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Rain, low temps helping with drought

Although parts of Georgia are no longer experiencing drought, the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has not lifted the Level 1 Drought Response in Habersham County.  The EPD declared a statewide Level 1 Drought Response on Oct. 18. The…

Man and the moonrise


A small, family-operated craft distillery in Rabun County is poised to make a big splash in the world of artisanal whiskey.

Be wary of TB in deer

Earlier this month and in the thick of deer season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that deer “can transmit certain strains of tuberculosis to hunters.”  The danger comes during the field-dressing process. Hunters can come into contact with the pathogen when...

Second-half shutdown


The Habersham Central High School (HCHS) Lady Raiders Basketball team started off their season on a high note Monday as they defeated East Hall High School (EHHS) 63-49 in Mt.

Hoop-Raiders top East Hall


While it was just a scrimmage and the result doesn’t count on their record, the Habersham Central High School (HCHS) Raiders started their season off with a bang Monday night, taking down the visit

Woodruff shines in Raiders' finale


While it wasn’t the way they wanted to end the season, the Habersham Central High School (HCHS) Raiders are sure to remember their season finale against Apalachee High School (AHS) for years to com