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Free Children's Fun Fest set tonight in Clarkesville

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. CLARKESVILLE - Thousands are expected to visit the Habersham County Fairgrounds...

Section of US 441 through Tallulah Falls named for fallen trooper

Section of U.S. 441 through Tallulah Falls named for fallen trooper. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Members...

McDonald honored for service to Woodmen, White County

. By Dean Dyer and Rob Moore. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Shirley McDonald, left, was named secretary emeritus and "Ms.

Cornelia commission votes not to close railroad bridge

The Cornelia City Commission voted Tuesday night not to support Norfolk Southern's request to remove the wooden railroad bridge on Hoyt Street. (Photo/Rob Moore). CORNELIA...

GSP releases names in fatal Stephens County wreck

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. click to enlarge. TOCCOA - A Stephens County man was killed when the 1988 Honda...

Grand jury: 'Sloppy' drug investigation, not criminal intent, led to toddler's ...

Grand jury: 'Sloppy' drug investigation, not criminal intent, led to toddler's injuries. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge.

Habersham grand jury to reconvene Monday

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. CLARKESVILLE - A Habersham County grand jury reviewing the actions of...

Authority moves toward airport ordinances in Habersham

Habersham County Airport Authority members include, from left, Acting Chairman Rob Ginn, Joe Elam, Greg Caudell and Mike Moore. Also shown, at right, is County...

Portion of US 129 in Hall County named for fallen trooper

(Photo/Rob Moore). GAINESVILLE - It's been 37 years since Cpl. Tyrone Collier "T.C." Dillard, badge 612, was killed while working for the Georgia State Patrol.

Habersham County Airport Authority procedures questioned again

For the second time in a month, the Habersham County Airport Authority declined to allow public comments from the near capacity crowd at its meeting...

Despite call for resignation, Moore continues service on airport authority

Despite a call for his resignation by Habersham County Commission Chairman Chad Henderson, Mike Moore (on left) attended and participated in Thursday night's Habersham County...

Woman, child escape injury when truck separates while overturning

A Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck broke apart while overturning west of Clarkesville Monday night. The female driver and a toddler escaped injury. (Photo/Rob Moore). CLARKESVILLE...

Cornelia man charged in serious-injury wreck

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Marcos Andres Gaspar. CLARKESVILLE - The driver in a serious-injury wreck...

Helen group asks to place memorial to shooting victim

Jane Lenzen presents photos of possible memorial locations to the Helen City Commission Tuesday afternoon. (Photo/Rob Moore). HELEN - The Helen City Commission heard a...

Stephens County highway named for fallen trooper

(Photo/Rob Moore). TOCCOA - A crowd gathered in Toccoa Tuesday for a Georgia State Patrol Fallen Trooper Road Dedication. The three-part ceremony was in appreciation...

GSP provides more details of wreck that killed one, hurt nine

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. This picture shows the scene of Tuesday's wreck after all patients...

Tennessee man charged after 120-mph chase through three counties

(Photo/Rob Moore). CLARKESVILLE - A Knoxville, Tenn., man is being held on $22,839 bond after a high-speed chase through three counties Tuesday afternoon. Alikhan Riyaz...

GSP releases identity of man killed in 365 wreck

Georgia Highway 365 southbound was shut down after a four-vehicle wreck at Business Highway 441 Tuesday afternoon. Ten people were transported, and one of those...

SPLOST town hall meetings kick off in Mt. Airy, continue in Alto

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Habersham County Commissioner Ed Nichols, Commission Chairman Chad Henderson and County ... ...

Helen's Oktoberfest kicks off two-month run Thursday

Visitors of all ages took to the street for the Chicken Dance prior to last year's Oktoberfest parade in Helen. (Photo/Rob Moore) ). HELEN -...

Habersham DA agrees to meet with injured child's family

(Photo/Rob Moore). CLARKESVILLE - District Attorney Brian Rickman will meet with the family of Bounkham Pawn John Phonesavanh, the toddler who was burned during a...

Attorney: Habersham 'prohibited' from paying child's medical bills

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. click to enlarge. CLARKESVILLE - Citing Paragraph VI of the Georgia Constitution, Habersham County Government...

