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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.

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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.

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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.

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Davey is an adult Domestic Short Hair available for adoption at the Gordon County Animal Control Animal Shelter.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.