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[Watch] Calhoun Candidates Forum – Gordon County Chamber of Commerce

October 4th, 2019 – 11:40 AM Ethan Garrett – Thursday evening participants for the City of Calhoun’s Candidate Forum gathered at the Calhoun Depot where they were presented with questions from the public. This Forum featured two contested races that included the City Council Post #2 and The School Board post #5. The City Council…

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NW Georgia makes job gains in August

October 4, 2019–7:07 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Northwest Georgia region’s unemployment rate fell in August. Preliminary results showed that the 15-county area saw its unemployment claims fall for the month. At the same time, the labor force and the number of employed residents both showed annual growth.…

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Gordon County Remains Under Burn Ban after approval from Board of Commissioners

October 2nd, 2019 – 2:07 PM Keith King (Executive Assistant Gordon County Government) – At the October 1, 2019, Commission meeting, the Gordon County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution that stated the following: Due to extremely dry conditions, the Gordon County Fire Chief has requested an immediate temporary ban on all types of outdoor open burning,…

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Gas prices falling

September 30, 2019–10:00 p.m. AAA SOUTH Georgia gas prices declined at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.54 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday’s state average is 5 cents less than a week ago, 14 cents more than this time last month, and 18 cents less than this time last year. It now costs $38.10 to fill…

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Schnauzerfest brings in dogs from all over the world

September 29, 2019–12:13 a.m. DOWNTOWN ROME PHOTOS More than 600 dogs from across the country and from all over the world were in Rome Saturday for Schnauzerfest 2019. The event was hosted by Schnauzer Lovers of the South. The highlight was a parade up Broad Street. The Downtown Rome Facebook page featured a number of photos from…

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Gas prices up

September 23, 2019–10:40 a.m. AAA SOUTH Gas prices continue their upward trend compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.59 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday’s state average is 17 cents more than a week ago, 15 cents more than this time last month, and 12 cents less than this time last year. It now costs $38.85 to fill a 15-gallon tank of…

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Inmate death reported at Gordon County Jail

September 21, 2019–9:30 p.m. GORDON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE At about 3:50 a.m. Saturday morning (Sept 21), jail officers responded to an inmate experiencing a medical emergency in the county jail. Fire/Rescue and EMS personnel responded to the jail and were on-scene within minutes. The inmate, a 57 year old woman, was transported to Gordon Hospital…

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Calhoun PD honored at Governor’s Challenge Awards

September 20, 2019–7:54 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Calhoun Police Department was one of the agencies recognized Wednesday in Macon during the 2019 Governor’s Challenge Awards presentation. The Governor’s Challenge Awards honor law enforcement agencies for their work to prevent crashes, injuries and deaths in their communities, college campuses, and military installations. The Calhoun Police Department…

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Culberson nominated for Robert Clemente Award

September 17, 2019–2:49 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Former Calhoun High star Charlie Culberson is the Atlanta Braves’ nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award. The award is bestowed annually to the player who best represents the game of Baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy, and positive contributions, both on and off the field. “Charlie “Clutch”…

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Gas prices on the rise

September 17, 2019–7:56 a.m. AAA SOUTH Georgia gas prices are up this week compared to a week ago and are likely to continue to rise as a result of attacks in Saudi Arabia. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.42 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday’s state average is 4 cents more than a week ago, 7 cent less than this time last…

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Man burned in LP tank explosion in Calhoun

September 16, 2019–7:00 p.m. GORDON GAZETTE One person was airlifted to the hospital after sustaining burns when an LP tank exploded at Mohawk GHB on Clarence King Drive in Calhoun Monday. According to the Gordon Gazette, a gas company was called in to capture the gas out of the ruptured tank. The fire has been…

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Calhoun man arrested in on-line child sex sting

September 15, 2019–2:09 p.m. FORSYTH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE “Operation Just Cause”, a proactive undercover investigation coordinated by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office High Technology Crime Unit, was a four-day proactive effort centered in Forsyth County beginning on Thursday, September 5, 2019. The operation, which took several months of planning, resulted in 24 individuals being arrested…

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[WATCH] Hazardous chemical fire in Calhoun

September 13, 2019–7:11 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Firefighters spent much of the day Friday at a large structure fire at DHM Adhesives at the corner of Oak Street and South Wall Street in downtown Calhoun. According to Deputy Calhoun Fire Chief Terry Mills, the call came in at around 1:15 a.m. regarding some sort of explosion and…

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One dead, one in custody following domestic altercation in Gordon County

September 12, 2019–3:00 p.m. GBI NEWS RELEASE On Thursday, September 12, 2019, at approximately 03:00 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer-involved shooting and conduct a death investigation. Preliminary information indicates that Gordon County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 558 Mt. Zion Road, Resaca, Georgia…

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Georgia has now experienced 73 days of temperatures above 90 degrees since May

September 11, 2019–10:45 p.m. NEWS RELEASE With Georgia experiencing its 73rd day of temperatures above 90 degrees this year, Georgia Power urges customers to act to minimize the impact of higher temperatures and increased energy use on electric bills. The company is committed to providing information and choices that give customers the options they need…

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Gas prices continue to fall

September 9, 2019–11:26 p.m. AAA SOUTH Georgia gas prices continue to decline. Monday’s state average is 2 cents less than a week ago, 17 cents less than this time last month, and 34 cents less than this time last year. It now costs $35.70 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline. That is $6.90 less than what motorists paid in May of 2018 when pump prices hit their…

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[Watch] 68 acre Controlled Burn in Progress in Horn Mountain area

September 6, 2019 – 3:40 PM Ethan Garrett – A controlled burn is in effect on 68 acres of the Horn Mountian area between Floyd County and Gordon County. This controlled burn is being monitored and controlled by the US Forrest Service, and there is no cause for alarm. Check out the video down below…

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Final Labor Day 2019 holiday traffic count

September 4, 2019–5:31 a.m. NEWS RELEASE Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Labor Day holiday travel period resulted in nine traffic deaths, with eight being worked by Troopers. This year, the holiday travel period was 78-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 30, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 2. Statewide, Georgia State Troopers investigated 523 traffic crashes that…

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Calhoun Police investigate robbery

September 4, 2019–5:24 a.m. CALHOUN POLICE REPORT Calhoun Police are investigating a reported armed robbery on Highway 53 Sunday. According to the police report, the victim said he approached a man in a parking lot to offer him a ride. The man then asked for money before pulling out a knife and snatching the victim’s…

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Georgia pump prices continue to drop

September 2, 2019–1:38 p.m. AAA NEWS RELEASE Georgia gas prices continue to decline. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.40 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday’s state average is 2 cents less than a week ago, 19 cents less than this time last month, and 29 cents less than this time last year. It now costs $36.00 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline. That is $6.60…

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