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On Thursday morning, a truck traveling north on U.S. 41 veered into the opposite lane, striking a southbound motorcycle head-on and killing the motorcycle driver, according to the Georgia State Patrol. 

Listed below are the names of jurors who are scheduled to report to the main courtroom of the Gordon County Courthouse on Monday at 9 a.m. for criminal jury trials. 

K9 Bram, a canine that has served on the Calhoun police force for the past few years, has officially retired from service, according to the Calhoun Police Department.

Following a tip from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Gordon County deputies arrested a man wanted on a murder charge at Race Trac on Ga. 53 on Tuesday afternoon.

The Georgia State Patrol continues to investigate a fatal motorcycle wreck on Pocket Road, as Troopers await test results on blood samples taken from the victim, after a bottle of liquor was found in his possession.

UPDATE: The death of an individual at a Line Street home on Tuesday appears to have been caused by a heart attack, according to the results of an autopsy performed at the GBI Crime Lab. There did not appear to be any signs of foul play in the death, according to the autopsy. 

The Calhoun Police Department in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is handing out tickets to drivers who violate Georgia’s Hands Free law during April, which is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Calhoun’s officers are participating in a nationwide effort with one goa…

The following information concerning recent felony 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. The Calhoun Times only runs …

On Tuesday afternoon, executive personnel of Dirty Dog’s Car Wash in Calhoun hosted a cookout for members of the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office jail staff in appreciation for their service.

The following information concerning recent felony 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. The Calhoun Times only runs …

The following information concerning recent felony 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. The Calhoun Times only runs …

Around 9:45 Wednesday night, a married couple was crossing Ga. 53, not using a crosswalk, when the wife, 58, was struck by a vehicle. She received life-threatening injuries and was taken to AdventHealth Gordon immediately.

Around 9:45 Wednesday night, a married couple was crossing Ga. 53, not using a crosswalk, when the wife got struck by a vehicle. She received life-threatening injuries and was taken to Advent Health Gordon immediately.

Listed below are indictments handed down by a grand jury over the last month.

Listed below are the names of jurors who need to report to the main courtroom in the Gordon County Courthouse on Monday at 9 a.m. for criminal jury trials.

The Gordon County Fire Department is still investigating the reason why a barn in Fairmount caught on fire Tuesday afternoon.

During a press conference, several Northwest Georgia sheriffs, including Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, agreed that the Georgia House is “rushing” to pass a bill that would allow for manufacturing of cannabis for production of low-level THC oil. House representatives say the bill is fa…

A Calhoun man, with warrants for his arrest out of Tennessee, was taken into custody by Calhoun police after reportedly stealing two cars.

A Fairmount man was charged with drug trafficking and obstruction of officers after large amounts of methamphetamine were discovered in his possession during a traffic stop, which resulted in a confrontation with deputies, reports stated.

A Lawrenceville man was arrested late Monday night after being accused of fleeing from police in his vehicle after an attempted traffic stop.

Three people remained in Gordon County Jail without bond on Tuesday following their Saturday arrest on theft charges after they were allegedly in a stolen vehicle.

A pit bull had to be captured by Gordon County Animal Control on Sunday after it was reported the dog bit two men when the exited the RaceTrac at 665 Ga. 53 in Calhoun.

A woman from Texas was staying with a previous co-worker until she was asked to leave, after which she was reported to try to break into the apartment with throwing knives and was found carrying drugs, reports stated.

A CPD officer caught three minors on the roof of a Red Bud Road building; the three are reported to have been in possession of alcohol and spray paint, reports stated.

A Calhoun man is charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana after a traffic stop by Calhoun police led to the discovery of a bag of the drug under the floor mat of the man’s vehicle, reports stated.

A Plainville man reported to have trespassed was later stopped by Calhoun police and found to have been driving under the influence of alcohol, reports stated.

Two people from Tennessee were pulled over for running a red light, which led to the discovery of 300 grams of methamphetamine and drug-related objects, both in their car and on one of the passenger’s person, reports stated.

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