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  • Greg Bowman Gordon County Extension Agent
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You might be able to put me in the category of people that are wishing that spring would come soon. I like all of the seasons, but it has been a lot colder this year, making my normal farm chores more difficult. I do realize that in just a few short months, it will be time for vegetable gard…

(Calhoun, Ga.) — Underprivileged children had a brighter Christmas in Gordon County thanks to Gordon Hospital’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Gordon EMS collected toys and raised money for their annual “Make a Kid Smile” toy drive, raising more than $10,000 in cash and $2,500 in toys for…

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…

On Dec. 22, 2017, the members and kids of the Calhoun Moose Lodge delivered Dollar General gift cards and candy canes to the residents of The Calhoun Housing Authority. They also sponsored two children for Christmas who were in need, due to a parent being hospitalized in a coma.

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…

Heritage Baptist Church, located on Curtis Parkway in Calhoun, will be having Pastor Johnny Hunt from First Baptist Woodstock on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at 6 p.m. Heritage Baptist Church is located near Fred’s. For details or directions, call Pastor Dr. Brent Davis at 706-629-0060.

Emerson – On Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at approximately 8 a.m., the Emerson Police Department requested that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) assist with a death investigation involving an unidentified white male located on I-75 north bound within the city limits of Emerson, Georgia…

Elected in November of 2017, Andy Baxter, a life-long resident of Gordon County, will be sworn in at the Calhoun City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Calhoun Depot as the newest member of the Calhoun City Schools’ Board of Education. Baxter will fill the spot vacate…

Calhoun Police Department was awarded the 2018 Car Seat Mini-Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program. Through the Mini-Grant, Calhoun Police Department, Gordon County Fire Department, Georgia State Patrol, Safe Kids Dalton, Calhoun Fire Department and Gord…

(Calhoun, Ga.) — Pam Guler, vice president of patient experience at Adventist Health System, recently presented Gordon Hospital with several awards including Top Performer in Patient Experience for all of Adventist Health System, in inpatient HCAHPS. HCAHPS, the Hospital Consumer Assessment …

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Former Fairmount mayor Steve Brannon, who according to officials served two terms as mayor from 2000 - 2008, was arrested over the weekend on battery charges in Bartow County.

I have stated before that crape myrtles are one of my favorite landscape items. Crape myrtles can be a great shrub/tree item because of the ability to handle drought and have few issues with insects or disease. The popularity also comes from the summer bloom color crape myrtles can provide. …

  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10

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…

Army Sgt. Joseph E. Anderson recently arrived for duty as a recruiter with Metro South Army Recruiting Company, Indianapolis Army Recruiting Battalion, Ind. He is a 2004 graduate of Gordon Central High School, Calhoun, Ga.

  • By Brandi Owczarz Managing Editor BOwczarz@calhountimes.com
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There was a wide-range of news stories in Gordon County in 2017...from an airport expansion groundbreaking to a local woman being indicted on financial fraud charges, the fourth quarter of 2017 was busy in local news. Due to the number of events that took place this year, this is the last of…

  • By Susan Kirkland Community Correspondent
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Residents of Resaca, particularly those living on Ga. Hwy. 136 East, voiced their frustration with CSX Railroad and asked the city for help and guidance at a recent work session of the Resaca Town Council. The issue is the train blocking the tracks for lengths of time that range from 40 minu…

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…

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Statistics show that only eight percent of the population that sets New Year’s resolutions actually achieves them. This year, the editorial staff of the Calhoun Times plans to achieve their health resolutions with the Calhoun Times 3-Month Total Makeover Challenge 2018.  We are working and c…