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GORDON COUNTY NEWS

Thomas Bluff Road in Northeastern Floyd County is closed due to high water near the Gordon County line. This is river backup not flash flooding.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood Warning for the Conasauga River near Tilton affecting Gordon, Murray and Whitfield Counties.
Gas prices in Georgia are on the rise and prices could get even more expensive this week
1.39 inches of rain has fallen at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport since Sunday morning and more is on the way.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is offering a free GED practice test on Thursday, Feb. 28, to all current or potential students.
Drivers are paying an average price of $2.14 per gallon - down fractions of a cent from last week.
Marcus Lindsey with Air Methods-AirLife Georgia said the agreement will result in a reduction or elimination of out-of-pocket expenses for patients and their families.
Chief Tony Pyle states "Calhoun Police have recently received numerous complaints pertaining to internet, phone and lottery scams."
Georgia Northwestern Technical College's Adult Education program is accepting students for spring classes in Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Polk, Walker and Whitfield counties.
A traffic accident involving a semi and three passenger vehicles has all lanes of Highway 53 closed.
Gas prices in Georgia slipped 2 cents during the past week. Drivers in Georgia are finding an average price of $2.14 per gallon.
Brandon Neighbors was named Georgia Northwestern Technical College's Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership winner and Leyner Argueta was selected as the Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year.
The jobless rate was 3.7% in November and 4.5% in December of 2017.
What began as a traffic stop on a vehicle driving through an Adairsville neighborhood with a suspended tag ended with the arrest of a Gordon County man on drug charges.
Adairsville Police made a traffic stop after seeing a pickup truck stopped in the middle of the road.