The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce began its annual sale of Keep It In The County sponsorships in November and twenty-four businesses already have claimed one of the thirty slots available for the coming year. The shop-local campaign will officially launch in January.
Two of Gordon County’s bridges made the top 40 list of the worst in Northwest Georgia in a new report released by TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit.
AdventHealth Gordon EMS will continue collecting donations for its 24th annual Make a Kid Smile toy drive, which benefits underprivileged children in Gordon County, until Friday, Dec. 11.
The 3 p.m. report released Tuesday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 422,133 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 8,778 deaths.
Georgia is gearing up to distribute the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to health-care workers and the state’s elderly residents in the coming weeks once federal officials approve the vaccines for emergency use.
The 2020 Gordon County 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Team competed at the Area Virtual Competition on Monday, Nov. 9. The Gordon County 4-H Junior Team placed third out of 11 teams, while the Gordon County 4-H Senior Team placed first out of 12 teams to win the Area Competition. The S…
Georgia officials continued batting back claims of election fraud Monday as a second recount of the presidential election neared completion and President Donald Trump attacked one of his biggest supporters in the state, Gov. Brian Kemp.
Rumble strips are slated to be installed on roads in Floyd and surrounding counties in the coming months after the Georgia Department of Transportation awarded several safety contracts this month.
Calhoun Times Managing Editor Daniel Bell tendered his resignation Monday and Catherine Edgemon at the Walker County Messenger has been named interim managing editor.
Food City is partnering with the Department of Health and Human Services to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations at its pharmacies once the vaccine is approved and available to the general public, the grocer said Monday.
A recent court ruling awarding monetary damages to neighbors of a North Carolina industrial hog farm is stirring interest among Georgia agribusiness organizations in renewing a push to update the state’s Right to Farm Act.
Over the past several years, utility giant Georgia Power has embarked on an unusual buying spree, paying top dollar for people’s property in places where cheap land was easy to find.
Calhoun Animal Control Pals for Paws thrift store, located at 100 Peters St., Suite 11, will offer the community and their pets the opportunity to take photos with Santa Claus today and tomorrow, from noon to 4 p.m., and again on Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 during the same hours. The cost for the phot…
The Calhoun Women’s Club recently announced their youth of the month honorees. The group picked two students at each of the local high schools. Those students included:
Calhoun and Gordon County residents are invited to help spread the magic of Christmas this holiday season by taking part in the Family Resource Center of Gordon County and Prevent Child Abuse Gordon County’s 31st annual Mother-Daughter Christmas Tea fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 6, from 2 until 4 p.m.
The students in the theater programs at Calhoun and Gordon Central high schools will be taking to the stage next May to compete in the 13th annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards.
Gordon County’s number of total deaths attributed to COVID-19 rose to 54 on Thursday as another patient was reported to have succumbed to the effects of the virus.
The 3 p.m. report released Thursday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 413,909 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 8,716 deaths.
Capture the holiday spirit by creating your very own 18-inch evergreen Christmas wreath. The Gordon County Young Farmers and Calhoun Future Farmers of America are offering a class teaching the community how to make these wreaths using pine, ribbon and pinecones on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. a…
The legendary art of Norman Rockwell can generally be described with just a single word, America. Although the last of his more than 4,000 original pieces was painted well over 40 years ago, his work is still widely displayed and enjoyed all across the landscape of this nation.
A group of Republican state lawmakers are calling for the Georgia General Assembly to hold a special session ahead of the Jan. 5 runoff elections for U.S. Senate seats to consider changes to Georgia’s voter ID laws amid testiness over the recent presidential contest.
The 3 p.m. report released Wednesday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 411,002 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 8,694 deaths.
Gov. Brian Kemp is urging Georgians to keep distanced and consider outdoor or virtual gatherings this Thanksgiving with COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths on the rise in recent weeks.
