Free Public Wi-Fi Access

The City of Calhoun is proud to announce free public Wi-Fi access is now available at the Downtown Calhoun City Park, Calhoun Recreation Department’s tennis facility, swimming pool, football field, the new baseball/softball complex, the yellow playground, and the Mauldin Road soccer complex.

The free public Wi-Fi will be available between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:00 PM.

The Wi-Fi network name is CalhounWiFi and the password is Hometown

Some devices may initially prompt a log in page, but no personal information or account setup will be required for login.  Instructional signs will be posted this week in the areas with public Wi-Fi access.  You may submit user feedback to wificomments@calnet-ga.net

We would like to thank Brad Carrick and the staff at Calnet for making this opportunity possible.  The equipment was purchased utilizing the Federal Government’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help implement the goal of additional broadband deployment for the public.  Additional locations are under review and consideration, so stay tuned!

Promotion Recognition – Calhoun Fire Department

All of us here at The Calhoun Fire Department would like to take the time to Congratulate and recognize the following employees on their promotions this week within our department.

BILLY GREEN, BRETT SILVERS and JESSE MILLS.

Billy has been a full-time employee of the CFD for the past 16 years and has been serving the department as a Lieutenant/Intermediate EMT. Following his promotion, he will now hold the title of “Battalion Chief”.


Brett has been a full-time employee with the CFD for the past 11 years serving as a Firefighter/Intermediate EMT. Following his promotion, he will now hold the title of “Lieutenant”.


Jesse has been a full-time employee with the CFD for the past 6 years serving as a Firefighter/Advanced EMT. Following his promotion, he also will now hold the title of “Lieutenant”.

Congratulations” to each of you on your accomplishments, along with these well-deserved promotions. All of your hard work and dedication is very much appreciated and we wish each of you all the best as a new chapter of your journey begins.

Maintenance Laborer – Water Treatment Department

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for maintenance laborer in the water treatment department.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver’s license; ability to do general and ground maintenance such as cutting grass and weed eating along with maintaining buildings and equipment and maintenance at water tanks and pump stations.  

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours or online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

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Community Development – City Planner

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a City Planner in the Community Development department.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing professional planning and urban design services and performing long-range planning activities regarding growth management, transportation planning, comprehensive planning, downtown development, zoning, and urban design. Reviewing site development plans, reviewing subdivision plats, administering development-related ordinances and regulations, assisting, and directing developers and individuals, approving zoning related permits, and performing additional tasks as assigned. Reports directly to the Director of Community Development.

Qualifications are valid Georgia driver’s license; Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or closely related field; supplemented by a minimum of one-year previous experience and/or training involving urban planning, local/regional land use, zoning, land development plan review, and site plan review; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

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Applications are available at City Hall,
226 South Wall St Calhoun, GA 30701
(706) 629-0151 and online at
www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

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Laborer – Water/Sewer Plant Maintenance

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for laborer in the water/sewer plant maintenance department.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver’s license; ability to do general and ground maintenance such as cutting grass and weed eating along with maintaining buildings and equipment and maintenance at water tanks and pump stations.  

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours or online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

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Information Regarding City of Calhoun 2023 Alcohol License Renewals

The Department of Revenue will be performing a system upgrade over Labor Day weekend. The Georgia Tax Center (GTC) will be unavailable beginning Friday, September 2 at 8 pm through Monday, September 5 at 8pm. Upon completion of the new upgrade local government alcohol renewal applications will need to be completed via the Georgia Tax Center in conjunction with the renewal of your State alcohol license. The Department of Revenue has provided a pdf entitled “Read more about what to expect after the GTC upgrade” which is available on the GTC website.
All licensees holding a pouring license will be required to complete the “Annual Report – Alcohol Pouring” report in addition to the other required renewal documents. These documents will be available for download through the GTC application process. If you would like to review the Annual Report-Alcohol Pouring form and other required forms you may do so by following this link:
https://www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com/government-and-administration/business-license-department/


Please remember, all licensees under this article are required to renew their licenses annually and in a timely manner on or before January 1st each year, and requiring approval by Mayor and Council at a regular scheduled meeting. For this reason, we are requesting renewals be submitted on or before November 15th to allow for timely processing of your application. Once the GTC portal opens on September 6th, local alcohol licensees may begin the renewal process.


O.C.G.A § 3-2-7.1 requires the Department of Revenue to develop and
implement a state-wide centralized application process for initial
applications and renewals of retail licenses. The centralized licensing
process provides a way for retail licensees to simultaneously apply for such
licenses and renewals online. The license types included in the centralized
licensing process are retail (beer/wine), retail package, consumption on
premises (includes distilled spirits), and special events.


If you have any questions, please contact Judy Craig, Business License Clerk at 706-602-5631 or Sharon Nelson, City Clerk at 706-602-5501.

Cemetery – Part-Time Laborer

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a part-time laborer at the Cemetery. 

Qualifications include ability to do manual labor and lift up to 75 lbs., ability to operate a weedeater and experience in zero turn lawn mower operation preferred.

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours or online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

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