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Caroline Stephens from Tolbert Elementary School was named Gordon County Schools’ District Teacher of the Year during the Teacher of the Year Banquet held on April 20.

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Gordon EMS, along with the Calhoun Fire Department and Calhoun Police Department, participated in the prom crash re-enactment for the seniors of Calhoun High School, Sonoraville High School, and Gordon Central High School on Thursday, April 20. As these students head into p…

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Cahoun City Schools is proud to announce that Joseph Taylor has been selected to attend the 2017 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program to be held this summer at Berry College. Joseph was selected from nearly 3000 high achieving students from throughout Georgia to attend the prestigious program. …

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Gordon Hospital held a dedication ceremony for the CREATION Health Wellness Walk on Tuesday, March 28. Guests in attendance included employees of Gordon Hospital, members of the foundation board, Jeremy Collis of Northwest Georgia Paving, and the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce.

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Classical Conversations supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families. We believe there are three keys to a great education: Classical, Christian and Community.

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Congratulations to Ashworth Middle School eighth grader, Wyatt York, who recently clinched the state championship in Bull Riding as well as Bareback Riding for the Georgia Junior High Rodeo Association. Wyatt has been involved with rodeo for the past four years. He is coached by his uncle an…

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Calhoun, GA: Lisa Crowder, RN, nurse manager for the Gordon County Health Department and acting nurse manager for the Catoosa County Health Department, was recognized at the Georgia Public Health Association’s 88th Annual Meeting & Conference held April 11-12, in Atlanta. Crowder receive…

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…

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This will not be a glamorous article, but one that is important for the spring and summer season. This is a great time for outdoor activities. There has been a lot of sunshine and the temperatures for the most part have been mild. You may be planning several cookouts, hiking or camping trips…

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For the second year in a row, a Calhoun Elementary School team clinched the Odyssey of the Mind state championship in Columbus, Georgia on April 1 and will be heading to the World Finals competition.

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Tony Rios, a junior at Gordon Central High School and a member of the National Honor Society, has been accepted into the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America summer program hosted on the campus of Princeton University. LEDA is a national, nonprofit program dedicated to developing the …

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Calhoun-Gordon County Library, located at 100 North Park Avenue in downtown Calhoun, will hold a STEM project on Recycling on Monday, April 24 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. for Teens & Adults and Tuesday, April 25 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. for elementary school age children in third - fifth grade.

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Gordon County Administrator John King, who has served in the position since February 2014, turned in his resignation during an executive session of the Gordon County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night.

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On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2 p.m., an observance will be held of Confederate Memorial Day at the Resaca Confederate Cemetery, Resaca, Ga. The Resaca Cemetery is approximately seven miles north of Calhoun, Ga. on Highway 41 N, turn right on Confederate Cemetery Road.

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Cartersville – May Market at Rose Lawn, Bartow County’s spring festival, returns May 6-7, 2017. The annual event hosted by Bartow County Government on the grounds of historic Rose Lawn Museum in Cartersville offers free admission for guests to enjoy the best in arts and crafts and performing arts.

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Calhoun Animal Control Pals for Paws, Inc. is partnering with Adairsville Animal Hospital to host the 4th annual Open Thrift Shop and Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Services offered are Rabies Vaccines, DA2PPv Boosters (5 in 1) and Bordetella (k9 kennel cough…

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Harris Arts Center in downtown Calhoun will soon be invaded by “Birds and Snakes and Aeroplanes” in a vibrant and engaging display of regional and local folk art. According to the exhibit’s curator Will Linn, the title, drawn from lyrics of the REM song “It’s the End of the World As We Know …

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer. In observance of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Gordon Hospital, in partnership with the Skin Cancer and Cosmetic Dermatology Center, will offer free skin cancer screening…

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…

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The Gordon County Commissioners wish to express their gratitude to our animal rescues, friends, family and neighbors that came out to help during the fire that destroyed the animal shelter last week. We also want to thank Mayor Palmer and the Calhoun Animal Control Staff for providing space …

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As soon as the door sweeps open to the Baxter Dean Studio and you feel the energy, you know you’re in a good place. There’s not much better than walking into a room filled with laughter, except walking into a room filled with beautiful young people laughing because it’s spring and they’re ab…

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 CALHOUN, Ga. – A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew begins today its work on repairing the deteriorating edges of pavement on State Route (SR) 3 and SR 136 in Gordon County. Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.

The following jurors need to report for Criminal Trial Jury on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 9 a.m. in the Main Courtroom of the Gordon County Courthouse.

One childhood memory I have is the days of putting up corn on the family farm. One benefit of having a family that either lives close or on the family farm is that you can have extra hands on work days. When the corn in the family garden was ready it was all hands on deck. My Granny would ha…

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Breana Manning was recently named the Gordon County winner of the Georgia Farm Bureau Federation’s Middle School Essay Contest. A seventh grader at Red Bud Middle School, Manning received a certificate and a $100 cash prize for being the top essay winner in the county. Students were asked to…

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…

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