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Early data show average age of Georgia deaths from virus much lower than global...

The average age of death from the coronavirus is 80, the U.S. surgeon general said earlier this month. Dr. Jerome Adams apparently was referring to...

Habersham County arrest report

Here's the latest arrest report from the Habersham County Sheriff's Office. DISCLAIMER The arrest records available through this website are public information. Any indication of an...

Local college student launches volunteer home delivery service

Like college students across the globe, Lindsey Lewallen suddenly found herself on an extended spring break when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Unlike many other students...

Who Can Be Against Us?

Her mom’s words whispered cautiously to the seven children sitting at the kitchen table. The smallest of the group watched as her father quickly...

Habersham County Commission Chair Stacy Hall’s message to the community

Habersham County is now under a state of emergency. The county commission on Saturday unanimously approved a resolution declaring a public health emergency in the...

Former chief magistrate judge Jim Butterworth dies

The legal community, family, and friends are mourning the loss of former Habersham County Chief Magistrate Judge Jim Butterworth. He passed away Saturday, March 28....

COVID-19 infections spread in Georgia’s correctional facilities

Corrections officials are struggling to combat the rising spread of COVID-19 in prisons and jails throughout the state. The disease has led to one death,...

READ Habersham County emergency declaration

Editor's Note: On March 28, the Habersham County Commission unanimously approved the following temporary emergency order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order goes...

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

John Thomas Watson, Sr.

John Thomas Watson, Sr. age 85 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will...

Sports

Rabun Gap names Joe Sturdivant new head football coach

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School has hired Joe Sturdivant as its new head football coach after a competitive global search. “We are thrilled to welcome Coach Sturdivant...

GHSA shuts down high school sports, activities through end of month

Georgia high school activities and sports, including practices, are on hold following Governor Brian Kemp's announcement on March 16 that the state's public schools...

Luttrell leaving Johnson High

Johnson High School athletic director, Tony Wagner, announced this afternoon that head football coach Stan Luttrell will resign to take the head coaching position...
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