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Clarkesville woman killed in U.S. 441 crash near Turnerville

A two-vehicle wreck Monday evening near Turnerville claimed the life of a Clarkesville woman. 69-year-old Elizabeth Ann Peterson was fatally injured in the crash just...

Upgraded firefighter training facility coming to Baldwin

The City of Baldwin has given the green light for a new firefighter training facility in the city. In a unanimous vote at their...

Early voting for Habersham municipal general and special elections begins

Early voting for the Habersham County Municipal General and Special election has begun, and election day isn't too far off. The ballot will cover...

Gainesville couple accused of murdering toddler

Hall County Sheriff’s Office investigators have charged a husband and wife with felony murder following the death of a toddler they were babysitting. Detectives arrested...

Mother of boy killed in Rabun County wreck dies from her injuries

Three days after the two-vehicle crash in Rabun County that claimed the life of 8-year-old Ian Echols, his mother, who was severely injured in...

Habersham 6-year-old reported abducted found safe in Northwest Georgia

A 6-year-old Habersham County girl was to be reunited with her mother after she and her older sister went missing for nearly a day....

Funeral set for Alto police officer who died of COVID complications

Funeral services will be held Wednesday for an Alto police officer who died after contracting COVID-19. Corporal Michael Tanksley died from complications of the disease...

Upcoming Clarkesville author luncheon to feature Barbara Brown Taylor

Renowned Episcopal priest, former Piedmont professor, author and theologian Barbara Brown Taylor will be the featured guest speaker later this month at an author...

Woman critically injured when Jeep overturns into creek

An 81-year-old woman was critically injured when the vehicle she was riding in landed upside down in a Mountain City creek. Olivia Jackson Stevens was...

Akyn Bailey named White County Election Supervisor

White County has a new Election Supervisor. A news release from the county announced the hiring of Ms. Akyn Bailey as White County’s Election...

White County recognized as Broadband Ready Community

White County has been recognized as a Broadband Ready Community. Georgia Department of Community Affairs Representative Kathy Papa presented the recognition certificate to the White...

4 injured, one seriously, in head-on collision in White County

A head-on collision on U.S. 129/Cleveland Highway in White County injured a mother and her two children. The wreck also injured the driver of...