The number of new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gordon County continued to trend down this week as Georgians across the state continue to receive first and second doses of vaccines aimed at limiting the spread of the virus.
On Tuesday the Gordon County Farm Bureau team held an appreciation lunch to honor local police, firefighters, EMTs and military personnel in recognition of First Responders Appreciation Day.
ATLANTA - Georgians rushing to gas stations to fill their tanks worsened fuel shortages this week that began after a cyberattack shut down the Colonial Pipeline, Gov. Brian Kemp said Wednesday.
The Sequoyah Ball, an annual fundraising event hosted by the Calhoun Woman’s Club, is set for Aug. 21. The new date comes after the event had previously been postponed due to concerns over COVID-19 and potential spread of the virus.
ATLANTA - Normal restrictions on commercial trucks in Georgia are being waived under an executive order Gov. Brian Kemp has issued in response to the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline.
As the Calhoun City Council held its first public reading of the fiscal year 2021-2022 annual operating budget and capital plan Monday night, some residents on Trammell Street asked that speed humps be added to the list of expenses.
The Gordon County Schools Board of Education voted to approve the tentative fiscal year 2021-2022 budget at its meeting on Monday evening. No changes were made to the document since it was discussed at the board’s last meeting on April 26.
After 20 years of serving children and youth in the Gordon area, Advocates for Children has now been requested by the Gordon Juvenile Court System to provide Court Appointed Special Advocates services for more than 100 area children.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Marketing Management student Stephanie Kuhrt was named a 2021 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership finalist and Jeremiah Cooper, program director and instructor of Welding and Joining Technology, was selected as a 2021 Rick Perkins Instructor of the…
Calhoun-based security, technologies and integrations company Owen Security Solutions, celebrates its announced ranking on SDM Magazine’s list of the nation’s top 100 security companies.
State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced the finalists for 2022 Georgia Teacher of the Year Thursday, including one Gordon County teacher.
The number of new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 continued to decrease this week as vaccination rollout continues across the state and in Gordon County, where 11,097 vaccines have already been administered and 19% of the population has received both doses, according to the Georgia Department o…
The Calhoun Woman’s Club will host its inaugural Fill My Bowl Soup Luncheon on Saturday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Gordon County Historical Society, located at 335 S. Wall St.
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.
The Gordon County Saddle club is scheduled to host their annual Equine Dental Clinic on Saturday, May 22, at the Northwest Georgia Livestock Pavilion between 9 a.m. and noon.
The Coosa River Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to announce the launch of their Feral Swine Trapping Program.
Blood Assurance is urging all eligible donors to make an appointment to donate blood as soon as possible to help area patients and hospitals.
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.