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Northeast Georgia area news

Road work on Chase Road to begin Monday

Habersham County is closing a section of Chase Road in Cornelia this week so that crews can repair two failing cross-drain pipes. The road will...

Cabbage Patch Kids among 12 National Toy Hall of Fame finalists

They took the '80s by storm, and soon, Cabbage Patch Kids could be forever enshrined in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The iconic dolls...

The Big Red Apple Festival is back for its 33rd year

After the Big Red Apple Festival's 2020 hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Cornelia is ready to welcome back the crowds...

Local addiction recovery organizations to host Recovery Fest tomorrow

Tomorrow in Pitts Park, the Northeast Georgia Recovery Fest will offer a day of family fun and celebration, new opportunities to educate and help...

Clarkesville Boil Water Advisory lifted

The City of Clarkesville Water Department has lifted its Boil Water Advisory for residents in the area of Highway 197 North between Sutton Place...

North Georgia man arrested in child sex trafficking case

A 67-year-old Pickens County man is accused of offering money in exchange for sexual contact with a child, the GBI says. Agents arrested Roland Buchanan...

Authorities trying to identify man’s body found floating in Lake Lanier

Authorities are working to identify a man whose body was found floating in Lake Lanier Tuesday afternoon in west Hall County. A boater alerted law...

Level Grove Road to reopen Sept. 24

Eight weeks after Level Grove Road closed for construction, Cornelia City Manager Dee Anderson says that the road will reopen next Friday. The road was...

Cornelia’s Historic Preservation Commission hits the ground running

With growth coming to Habersham County, it's more important now than ever for cities to put measures in place to preserve the charm and...

Two arrested in phone scam case; investigators seek other potential victims

Hall County detectives have helped bust up a phone scam that played out in Northeast Georgia and possibly as far west as Nebraska. After...

Cornelia searching for new Ward One commissioner following Dodd’s passing

Two weeks after the passing of City of Cornelia Commissioner Wesley Dodd, the Ward One Commissioner position is now open for applications. Following Dodd's sudden...

Enotah Judicial Circuit suspends jury trials, grand jury proceedings due to COVID

Judges this week temporarily suspended jury trials and grand jury proceedings in Lumpkin, Towns, Union and White counties due to COVID-19. Enotah Judicial Circuit Court...