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A flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in Chattooga County has tested positive for H7, presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI).  This is the first confirmation of avian influenza in domestic poultry in Georgia.  Avian influenza does not pose a risk t…

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“In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the …

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The Calhoun-Gordon Library is pleased to offer Coding for Teens on Saturdays in the month of April. Students from 12 to 18 are invited to learn basic programming concepts and strengthen their logical thinking skills using a combination of Khan Academy lessons and IRL exercises. The classes w…

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In ceremonies this spring, representatives from Shaw Plants D4 and D8 in Calhoun presented two local organizations - The Harris Radiation Therapy Center (HRC) and Coulter Hampton Foundation - with two checks for a combined total of more than $5,000. The donations were raised from the sale of…

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Gordon County Sheriff's deputies, along with other emergency personnel, responded last night to a report of a "serious, off-road motorcycle" accident involving a juvenile.

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The Calhoun High School Literary Team earned state AAA runner-up honors this past weekend at the state meet in Warner Robins. Lauryn Falkenstein took first place in International Extemporaneous Speaking, earning her second consecutive state championship. Both Kade Wright and Aubrey Marbutt e…

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CALHOUN, Ga. -- The residents at Morning Pointe of Calhoun tried their luck at making colorful crosses in honor of St. Patrick’s Day with Anna Grace Jackson from Homestead Hospice. As part of the life enrichment program, the assisted living and memory care community never misses an opportuni…

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CALHOUN, Ga. -- Calhoun Mayor Jim Palmer presented an official proclamation to Morning Pointe of Calhoun recently, which was read by Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, to commemorate Morning Pointe Senior Living’s 20th anniversary serving seniors across the Southeast.

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Mohawk Presents Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars GETS SCHOOLED is gearing up for its sixth season as GEM Theatre and United Way of Gordon County administrators--the target beneficiaries--prepare to present a dramatic reinvention of Calhoun’s single most popular and successful fundraiser. Thi…

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CARTERSVILLE - People pass the yellow and black Safe Place signs all the time, some never knowing their significance. The signs indicate that the staff at that facility are trained and ready to help a young person in crisis. March 19-25 marks a week of awareness for the National Safe Place N…

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Gordon Hospital has supported the Adairsville community for the past 10 years and is now further expanding its services in the community. Due to the growing demand for additional healthcare services in Adairsville, Gordon Hospital broke ground on a new medical office buildi…

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After initially responding to a call of a child hit by a vehicle, responders with the Georgia State Patrol showed up to the scene on Friday, March 17 of a two-vehicle accident involving the ejection of a 9-year-old girl.

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WASHINGTON – King’s Command Foods, LLC., a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 63,252 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

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Rome, GA– Calling all Cubs, Webelos, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Explorers, and their siblings ages three and up! Come out to Camp Sidney Dew April 28 - 30 for the biggest and best Scouting event in Northwest Georgia. The Dew Dog Challenge is the one event to bring together the entire Scouting fa…

Shoeboxes Collection for Local Homeless Children, Men & Women: Drop off at GB&T (135 WC Bryant Parkway or 940 N. Wall Street) Grab a shoebox, decorate it if you wish, then fill with toiletries. The boxes will be distributed at the VAC Community Kitchen. Questions: Nancy Parker - 706-…

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During its March 13 meeting, the Gordon County Board of Education approved the new principals for 2017-18 school year at both Sonoraville and Fairmount Elementary Schools. These new hires come following the announcement of retirement, at the end of the current school year, of both Kimm Smith…

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On Tuesday, Feb. 28, eight Cub Scouts from Pack 22 in Calhoun each received the Arrow of Light award which is Cub Scouting’s highest award. The Arrow of Light badge is the only Cub Scout award allowed to be worn on a Boy Scout uniform. Recipients are required to be Webelos Scouts ready to jo…

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(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Gordon Hospital, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2017 list of “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” The list features both healthcare provider organizations and other healthcare-specific companies.

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