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GORDON COUNTY NEWS

Federal officials say that street gangs are responsible for about forty-eight percent of violent crimes in the majority of jurisdictions in the state and up to ninety percent in other areas.
Law enforcement officers in Georgia are putting the hammer down on drivers who are hammering down on their gas pedal during the second annual "Operation Southern Shield" speed enforcement operation.
Calhoun Police have released more information regarding the discovery of two bodies within hours of each other Sunday at separate ends of the city.
Gas prices are trending lower after refinery issues sent pump prices higher last week.
Calhoun police are currently processing two scenes at different locations in the city. They believe at least one of the deaths was the result of natural causes.
Reports from the Department of Public Health have been released stating that 49 people have been treated for Rabies in Georgia this year.
A Calhoun man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on Highway 140 in Adairsville Tuesday afternoon.
A Kentucky fugitive has been apprehended in Gordon County.
Gas prices in Georgia increased 3 cents since last week
The 30-hour Independence Day Holiday ends at 11:59 p.m. tonight.
There are plenty of things to do to celebrate Independence Day on Wednesday.
As the July Fourth holiday approaches, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging residents to use extreme caution to avoid fires and severe injuries when using fireworks.
A Calhoun Police Officer was transported to Gordon Hospital Sunday with a sprained knee after his patrol vehicle and a car he was pursuing collided twice.
Motorists will find the most expensive Independence Day gas prices in four years.
According to the Georgia State Patrol, the vehicle driven by 37-year old Monisha Dixon of Calhoun was traveling southbound near Highway 53/Fairmount Highway at around 4:00 p.m. when a tire blew.