Opinion

  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the …

  • Randy Muse, Youth Pastor Antioch Baptist Church
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There’s so many things that happen in this life that don’t make sense to us. Many of these won’t matter, still many do. Although every verse of scripture is true, sometimes even those truths leave us wondering. There’s so much in the scriptures that we will never fully understand. However, h…

  • Jon Mitchell, Minister Calhoun Church of Christ
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“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, …

  • Billy Davis, Contributor
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I’m ashamed to say it, but I was a drug addict for 10 years. My drug was the deadliest drug known to man. It is responsible for the death of millions of people throughout the world. Many of my friends were using this drug. I started out innocently enough. I started using it occasionally when…

  • Jerry Smith, Contributor
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Introduction: Not too many weeks ago, this column set forth the sentiment that we are in a fight. One column was titled “A battle worth winning.” Events and observations of recent days have only amplified that position. This fight isn’t one with guns, tanks, bullets or planes. The fight is f…

  • Greg Bowman Gordon County Extension Agent gbowman@uga.edu
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One favorite hobby of many Gordon County residents is vegetable gardening. Vegetable gardening can be a fun and rewarding activity. In addition, gardening can also be a healthy chore by getting folks outdoors and activity. The rewarding part is when you can provide fresh vegetables for your …

  • John Mitchell Minister, Calhoun Church of Christ calhounchurchofchrist@gmail.com
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“If you love me, you will keep my commandments...Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him...If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we w…

  • Randy Muse, Columnist
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I love to read church marquis signs. We have a lady at Antioch who changes ours. I’m very observant about what she puts on the sign, but she doesn’t know that unless she’s reading this article, lol. The message she leaves is always encouraging for the most part. Some of the messages are shor…

  • Ken Herron, Columnist Calhoun Times
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Christmas has past. New Year’s celebrations are passed. School has started back and work has started up again. It happens like this every year. It is like a breath of fresh air. We will all make mistakes writing down the year for a week or so. Most folks will breathe a sigh of relief that it…

Dogwood trees are one of the more popular ornamental trees in Georgia, but can be one of the most mismanaged landscape items. I remember as a younger agent going on a home visit to look at a dogwood for a client. When I arrived, the problem was very clear to see. The dogwood was planted, fir…

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A couple of months ago, I went to my doctor due to some extreme pain issues in the chest area. Because of all the stress I incur with this job, I knew without a shadow of a doubt I was having a heart attack, or I had developed some kind of deadly illness where I would have to immediately upd…

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…

  • Jon Mitchell Minister, Calhoun Church of Christ calhounchurchofchrist@gmail.com
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“And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom…

Introduction: The subject of the column today is already stated. It seems expedient that a comment or so is made before we delve into that topic. Those who are abreast to the recent happenings involving the movement to restructure the Calhoun City government know the issue has been at the fo…

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Thanksgiving. A national holiday celebrated the fourth Thursday in November each year that commemorates the meal and celebration in the Plymouth colony by the Pilgrims in the year 1621. The celebration feast was held to observe the blessings of a good harvest and offer thanks to God for His …

  • Jerry Smith Weekly Columnist
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Introduction: The last meeting of the Calhoun City Council had to do with an effort on the part of some officials to restructure the city government. Items discussed, articles written and comments made are the central consideration of today’s column.

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The Gordon County Young Farmers is currently holding the annual Smoked Boston Butts fundraiser, with orders being taken through Friday, Nov. 18. The Boston Butt, which runs between 7 and 9 pounds and is prepared by the Gordon County Young Farmers, can be purchased whole or pulled.

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The staff of Van Horn Dental, located at 530 Red Bud Road NE in Calhoun, is holding a food drive for the Thanksgiving holiday that will benefit students of Calhoun Primary and Sonoraville Elementary schools.

  • Staff Reports
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In honor of Red Ribbon Week, Gordon Hospital employees wore red on Wednesday, Oct. 26, which was designated as the “Wear Red Day” during the health observance. Red Ribbon Week is a nine-day drug awareness campaign that provides an opportunity to bring parents, schools, businesses, and commun…

  • Randy Muse, Youth Minister Antioch Baptist Church rmuse1@yahoo.com
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Ok. So I am writing this on Halloween. Visions come to our minds easily when we hear the word. One vision that comes to mind is a witch boiling something in a pot. There is a saying, a metaphor if you will, about a “Proverbial Frog”. It really doesn’t have anything to do with the witch’s boi…

  • Jerry Smith
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This is the time of year we give extra attention to the many reasons to be thankful. No one questions the enormity of our celebration of Thanksgiving as families travel long and short distances to be together for a few hours.

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