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Even after the community rallied together in May to help ensure Faith Christian Academy (FCA) of Habersham, located in Mt.

Planning for the 2020 U.S.

Sometime around the week of July 8, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Game Management Wildlife Technician II Trent Blalock came across and captured an adult northern pine snake in his path at

Sports for Subscribers

Habersham Central High School (HCHS) senior cross-country runner Thomas Hotard brought the fireworks a few days after Independence Day as he finished as the 2nd overall winner and 1st-place finishe

Shown, from left, are Tallulah Falls School student-anglers Marshall Harrelson and Marshall Williams.

The 2018-19 fishing season closed with six Tallulah Falls School (TFS) student-anglers competing among the top bass fishing teams in the state of Georgia as the Indians took part in the Georgia BAS

Habersham County baseball players took part in their own version of the Fall Classic last week as the Habersham Central High School (HCHS) Raiders baseball program held the 2nd annual Raider World

Unwind North Georgia

While you may think of Champagne as just for toasting, experts point out that it can actually be quite food-friendly.

Unexpected matches for your summer meals.

Summer is here, which means it is time to create sensational seasonal wine and food pairings to elegantly entertain family and friends.

Summer is a time for picnics, festive garden gatherings and poolside parties.

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Once upon a time, if you ventured onto one of northeast Georgia’s numerous lakes, there was one way to be pulled behind a fast-moving boat: traditional skis.

That was then.

Fog used to settle in the bottomland in the 1940s and hang over the Savannah River as it meandered its way from Hart County to the Atlantic Ocean, blanketing the rolling foothills of Northeast Geor

Above, Cheryl Blackburn sits on the shoreline of Lake Rabun for the season's first boat church at Clayton First United Methodist Church. (Photos/Megan Broome)

When taking the boat out on the lake, people typically spend their time relaxing, grilling or swimming in the water.


Funeral services for Sheila Annette Mitchell Reed, 59, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with the Rev.

Kathy Ruth Patton Williams, 54, of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 3p.m. Friday, July 19, from the Hillside Chapel with the Rev.

James Blaske, 82, passed away July 9, 2019. A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 20, at 5 p.m.

Op/Ed for Subscribers

A new jail has been the talk for years now, but the Habersham County Commission is now putting the issue before the people.

Prayer will win the battle

To the editor:

Countless governing bodies conduct business for our community monthly, most holding at least one work session and regular meeting each – meetings that are always open to the public.

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