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Clarkesville Christmas a ‘huge success’

The City of Clarkesville's "Downtown Clarkesville Christmas," event drew a huge crowd for an evening of music, lights, sweet treats and holiday magic. "I'm astounded,"...

House of Gucci

House of Gucci chronicles one of the most well-known and influential fashion brands in the world. A lot of people going into this movie...

Nominations sought for 2022 Habersham Central Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Habersham Central Lifetime Achievement Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding professional achievements attained...

First Georgian tests positive for Omicron variant of COVID

A Georgia resident has tested positive for the recently discovered Omicron variant of Covid-19, state Public Health officials reported Friday evening. The Georgian is currently...

4,600+ Georgians on college rosters

More than 4,600 former Georgia high school football players are on college rosters this fall, about 44% higher than just 10 years ago, according...

Cable barrier project on 365 to close lanes

A cable barrier project on GA-365 will cause lane closures in Habersham County. A three-strand cable barrier system in the grass median of 365...

Road closures in downtown Cornelia Saturday

The City of Cornelia will have multiple downtown roads closed on Saturday for the Christmas in Cornelia celebration. At midnight on Saturday, Hodges Street will...

Senior Center Christmas bazaar draws a crowd

The Habersham County Senior Center was bursting with the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season as it hosted its annual Christmas bazaar...

Videos

Police chase ends in wreck in White County

A 27-year-old Dahlonega man who led deputies on a police chase escaped serious injury when he wrecked his Jeep and overturned in downtown Cleveland Wednesday evening. In video shot by a bystander, Levi Flake can...

“Cirque Desperadas” celebrates 20th anniversary of Cirque program at Rabun Gap

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School celebrated the 20-year anniversary of its Cirque program with "Cirque Desperadas" on the Rearden Stage, Oct. 28-30. This thrilling, Wild West adventure followed the tale of Cactus Rose (Amara Scott of Otto,...

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

The original Ghostbusters was considered a comedy classic even when it arrived on the scene back in 1984, but its 1989 sequel received a lukewarm reception. Then there was the 2016 female-lead reboot which...

Obituaries

Billy W. Gerrell

Billy W. Gerrell, age 73, of Royston, Georgia, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday. December 3, 2021 Mr. Gerrell...

Niva Mae Geyer Nix

Kensy Rattana

Terry Benjamin Franklin Sr.

Sports

5 semifinalists seek first finals

Five Georgia football teams will try to reach state championship games for the first time tonight when 16 semifinals will determine who advances to...

Montgomery Dampier signs LOI with Georgia Southern

Tallulah Falls School elite swimmer Montgomery Dampier put pen to paper in her commitment to continue her swim and academic career at Georgia Southern...

Semifinal previews

Class A Public Wilcox County at Irwin County When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Buddy Nobles Stadium, Ocilla Records, rankings: Wilcox County is 10-3, the No. 1 seed from Region...
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