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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…

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…

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…

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 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 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…

Qualified Staffing was ready for business in Calhoun-Gordon County as it sponsored the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce “Have a Cup of Joe” event on Wednesday. From left to right are Mandi Hill, district manager; Mandy Pittman, client services manager for Dalton; Katie Ellison, client servi…

The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Drugs Don’t Work Task Force recently wrapped up a series of events and activities promoting its programs as it presented an annual student art reception sponsored by Mannington Commercial at the Harris Arts Center, observed national Red Ribbon Week, and …

The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank welcomed Rachel Harris as vice president of Deposit Operations recently. Harris’ primary responsibilities will consist of managing the bank’s deposit platform, including mobile banking, internet banking and wire transfers.

The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee presented a ribbon cutting for Pro Health Wellness Center & Spa on Tuesday. Located at 216 New Town Road, the business is owned by Diego Constante. Call them at 706-625-3585 to make an appointment.

The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce introduced a new morning networking event — “Have a Cup of Joe”— in September and response was so positive that additional presentations already are on the calendar for the rest of the year.

Halpern Enterprises Inc. announced Monday that it has acquired Indian Hills, the 133,130-square-foot shopping center located at 429 Highway 53 East in Calhoun. The purchase brings Halpern’s portfolio size to 52 properties across the southeast, totaling more than 3.7 million square feet.

The increased cost of insulin, the need of primary care physicians, and new advances in physical therapy were all topics of discussion at the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce’s Booster Lunch on Friday, Oct. 25. The event, sponsored by Floyd Physical Therapy and Rehab and Floyd Primary Care,…

Floyd Physical Therapy & Rehab and Floyd Primary Care will partner to sponsor the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Booster Lunch on Friday, Oct. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Calhoun.

Just over two weeks ago, a new prepared meal service opened its doors on downtown Calhoun’s West Line Street. Ideal Meals’ new location marks the first physical expansion of a business that began in Rome three years ago and has since won three consecutive Rome News-Tribune “Best of” awards f…

A ribbon cutting ceremony and Meet the Providers open house was held Thursday evening at Hamilton Physician Group’s Calhoun Campus, located at 160 Curtis Parkway N.E., beside Grins and Giggles Dentistry for KIDS. The event was held in conjunction with the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce.

Garrett Abdo says he knows the CBD products he sells at his new store in Calhoun, Your CBD Store, work because he became a convert after experiencing significant relief from a long aggravating elbow injury. Where it used to hurt for him to even lift a coffee cup, he now rarely notices any di…

Gordon County’s business and community leaders gathered at the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday morning for a “Cup of Joe” coffee and conversation sponsored by North Georgia National Bank. Nearly 55 members of the county’s business community attended the two and a half hour event.

Sarah Ostuw, director of the Gordon County Convention & Visitors Bureau, attended the Governor’s Tourism Conference — “Leading the Pack GTC19” — Sept. 8-11 in LaGrange. The Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference brings together dynamic speakers, engaging sessions and unparalleled networking.

Calhoun fried chicken fans flocked to Krispy Krunchy Chicken on Thursday to celebrate the popular chain opening its latest storefront restaurant with a ribbon cutting. The new business, located at 901 North Wall Street, Unit 2, next to Calhoun Food and Tobacco, is operated by Jay Patel.

North Georgia Staffing will sponsor the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Booster Lunch on Friday, Aug. 23 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Calhoun campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler will be the keynote speaker.

The Gordon County Chamber recently announced an upcoming Gordon County Area Map project, which will be developed by Peach State Publications Group and supervised by CVB Director Sarah Ostuw. The publication is a highly requested item that plays a major role in marketing the community.

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