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Northeast Georgia area news

Efforts to reopen Fern Springs Picnic Area continue

For many years, Fern Springs Picnic Area was a favorite for Habersham residents as a place for picnics, being out in nature, and just...

Investigators: Gunman shot himself after murdering a mother and daughter

Hall County Sheriff’s Office investigators determined that a Wednesday afternoon shooting in east Hall County was a case of double murder and attempted suicide,...

Firefighters, forestry crews battle Long Mountain fire

Firefighters and Georgia Forestry personnel spent six hours battling a woods fire that spread on Long Mountain in White County Wednesday. Aided by low...
Habersham Medical Center in Demorest

Dad accidentally hits and seriously injures child in driveway

Paramedics airlifted a 3-year-old Clarkesville boy to an Atlanta hospital Wednesday after his dad accidentally ran over him in the family's driveway. John Getty with...

Pedestrian struck, injured on Big A Road in Toccoa

A Toccoa man was injured Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle on one of the town's busiest thoroughfares. According to the Georgia...

Cleveland woman among three charged with meth trafficking

Northeast Georgia drug agents recently arrested three people on meth trafficking charges following investigations in Hall and White counties. On February 17, officers arrested Mary...

White County vaccination program ramps up with help from community partners

White County opened its first closed Point of Dispensing for COVID-19 vaccinations this week. While numbers were not as high as officials had planned,...

HCHS honors valedictorian and salutatorian

Against all the challenges Habersham Central students faced in the 2020-2021 school year, two students rose to the top of their class despite the...

Successful first day at Habersham’s COVID-19 mass vaccination site

The Habersham County mass vaccination site administered 1,008 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Monday, and according to coordinator Don Strength, things went smoothly. "There have...

Health departments may have to reschedule some COVID appointments

Winter storms wreaking havoc across the country are impacting Georgia. Public health departments are warning they may have to reschedule some COVID-19 vaccinations due...

Woman seriously injured in flash fire in Alto

A flash fire severely burned a woman over the weekend in Alto. Officials say the 28-year-old was apparently priming the carburetor on her stalled vehicle...

Mass COVID-19 vaccination site opens in Habersham County

The state opened the gates to its mass COVID-19 drive-through vaccination site at the Habersham County Fairgrounds on Monday. Local business owners can expect an...