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Preparing students for college and/or work after graduation is a primary goal of high school. Habersham County Success Academy students are not an exception.
The Habersham County Board of Education has accepted an offer of $300,000 for the old Demorest Elementary School campus.
Authorities have taken into custody a wanted Cornelia man who failed to show up for court on child molestation-related charges, officials say.


Graveside services for Estelle Baker Crane, 88, of Clarkesville, were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. David McLendon officiating.
Visitation services for Winnie Kathleen Nicholson, 85, of Clarkesville, were held from 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
No formal services will be held for Paul Douglas “Doug” Forester, 71, of Cornelia. Mr. Forester died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.
He was born Nov. 20, 1944, in Gainesville. 


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To the editor:
It’s definitely a new era for the Raider Nation. Habersham County needed something to celebrate and the Raider football team delivered it Friday night.

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