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Turner tapped to serve as vice-chair of ACCG policy committee

(Cleveland)- White County Commission Chairman Travis Turner has been tapped to help lead the efforts of the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia. ACCG President...

CDC: You can ditch the mask indoors if fully vaccinated

(GA Recorder) | WASHINGTON — Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear a mask in most situations, indoors and outdoors, federal health...

Georgia joins GOP states in curbing unemployment aid

(GA Recorder) — Georgia will pull out of several federal programs boosting benefits for the unemployed this June in an attempt to drive more...

County considers options to fund deputy pay raise

The $2.30 raise commissioners approved earlier this week for Habersham County Sheriff's deputies and detention officers is meant to help with recruitment and retention....

Allen to lead engineering and operations for HEMC

Habersham EMC announced that Josh Allen has been promoted to Vice President of Engineering and Operations. A native of White County, Allen began his career...

UCBI expands financial advisory services

United Community Banks, Inc. is expanding its Advisory Services division. UCBI, headquartered in Blairsville, announced this week it has acquired FinTrust Capital Partners, LLC...

Thrillers, fillers, and spillers

Do you plant containers? Here are three reasons why they are perfect for your garden. They are versatile, they can be moved to different...

Carroll and Sims take top honors in math tournament

The annual Habersham Central Mu Alpha Theta Math Tournament for fifth-grade students took on a new format this year to adjust to Covid-19 restrictions. The...

Videos

More Georgians will soon be eligible to receive COVID vaccinations

More Georgians will soon be eligible to receive COVID vaccinations. On March 15, vaccination criteria will expand to include Georgians aged 55 and older and individuals with disabilities and certain medical conditions. Governor Brian Kemp...

COVID-19 vaccines available to Habersham County Schools staff this week

Habersham County Schools staff can expect a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as this week. The Habersham County Health Department will begin administering vaccines to any interested staff member that works inside a Habersham school...

Habersham to serve as one of four regional COVID-19 vaccination hubs in Georgia

It's official. The Habersham County Fairgrounds in Clarkesville will serve as one of four regional COVID-19 vaccination hubs in Georgia. The three other mass drive-through vaccination sites will be located in Macon, Albany, and...

Obituaries

Sandra Sutton Argueta

Sandra Sutton Argueta, age 58 of Alto, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Born in Tampa, Florida, on December 8, 1962, she was a...

Sports

Anderson signs with Piedmont University golf

Selah Anderson, a talented player on the Habersham Central Lady Raiders golf team, has signed with Piedmont University to join the Lady Lions golf...

Soccer standout Max Farris signs with United States Merchant Marine Academy

Tallulah Falls School senior soccer player Max Farris on Thursday afternoon signed his letter of intent with the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Farris...

Team Fusion runners win state relay title

Audrey Hotard, member of the Habersham Middle School Cross Country and Track and Field teams, joined by her twin sister, Abigail Hotard, member of...
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