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NEGA Physicians Group schedules clinic, urges people to get vaccinated

GAINESVILLE – The surge of COVID-19 cases across the country continues. Ninety-seven percent of the new cases are occurring among the unvaccinated, according to federal health...

Truett-Mcconnell University celebrates 75th anniversary

CLEVELAND - Friday was Truett McConnell University’s 75th Anniversary Day as proclaimed by the White County Board of Commissioners and Cleveland City Council. On...

Search for missing fisherman to resume Sunday

Officials have temporarily suspended their search for a missing fisherman in the Cornelia Water Reservoir. A 12-hour search Saturday came up empty. Authorities say...

OSHA fines companies $1 Million in deadly poultry plant nitrogen leak

GAINESVILLE — OSHA has fined four companies nearly $1 million in penalties after investigating a deadly nitrogen leak at a poultry processing plant in Gainesville....

AirLife in Baldwin to host blood drive July 24

On Saturday, July 24, Air Methods Corporation, operator of AirLife, will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at its base...

Windstream CEO meets with Cornelia officials to discuss broadband expansion, jobs

CORNELIA - After suffering years of withering criticism about its broadband service, Windstream is working hard to change its image. Windstream CEO Tony Thomas...

K-9s now on patrol in White County

CLEVELAND — The White County Sheriff’s office has four new officers patrolling the county. Deputy Erin Thomas and her K-9 Henzo and Deputy John Thomas...

Wildfire smoke reaches Northeast Georgia, impacting air quality

Smoke from wildfires burning in the Pacific Northwest and Canada will continue to cause hazy skies and decreased air quality over the next couple...

More volunteers, donors needed to help local veteran

TALLULAH FALLS - More than a dozen volunteers showed up in the rain Tuesday to help a local veteran clean up his Tallulah Falls...

Habersham County arrest report

Here's the latest arrest report from the Habersham County Sheriff's Office. DISCLAIMER The arrest records available through this website are public information. However, any indication of...

Developer looking to restore and repurpose old Clarkesville courthouse

As the City of Clarkesville looks to further develop the downtown area, Lew Oliver of Lew Oliver Inc. is looking at restoring and repurposing...

Sautee man dies from gunshot after fight with his dad

CLEVELAND - Authorities are investigating the death of a Sautee man who died early this morning after a fight with his dad. Around 4:50 a.m....