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Cleveland PD receives bulletproof vests

All Cleveland Police Department officers now have new bulletproof vests thanks in part to a donation from the Northeast Georgia Mountains Lodge of the...

Arrendale: Board of Trustees has ‘complete confidence’ in Mellichamp

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Piedmont University has thrown his full support, and that of the board, behind the university's president...

Man taken to hospital after being gored by bull

Firefighters stepped in to rescue a man after a bull impaled him. The incident occurred just after 4 p.m. Wednesday in the 8700 block...

Habersham Sheriff’s Office puts priority on Crisis Intervention Training

This month is Mental Health Awareness Month. But, for the Habersham County Sheriff's Office, every month has mental health awareness built into their response teams. According...

Arrest made in Hart County double homicide

An arrest was made Tuesday in connection with the shooting deaths of two people in Hart County. According to the Hart County Sheriff’s Office, 59-year-old...

NGHS uses virtual reality to train hospital security

Northeast Georgia Health System is turning to technology to make its hospitals safer for patients and staff. NGHS is the first health system in...

Piedmont faculty members express ‘no confidence’ in president

Piedmont University faculty members voted on Monday and professed 'no confidence' in President James Mellichamp. Faculty members cited mismanagement, lack of transparency, and pending...

Alto man wanted for aggravated assault arrested after month on the run

For over a month, Alton Lee Davidson was a wanted man. He no longer is. Acting on a tip from the Alto Police Department,...

Early voting off to strong start in Habersham: Friday last day to request absentee...

Habersham County is following the statewide trend, posting strong early voting numbers. As of Monday, May 9, 1,291 Habersham voters had cast ballots in...

White County firefighters recognized for their lifesaving efforts

Six White County firefighters are being honored for their recent lifesaving efforts. On Monday, the White County Public Safety Department awarded certificates of commendation...

Quick voting Q&A with Habersham County Election Supervisor Laurel Ellison

Week two of early voting is now underway and next week, advance voting begins ahead of the May 24 primary. With a new ESPLOST, two county...

GBI searches for suspect in Winder man’s death

WINDER — Investigators are asking for the public's help to locate a suspect in the recent death of a Winder man. Miguel Martinez, age...