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State Park gift ideas for nature loving history buffs (and dog lovers, too!)

If you're still shopping for those hard-to-buy-for friends and family members, here are some unique gift ideas from the Georgia's Park System. For the Adventurer...

The Savvy Picker: Circle of Hope Clarkesville Thrift Store

YouTube and TikTok Thrifters have people wanting to get in on the hunt for antique and vintage treasures. And why not? As we’ve shown...

Commissioners approve pay raises and new hires for county rec department

Employees showed up en masse at the Habersham County Commission's special called meeting Thursday night. The jury room at the courthouse where they met...

Ellison praises ‘amazing’ poll workers; reminds voters new Habersham South Precinct opens Tuesday

It's been another busy election season for poll workers in Habersham, and the county's election supervisor has only high praise for them. "Even though we...

NGTC honors alumni

North Georgia Technical College Alumni Association announced the 2022 Alumni Award recipients during the college’s alumni homecoming. Recipients are nominated and selected for the...

Area Christmas celebrations

Christmas season has arrived in the Northeast Georgia mountains. Baldwin, Clarkesville, Demorest, Tallulah Falls, and Toccoa are among the towns that have held tree...

No. 1 Georgia looks to add SEC title to trophy case vs LSU

ATLANTA (AP) — The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs have their eyes on the biggest prize of all. Yet there's a gnawing desire to add another...

Enjoy a Downtown Clarkesville Christmas

The Christmas decorations are up and the lights will be lit in downtown Clarkesville this evening. The city will host its annual holiday event from...

Warnock, Walker rally with closers as Georgians vote in droves to build Senate muscle

(GA Recorder) — Sen. Raphael Warnock’s reelection bid received a late boost Thursday from former President Barack Obama, who urged supporters to show up...

U.S. Supreme Court to review Biden student debt relief plan in February

WASHINGTON (GA Recorder) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday it will hear oral arguments in February over a legal challenge by six Republican-led states to...

Videos

Rabun falls to Swainsboro; Gainesville advances to semis

The Gainesville Red Elephants kept their state title hopes alive Friday, defeating Houston County at home 49-35.  BLITZ Sports' Brian Carter captured the highlights at City Park (see video). With the win, the Red...

‘Miracle’: Missing cruise ship passenger found OK in water

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a passenger who went overboard from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico was rescued on Thanksgiving after likely being in the water for...

High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which...

Obituaries

Branson “Jolly” Crumley

Branson "Jolly" Crumley, age 95, of Homer, Georgia, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Mr. Crumley was born on June 12,...

James Howard Sutton

Robert Walter Soboleski

Martha “Louann” Jones

Sports

Chase Elliott wins most popular driver for 5th straight year

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott simply can't be beat when it comes to his grip on NASCAR 's title as fans most popular...

Lady Indians drop nail-biter at Prince Ave

The Lady Indians dropped a 55-52 nail-biter in a Thursday road game at Prince Avenue Christian. Haygen James hit a late jumper to get TFS...

Hanna, Popescu combine for 41 points as Indians hold on for thrilling win

#6-ranked Tallulah Falls took a 50-47 win Thursday night at Prince Avenue Christian in what was a rematch from last season's region championship game. Just like...
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