LATEST NEWS & FEATURES

Airport business park development moving forward following meeting

The Habersham County Commission, Habersham Development Authority and Baldwin City Council met in joint session Wednesday evening to discuss issues surrounding the county's airport...

Repairs underway at Demorest police station damaged in storm

Repairs are underway at the Demorest police station following a large tree falling into the building Sunday morning. A large pine tree fell on the...

Area schools announce Friday delays, closures due to possible icy road conditions

Concerns about possible icy road conditions caused Habersham School administrators to push back Friday's class schedule by three hours. The county's public schools will...

Weekend Forecast: Clearing out

We'll start the weekend off fairly calm with just an extremely isolated chance of some flurries or drizzle on Friday. Earlier in the week it...

Area school closings

A current list of weather-related school closings and delays in North Georgia. Check back here for updates: CLOSED Friday, Jan. 21 Pickens County Schools Rabun County Schools (online...

Light wintry mix possible Friday

UPDATE (Jan. 20@7pm) — Chances of frozen precipitation continue to dwindle across Northeast Georgia, though the chance is not zero. A wave of low pressure...

Judge: Georgia county can move ahead on land for spaceport

A judge has denied a request to stop a county from buying land for a planned spaceport near the Georgia coast, dealing the latest...

Weekly COVID update

Here's the latest COVID data for the 13 North Georgia counties served by District Two Public Health including Banks, Dawson, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall,...

Videos

Habersham Medical Center employee called out on TikTok ‘no longer employed’ here, hospital says

A Habersham Medical Center ER nurse is no longer with the hospital following an online dispute over what's been described as a 'racist t-shirt.' The nurse wanted a shirt like the one worn by...

The 355

The 355 refers to the codename of a female agent during the Revolutionary War. Granted, it does set up an inversion of the espionage genre, but the execution is formulaic and forgettable. It stars Jessica...

Arbery killers get life in prison; no parole for father, son

BRUNSWICK, GA — Three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced Friday to life in prison, with a judge denying any chance of parole for the father and son who armed...

Obituaries

Dr. John Mark Carpenter

Dr. John Mark Carpenter, age 92 of Gainesville entered heaven peacefully Wednesday, January 19, 2022, with his family by his side. A full obituary will...

Virginia Louise Barrett

Judi Mize

Edie Schroeder Bolton

Matthew Monetti

Sports

Life in Motion: It’s Saturday in Athens

It’s always special to head to Sanford Stadium on a Saturday to see the Bulldogs play, but this Saturday, on this weekend, it was...

Bulldog Nation celebrates: ‘A new standard for excellence has been set’

ATHENS —n began Sept. 4, in Charlotte, N.C., where a Christopher Smith interception return for a touchdown was the difference in the Bulldogs’ 10-3...

UGA National Championship Celebration today in Athens

As Georgia prepares for a major winter storm, football fans will gather in Athens today to celebrate their national champ Bulldogs. The team’s big...
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