LATEST NEWS & FEATURES

Weekend Forecast: Afternoon storms

Rain has been hit or miss across the region this week with some folks cashing in pretty well and some folks still seeing barely...

Authorities release sketch of victim after body found in Flowery Branch

Criminal investigators with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office continue their search for evidence in connection with last week’s discovery of a woman’s body in...

Biden says he supports filibuster exception for abortion rights legislation

WASHINGTON (GA Recorder) — President Joe Biden on Thursday said he supports an exception to the U.S. Senate filibuster in order to enshrine Roe...

Habersham County moves forward with plans for T-SPLOST vote in November

Habersham County is moving ahead with plans to put a sales tax referendum before voters this fall. County commissioners met with elected officials from...

Well-known gospel singer now leads White County Fire Department

(Cleveland)- White County’s new Fire Service Chief Mike LeFevre was administered his oath of office Wednesday.  White County Public Safety Director David Murphy said...

3 wrecks snarl traffic on GA 365 in Cornelia

Three wrecks within an hour and a mile of each other disrupted the evening commute Tuesday on GA 365 North in Cornelia. The first crash...

Anderson receives Legislative Service Award

For the second consecutive year, the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia has recognized District 10 state Rep. Victor Anderson with its Legislative Service...

New COVID-19 tools help citizens understand pandemic information, risks

Athens, Ga. – Are you more likely to die from COVID-19 or in a car accident? A new risk assessment tool can help you...

Elvis

If there was a Mount Rushmore of singular music artists, Elvis Presley would be among them. In the time between his debut in the 1950s...

Arrest reports

Here are the latest arrest reports from the Habersham and White County Sheriff's Offices. DISCLAIMER The arrest records available through this website are public information. However,...

Videos

Jan. 6 committee schedules last-minute hearing for Tuesday

A onetime top aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is expected to testify before the Jan. 6 select committee today. Cassidy Hutchinson is scheduled to appear before the panel at...

‘Just say the election was corrupt’: Trump pressure on Justice Department detailed

President Donald Trump sought to use the U.S. Justice Department to create the illusion of a legitimate investigation into the validity of the 2020 election results, the Jan. 6 committee and former Justice Department...

Cause of Commerce motel fire under investigation

Firefighters have cleared the scene of a massive motel fire that broke out Monday evening in Commerce. The last of the crews left the Motel 6 in Banks Crossing around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Now,...

Obituaries

Bob Congdon

Bob Congdon, age 90, of Clarkesville, died Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Born on November 10, 1931 in El Monte, California, He was the son of...

Sports

Pryor tapped to lead Spartan soccer

Nathan Pryor has been named the new Head Boys Soccer Coach at West Hall High School. Athletic director David Wagner made the announcement Tuesday. "We...

Bass fishing wraps up season with state tournament success

The TFS bass fishing program wrapped up its 2022 season over the weekend while competing in the two-day Georgia Bass Nation State Tournament. The high...

Kang claims national title, other honors with superb performance at NAIA golf tournament

Truett McConnell University’s No. 1 women's golfer MinJi Kang has had one amazing year. Not only did she win this year's national women's golf...
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