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Applications Being Accepted for Road Beautification Grants

ATLANTA—The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) announces a call for new applications for the 2015 Roadside Enhancement and Beautification Council (REBC) Grant program...
Habersham County State Representative Terry Rogers

Rogers appointed to GWCCA Overview Committee

ATLANTA- House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) Wednesday announced the appointment of Rep. Terry Rogers (R-Clarkesville) to the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA)...

Jaemor Farms partner appointed to state board

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal named J. Drew Echols of Alto to the state’s Soil and Water Conservation Commission (SWCC) on Wednesday. Echols is a managing...

New Census figures: Habersham grows, Stephens shrinks

Habersham County is growing again. The latest census estimates show our population grew by about 450 people between 2013 and 2014. Habersham's population declined (-169)...

State Rep. Dan Gasaway touts Georgia budget bill

With Georgia's state tax revenue expected to exceed $21 billion next fiscal year, Rep. Dan Gasaway says Habersham County students will see improvements. More...

Wilkinson Recognizes Future Farmers of America

ATLANTA - Sen. John Wilkinson (R- Toccoa) sponsored Senate Resolution 136, applauding the Future Farmers of America (FFA) on their activities and recognizing February...