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Early in-person voting starts statewide Monday

Early in-person voting in Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff opens statewide on Monday. Over the weekend, approximately 70,000 voters went to the polls in the...

Area cemeteries to honor veterans with holiday wreath-laying ceremonies

Habersham Countians will join volunteers nationwide this holiday season in honoring the service and memories of military veterans. On December 17, Old Clarkesville Cemetery...

Roundabouts in Demorest and Clarkesville inch closer to reality

Construction could begin next year on Habersham County's first-ever roundabout, with another one soon to follow. The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) says work is...

White County boy hailed a ‘hero’ for saving his family from fire

A White County boy is being hailed a hero for his actions which officials say saved his family and home. On the morning of November...

Arrest reports

Here are the latest arrest reports from the Habersham and White County Sheriff's Offices. DISCLAIMER: The arrest records available through this website are public information....

Commissioners recognize farmers for their contributions to the economy

The Habersham County Commission recognized the importance of the agriculture industry at the local, state, and national levels with a proclamation designating November 16-23...

Two minors accused of phoning in bomb threat to Clayton Walmart

Authorities say two minors from Habersham County are responsible for a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Clayton Walmart. The threat was phoned...

NGTC breaks ground on facility in honor of late president

North Georgia Technical College recently honored the life and legacy of the college’s late president, Dr. Mark Ivester, with a groundbreaking ceremony for the...

Commissioners consider $1.2M in pay raises for Habersham County employees

The Habersham County Commission this week delayed action on proposed pay raises for county employees, saying they need more time to study the county...

Habersham South Precinct moving

Voters assigned to the Habersham South Precinct will be voting in a different location come runoff day in Georgia. The Habersham South Precinct has moved...

No Saturday voting for runoff in Habersham

While voters in some Georgia counties will head to the polls to cast ballots this weekend, voters in Habersham will not. County elections supervisor Laurel...

Gainesville man arrested in computer sex sting

A 26-year-old Gainesville man was arrested by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) this week after he allegedly had sexually explicit online conversations with...