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Calhoun man leads police on car, foot chase

A Calhoun man was jailed Tuesday following car and foot chases, Calhoun Police Department Chief Garry Moss said in a press release.

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Friday 08/29/2014
Free digital textbooks available through the Georgia Department of Education
Posted: August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 -- As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, teachers, school leaders, parents and students should be aware that they can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education’s website.

Past Times coming in Sunday edition; still time to subscribe to receive a copy in home delivery
Posted: August 29, 2014

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s slog through Georgia.

16-year-old killed in Gordon County shooting
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 11:42 am

Gordon County authorities are investigating a shooting that killed a 16-year-old early Friday morning.

Murray County wreck kills 4, including man who was mowing his yard
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 11:13 am

Four people were killed Thursday in a one-vehicle crash in Murray County, including a man who was mowing a lawn, according to Georgia State Patrol officials.

Thursday 08/28/2014
3 regional companies create Education Exchange to interconnect students in 30 counties
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 1:36 pm

NGN, Parker FiberNet, and ETC Communications launched a partnership today to create the Education Exchange, a fiber optic network to connect schools across North Georgia.

Georgia School for the Deaf Earns SACS CASI Accreditation
Posted: August 28, 2014

Principal Leslie Jackson announced today that the Georgia School for the Deaf earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.

United Way's Unity Run XXI set for Sept. 30
Posted: August 28, 2014

The United Way of Gordon County has set Unity Run XXI for Tuesday, Sept. 30, with the 1K Kids Run beginning at 5 p.m. and the 5K Run/Walk beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday 08/27/2014
Biddy Boutique brings popular brands, high style downtown
Posted: August 27, 2014

While working out at Firehouse Gym one day, Jasmine Hyde told her friend, Angie Brown, that the popular downtown business Biddy Boutique was for sale.

Homicide victim's mother raises money in honor of son
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 4:36 pm

As the foursome charged in connection with the death of a Calhoun man prepare for a court appearance, the mother of the alleged victim is raising money in her son’s honor.

What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 10:33 am

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Monday 08/25/2014
Authorities seek information in Scottsville burglary
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 10:24 am

Gordon County Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for the man caught on camera burglarizing a local business, Sheriff Mitch Ralston said in a press release.

Repairs, deep patching on Ga. 53 in Gordon County
Posted: August 25, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation’s maintenance crews will begin Monday work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on a Gordon County highway.

AAA: Labor Day gas prices expected to reach 4-year low
Posted: August 25, 2014

Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likely see the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2010. Oil and gasoline prices slipped again in the past week and that decline is likely to continue into the holiday weekend.

Sunday 08/24/2014
Grant to fund remodel, additions to George Chambers Resource Center
Posted: August 24, 2014

Gordon County is one of 82 Georgia communities to receive a total of $39.7 million in grant funding.

Saturday 08/23/2014
Calhoun Chick-fil-A set for remodel
Posted: August 23, 2014

The Chick-fil-A restaurant in Calhoun is set to close Sept. 6 for a month of remodeling.

Friday 08/22/2014
4 contractors qualify to build parking deck
Posted: August 22, 2014

At the Tuesday meeting of Gordon County Board of Commissioners, County Administrator John King announced four general contractor firms have qualified to bid on Gordon County’s new parking deck project.

Grand jury brings charges in drugged driving case
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 10:13 am

The grand jury has brought formal charges against a woman accused of seriously injuring a child as a result of driving under the influence of drugs.

Thursday 08/21/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: August 21, 2014

Thursday, Aug. 21

Wednesday 08/20/2014
Showers, thunderstorms likely
Posted: August 20, 2014

Showers and thunderstorms are likely Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service forecast. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Fairmount police arrest man with $70,000 in counterfeit DVDs
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 6:17 am

The Fairmount Police Department nabbed a man they say was distributing counterfeit DVDs from Tennessee to Florida.

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