Shown is Edwin Wood standing by the chapel at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. (Photo/SUBMITTED)

TEEN TALENT

Edwin Wood, 13, of Clarkesville, recently won first place in the International Bible Quiz Championship for The Church of God at Teen Talent. Wood’s team from The Torch Worship Center in Demorest, comprised of himself, Eli Goss and Miles Peek of…

TEEN TALENT

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Edwin Wood, 13, of Clarkesville, recently won first place in the International Bible Quiz Championship for The Church of God at Teen Talent.

County again OKs 2019 millage rate

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After a procedural oversight caused the Habersham County Commission to set aside a previous vote on the proposed 2019 millage rate, it’s now a done deal.

Watercross returns to Tugaloo State Park

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They’ll be flying over the water and the water will be flying. The Pro Watercross Tour will return to Tugaloo State Park near Lavonia July 27-28. The Pro Watercross Tour stages personal watercraft lap races all over the country – from Florida to Texas to Wisconsin to Georgia – each summer....

Snakes in the woods: Look, but don't touch

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Do you suffer from snake phobia? Then you’ve chosen the right place to visit. Statistically, your chances of being bitten by a venomous snake are lower in the Northeast Georgia mountains than anywhere else in the state. “In your area, you only have two venomous species — the copperhead and the...

Racing in the dirt

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Sixty-four years old and still sporting the fastest 1,650 feet of dirt in Georgia. That is an up-to-date description of Toccoa Raceway, which hosts stock car racing every Saturday night from early April through Labor Day weekend. The 5/16ths-of-a-mile track sports a variety of racing classifications...

HCHS captures pair from Madison, Jackson counties

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The Habersham Central High School (HCHS) Lady Raiders Volleyball Team continued its undefeated streak last week by sweeping a pair of matches from Jackson County and Madison County high schools in

Lady Raiders off to solid start to season

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After playing four games in four days to begin the season, the Habersham Central High School (HCHS) Lady Raiders Softball Team holds a record of 2-2, including a pair of wins over the Stephens Coun

The rundown of the Raiders

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Football was the talk of the town Thursday as the Habersham County Rotary Club welcomed Habersham Central High School (HCHS) Head Football Coach Benji Harrison as the guest speaker to their meeting