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Kemp links COVID jump to lab backlog, lifts more state restrictions

Georgia’s recent uptick in COVID-19 cases was due to a backlog of test results being released in a two-day period, Gov. Brian Kemp said...

Hometown Heroes: Royce Eller, Habersham Emergency Services

Royce Eller, Habersham Emergency Medical Technician, has served his community on the frontlines of emergency services since 1974. Throughout his career, he has put...

Fourth GDC employee fired for alleged sexual assault at Lee Arrendale

Authorities have arrested another Georgia Department of Corrections employee for allegedly sexually assaulting an inmate at Lee Arrendale State Prison. Tyler Hall was employed as...

Rescues begin as trails reopen across region

Now that more Georgians are venturing outdoors, local officials are keeping busy answering calls for help from hikers on area trails. Habersham and Rabun...

Aycock: We support Stacy for State Senate

Editor's Note: The following letter to the editor was submitted to Now Habersham for publication by Barrie Aycock. The views expressed in this commentary...

Chaffin named new head baseball coach at Johnson

Geoff Chaffin has been named the new head baseball coach for the Johnson Knights. Previously, Chaffin was an assistant at Chestatee and Flowery Branch...

Milledgeville nursing homes fuel city’s high COVID death rate

A former capital city of Georgia, once known for its sprawling state mental hospital as well as its historic sites, now has other care...

Helen Police turn up the heat on drug dealers and users

Helen Police are making a dent in the city's drug trade. Since December, officers in the popular Northeast Georgia tourist town have arrested nearly...

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

Merna Gilkey Martin

Merna Gilkey Martin, age 90 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Complete obituary information will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens,...

Sports

The same but different: Tallulah Falls School’s dynamic golf duo push each other to greatness

Sixth-grader Maggie Jackson was forced to hit a shot from behind a tree in practice. She was nervous as teammates – including Brinson Hall –...

McConnell to lead diamond War Eagles

Kevin McConnell will be new the head baseball coach for the Chestatee High School War Eagles. McConnell is a Hall County native and a 2006...

Marshall Williams (bass fishing) earns Positive Athlete recognition for Northeast Georgia region

Tallulah Falls School senior Marshall Williams of Toccoa on Friday was named Positive Athlete by The Positive Athlete for the Northeast Georgia Region. Williams, a founding...
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