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Area law enforcement agencies collaborate for highway safety

The Banks County Sheriff’s Office recently hosted a highway safety checkpoint, stopping 591 vehicles as part of a multi-jurisdictional training event. The checkpoint was held...

Georgia poultry industry icon Abit Massey dies

Tributes continue to pour in for Abit Massey, an icon of Georgia’s poultry industry who died Friday from cancer. He was 96. Massey was born...

Clarkesville to discuss water line extension, rename Greenway Trail

The Clarkesville City Council will meet Tuesday, June 18, for a special called meeting to discuss the proposed water line extension project in the...

White County commissioners to vote on budget this week

The White County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to meet later this week to adopt the county's FY 2025 budget. Commissioners held the first...

GA Dept. of Juvenile Justice names Toccoa native Teacher of the Year

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice has named its 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year. The award was given to a Toccoa Native and a...
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Gainesville police seek information about fatal crash

Police are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a 78-year-old Gainesville man. They're asking members of the public who may have...

Habersham County BOE set to approve budget and personnel

The Habersham County Board of Education (BOE) will meet Monday, June 17, and is set to approve its FY 2025 budget and personnel recommendations...

Turner to lead statewide county government committee

Travis Turner, chairman of the White County Board of Commissioners, has been appointed by the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) to lead...

Clarkesville ranks among 10 Best Mountain Towns in Georgia

The Blue Ridge Mountains are dotted with local towns, and according to one national magazine, many of the best are located in Northeast Georgia. Travel...

Trapped patient airlifted after farm equipment rescue

A person was seriously injured Friday afternoon after being entrapped in farm equipment. The incident happened in White County in the area of Highway 254...

Baldwin police chase ends in drug bust

The Baldwin Police Department has released new information regarding a police chase and wreck that happened earlier this week. A press release the city issued...

Second teen arrested in Athens murder

Athens-Clarke County Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old with murder in connection to the death of 20-year-old Cameron Manago. Police arrested Janiya Moore of...