Members of the Calhoun Gordon County Retired Educators Association gathered Saturday to honor the memory of family and friends who battled and continue to battle Alzheimer's Disease. The walkers met at Harold "Ooky" Faith Memorial Park in Calhoun. President Kenneth Russell welcomed the walke…
A 44-year-old Calhoun man who thought he was exchanging explicit photos and chatting with a 14-year-old girl was arrested for two sex-related crimes and two drug crimes, according to reports from the Gordon County Sheriff's Office.
Georgia Republicans and Democrats went to their respective corners after President Donald Trump nominated conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.
The 3 p.m. report released Monday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 315,281 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,961 deaths.
The race for a hotly contested U.S. Senate seat in Georgia kicked up a notch last week with the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and calls for a Democratic candidate to drop out in favor of the frontrunner.
The race for U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s seat has most prominently featured campaign activities from the four leading candidates: Loeffler and U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, both Republicans; and Rev. Raphael Warnock and Matt Lieberman, both Democrats.
The 3 p.m. report released Sunday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 314,685 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,946 deaths.
The Adairsville Police Department announced Sunday that the individual who was recorded on video Thursday throwing a dog from a vehicle outside of Waggz and Whiskerz has been arrested.
Gov. Brian Kemp said he feels good about Georgia’s current status amid the pandemic, and he has an optimistic outlook as the temperatures cool and flu season begins in earnest.
He was an exemplary man. I looked up to him and admired him greatly. He and his wife Lucile had come to Japan in the years after World War II, to begin a ministry of caring for Japanese war orphans.
Georgia’s top school official aims to make year-end standardized tests count “essentially zero” toward students’ final grades in the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cpt. Landon Ralston, a Sonoraville High School and Air Force Academy graduate, recently transition from the U.S. Air Force into the newly created U.S. Space Force as his family looked on during a ceremony at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
A 62-year-old Resaca man was arrested on Thursday by the Gordon County Sheriff's Office on multiple crimes related to child sex abuse less than one week after his brother's arrest on similar charges inspired multiple victims to come forward with their experiences.
The 3 p.m. report released Friday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 312,514 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,874 deaths.
Deteriorating public support for law enforcement is driving police officers away from the profession and making it harder to attract new recruits, representatives of state and local police agencies said Thursday.
Well-known local comedian Joni Harbin will headline a performance at the GEM Theatre in Downtown Calhoun on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m.
Kaisley Miller has been battling alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of soft tissue tumor related to the lining of the skeletal muscles, since she was 2 years old. She celebrated her fifth birthday in July by finishing up her last and hardest round of chemotherapy. Just less than a week ago, s…
The 3 p.m. report released Thursday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 311,046 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,822 deaths.
Jobless Georgians filed 49,421 initial unemployment claims last week, up 7,341 from the previous week, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
Calhoun High School’s AP coordinator, Madison Bunch, announced the names of students who have been named AP scholars as prescribed by CollegeBoard for their performance on Advanced Placement (AP) exams for the 2020 school year.
Drop boxes to deposit absentee ballots ahead of the Nov. 3 general election have been set up by the dozens across Georgia as an option for voters who prefer not to show up in-person at a polling place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Georgia Republican Party joined the Republican National Committee Tuesday in appealing a federal court decision requiring the counting of absentee ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election.
There’s been little movement since summer in either the presidential race in Georgia or Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s reelection bid, according to a new Monmouth University poll.
The 3 p.m. report released Wednesday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 309,678 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,773 deaths.
The coin-operated amusement machines (COAM) business in Georgia has been thriving since the Georgia Lottery Corp. took over regulating the industry in 2013, Lottery President and CEO Gretchen Corbin said Wednesday.
Georgia election officials gearing up for the Nov. 3 general election will have help from big-name companies to troubleshoot technical issues and a new real-time tool that tracks the wait in line at local polling places.
The 27th annual Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held today at Fields Ferry Golf Club, beginning with a catered lunch at 11 a.m. A helicopter ball drop set to send one lucky winner home with $2,000 will be held just before tee-off at 11:30 a.m.
Jennifer Latour, executive director of the United Way of Gordon County, places pumpkins out for sale at the Pumpkin Patch in Downtown Calhoun on Monday. Located directly across the street from the Historic Calhoun Depot at 109 S. King St., the patch will be open through Saturday while suppli…
The 3 p.m. report released Tuesday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 308,221 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,677 deaths.
According to her co-workers and family, Derrall Culberson was the happiest and most helpful person one could ever hope to meet, so her presence in City of Calhoun buildings will be missed after the senior accountant died on Saturday from COVID-19.
Sign-ups are now open for the Voluntary Action Center’s senior Christmas program, which provides meals and gifts to one hundred seniors across Calhoun and Gordon County over the holidays. The annual giving program is made possible through a partnership with the Gordon County Chamber of Comme…
AdventHealth Gordon is hosting a virtual Living Well class featuring Julia Danforth, MD, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 6:30 p.m. online via a Zoom meeting.
The former director of a Bartow County charitable agency was arrested late Monday and charged with 42 counts of theft and exploitation of an elder or disabled person.
Blood Assurance is making an appeal for millennial and Gen Z donors due to low donor turnout and continuous blood drive cancellations throughout their schools and workplaces. Less than one day’s supply of O-negative, O-positive, and B-negative remains on the shelf. A-positive, A-negative and…
Local leaders from Rome to Savannah pressed Georgians on Monday to complete the 2020 Census with only 10 days left before the deadline.
The Calhoun City Schools Board of Education recently selected Ra-Lin Construction to build the new Calhoun Early Learning Academy that will be located at 380 Barrett Road, the former pre-K and Eastside School site.
The 3 p.m. report released Monday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 307,339 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,604 deaths.
Both of Georgia’s U.S. senators are calling for a Senate vote on a successor to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sooner rather than later.
A 65-year-old Sugar Valley man was arrested by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office last Friday on child molestation and other charges following an investigation by authorities.
AdventHealth Medical Group is pleased to announce that Andrea Kovacic, MD, has joined AdventHealth Medical Group Urgent Care Adairsville Health Park.
The 3 p.m. report released Sunday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 306,155 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,599 deaths.
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.
The 3 p.m. report released Saturday by the Department of Public Health showed a total of 305,027 positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia, with 6,599 deaths.
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.