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Friday 11/21/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: November 21, 2014

Smoked Boston Butts for Thanksgiving 

Thursday 11/20/2014
Reaction to the president’s immigration plan
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 8:45 pm

Click here to read the Associated Press report on President Obama's announcement and the full text of his remarks.

Gas prices continue slow decline - lowest prices near Tenn. border
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 1:49 pm

Gas prices around Northwest Georgia continue their slow slide downward, but remain higher than prices in communities near the Tennessee-Georgia border, according to GasBuddy.com.

Rep. Graves to chair House Appropriations Subcommittee
Posted: November 20, 2014

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, was selected today to serve as chairman of the Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch for the 114th Congress.

County launches official Animal Control Facebook page
Posted: November 20, 2014

The Gordon County Animal Control launched an official Facebook page in early November, in hopes of providing real-time animal adoptions as each animal arrives at the shelter.

Bekaert fire causes extensive damage at Darlington Drive plant
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 8:22 am

It took about 30 minutes Wednesday afternoon for a thin wisp of smoke to become a black cloud rolling from the Bekaert Corp. plant in Rome.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
Police: Man jumps through window headfirst
Posted: November 19, 2014

A man jumped through a bedroom window after officers found him hiding in a closet, Calhoun police say.

Farm City Week kicks off Thursday
Posted: November 19, 2014

An annual celebration of Calhoun’s agricultural identity starts Thursday and continues through next week.

New gas station, convenience store set to open
Posted: November 19, 2014

The new RaceTrac convenience store and gas station constructed in Calhoun is set to open next week.

Drugs suspected in Interstate 75 crash
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 3:34 pm

A woman seriously injured Wednesday morning in an Interstate 75 crash near Resaca could be facing criminal charges.

Tuesday 11/18/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: November 18, 2014

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Georgia Supreme Court upholds Sam Parker's murder conviction
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 1:39 am

He told his former wife that he would kill her and “they would never find your body.”

Monday 11/17/2014
Cold blast to hit Gordon County today, tomorrow
Posted: November 17, 2014

We've already seen the high temperature of around 51 today and it has dropped 10 degrees to 41 this afternoon and it's going to get colder. Tonight's low is expected around 22 and the National Weather Service has put out a hazardous weather outlook telling Georgians to bundle up.

Gas prices continue trend downward in Northwest Georgia
Updated: November 17, 2014 - 2:03 pm

Gas prices around Northwest Georgia continue their slow slide downward, but remain higher than prices in communities near the Tennessee-Georgia border.

Elvis impersonator draws crowd to Senior Citizen’s Night
Posted: November 17, 2014

A Tuesday night Senior Citizen’s Night sponsored by Care at Home and Tapestry Hospice at The Depot in Calhoun was dedicated it to Col. Robert Agee and his late wife, Ruenell Agee, who loved Elvis. 

Mohawk celebrates and supports veterans
Posted: November 17, 2014

Coming home from war should be one of the happiest days in a veteran’s life.

Sunday 11/16/2014
Animal Shelter employees never give up in search for missing dog
Posted: November 16, 2014

There is much celebration going on at the Gordon County Animal Shelter, as the workers and volunteers celebrate the return of Lexi, a beautiful female Pitbull. Her return is all thanks to a couple of hard working employees that never gave up their search for her, Sue Henson and Abby Hunter. 

'Good Neigh Bear' visits Calhoun-Gordon County library for story time
Posted: November 16, 2014

The State Farm Bear “Good Neigh Bear” helped out with the Calhoun-Gordon County Library’s story time on Thursday, Nov. 6. The featured stories during Noni’s Nook Toddler’s story time were “Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear” by Michael Hague and “Bear Says Thanks” by Karma Wilson.

Saturday 11/15/2014
VAC recruits Elves to help with Christmas program
Posted: November 15, 2014

The Voluntary Action Center’s Christmas Program is recruiting Elves to help the nonprofit provide assistance to needy families in Calhoun and Gordon County.

Gordon County EMS’ 'Make a Kid Smile' Toy Drive begins Dec. 4
Posted: November 15, 2014

For more years than people can remember United Way of Gordon County, the Voluntary Action Center, Gordon County Emergency Medical Services, Walmart and students from Calhoun City Schools and Gordon County Schools have partnered together to sing at Walmart.  

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