Deadline nearing for Demorest finance director applications

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. DEMOREST - The Demorest City Council plans to begin reviewing applications...

Georgia DNR conducts rescue training at Tallulah Gorge

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. A Georgia Department of Natural Resources helicopter practices rescues in Tallulah...

Family Fun Fest draws crowd to Clarkesville

click to enlarge. United Way Fun Fest participants enjoy carnival-style swings. (Photo/Rob Moore). CLARKESVILLE - The Habersham County United Way held its annual Family Fun...

Georgia DNR conducts rescue training at Tallulah Gorge

A Georgia Department of Natural Resources helicopter emerges from behind the trees after practicing a basket pickup rescue in Tallulah Gorge State Park. (Photo/Rob Moore).

Harper promoted to post commander at GSP Gainesville

Sgt. 1st Class G.R. Harper is the new commander of Georgia State Patrol Post 6 in Gainesville. (Photo/Rob Moore). GAINESVILLE - Georgia State Patrol Post...

Driver goes on apparent rampage in Cleveland

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. A driver rammed his car into the front of Dominos in...

Habersham Central grad missing in Yellowstone National Park

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Habersham County resident Darien Latty, 22, is missing in Yellowstone National...

Tallulah Falls mayor: Wallenda walk timing uncertain

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Whether Nik Wallenda will walk across Tallulah Gorge next July as...

Clarkesville approves annexation for proposed church build

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. James Irvin of Foothills Land Design addresses the Clarkesville City Commission.

New Cornelia police chief honors officers for work

Shown, from left, are Alto Police Maj. Israel Segers and Cornelia Detective Scott Neumyer, Assistant Police Chief Jonathan Roberts, Police Chief Chad Smith, Lt. Kevin...

Flash Flood Warning issued for Habersham, Rabun counties

At 10:25 p.m., National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated slow-moving thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across the warned area. Radar estimated that around two to...

Absconded sex offender arrested by Banks County

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. HOMER - An absconded sex offender who fled from Banks County...

Railroad officials ask to remove Hoyt Street bridge in Cornelia

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Norfolk Southern Corp. is requesting permission from Cornelia to remove the...

Man seriously injured after falling from truck

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. DEMOREST - A 21-year-old man was seriously hurt after falling from...

Wanted man sought near Banks Crossing

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. BANKS CROSSING - Canine units from Banks County Sheriff's Office and...

Despite water outage at one, Habersham schools have good first day

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. CLARKESVILLE - A storm-related water outage at Fairview Elementary School in...

Motorcyclists seriously injured in Toccoa wreck

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. TOCCOA - The Georgia State Patrol is continuing its investigation into...

Demorest issues 24-hour boil water advisory

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. DEMOREST - Demorest water customers north of Georgia Highway 115 should...

Under EPD microscope, Cornelia facing costly sewer line repair

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. CORNELIA - Aging infrastructure again is creating costly headaches for Cornelia...

Demorest woman arrested after leaving four children in hot car

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Emergency personnel converge on the parking lot of Heritage Gardens Apartments...

Clarkesville nixes annexation of county aquatic center

The Clarkesville City Council voted Monday night to deny a request from Habersham County to annex the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center. (Photo/Rob Moore). CLARKESVILLE -...

Businessman faces additional charges in Banks County

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Will Doc "Buddy" Fowlkes Jr. HOMER - A businessman arrested in...

Dillard man charged in kidnapping, rape, battery

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Alexis Domingues. CLAYTON - Rabun County Sheriff Frank Andrews has just...

SportsTech officials issue memo about president's arrest

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. HOMER - Officials for SportsTech USA, Inc., are speaking out about...

Officers make arrest following murder lookout

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. HARTWELL - The Hart County Sheriff's Office and Georgia State Patrol have made an...

Work continues as milestone is reached on GA 17 widening

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. The first 123-foot-long bridge beam arrives via 50-wheel tractor-trailer truck Wednesday.

Banks County buys more than $820000 in heavy equipment

Banks County buys more than $820,000 in heavy equipment. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. The Banks County...

Johnson takes oath as Habersham chief magistrate

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Gerald Johnson listens as Habersham County Probate Judge Pam Wooley administers...