LATEST NEWS & FEATURES

Mamma’s cream corn

Don't you just love this time of year when fresh-picked vegetables are plentiful? When I was growing up on our family's farm in Tennessee,...

Arrendale Prison accused of inhumane treatment by SCHR

A warning letter sent to the Lee Arrendale State Prison by the Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) enumerates several claims of inhumane treatment...

Demorest council approves alcohol ordinance amendments

The Demorest City Council voted to approve amendments to their alcohol ordinance at their Aug. 3 meeting. No citizens spoke for or against the...

Drowning victim recovered from Lake Lanier

A dive team from the Hall County Fire Department recovered the body of a man who disappeared on Lake Lanier two months ago. Xi Zhu,...

Rabun County Sheriff’s Office warns of fake currency

The Rabun County Sheriff's Office is warning about fake $100 bills being passed around the county and, possibly, the region. The sheriff's office posted an...

Dedicated hibiscus gardener wins contest

We had some stunning entries in this month's gardening contest which called for showing off your favorite hibiscus. These tropical beauties will bloom from...

East Mize Road bridge reopens after rain damage repaired

Habersham County has reopened the bridge on East Mize Road in Demorest. The bridge was closed on July 20 after heavy rains washed away...

Officials set White County and Cleveland millage rates

2021 tax millage rates have been set by White County and City of Cleveland officials. Following a third public hearing on the issue Monday, the...

Videos

Jungle Cruise

Jungle Cruise is based on the Disney theme park ride of the same name. It's the latest Magic Kingdom ride to translate into the world of cinema after Pirates of the Caribbean and The Haunted Mansion....

Old

Old is writer/director M. Night Shyamalan's latest thriller, but it might as well be called his latest disappointment. He once again crafts an intriguing premise, but it's mired in the usual trappings of pretentiousness...

Black Widow

Black Widow marks the first MCU movie in two years and it pretty much follows in the tradition of the other 20-something movies in this series: Huge special effects sequences, complex character development, zippy...

Obituaries

Mary Elizabeth Garner Higgins

Mary Elizabeth Garner Higgins, age 85 of Toccoa, passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. Those in...

Sports

TMU taps Sullivan to lead athletic marketing and communications

The Truett McConnell University athletic department announced Sara Sullivan, a TMU softball alum, as the new Director of Athletic Marketing and Communications. Sullivan's formally...

TFS rifle team competes in National Championships

The best precision rifle teams, precisely 50 of them, from across the country took part in the National Championships in Anniston, Alabama, and Camp...

Summer swim team celebrates end of first season

Bringing to a close Tallulah Falls School's inaugural summer swim league season, two dozen athletes celebrated with a shark-themed meet on July 16. Natatorium...
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