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First responders rescue injured hikers from local trails

Two men's weekend hikes turned into rescue operations for local first responders. The first incident occurred on the Raven Cliffs trail around 5:45 Friday evening...

Investigation continues into weekend house fire on Lake Burton

Fire investigators still have not determined what caused a blaze that destroyed a multi-million dollar home on Lake Burton this weekend. The fire broke out...

As many as 260 people affected by a North Georgia YMCA Camp COVID-19 outbreak

A North Georgia YMCA camp was responsible for a COVID-19 outbreak in June and a new report released yesterday by the CDC now says...

Lula woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Banks County

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed a Lula woman over the weekend. Troopers say 21-year-old Courtney Mae Flanagan died when...

Gainesville man killed in White County crash

An early morning wreck in White County claimed the life of a Gainesville man. 36-year-old Jake Chambers was fatally injured Monday when his car crashed...

Alpine Helen’s 50th Anniversary Oktoberfest Celebration postponed to 2021

(Helen) – COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of another major, long-running North Georgia event.  Today, the Greater Helen Area Chamber of Commerce announced its decision...

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...