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Andrew Tierce got the green light for development of his Coosa Valley Brewing Company microbrewery from the Calhoun Council Monday night.  The council approved an ordinance that allows for the development of microbreweries within the downtown area of Calhoun without any opposition during a p…

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Gordon County ranked number one across the 15-county Northwest Georgia region with an average weekly wage of $879 during the first three months this year. That's the good news, unfortunately it was actually a decrease of 4.1 percent from the same period the year before when the average weekl…

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The Georgia Army National Guard 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which has a unit in Calhoun and others across the state, will be deploying to Afghanistan in November.  Major Will Parker said the deployment is slated to last about nine months.

Keith Rauch, Managing Partner of the LongHorn Steakhouse in Calhoun, Georgia, recently accepted the company’s “Team Excellence” award on behalf of his restaurant team. The Calhoun LongHorn Steakhouse is one of six restaurants selected from the more than 500 LongHorn Steakhouse locations to r…

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Well over a thousand people from all across Northwest Georgia packed James H. "Sloppy" Floyd State Park in Summerville for the annual Outdoor Adventure Day Saturday.  The Department of Natural Resources puts on the event to give families a chance to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities from…

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On Monday, September 17, Sheriff’s detectives received a report of a rape which had occurred the previous day. The victim is a minor. the event is reported to have happened at a private residence. Detectives initiated an investigation which led to the arrest of Jose Manuel Hernandez, age 22,…

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On Sunday, September 16, 2018, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Georgia State Patrol and the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation.Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 12:09…

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On Tuesday, September 18 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Gordon County 4-H will be hosting an Open House with its theme for the year “Around the World with 4-H.” The event is open to any K-12th grade youth and their parents.  Students will complete their enrollment card as a “passport application” and …

For their most recent Family Night, the residents of Morning Pointe of Calhoun invited their friends and family members to join them on a tropical vacation in the South Seas—no airline ticket or sunscreen required! The senior living community played host to a large crowd for a Hawaiian luau …

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Weekend in the Classic City, hosted by Georgia Collegiate 4-H Club, provides youth in grades 9-12 the opportunity to learn more about higher education and life as a college student. The event, held October 19-21 on the University of Georgia’s campus, offers youth the chance to explore:

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This past weekend, on September 8, eight teams and two individuals shot in the annual Gordon County 4-H Modified Trap Shotgun Tournament. The tournament had been rescheduled from its usual May date due to weather. On the 4-H shotgun team, only youth in 7th-12th grade can participate, but par…

More than 750 regional high school students and members of the community had a chance to speak with representatives of Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) industrial programs, employers, and former GNTC students about the benefits of learning a skilled trade during Industrial Car…

Gary Lemmons and Netha Dunlap of the Calhoun-Gordon County Retired Educators Association, Mickey Wendell (state president of Georgia Retired Educators Association), Kathy Russell and Debbie Lemmons, also of CGCREA, recently attended the Area GREA meeting in Ringgold. The GREA president share…

CALHOUN, GA —Whether it’s the first day of first grade or the last day of senior year, attendance matters. September is Attendance Awareness Month—a month dedicated to showing how attendance is essential to school success—and the annual Perfect Attendance Day competition among Gordon County …

(Calhoun, Ga.) — The American Cancer Society states that other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men. The estimates for prostate cancer in the United States in 2018 are about 164.690 new cases and about 29,430 deaths.

Gordon County Saddle Club members are gearing up to host their annual Saddle Up for St. Jude trail ride event on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at Dry Creek Trails in Armuchee to help support the children at St. Jude’s Hospital.

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 a…

Clerk of Superior Court Grant Walraven and his staff wore red and stood for a photo outside the Gordon County Courthouse on the 17th anniversary of 9/11 on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Pictured are, front row (left-right): Vicky Pickett, Terri Bowen. Second row: Cortney Penny, Kathy Sheriff, Tar…

When September annually arrives, I shift focus. Personally, it is football season so going to UGA games and keeping up with the high school teams is important. My daughters have always been in the middle of high school softball season and basketball season is just around the corner. It is al…

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And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” ~Acts 2:38

A new fun event is scheduled for Calhoun and the surrounding area. The Healing Hands Clinic will be hosting a huge Calhoun Community Yard Sale and Chili Festival in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot on Red Bud Road on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. This is a rain or shine event.

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 a…

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the creation of the Georgia Anti-Gang Network. The platform will bring together local, state and federal partners to increase communication and information sharing, creating a more strategic response to gang activity in the state.

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 f…

Rome, GA: Northwest Georgians of all ages require timely vaccinations to protect their health. “Vaccinations are our best defense against vaccine-preventable diseases,” said Janet Eberhart, immunizations coordinator for the ten-county public health district. “This National Immunization Aware…

Amanda Ruddell of North Georgia National Bank visited Sonoraville Elementary School to donate $500 for purchasing resources for the school’s planned sensory room. Presented to principal Amy Beason and assistant principal Brian Hall, the check represents a generous donation from the community…