Business

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.

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…

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.

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…

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 …

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…

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