The Voluntary Action Center distributed Tuesday the clothing, food and toys it has collected to be donated for Christmas. The distribution began at 8 a.m., with a line that reached all the way into Dub’s High on the Hog’s rear parking area.
Gas prices continue their decline along with the price of oil, and some gas stations remain below the $2 mark in Northwest Georgia and into the Southeast Tennessee area around Chattanooga.
Fay Holden of Lindale is in holiday bliss, having won a Fantasy 5 jackpot prize from the Georgia Lottery. Holden, 75, is one of two players each to win a $65,651 jackpot prize from matching all five numbers from the Dec. 16 Fantasy 5 drawing.
Sonoarville High School had its annual Shop with a Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 13.
Brothers Andrew and Trey Bentley, of the popular band The Van Lears, will perform Saturday, Dec. 20, in the second-annual Dana Patterson Memorial Christmas Concert at the GEM Theatre in Calhoun. The brothers asked the community to donate toys for tickets instead of buying them and have exceeded the amount of donations that they could have anticipated.
The Boys and Girls Club of Gordon County looked a lot like a scene from a Christmas movie on Saturday.
There are no major developments in four criminal cases that have rocked Gordon County in 2014.
A Calhoun man said two men robbed him at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.
Euharlee police are investigating a drive-by shooting in a middle-class neighborhood that occurred last weekend.
An outbreak of the flu, or illnesses with flu-like symptoms, is prompting the Polk School District to release students from classes earlier than they expected for the winter break.
Rome, Ga. — When 300 Georgia educators gathered at the 2014 Professional Standards Commission’s edTPA Technical Assistance Conference to learn about a new teacher certification assessment program, Shorter University senior education major Kaitlynn Cantrell was the one teaching the lesson.
Students thought they were coming to see slimy snakes and lizards at Young’s Grove Elementary in a late week treat. However before the activities started, administrators at the school had a special award to give out.
A local nonprofit organization is organizing the first Polar Be
The last of a three-phase project at Calhoun Middle and High schools is underway to completion.
A major construction project once delayed by bad weather is close to being finished.
Gas prices continue to decline ahead of the Christmas travel season, with areas dropping at least five cents overnight in some places, as much as six cents in others for the weekend.
Christian Harrington of Walker County has been chosen to represent Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) at the EAGLE Leadership Institute March 16-18, 2015, in Atlanta.
No serious injuries resulted from an accident involving three tractor-trailers on Wednesday afternoon.
Sunday, December 14