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Saturday 10/18/2014
Voluntary Action Center feeds those in need 5 days a week
Posted: October 18, 2014

Since 1970, the Voluntary Action Center, located on South Wall Street, has reached out to the community to serve those in need. Temporary housing, utility assistance and emergency clothing are just a few of the services that are offered.

Gas prices dropping around Northwest Georgia, price still lowest in Ringgold at $2.64 a gallon
Posted: October 18, 2014

Gas prices in the region are still the lowest up in Catoosa County at $2.64 a gallon, but gas prices are going down across Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama this weekend, according to Gasbuddy.com.

Woman wanted in connection with drug death arrested
Posted: October 18, 2014

A woman wanted in connection with the death of a friend left in a car in Calhoun has been arrested.

Friday 10/17/2014
Farm Bureau collects donations to help the hungry
Posted: October 17, 2014

Many Georgians are still struggling to provide food for their families.  Gordon County Farm Bureau understands the significance of helping our neighbors, which is why it is participating in Georgia Farm Bureau’s annual Harvest for All Campaign.  

Saddle Up event raises $2,600 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Posted: October 17, 2014

Gordon County Saddle Club held its annual Saddle Up for St. Jude charity ride at Dry Creek Trails on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Ga. 156 at railroad to close for crossing repair
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 12:46 pm

The Georgia Department of Transportation is advising motorists in Gordon County of a detour off Ga. Highway 156 at the Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 21, to accommodate work by the railroad company on repairing the crossing at that location.

Gas prices lower in northernmost portion of Ga. - $2.69 in Ringgold in Chattanooga
Posted: October 17, 2014

The lowest regular unleaded price for our area is in Ringgold and Chattanooga with a price of $2.64 per gallon, according to Gasbuddy.com.

Thursday 10/16/2014
GHC faculty receives grant funding to boost learning
Posted: October 16, 2014

Georgia Highlands College Teaching-Learning Center awarded on Monday four faculty members mini-grants for the purpose of improving teaching and learning.

Car smashes Calhoun Premium Outlets' windows
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 11:35 am

Calhoun police say a vehicle Monday struck two store windows at the Calhoun Premium Outlets.

Owner of Calhoun store arrested on gambling charges
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 11:45 am

An undercover operation has resulted in the arrest of the owner and operator of Calhoun store.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
Murder case heads to grand jury
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 2:53 pm

The case against four Gordon County residents accused in the killing of a 22-year-old man is set to be considered by the grand jury.

What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: October 15, 2014

Now - October 24

Monday 10/13/2014
First Presbyterian Church's Pumpkin Patch opens
Posted: October 13, 2014

The third-annual Pumpkin Patch at the Calhoun First Presbyterian Church opened on Oct. 4, when the church turned its lawn into a virtual pumpkin patch.

Murder mystery dinner theater to benefit Calhoun nonprofit
Posted: October 13, 2014

A murder mystery dinner starring a number of local officials will benefit a Calhoun nonprofit.

AAA: Gas dips below $3 in some markets
Posted: October 13, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. — Motorists are beginning to find gasoline selling less than $3 a gallon at filling stations in the southeastern United States. The average price in Tennessee is $3 a gallon. However, the state averages remain well above $3 in Florida and Georgia.

Sunday 10/12/2014
Calhoun High band gears up for 2nd-annual Zombie Buzz Run
Posted: October 12, 2014

The Calhoun High School Band is looking for those interested in surviving the Zombie Apocalypse.

FCA Fields of Faith event scheduled for Oct. 15 at Gordon Central
Posted: October 12, 2014

The annual Fields of Faith, the peer-to-peer movement where thousands of students from across the nation gather on athletic fields to share personal stories and challenge each other to apply the Bible to their game plan for life, is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Gordon Central High School football stadium located at 335 Warrior Path in Calhoun.

Saturday 10/11/2014
Commissioners award bid for parking deck construction
Posted: October 11, 2014

At this week’s Gordon County Board of Commissioners meeting, RA-Lin & Associates and Fox and Brindle, from Carrollton and Calhoun, respectively, were awarded the bid for the construction of the new parking deck located at the corner of South Piedmont Street and Boston Road in downtown Calhoun.

New Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant set to open
Posted: October 11, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts has announced it will open a new restaurant in Calhoun at 675 Highway 53 E. on Friday, Oct. 24. A sign displayed outside the store indicates the restaurant is currently hiring.

Friday 10/10/2014
Burglars cut hole in side of building
Posted: October 10, 2014

One or more burglars cut a hole through a wall of a Calhoun business, cut open a safe and stole cash.

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