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Investigation leads to four drug arrests in Habersham

Four Habersham County residents face drug charges following an 8-month-long investigation by state and local authorities. On January 25, authorities arrested Shannon Lynn Wade, 38,...

East Hall students recognized for giving emergency aid to traffic guard

When 70-year-old school traffuc guard Lester Harris was hit by a vehicle while directing traffic outside of East Hall High School in November, five...

Wreck in Mt. Airy sends 4 to hospital

Habersham EMS transported four people to the hospital following a wreck in Mt. Airy. A 1-year-old child was among those injured, state troopers say. The...

Cornelia Commission to consider leaf and brush ordinance

The City of Cornelia will consider an amendment to their municipal code on Tuesday that would make it illegal for residents to place leaves...

County discusses tax revenue, county funds and employee pay at State of the County

Habersham County Vice-Chairman Bruce Harkness and County Manager Alicia Vaughn held the State of the County Address Tuesday night, where they addressed the current...

Search for new HCES director underway, interviews in the near future

The county's search for a new Habersham County Emergency Services Director is well underway with County Manager Alicia Vaughn preparing an interview panel of...

White County Election Board holds hearing on consolidating precincts

Only two people provided comments during this week's public hearing on whether to consolidate the Helen and Robertstown voting precincts in White County. The...

Free N-95 mask distribution to begin Friday in Northeast Georgia

400 million N-95 masks are in the process of being shipped to regional retail pharmacies in the United States under the Biden Administration's initiative...

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...

Habersham leaders engage community at State of the County address

Just shy of 40 people gathered Tuesday evening at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville as Habersham County Commission Vice-Chairman Bruce Harkness and...

Baldwin Police Chief delivers six-month progress report to council

After six months of serving as the City of Baldwin's Police Chief, Jeff Branyon delivered an update to the Baldwin City Council Monday on...

Baldwin approves covenant, variance for airport business park

The City of Baldwin is moving forward with development at Airport Business Park now that a covenant between the city and Habersham County Development...