Friday, February 28, 2020

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Brief periods of light snow possible Friday morning over Northeast Georgia

The National Weather Service in a special weather statement issued Thursday afternoon advised that light rain may mix with or change to light snow...

Michael W. Carroll

Michael W. Carroll, age 79, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Mr. Carroll was born on...

William O. “Bill” Norris

William O. "Bill" Norris, age 86, of Baldwin, Georgia died on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. He leaves behind his wife, Judy, of Baldwin; daughter, Shelia;...

Georgia Department of Public Health prepares for potential spread of coronavirus

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) says it's working closely with the CDC and state partners to prepare for a potential...

Piedmont president says student concerns over scholarships are unfounded

The president of Piedmont College in Demorest says a misunderstanding led to reports that the college intends to cut departmental scholarships. As Now Habersham clarified...

Carnesville rape suspect sought

Athens-Clarke County Police are seeking the public's help to find a Carnesville man accused of sexually assaulting a UGA student. Investigators obtained arrest warrants for 19-year-old...

Northeast Georgia drug agents seize $50K in meth

Two Maysville men face charges after a major drug bust in Northeast Georgia. 64-year-old Lewis Junior Hall and 46-year-old Christopher Lewis Hall were arrested Tuesday,...

Greene appointed to Habersham EMC Board of Directors

The Habersham EMC Board of Directors on Tuesday appointed Vonda Greene to fill a vacancy in the East District. Greene becomes the first woman to...

Videos

2020 One Book Habersham book revealed

Six years ago One Book Habersham – Together We Read (OBH) was introduced to the community with a book by award-winning Decatur, Georgia author Carmen Agra Deedy. The book, Martina the Beautiful Cockroach, was enjoyed...

GSP: Roadways are passable

Traffic is flowing on state routes and most secondary roads in North Georgia as temperatures melt away the remaining snow. Power is now fully restored to Habersham EMC and Georgia Power customers in Northeast...

Obituaries

Judith Amelia Knowles

Judith Amelia Knowles, 81, passed peacefully on the morning of February 23, 2020, in Demorest, Georgia. Born in Lanett, Alabama, she was the daughter of...

Sports

Lady Eagles to play in NC All-Star game

Two Lady Eagles basketball players have earned a spot in the 2020 North Carolina Private School All-Star Basketball Game. Derin Akdeniz of Izmir, Turkey,...

Eagles wrestler wins state championship

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School’s wrestling program earned a spot in the history books at the NCISAA State Championship on Saturday. Rabun Gap senior Cole Owens of...

TFS varsity swim team shows off at GHSA State Championship

The Tallulah Falls Schools boys’ 200-yard medley relay team swam to a sixth-place finish with a time of 1:39.98. The team is comprised of seniors,...
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