ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers will begin the 2021 General Assembly session on Monday fresh off some positive news.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s rural hospital tax credit fared better in a new state audit than the critical evaluation the program received from the state Department of Revenue just more than a year ago.
Ashley Howell, FNP-C, has been named AdventHealth Gordon’s latest DAISY Award recipient. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human tasks nurses perform every day.
Freight and Rail Brewing Company, which opened its doors for business at the beginning of March last year, just two weeks before the coronavirus pandemic hit Gordon County, recently announced that it will close its doors for “at least” the month of January due to a lack of funding.
ATLANTA — Eligible Georgians will continue to receive the $300 weekly unemployment checks Congress approved last week without a lapse, even though President Donald Trump signed the bill a day after the program’s Dec. 26 expiration date.
ATLANTA - The Small Business Development Center at the University of Georgia will offer free online seminars next week to update business owners on the $900 billion coronavirus relief package Congress passed this week.
Food City is well-known for their superior customer service and vast community involvement within their operational areas. In keeping with their exemplary service standards, each year Food City recognizes outstanding volunteerism among their associates through their Claude P. Varney Voluntee…
If you’re an alpaca or llama, it’s finally your time of year in Northwest Georgia. Winter has arrived and that means the critters at TMMA Farms & Sanctuary in Trion are happy animals and ready to greet visitors for the holidays.
Brightway, The Kacee Smith Agency, has relocated to 330 S. Wall St., Suite 2, in Calhoun (across the street from Calhoun Fire Station No. 1), the company announced in a press release on Thursday.
Shaw Industries Group Inc. has been named to the Forbes Best-In-State Employer for Georgia 2020, ranking 24th and marking the second consecutive year the company has made the list.
The United Cajun Navy has partnered with the Children's Place nationwide, which has allowed local United Ways across the country to receive donated clothing. United Way of Gordon County received 20 boxes of new clothing from the local store, said Jennifer Latour, executive director. The orga…
Beginning Monday, Aug. 17, AdventHealth Medical Group OB/GYN at Curtis Parkway will extend clinic hours on Mondays and Wednesdays to accommodate more patients and to offer convenient services during more hours.
Professional Eye Associates announced this week the move of its Calhoun office to a newly renovated, larger building in Calhoun to better serve their patients. This month, Professional Eye Associates purchased the new office and will be relocating from 136 Belmont Drive to 101 Professional C…
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce will host a resume workshop sponsored by Coca-Cola Bottling of Rome on Monday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at the GEM Theatre, located at 114 N. Wall St. in Downtown Calhoun.
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce presented a Vendor Information Webinar on Thursday, July 30, for members interested in establishing a business relationship with Calhoun City Schools, Gordon County Schools, City of Calhoun, or Gordon County.
For the first time in its history, Greater Community Bank set a monthly record in June of 31 mortgage loans totaling more than $6.2 million. Of those, 104 loans were originated in the first half of 2020, totaling over $19.9 million, surpassing the first half of 2019 by 96% and proving to be …
Calhoun City Schools presented the tentative fiscal year 2021 budget at the first budget hearing held last week. Superintendent Michele Taylor said that this budget season has been difficult for all school districts across the state due to the delay of legislative actions.
The Calhoun City Council approved Monday evening a request from Nance Carpet & Rug Company for a $500,000 loan from the city’s revolving loan program.
The fourth in a series of free tele-town halls for small business owners and entrepreneurs in Georgia is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has seen a continuing decrease in the median age of positive COVID-19 cases over the last month — bringing the median age now to 39.
Derrick and Rebecca Denomme admit that it has been challenging trying to open a new brick and mortar business in the midst of a pandemic, but a few busy days this weekend should have the couple ready to open the doors to their new Cozy Cabin Candle Co. come Tuesday.
Developers of Calhoun LLC has selected Cushman & Wakefield to oversee the leasing process of the Union Grove Logistics Center, a 98-acre master planned park located at Interstate 75 and Union Grove Road in Calhoun.
Creative Flooring Solutions announced it will invest more than $70 million in a new manufacturing facility in Calhoun, bringing 300 jobs.
