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The Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration office at 215 N. Wall St. will be the only location for the early voting period, which runs from Monday through Friday through Nov. 2 — the hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be a Saturday opportunity for early voting f…

Only a small number of those participating in hunting are ever involved in a hunting incident, but as deer firearms season opens this weekend, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is calling for hunters to review the “Four Primary Rules of Firearms Safety”.

The firearms season for deer hunting in Georgia opens Saturday and will continue through Jan. 13, as hunters take to the fields and woods across the state in pursuit of a successful hunt.

A man and a woman are each facing a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine after a traffic stop near the intersection of Ga. 53 and Richardson Road resulted in police finding a bag with a white crystal substance inside the vehicle, reports stated.

As autumn temperatures arrive, a few noteworthy events will complement the change of the seasons. This weekend, both the 12th annual Gordon County Antique Engine and Tractor Show and the Resaca Fall Festival will be taking place.

The Friends of the Library book sale has been a local tradition for 20 years that helps to financially support the library. And Friends member Judith Langston thinks this book sale will be better than it has been in previous years.

The following information concerning recent arrests was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff's Office except where otherwise indicated. All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Fields of Faith — a student-led gathering consisting of prayer, personal testimonies, worship and talks given by student leaders — will take place tonight at Calhoun High School’s Phil Reeve Stadium, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Editor’s note: This report is part one in a two-part series concerning homeless students in Calhoun and Gordon County schools and the community resources which continue to aid in supporting them and their families. The names of the students in this story have been withheld so they could shar…

Georgia 4-H inspires kids to do — to do community service, go to new places and to learn new skills. Georgians across the state are celebrating everything 4-H’ers do during National 4-H Week, Oct. 7-13. What started as a club for farm kids has grown into the nation’s largest youth leadership…

Two backpack blowers and two gas cans were reported stolen by an employee of a landscaping company while he was mowing at Home Depot earlier this week.

A Plainville man is facing multiple counts of felony financial transaction card fraud after being accused of using a bank card stolen from a person with a disability to make eight transactions at numerous businesses.

The following information concerning recent arrests was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff's Office except where otherwise indicated. All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

At Matthew Reynolds’ Shannon home there was a particular wreath that hung above the fireplace in the living room. And as the 17-year-old owner of The Flower Shop tells it, “That’s what started it all.”

The following information concerning recent arrests was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff's Office except where otherwise indicated. All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Hospitals can receive Medicare penalties if too many of their patients are readmitted within a month of their discharge. And recently released federal data show that 85 percent of such facilities in Georgia are set to be penalized.

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, the most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland in nearly 50 years.

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners denied a request to abandon a 1,213-foot section of Pearl Johnson Road in Ranger following a public hearing earlier this week, where one property owner said he would block the road if the action went forward.

The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week, which starts Sunday, is “Look.Listen.Learn,” aimed at educating people on three basic points to cut down on the likelihood of a fire ever starting.

The following information concerning recent arrests was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff's Office except where otherwise indicated. All people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Update: The woman who died Wednesday night after being struck by a train has been identified as Misty Dawn York, 38, of Calhoun, according to Gordon County Deputy Coroner Heath Derryberry. 

As they prepare for the region One Act Play competition later this month, Gordon Central High School students will preview their production of the musical “Working” this week for the community, fine tuning their performance with the goal of having another successful year.

Susan Grout’s stress level would have been lower in 2001 if she didn’t have to wait. She was diagnosed with breast cancer that year. It took three weeks and a second mammogram before she finally met with a surgeon to find out what would happen next.

Drs. Paul Brock, K. Daniel Phillips and Steven Hom are experts in different branches of medicine, but when it came to the creation of The Breast Center at Floyd a decade ago, all three agreed something transformational had to be done to better diagnose and treat patients in northwest Georgia.

Sometimes the support of a friend can be all one needs to push through a difficult situation. At Gordon Hospital, cancer care navigators provide that encouragement to cancer patients before, during, and even after their treatment. Christine Bond, an RN, fulfills this role for breast cancer p…

A Calhoun man is charged with false imprisonment and simple battery from a domestic incident at his Honeysuckle Drive home.

The manager of 2 Guys Auto Repair reported to Calhoun police last week that the wheels and tires on a Toyota truck parked at his shop were stolen off it.

A room at the Motel 6 on Ga. 53 was reported damaged to Calhoun police on Saturday.