In accordance with the University System of Georgia’s new policy regarding the use of tobacco products on its campuses, Georgia Highlands College broadened its existing prohibitive policy. The new Tobacco and Smoke Free Campus Policy begins Oct. 1.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. This year, Gordon County Domestic Violence Outreach will host the third-annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Friday, Oct. 3, at the ReMax Allied office located at 301 S. Wall St. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the walk will be held at 12 p.m.
A preliminary hearing for four people accused of wrongdoing in the death of a Calhoun man is set for Oct. 10 at 9 a.m.
A Murray County Schools student Thursday evening was airlifted from a football game at Red Bud Middle School.
Following a month long investigation, Gordon County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two women and issued warrants for a third person in a “major methamphetamine conspiracy, trafficking operation in eastern Gordon County,” Sheriff Mitch Ralston said in a press release.
The Calhoun Police Department and Chief Garry Moss are set to present a public service course and training, Firearms Familiarization and Safety, according to a press release.
Cotton and Twine Boutique, located in the Downtown Business District on North Wall Street, is experiencing rapid growth at its Calhoun location.
Activities for National Public Lands Day are scheduled for Saturday September 27, 2014 at Little River Canyon National Preserve. Beginning at 9 a.m., staff at the Little River Canyon Center will meet volunteers to make work assignments to pick up litter.
Residents living in northwest Georgia have a new opportunity to pursue post-secondary learning. GHC and Kennesaw State University partnered to offer the 2+2 program, which enables students to complete two years and an associates degree with GHC followed by two years at KSU earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting, at GHC’s Paulding campus.
Georgia will seek flexibility from its Elementary and Secondary Education waiver in order to delay, for one year, the high-stakes consequences related to the use of student growth measures in new teacher and leader evaluation systems, Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced today.
Calhoun resident Doris Blaylock beat her personal best ribbon count of 97 from last year at the Northwest Georgia Regional Fair this year by bringing in 108 first- and second-place ribbons, including the coveted Best in Show.
The city of Calhoun took a step Monday night toward attracting industry and jobs.
For the second consecutive year, Georgia Northwestern Technical College has the largest number of dual enrollment students out of all of the technical colleges in the state of Georgia according to the 2014 End of Year Enrollment Report issued by the Technical College System of Georgia.
It’s that time of year when tens of thousands of Georgians flock to the North Georgia Mountains to watch the changing of the colors. The big questions they ask is when will the leaves change?
Now - Oct. 24
Motorists continue to enjoy a discount at the pump, as gas prices fall to their lowest point since February. Nationally, the price of gas fell 6 cents in the past week, marking a seven week decline in gasoline prices.
Business has picked up throughout the summer for local sporting goods store Pokey’s, located on King Street in Calhoun.
About 10 people attended a meeting the city of Calhoun held Tuesday night to gather public input on the development of a park on 58 acres of land on McDaniel Station Road.
The Healing Hands Clinic of Gordon County has recently moved from 216 Newtown Road to 440 Red Bud Road. The clinic is now conveniently located in the Sequoyah Shopping Center to better serve the community.
A car seat that had been moved and a piece of straw on a man’s pants led to the arrests of a Dalton man and woman accused of burglary.
Gov. Nathan Deal spoke to members of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission on Thursday, Sept. 18, to address the commission on ways the state has improved since he took governorship.