratner Pavillion, located at 601 S. River St., a…

The Gordon County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) hosted a Regional Visitors Information Centers (RVIC) Meeting in Calhoun recently. The event was coordinated by CVB Director Sarah Ostuw and Ontaria Finch, manager of the Georgia Visitor Information Center in Ringgold, one of Georgia’s 1…

Mohawk Industries’ United Way campaign is underway, and nearly to 50 Mohawk Flooring associates went on United Way Impact Tours recently to see their United Way dollars in action.

A Sunday afternoon crash on West Line Street resulted in drunk driving charges for an Alabama woman after a breath test indicated she had a blood alcohol level of .158, nearly double the legal limit of .08.

Feather boas, glitter, patent leather, kitten heels, stilettos and even a few Avengers could be spotted in downtown Calhoun’s BB&T Park on Friday as dozens of community members prepared to strut down Wall Street to raise awareness of domestic violence as part of the annual Walk a Mile in…

The Calhoun Fire Department wants to congratulate Lt. Clay Brown with 32 years of service and Lt. Mark Dooley with 30 years of service on their retirements from the Calhoun Fire Department during this month of October.

Ruthann Newport and Amber Jones were arrested on Thursday for possession of meth after Calhoun Police Department Officer Jason Phillips pulled them over for a suspended tag violation and found bags containing a “crystal substance” believed to be methamphetamine, as well as a glass smoking de…

The third annual Future Fest career expo returned to Georgia Northwestern Technical College on Thursday, introducing more than 800 Calhoun City and Gordon County eighth graders to a variety of career opportunities available to them in Gordon County and Northwest Georgia.

Atlanta Gas Light presented the United Way of Gordon County with a $1,000 check recently. Pictured are, from left, Tim O’Dea, operations supervisor of the Rome Service Center; Jennifer Latour, executive director of the United Way of Gordon County; Bekah Kirby, director of Community Relations…