For area horse enthusiasts, there will be the opportunity to start a new tradition this October. The Gordon County Saddle Club will host its first wagon train Oct. 1-4 with the county fairgrounds as a home base.
Cartersville’s Booth Western Art Museum has canceled most of the activities that make up its Southeastern Cowboy Festival and symposium which was scheduled for Oct. 22-25.
A state House committee probing issues that occurred during the June 9 primary elections in Georgia released a report Thursday outlining stumbles with absentee ballots and the state’s new voting machines that prompted long lines and steep concerns ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.
The 3 p.m. report released Friday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 302,737 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,537 deaths.
A new pet services business in Calhoun offering everything from daycare to boarding opened its doors at the end of August. Hollie Stewart, the owner of Furbabies Pet Services, promises she and her employees will engage with, protect and care for the pets that come into the shop as if they we…
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce will present its 27th annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Fields Ferry Golf Course, and this week the chamber announced that the event will include a helicopter ball drop that will send $2,000 to one lucky winner.
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners approved by a 4-0 vote Tuesday evening a proposal to reduce the current millage rate for property taxes to 9.5970 mills for fiscal year 2020-2021 (Commissioner Bud Owens was not present for the meeting). The current rate is 9.631 mills.
Over the next two weekends, Downtown Calhoun’s GEM Theatre will play host to End of the Line: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band and Derek Andrew, a country music artist who has opened for some of the genre’s most recognized artists, including Luke Combs and Collin Raye.
The 3 p.m. report released Thursday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 300,903 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,474 deaths.
Members of the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce took off their masks and met on the porch for a brief check presentation this week, donating the proceeds from the annual Amazing Race event. From left to right are B.J. Robinson, Georgia Farm Bureau; Barry Blevins, Synovus; Kathy Johnson, Gor…
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.
Gordon County Schools announced this week that Nicole Head has been named as the director of School Nutrition to fill the recent vacancy in the position.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, AdventHealth Gordon has canceled its annual Race Around the Rec 5K and Fun Run. In its place, AdventHealth Gordon, along with other AdventHealth facilities, will host the Pink on Parade 5K, a virtual race that will connect participants throughout the country.
The 3 p.m. report released Wednesday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 299,056 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,398 deaths.
Two Mercer University professors received a $1 million federal grant to combat opioid overdoses in Polk, Gordon, Gilmer and Fannin counties.
Gov. Brian Kemp late Tuesday lifted restrictions on elderly long-term care facilities that have been in effect in Georgia since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state in March.
University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley Tuesday defended his decision to bring students back to the system’s 26 campuses this semester for in-person classes.
The 27th annual Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Fields Ferry Golf Club, beginning with a catered lunch at 11 a.m.
Your bones provide a solid structure. Your muscles power you through your days. And then there are the connections — ligaments and joints — that offer you the flexibility and agility you need to live life to its fullest. But when pain, injury or illness affect your musculoskeletal system, ac…
Georgia food bank workers on Tuesday detailed huge increases in demand for free meals and challenges with delivering food to the state’s out-of-school children since March when the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.
The 3 p.m. report released Tuesday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 296,833 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,398 deaths.
The Gordon County Young Farmers is set to host a Cow Patty Bingo Benefit for Connor Luke Hayes, a Sonoraville Elementary School student diagnosed with Neuroblastoma and End Stage Renal Disease earlier this year, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m. at Sonoraville High School.
Calhoun Mayor Jimmy Palmer and members of the city council paid tribute to the city’s first mayor and founder of the longest continually occupied church building in town during their meeting Monday, declaring the year the 2020 William Laurens Hillhouse Centenary Memorial Year.
Torrential rain from Sally — up to 24 inches — will likely unleash a significant flooding event over a portion of the southern United States during the middle to latter part of this week, according to information released by multiple weather agencies on Monday.
Most Georgians believe parents should receive small federal grant funds to help pay for school supplies, child care and other expenses while their children are taking online classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a poll released this week.
The local unit of Georgia Retired Educators Association, Calhoun Gordon County Retired Educators Association, met recently for the first monthly meeting for 2020-2021 year.
AdventHealth Gordon recently hosted free health screenings on Sept. 8 and 10 for local Gordon County, City of Calhoun and Georgia State Patrol police officers and administrative employees. Screenings offered included a cardiac assessment, cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose screening, low…
A federal judge is considering whether to order Georgia to make changes to the way elections are run in the state with seven weeks to go before November’s general election.
The Secretary of State’s office said Monday that the window is closed for the Democratic Party to replace Kevin Van Ausdal as their candidate for the 14th Congressional District.
The 3 p.m. report released Monday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 295,337 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,353 deaths.
Calhoun City Schools named its four school-level teachers of the year recently, the first step toward ultimately picking a Teacher of the Year later in the school year.
While it largely develops in older men, prostate cancer can happen at any age. In fact, it’s the second cause of cancer death among men. Although that’s a startling statistic, the good news is that most men diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially in its early stages, can survive it.
Georgia voters still strongly support public charter schools eight years after ratifying a constitutional amendment letting the state create charter schools, according to a new poll.
Georgia slipped to No. 46 among the states in a new ranking of health system performance, down from 42nd the previous year.
The 3 p.m. report released Sunday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 294,314 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,333 deaths.
Harbin Clinic, Georgia’s largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic, announcd its chief information officer, Andrew Goodwin, has been named a GeorgiaCIO ORBIE Award 2020 Finalist.
The 3 p.m. report released Saturday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 292,905 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,287 deaths.
With a deadline looming, Georgia is pushing to increase its final count in the 2020 U.S. Census amid hurdles posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and poor internet access in some areas.
The 3 p.m. report released Friday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 290,781 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,246 deaths.
Democrat Kevin Van Ausdal announced Friday he is withdrawing from the 14th Congressional District race against Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene.
All apartments offered by the Calhoun Housing Authority will soon have a smoke detector in every bedroom, kitchen and living room, thanks to a competitive grant received by the organization back in March.
AdventHealth Gordon is pleased to announce that AdventHealth Medical Group Hematology Oncology at Calhoun and AdventHealth Infusion Center Calhoun has been named a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care…
Georgia public-school students outperformed their peers around the country on the SAT for the third year in a row, the state Department of Education reported.
Georgia tax collections rose in August for the second month in a row after three straight months of declines at the height of the coronavirus-driven business lockdown.