Calhoun Police Department officers arrested five different individuals between Friday and Saturday on methamphetamine and other drug charges stemming from three unrelated incidents.
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…
Prior to the monthly meeting of Calhoun Gordon County Retired Educators Association, Calhoun Mayor Jimmy Palmer and Gordon County Commissioner L.M. "Bud" Owens joined together to proclaim Nov. 3 as Retired Educators Day in Calhoun and Gordon County.
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 …
Morning Pointe of Calhoun resident Sue Moyer showed off her latest masterpiece during the assisted living and Alzheimer’s memory care community’s regular craft hour recently.
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.”
With the drought index at critical levels and the treat of fire of the rise, Georgia’s Forestry Commission and the U.S. Forest Service have put together a team of six wildfire safety experts to educate the public about fire prevention and safety.
The Gordon County Republicans honored former Calhoun mayor and Georgia House of Representatives member John Meadows, who served on behalf of the 5th District before his death in 2018, at their meeting on Thursday evening.
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…
Gordon County Saddle Club held their annual Saddle Up for St. Jude charity event at Dry Creek Trails on Saturday, September 28th 2019.
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.
A Dalton man was arrested Monday after police say he stole a truck, abandoned it after the owner gave chase, and then hid in another truck, only to be found with a backup full of drugs, jewelry, money and tools commonly used for break-ins, police say.
Two men, one from Calhoun and another from Chattanooga, were arrested by the Calhoun Police Department after a glass smoking device with suspected cocaine was found during a traffic stop, according to reports.
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…
The Calhoun Rotary Golf Tournament is planned for Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Fields Ferry Golf Course, and organizer Jim Rosencrance said there is still room for a few more teams.
The scream of chainsaws and the occasional shout of warning as a tree was felled could be heard from multiple locations around Reynolds Farm this weekend as members of Team Rubicon were in town to train.
With the autumn season upon us, one of Northwest Georgia’s local gems, New Echota-Cherokee Capital State Historic Site in Calhoun will present its annual Native American Heritage Day on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce’s next “Have a Cup of Joe” is set for Wednesday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the chamber conference room with North Georgia E.M.C. on board as the event sponsor.
The first north Georgia bear hunt where dogs were allowed to track bears turned out to be a successful venture but it is still to early to know what kind of impact it will have on the total bear harvest this year.
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.
Owner Sabrina Holsomback officially opened her salon The Blonde on Mane, located at 350 S. Wall St., Saturday morning with door prizes and refreshments.
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…
Gordon County Schools, Calhoun City Schools and Georgia-Cumberland Academy are coming together on Saturday, Oct. 19, to host the county’s first-ever Partnership for a Healthier Community carnival in an effort to raise awareness of substance abuse, depression and mental health. Admission to t…
A few dozen voters turned up for the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce’s Candidates Forum on Thursday evening at the Depot in downtown Calhoun, an event that saw eight of the 20 individuals listed on the Nov. 5 ballot speak.
Members of the Calhoun Woman’s Club heard from the four candidates running for spots on the Calhoun City Council and the Calhoun Board of Education on Thursday during the monthly meeting.
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.
A Florida woman turned herself in at the Calhoun Police Department on Tuesday afternoon on a CPD warrant for shoplifting in 2013, however, police discovered she also had Gordon County Sheriff's Office warrants from that year for trafficking, manufacturing, possession and possession with inte…
The Gordon County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the rumor of an alleged threat at Gordon Central High School, according to Chief Deputy Robert Paris.
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday evening to extended a burn ban in the county based on a request from county fire officials.
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…
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce announced that it has extended the nomination and application window for the next Leadership Calhoun/Gordon class until Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The importance of getting an annual mammogram is one of the key messages of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For some women, genetic testing can also play a big role in detecting breast cancer and saving lives.