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Battle of the Heroes raises $24K for youth support programs

For the fourth straight year, Hall County first responders took home the winning trophy from the Battle of the Heroes charity flag football game....

2 Fort Benning soldiers die of storm-related injuries on Yonah Mountain

Two soldiers from Fort Benning have died after a weather-related incident on Yonah Mountain in White County. The two were among five soldiers who...

Area near Vulcan Materials in Rabun Gap evacuated after truck with explosives overturns

State and local law enforcement have cleared the scene in North Rabun County where a commercial vehicle hauling blasting material overturned early Tuesday. As...

Cleveland man accused of shooting his neighbor

A 24-year-old Cleveland man was arrested and charged over the weekend for allegedly shooting his neighbor. Around 5:48 a.m. on August 6, a woman called...

Georgia Power to host Lake Tugalo Clean-Up Aug. 11

The annual Lake Tugalo Clean-Up event is scheduled for this Thursday, August 11. Boats will launch from the South Carolina Tugalo Boat Ramp off...

South Hall residents displaced by fire

The Hall County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a residential fire that displaced residents in South Hall County. Around 4:24 p.m. Monday,...

NGTC practical nursing students receive pins

North Georgia Technical College’s Practical Nursing students from the Currahee campus recently received their pins in a private graduation ceremony at the college. Pinning...

I-985 maintenance to slow traffic this week

Drivers who travel I-985 North on the south end of Hall County should expect possible delays this week. The Georgia Department of Transportation is...

Passenger dies from injuries in head-on collision on Hwy. 17

A passenger involved in a head-on collision Saturday on Highway 17 near Clarkesville has died. Christopher Coffman, 22, passed away soon after medics transported...

Motorcyclist killed in weekend wreck in Gillsville

An investigation is underway following a deadly weekend crash between an SUV and a motorcycle on Highway 52 in Gillsville. Hall County Sheriff’s Office traffic...

T.J. Maxx opens in Cornelia

There was more than church music drifting through the air early Sunday in Cornelia. A disc jockey pumped up the crowd at Habersham Village...

Historical Society partners with HoPE to celebrate diversity, promote inclusion

They're planning a special celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month to coincide with this year's Big Red Apple Festival. The celebration will take place on September...