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Teens arrested for vehicle break-ins by Polk County police

Two teenage boys are facing charges related to dozens of vehicle break-ins in Polk County and will likely face similar charges from surrounding areas, according to Polk County Police Department (PCPD) officials.

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Monday 09/15/2014
Economic impact of the film and television industry hits $5.1 billion, Governor says
Posted: September 15, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready. The state’s Camera Ready Community Program is the first of its kind in the nation, making Georgia the leader in offering a community-based production assistance program.

Average gas price fell slightly last week - state average $3.32
Posted: September 15, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 2.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.32/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.39/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

AAA: 3 out of 4 carseats installed incorrectly - straps too loose or too low
Posted: September 15, 2014

As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, AAA – The Auto Club Group joins organizations nationwide to encourage parents and caregivers to make sure their children are riding in a safe seat.

Sunday 09/14/2014
Gordon selected as Early Education Empowerment Zone
Posted: September 14, 2014

Gordon County, in partnership with Whitfield, Catoosa, Gilmer and Murray counties, was selected Wednesday as one of Georgia’s four Early Education Empowerment Zones and will participate in a community commitment ceremony at 3 p.m., Oct. 3.

Saturday 09/13/2014
Job fair set for Wednesday at Voluntary Action Center
Posted: September 13, 2014

Goodwill of North Georgia is partnering with the Voluntary Action Center in Calhoun to host an employment and community resource fair. The event will bring together area employers seeking to fill open positions.

Gordon County BOE gets update on JROTC obstacle course at meeting
Posted: September 13, 2014

The Gordon County Board of Education held its monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 8, and was given updates on Gordon Central High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit and a trip for professional learning.

Public input meeting set Tuesday for new park in Calhoun
Posted: September 13, 2014

The city of Calhoun is set for a meeting to gather public input on its master plan for development of a park on 58 acres of land on McDaniel Station Road.

Friday 09/12/2014
Gordon County K9 team sniffs out 40 pounds of marijuana
Updated: September 12, 2014 - 10:57 am

A Gordon County Sheriff’s Office deputy and his K9 partner found an suspected 40 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop.

Calhoun teen arrested for underage drinking at football game
Updated: September 12, 2014 - 8:57 am

A Calhoun High School assistant principal notified Calhoun police and student at the Friday football game was drinking.

Police: Calhoun man disobeyed officer by crossing street
Updated: September 12, 2014 - 8:57 am

Calhoun police arrested a teen Monday after he allegedly disobeyed an officer by crossing a street.

365 on Piedmont offers unique gifts, decor in downtown Calhoun
Posted: September 12, 2014

There is something for everyone at 365 on Piedmont. Opening in May of 2013, 365 has become a popular home decor store in the downtown Calhoun area.

Thursday 09/11/2014
Tickets for Kris Allen concert in Calhoun still available
Updated: September 11, 2014 - 12:36 pm

Tickets are still available for the Kris Allen concert in Calhoun.

Northwest Georgia Regional Fair starts Friday
Posted: September 11, 2014

The Northwest Georgia Regional Fair starts Friday, Sept. 12, and continues through Saturday, Sept. 20. The 42nd-annual event produced by a local nonprofit and its volunteers takes place at the fairgrounds on Ga. Highway 53 or Rome Road in Calhoun.

Wednesday 09/10/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: September 10, 2014

Regional Art Show at Harris Arts Center

Tuesday 09/09/2014
Alleged shoplifter leads Calhoun police on chase
Updated: September 09, 2014 - 2:33 pm

A Calhoun man is facing felony charges following a Saturday night incident at Walmart, 450 W. Belmont Drive in Calhoun.

Woman faces felony charges in Walmart parking lot crash
Updated: September 09, 2014 - 4:18 pm

A Calhoun resident is facing felony charges following a crash in the Walmart parking lot that seriously injured a woman who was putting groceries in her trunk.

Sunday 09/07/2014
Meet and greet set for Calhoun native, artist
Posted: September 07, 2014

Ansley K. Sproull “Works on Paper: 2004-2014” featuring glass artist, Algar Dole, is currently on exhibit in the galleries at the Harris Arts Center through Sept. 26. The public is cordially invited to a free, drop-in reception to meet and greet the artists on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday 09/06/2014
Benefit tonight for boys' alert dogs
Posted: September 06, 2014

A benefit will be held tonight at the Old Oostanaula School to raise funds for Cameron and Connor Huff, a local set of twins who both suffer from Type 1 Diabetes.

Friday 09/05/2014
Fairmount set for Streetscape, sewer changes
Updated: September 05, 2014 - 1:54 pm

A federal grant will fund the upcoming replacement of sidewalks and the installation of a bicycle lane in the city of Fairmount.

Thursday 09/04/2014
Salon provides ‘fringe benefits’ for downtown Calhoun
Posted: September 04, 2014

For Yolanda Fuller, Fringe Salon in downtown Calhoun was part of her 10-year plan.

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