Belmont Baptist Church’s Handbell Choir is set to ring a variety of secular Christmas songs and beloved carols at Downtown Calhoun’s GEM Theatre on Monday, Dec. 7, and Tuesday, Dec. 8, as part of the group’s tenth annual Christmas concert.
Thirty-five-year-old Calhoun resident Aaron Maehre met his biological father for the first time just over a week ago. He will meet his biological mother this Saturday.
Calhoun Police Officers responded to three locations on Sunday after receiving reports of broken windows and stolen fire extinguishers that were used to spray vehicles.
The 3 p.m. report released Tuesday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 408,644 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 8,648 deaths.
The Calhoun Police Department recently promoted Officer Christy Nicholson to the rank of Shift Sergeant, making her the first woman in the department’s history to receive the title.
Students at W.L. Swain Elementary School have been practicing their STEAM skills and they recently created projects based on the book “Balloons Over Boadway” by Melissa Sweet, which tells the true story of Tony Sarg, a puppeteer who originally created the giant helium balloons of the Macy’s …
Due to current guidance from public health officials, and in the interest of protecting the populations they serve as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Calhoun Gordon County library officials have announced service modifications and changes to suspensions.
Two people are facing theft charges related to a stolen car out of Tennessee after a man apparently overdosed in the parking lot of the Love’s truck stop on Bellwood Road, according to Calhoun Police Department records.
Officers with the Calhoun Police Department were called out to the Calhoun Recreation Department fields just off Highway 53 Spur on Sunday three separate times within just a few hours for multiple events, including a fight that left a woman unconscious and a gunshot that broke the window on …
The state panel in charge of Georgia’s medical marijuana program is opening the search for businesses interested in growing the leaf crop and converting it into cannabis oil.
After a bye last week, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets are back in action on Friday night as they travel south to take on the Lithia Springs Lions in the first round of the GHSA 5A state playoffs.
CANTON, Ga. — Linda Satterfield, a 72-year-old retired trucking company owner, cast her ballot this year for President Donald Trump. As Georgia now faces twin runoff races that will determine whether Republicans retain control of the U.S. Senate, she is so angry about his defeat in her home state that she is questioning the point of voting. "Trump won Georgia," she insisted Friday after ...
Visitors should not be unsettled by the orange construction fencing visible inside the Chief Vann House. The two-story log cabin hosting the Vann kitchen/workhouse exhibit is receiving a full exterior restoration that includes new roofing shingles (cedar shakes), windowsills, faux chinking a…
ATLANTA (AP) — After the Trump campaign requested a recount of the presidential ballots in Georgia, county election workers have just over a week to complete the new tally, a top elections official said Monday.
Georgia election officials are gearing up for another recount of the roughly 5 million ballots cast in the state’s presidential election this month following a request over the weekend by President Donald Trump’s campaign.
The 3 p.m. report released Monday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 406,220 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 8,644 deaths.
For Fairmount resident Gary Stewart, Christmas lights became part of his holiday celebration ritual nearly 40 years ago, and nowadays he’s approaching nearly 100,000 shining lights for his annual display, more than enough to draw drivers and their families past his property out in eastern Go…
The Calhoun Walmart reopened on Sunday morning after closing Friday afternoon for a deep cleaning by a store employees and a third party company after the location experienced a recent outbreak of COVID-19 cases and related quarantines.
If you count positive COVID-19 results from antigen tests along with those from PCR screenings — something that most states do — Saturday’s increase of COVID infections in Georgia topped 6,300 – a new single-day record.
Dr. Ed Ades works with consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton on its health team. Ades, who lives in Atlanta, previously was with the CDC for more than 30 years, leading development and implementation of successful projects and programs in infectious disease prevention. He has extensive experie…
The 3 p.m. report released Saturday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 402,435 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 8,624 deaths.
Red Bud Middle School REACH Georgia Scholar Eric Carpenter and Mackenzlee Roach recently signed their pledges to complete the state-wide scholarship program, which would entitle them to $10,000 in college scholarship funds upon graduation of high school.