Gordon County's Board of Commissioners approved emergency repair of Harbor Road after assessments of flood damage revealed a bridge would be needed at the washout site.
After a year of inactivity, Downtown Calhoun came to life in a big way last Friday, when Baxter Dean presented its Tenth Annual Runway Show and then brought country superstar Sara Evans to the stage on Court Street.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs has awarded $7 million in grant funds to 15 local communities around the state through including $400,000 to Calhoun’s New Foundations Development Inc.
Calhoun High School recently announced that senior Caleb McFarland was named its 2021 PAGE STAR Student, an honor earned through academic achievement and performance on the SAT. McFarland selected Dr. Sean McKenzie, a social studies teacher at Calhoun, as his STAR Teacher.
SHS Army JROTC “Phoenix” Battalion cadet Jaren McMullin, signed a $108,000 scholarship agreement with the University of North Georgia recently. After graduation, he will travel to Fort Benning for cavalry scout training in the Georgia Army National Guard and will be assigned to “Blackfoot” T…
The number of new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gordon County continued to decrease this week as local residents continue to receive doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that hopes to limit cases of the virus and slow its spread.
To Honor and Commemorate the former Board Chairman Wilburn Burnis Aker Jr., the Calhoun Housing Authority Board of Commissioners have renamed one of the authority’s community centers in his honor.
There has been no official confirmation from either party on the possible sale of Redmond Regional Medical Center to AdventHealth, a Florida-based health system.
Phase three of the regional library reopening plan began with real-time testing Wednesday and will continue through Friday, May 7, at the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library.
The 2021 PAGE STAR Student for Sonoraville High School is Elijah Hibberts. Each STAR student chooses his or her most influential teacher as the STAR teacher, and Eli has chosen Mrs. Ashley Brookshire, SHS English teacher and Literary coach, as his STAR Teacher.
The Calhoun City Schools’ Board of Education met for their monthly meeting on Monday. Students, staff and community members were recognized by the Board of Education.
The Gordon County Board of Education will host an initial hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021 at its meeting on Monday, May 10, following a final discussion about potential changes and considerations held this Monday evening at the College and Career Academy.
Students and faculty from local middle schools will face down mental and physical challenges on Tuesday, May 25, as part of the Red Bud Middle School Athletic Booster Club’s 7th annual Mud at the Bud fundraiser.
Calhoun Middle School held their Induction Ceremony for the National Jr. Beta Club on Tuesday morning, April 20, in the Calhoun Performing Arts Center. Inductees included 8th grade students meeting the academic, attendance and behavior requirements set forth by the organization. Calhoun Midd…
Ashworth Middle School students Hunter Parker and Carolynn Dooley recently won their divisions in FFA Middle School Record Book. Hunter won the Area 1 Crop Production category, and Carolynn won the Area 1 Power Structure and Technical Systems division, and advanced to state competition.
In 2009, Family Savings began offering $1,000 scholarships through the CV Glassco Memorial Scholarship Fund, named for our previous board chairman, CV Glassco who passed away in 2008.
On Saturday, April 17, the Calhoun High School Literary team earned the title of region champions for the third year in a row and their first year in class 5A. They took home first place finishes in seven of twelve events and will send all seven to compete for a state championship in the com…
Six students representing Georgia Northwestern Technical College placed in the Georgia Phi Beta Lambda Virtual State Leadership Conference held in early April.
This week, North Georgia Electric Membership Corp. is taking time to highlight our line crews who work 24/7, every day of the year, through storms and pandemics, to keep the lights on.
Gordon County Schools honored students during its April Board of Education meeting who had won at the state and/or national level in their respective school-sponsored competitive events.
Pinwheels adorn the Court Street side of the Calhoun Depot property to signify April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Placed by the Family Resource Center of Gordon County, each pinwheel represents a child born in Gordon County last year in hopes of a healthy, happy and safe childhood.
Congratulations to Mr. Dwight Craig, sixth grade ELA teacher, for being name Teacher of the Month and Assistant Principal Mr. Jesse Martin for being named Staff Member of the Month at Red Bud Middle School.
A pair of Chattanooga women were arrested Monday in Gordon County after a trespassing and shoplifting call ended in a high speed chase and wreck on the interstate.
Several items were approved by the Gordon County Board of Commissioners at Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting, including establishing a new probate court position.
Gordon County Grand Jury returned indictments on the following people on April 7. This process formally charges the individual, but the individual remains innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Despite major changes to the 2021 SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference, Georgia Northwestern Technical College students received six medals, one for each category entered, during the event.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a “pause” in use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, setting off a chain reaction worldwide and dealing a setback to the global vaccination campaign.
Gordon County Schools announced during the district’s April Board of Education meeting on Monday that Gordon County Schools has earned system accreditation by Cognia, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education service providers.