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Driver who fled traffic stop now charged with vehicular homicide

A Gainesville man is charged with vehicular homicide after investigators say he crashed his SUV on top of a truck while fleeing from a...

White County confirms 14th case of rabies this year

(Cleveland)- It’s now fourteen, the number of confirmed rabies cases in White County this year. The latest incident occurred on Danny Palmer Road, according to...

Investigators make second arrest in Lula molestation case

Hall County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested a Lula woman this week in a continuing child molestation investigation. Kristen Elizabeth Day, 29, was arrested by Hall...

Franklin County deputy struck and killed while responding to crash on I-85

A Franklin County sheriff's deputy is dead, and a 21-year-old is charged with vehicular homicide after a crash on I-85 Sunday evening. Deputy William "Bill"...

Thousands of NE Georgia residents seek food assistance

Thousands of Northeast Georgians are seeking emergency food assistance. Local Food Banks are faced with greater numbers of people needing food assistance than ever before....

Latinos in Georgia feel doubly vulnerable to COVID-19

David was working as a laborer at a North Georgia construction site in May when he began to feel body pains and chills. A Latino...

Georgia Mountain Fair in Hiawassee canceled

The Georgia Mountain Fair in Hiawassee is the latest major fall event to be canceled in North Georgia due to the ongoing pandemic. Fair organizers...

Coldest blackberry winter ever

(Sautee) - Here in Georgia, we often get cold snaps in mid-Spring and they usually occur when the wild Blackberry bushes are in full...

Unexpected snow delights many in Northeast Georgia

Snow falls outside the Foxfire Museum in Rabun County on Jan. 31, 2020. (photo by TJ Smith) The last day of the first month of...

Mountains see first snow fall of new year

Light snow fell in the higher elevations of Georgia Saturday, leaving about a half-inch on the ground in some places. Sky Valley got a light...

Volunteers plant hemlock trees at Yonah Preserve

Ed McLean, Cindy Wasileski, Joe Gailey, and David Wasileski plant a hemlock sapling. (wrwh.com) (Cleveland)-  Save Georgia’s Hemlocks has partnered with the White County to help...

Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail to reopen Memorial Day weekend

Storms damaged it. Now, after months of rebuilding and repairs, the Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail is set to reopen to the public. The trail...