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Alto Woman Facing Life Sentence In Gang Takedown

SAVANNAH, GA - An Alto woman has been indicted in what is being described as, “one of the largest takedowns of Ghost Face Gangsters to date,” by Attorney General Chris Carr.  Meagan M. James, a/k/a “Meagan M. Cooke,” “Amanda Gail...

Boil Water Advisory in Baldwin

City of Baldwin Public Advisory

BOIL WATER NOTICE

Due to a water main Break in the 1400 block of B.C. Grant rd. and the Loss of Required Pressure, City of Baldwin Water Customers in the B.C. Grant Rd. area from Charlie Davis Rd. to...

Habersham EMC Announces $2.5 Million Rate Decrease

CLARKESVILLE, GA - Habersham EMC's Board of Directors has approved a rate decrease for its members by reducing the Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment (WPCA) factor for the remainder of 2018. This reduction will benefit almost every Habersham EMC (HEMC)...

Habersham Community Theater To Receive Upgrade

A dozen Georgia theaters and one in Alabama are receiving nearly $480,000 in grants from the Fox Theatre Institute. Of those receiving the grant, Habersham Community Theatre in Clarkesville will receive $48,400 for a project that includes the stabilization...

Veterans Day Discounts

Local Discounts:
  • Chick-Fil-A in Cornelia -  Veteran Appreciation Night on Monday night.  Free meal from 5-8 pm from select menu
  • The Bed Shoppe - An additional 10% off our already low sale prices
  • Dairy...

Multi-family Development Approved in Cornelia

Cornelia, GA - The city commission of Cornelia voted unanimously in favor of a site plan for multi-family development at 400 Stonecypher Street, requested by Habersham 1, LLC.  The group is currently in negotiations to...

Collins Retains in the 9th

Rep. Doug Collins was able to hold on to his seat as the representative for the U.S. House in Georgia's 9th congressional district on Tuesday night.  In an election that many viewed as a sure thing, Collins' opponent, Josh McCall was...

Local Midterm Election Results 2018

Local County Elections:
T-SPLOST - NO 7,829 (53.96%)
Spirit Alcohol by the drink - YES 9,385 (63.04%)
Spirit Alcohol by the drink Sunday - YES 8,338 (55.93%)

Clarkesville:
City Council Post 2 -  Roxie...

City of Clarkesville Alcohol Permits Renewed

The Clarkesville City Council met last night, and new business consisted of unanimous votes in favor for the approval of the 2018 Property tax due date resolution; the renewal of alcohol licenses for Copper Pot, Hawg Wild, Harvest Habersham,...

Tallulah Falls Teacher Recognized For 50+ Years

Tallulah Falls School math teacher Linda Harris was honored at the Georgia Independent School Association annual conference on Nov. 5 for 50-plus years of dedicated service to students.
Shown, TFS President and Head of School Larry A. Peevy delivers...

Georgia's Business Climate Ranked #1 in US

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s business climate has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for the sixth consecutive year by Site Selection, a leading economic development trade publication. According to Site Selection, Georgia is the first...

Over 10,000 Voted Early in Habersham

Leading up to Election Day voting, over 43.5% of registered Habersham County voters have already cast their ballots.  In a press release issued Friday night, Election Supervisor/Chief Registrar, Laurel Ellison states that 5,583 voters voted...