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Nearly 300 graduating seniors at Calhoun High School will be exposed to education and career options local to the Northwest Georgia region as part of Senior Career Day on Friday, Jan. 17. Currently, the high school and event co-sponsor Junior Achievement of Georgia are looking for volunteers…

Winter is here and there is no shortage of holiday fun to be found, whether you head over to the Harris Arts Center to take part in the annual Festival of Trees, spend an afternoon with Santa, donate time spreading cheer to local seniors, or take a ride to see the festive lights in nearby ne…

Members of the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Committee and their families gathered at the Voluntary Action Center on Saturday morning to assist in the delivery of 100 meal and gift boxes to senior citizens in need in the Calhoun-Gordon County area.

ATLANTA – Georgia tax collections fell in November for the second consecutive month, another sign that state tax revenues are failing to keep pace with projections.

Before Thanksgiving break, sixth-grade students at Red Bud Middle School completed a "Snack Tectonics" lab in science class. Students used graham crackers, fruit rollups and frosting to demonstrate the different types of Earth's tectonic plate boundaries and their motions.  Afterward, studen…

Winter is here and there is no shortage of holiday fun to be found, whether you head over to the Harris Arts Center to take part in the annual Festival of Trees, spend an afternoon with Santa, donate time spreading cheer to local seniors, or take a ride to see the festive lights in nearby ne…

The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court on Monday, Dec. 2. This process formally charges the individual, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The Voluntary Action Center will provide warm meals and gifts to thousands of families, children and seniors in Gordon County this Christmas as part of its annual assistance program. Executive Director Stacy Long said the program has been in existence about 30 years and has helped make the h…

Downtown Calhoun’s GEM Theatre will play host to performances from the band Brother, White Water Junction, Faye Bentley and Jule Medders on Saturday, Dec. 21, as part of its seventh annual Dana Patterson Memorial Christmas Concert. The annual concert, set to begin at 7 p.m., first started se…

The Calhoun Police Department is calling off the search for a man reportedly sighted on the railroad tracks as a train was passing under the U.S. 41 bridge just north of the Circle K earlier today. A train conductor reported that he may have struck someone on the tracks, prompting the respon…

AdventHealth Gordon hosted an active shooter drill on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to approximately 1 p.m. Due to the increase in violence in health care settings, crisis safety drills are necessary for learning how to best handle emergency situations outside of classroom training sessions, officia…

Mitch Frix, MD; D.J. Goss, DO; and Justin Hare, DO; will speak on osteoarthritis and total joint replacement as well as post-operative pain management and spinal pain for a free Hamilton Medical Center (HMC) Joint Moves event on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The presentation will be held at 6 p.m. at th…

Gordon County Farm Bureau Insurance and Atlanta-based nonprofit Mia’s World, Ministries in Action, are partnering this Christmas to host their third annual food and toy drive for families in need in Gordon County. The drive is set for Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Farm Burea…