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GORDON COUNTY NEWS

The Georgia Northwestern Technical College Adult Education Program is seeking volunteers who can tutor adult learners in reading, writing, basic math, and English Language skills.
Businesses and residents are urged to turn their sprinkler's off as Winter and Freezing temperatures are just around the corner.
The Gordon County Sheriffs department started their Friday off searching for an armed fugitive. The suspect was apprehended after two shots were fired by police.
There is a Freeze Warning for our area from 11 p.m. tonight until 8 a.m. Friday.
Labor Commissioner Mark Butler proclaimed October another great month in a long string of often record-setting months. He noted that Georgia's unemployment rate also fell once again.
The rain will be coming to an end today, but colder temperatures are on the way.
At 4:45 p.m., the creek was at 19 feet and rising. Flood stage is 19 feet.
Rain will continue Tuesday, with an additional 0.5 to 1.0 inches possible over the area on top of what was received Monday.
A Calhoun man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on I-75 Southbound near mile marker 319 in Gordon County just before 6 a.m. Tuesday.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is advising motorists of a detour off State Route 136 at the CSX Railroad crossing, scheduled for Wednesday.
A man who was helping out another motorist was struck by a vehicle Monday morning on Highway 53 at Webber Road in Gordon County.
The warning area includes Southeastern Floyd County, Polk County, and Bartow County.
Starting this Friday and going thru November 26, officers will be setting up safety checkpoints looking for unrestrained drivers and passengers.
The first freeze of the season will be here this weekend with temps dropping into the 20s overnight Friday and Saturday.
Work will begin on Hwy 53 in Gordon County for repairs.