The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank announced this week the promotion of Daniel Simpson to vice president. Simpson joined the bank in 2011 as a loan assistant and was promoted to lending officer in 2014. In 2019, Simpson was promoted to assistant vice president of Commercial Len…
Will Crowley is preparing to celebrate a milestone this March: five years as a business owner serving the community where he grew up. As the owner of Crowley Drug Company, he has seen his dream of functioning as an independent pharmacist play out in the bonds he’s formed with his customers a…
Gordon County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kathy Johnson highlighted a list of local industrial companies that have expanded recently or announced plans to expand soon while speaking at a recent chamber Booster Breakfast, and those are just the tip of the industrial opportunities av…
Megan Casker opened Lexy’s Indoor Playground just a few months ago with the hope of providing children in the Calhoun-Gordon County area a fun alternative to playing outside, particularly in the winter months when weather isn’t as forgiving. In the time since, Casker has invested a great dea…
When Freight and Rail Brewing Co. opened in Downtown Calhoun earlier this month, it was not only a celebration of a two-year journey for the company’s owners, but also, they hope, the beginning of something brand new in the area.
Following the lead of the Georgia Chamber, the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging area businesses to make fact-based decisions and to stay updated regarding COVID-19.
Estela’s Carniceria y Produce on North Wall Street has been a Calhoun fixture since the summer of 2009, but members of the Monzon family are now seeing their restaurant located one door over in the same orange building beginning to grow in popularity as well.
Last July, Dorian Johnson officially opened the doors to Fit From The Core, a fitness center now located on W.C. Bryant Parkway in Calhoun. In the eight months since, Johnson has turned the gym into a family where brutal honesty and support reign supreme. His philosophy? People pushing one a…
Julie Walraven, the newest chair of the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, took over the proverbial gavel from Calhoun City Administrator Paul Worley during the chamber’s Annual Meeting in January.
Training magazine has once again identified Mohawk as the flooring industry’s top learning and development organization. Mohawk ranked 38th on the publication’s 2020 Top 125 list, the 14th consecutive year the company has earned a spot on the list and the 12th time it has ranked as the top f…
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce celebrated 2019 and turn its attention to 2020 as hundreds attended the organization’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday at Belmont Baptist Church.
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce acknowledged the 24 sponsors of Keep It In The County 2019 and launched the 2020 campaign at its 60th Annual Meeting on Tuesday at Belmont Baptist Church. Exactly 22 sponsors of the shop-local initiative were announced, with additional sponsorships available.
The Calhoun City Council on Monday evening let three requests from two local business partners related to their proposal for an electronic billboard die without a vote.
For the 14th consecutive year, Mohawk has earned an elite spot among Training magazine’s annual ranking of the best learning and development organizations.
Shelves are stocked in preparation of the much anticipated Wednesday opening of the Food City in Calhoun. Located on Lover’s Lane at Dews Pond Road, the more than 49,700-square-foot supermarket is the retailer’s first location in Calhoun.
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce will present its annual Christmas Business After Hours on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Oakleigh House located at 335 S. Wall St. in Calhoun. The event will be hosted and sponsored by the Gordon County Historical Society.
Paul Trail, head brewer at the Freight and Rail Brewing Co. taking shape in Downtown Calhoun, said he first discovered the world of craft beer after moving from Gordon County to Montana and attending a beer festival.
A crowd of folks turned out Wednesday for the ceremonial ribbon cutting of the new location of Samantha Lusk and Associates Realty, as well as the company’s kick off for its “Let’s Keep Gordon Warm!” collection drive.
Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores, one of the nation’s largest travel stop network, is now serving customers in Calhoun thanks to a new travel stop that opened Thursday.
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce will present its annual Christmas Open House Shopping Celebration on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 1 to 6 p.m. with 19 chamber members participating. Retailers will offer special discounts and holiday refreshments as Secret Santas circulate the community awarding…
Sarah Ostuw, director of the Gordon County Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the organization will get a new look and feel in early 2020 thanks to an ongoing rebranding effort.