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Driver charged with DUI in 4-vehicle chain-reaction wreck

Georgia State troopers charged a driver with DUI in a 4-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon. The chain reaction wreck happened around 11:30 a.m. on GA...

Wreck involving box truck and SUV injures three in Cornelia

Three people were injured in a wreck near Cornelia Friday afternoon. The crash happened around 12:40 p.m. in front of the Habersham Village Shopping...

Suspect nabbed in Hall County child sex exploitation case

A suspect wanted on multiple counts of child sexual exploitation in Hall County was arrested Friday, Feb. 16, at a residence in Spalding County...

Cornelia adds trees to vacant lot on Arbor Day

Cornelia is greener thanks to Arbor Day, a day the city of Cornelia has celebrated annually. Trees have been planted on two vacant lots...

Pickleball Club donates AEDs

The Habersham County Pickleball Club donated AEDs to help save lives. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, the club highlighted its focus on heart health by donating two...

Firefighters respond to mobile home fire in Hall County

The Hall County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of an afternoon mobile home fire. At approximately 4:19 p.m. on Feb. 15, Hall County...

2 arrested in Rabun County for drug trafficking

Two metro Atlanta residents face drug trafficking charges in Northeast Georgia following their arrests during a traffic stop. The Rabun County Sheriff's Office released information...

Clarkesville City Council approves draft of joint comprehensive plan

At a called meeting on Wednesday, the Clarkesville City Council approved a draft of the joint comprehensive plan. The plan will guide development in...

HCHS announces 2024’s valedictorian, salutatorian, and STAR Student/Teacher

Habersham Central High School honored two of its top academic students during a reception on Wednesday. Faculty joined family members at the reception in the...

NGTC’s Provitera honored as Employee of the Year

Brandon Provitera, an audiovisual/information technology specialist from Toccoa, has won the 2024 Employee of the Year Award at North Georgia Technical College’s annual service...

Hall County named an Age-Friendly Community by AARP

Hall County is once again recognized as a great place to grow older. AARP has named the county one of 12 in Georgia to...

Murrayville man charged with drug trafficking after traffic stop

A Murrayville man faces drug trafficking charges after police said they found meth, fentanyl, and related drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop in Cleveland. The...