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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.

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Butch is a male Chihuahua mix who is currently available for adoption at the Gordon County Animal Control Animal Shelter. He is approximately a year old and weighs 21 pounds.

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…

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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.

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The Calhoun City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting Monday saw a relatively light agenda, but was followed by a work session to discuss the upcoming budget.

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Moses is an approximately 2 year old German Shepherd available for adoption at the Gordon County Animal Control Animal Shelter. He weighs 62 pounds.

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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.

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.

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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…

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.

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.

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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.