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We are definitely in the hot and humid time of year. We were getting dry earlier in the summer, but we seem to be in a pattern of storms that are bringing rainfall. I have learned the last few years to roll with the weather and adjust to the situation. Sometimes that may not be difficult, bu…

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Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. ~James 1:2-4

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We had a great mission trip in Estonia. Being familiar with the church and the small town, since this is our our return trip, has proven to be helpful. We already had friendships with many of the people before we got here. So it wasn’t like starting from scratch. The young man that shot me a…

(Calhoun, Ga.) — Gordon Hospital, a member of Adventist Health System, will host its annual Back to School Blast event for all local public, private, and homeschool students in grades Pre-K through 12. The event will take place on Thursday, July 26 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. at the Sonoraville Re…

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On Monday, July 9, Calhoun police nabbed an out of state fugitive after an officer was contacted about a man from Kentucky with outstanding warrants.

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Two bids to purchase the historic Ingle House were unsealed at Tuesday’s Resaca Town Council meeting, but no decision was made about whether to accept either bid.

Gordon Central High School graduate Elizabeth Dutch was named a Top 5 finalist in the area of talent at the Distinguished Young Women of America competition in Mobile, Ala. on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Dutch was named the Georgia Distinguished Young Woman in 2017, making her Georgia’s represe…

Since 2016, the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office has participated in “Project DAN (Deaths Avoided by Naloxone).” The program is administered by the Medical Association of Georgia in response to the nationwide opioid epidemic. Through this program, in which the Sheriff’s Office was a pilot agen…

Tellus Science Museum Executive Director Jose Santamaria will speak about the Gold Rush in Georgia on Monday July 9 at 7 p.m. at the Sarah Hightower Library in Rome. Guests will learn about the first gold rush in the country as part of the monthly meeting of the Rome Georgia Mineral Society.

Eleven-year-old Maydelin Posada hopes to become a heart surgeon one day, and learning about women in the world of science during the Girls in STEM camp at Dalton State this week has helped inspire her to pursue that path.

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Eight 4-H’ers and two adult leaders traveled to Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island for a week of Marine Resources Camp, a specialty camp for middle school students to learn about marine science. The camp was held July 2-6. On Monday, one of the first activities was beach time, where youth had…

TAMPA, Fla. — Gas prices in Georgia increased 3 cents since last week. So far, motorists are finding the most expensive summer gas prices in four years. Since June 1, Georgia gas prices averaged $2.75 per gallon - an increase of nearly 60 cents compared to the average price last summer. Howe…

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Senior Camp, held July 2-6, 2018, is offered to high school-aged 4-H’ers and its activities promote a greater understanding of leadership and the development of leadership skills. Campers meet other 4-H’ers from across this state and develop greater relationships through the residential camp…

Information found in Gordon Record has been supplied to the Calhoun Times by various institutions and public offices. Reports taken from public records contain information as it appears on documents involved. Marriage licenses are from the Probate Court office and Real Estate Transfers are f…

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…

According to the Adairsville Police Department, around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, an officer observed a vehicle weaving over the roadway on Hwy 140.  The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle to check on the driver, identified as Stanley Lee Taylor, 34, of 109 Taylor Bridge Road S…

DALTON, Ga. – Vizient MidSouth recently recognized Hamilton Health Care System (HHCS) with the Leadership Excellence award. HHCS has received this award for three years in a row and is the only hospital to do so, as well as the only hospital to score in the top quartile in each evaluated foc…

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There are many memories I have growing up on the family farm in Gordon County. One is hauling fresh square bales. In those days, it seemed there was an abundance of folks that would help haul and store square bales for $5 an hour in extreme heat. You would only catch a water break here and t…

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…Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth. When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judge…

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…

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education.FCCLA’s National Leadership Confer…

ATLANTA – Calhoun Councilmember Jacqueline Palazzolo received the Certificate of Achievement from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention in Savannah on Sunday, June 24.

(Calhoun, Ga.) — Gordon Physicians Group is pleased to announce that Gordon Urology has opened a Chatsworth location, and Joanne Hooks, FNP-BC, will see patients at this location.

Four Gordon County 4-H’ers traveled to Summerville on Thursday, June 28 to participate in a workshop to prepare for a state competition coming up at the end of July. These 4-H’ers won the district competition in Project Achievement and will compete at Georgia 4-H State Congress July 24-27 fo…

CALHOUN, Ga. -- Morning Pointe of Calhoun residents are busy the courtyard this summer, tending to their squash, tomatoes, cucumbers and black berries. The seniors at the assisted living and Alzheimer’s memory care community find joy in planting and taking care of the garden with the help of…

On Friday, June 29, over thirty 4-H’ers and six volunteers traveled to Lake Winnepesaukah for a summer rewards trip for those youth that met the requirements for the participation incentive trip. Because 4-H is a part of the University of Georgia, the incentive system is called Bulldog Bucks…

Calhoun First United Methodist Pre-School graduates celebrate after their graduation ceremony on May 22. For more information on how to register for preschool call 706-629-2813 or visit our website at www.calhounfist.com and click on ministries.

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…

Seventeen contestants comprising fourteen acts were chosen to compete in the Harris Arts Center’s fundraiser, Calhoun’s Got Talent. They will perform on Saturday, July 28, at 7 p.m. Contestants include LaToya Aker, Darlene Arnold, Brandon Bagley, Aaron Blake, Brook Dyer, Bri & Blair Hall…