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Voluntary Action Center distributes Christmas donations to needy families

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.

  • icon Posted: December 21

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Some gas prices still below $2 at select stations in Northwest Georgia, Chattanooga
Posted: December 18, 2014

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.

Lottery officials identify local winner
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 1:17 am

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.

Shop with a Phoenix pairs high school students and needy children
Posted: December 18, 2014

Sonoarville High School had its annual Shop with a Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 13.

‘Toys speak louder than words’
Posted: December 18, 2014

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.

Wednesday 12/17/2014
What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: December 17, 2014

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Family honors loved one by giving back to his hometown
Posted: December 17, 2014

The Boys and Girls Club of Gordon County looked a lot like a scene from a Christmas movie on Saturday.

Court proceedings on hold in murder, sexual battery cases
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 3:59 pm

There are no major developments in four criminal cases that have rocked Gordon County in 2014.

Man says he was robbed at gunpoint outside apartment
Posted: December 17, 2014

A Calhoun man said two men robbed him at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

Euharlee police investigating drive by shooting
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 4:01 pm

Euharlee police are investigating a drive-by shooting in a middle-class neighborhood that occurred last weekend.

Tuesday 12/16/2014
Christmas vacation to start early in Polk County because of sickness
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 12:38 am

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.

Shorter University senior speaks at state education conference
Posted: December 16, 2014

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.

Polk County 6-year-old awarded for saving family from fire
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 12:17 pm

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.

Sunday 12/14/2014
First Polar Bear Plunge set for Gordon County
Posted: December 14, 2014

A local nonprofit organization is organizing the first Polar Be

Saturday 12/13/2014
School construction set to finish, weather permitting
Posted: December 13, 2014

The last of a three-phase project at Calhoun Middle and High schools is underway to completion.

Roadwork continues on interstate project
Posted: December 13, 2014

A major construction project once delayed by bad weather is close to being finished.

Gas prices drop another five cents overnight, down to $2.14 in Chattanooga area
Updated: December 15, 2014 - 11:46 am

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. 

Friday 12/12/2014
Walker County student is GNTC's EAGLE representative
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 3:05 pm

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.

3 tractor-trailer crash halts travel on I-75
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 2:41 pm

No serious injuries resulted from an accident involving three tractor-trailers on Wednesday afternoon.

Jacket Fever at Calhoun City Schools Complex
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 11:49 am

The Calhoun City Schools Complex has Jacket Fever!

What's happening in Calhoun, Gordon County
Posted: December 12, 2014

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