Elizabeth, left, Grady, Niall Rebecca and Joey Elger rode out Hurricane Irma at their St. Thomas home, in the American Virgin Islands. Elizabeth and Joey graduated from Habersham Central High School, then returned to teach there before moving to other teaching opportunities in Saipan and Tbilisi, and the Republic of Georgia. (Photo/Submitted)

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Tommy Irvin was a giant among men, not necessarily because he stood 6 feet, 5 inches tall, but because of his unsurpassed, unwavering dedication to the state of Georgia’s agriculture community.
On the heels of a cruelty to animals bust, which included approximately 400 animals at one Clarkesville location, the Habersham County Commission is looking into finding additional space for Habe
At 15 years old, Breeleigh Thomason should be enjoying the things every girl her age loves, whether it’s playing outside with her siblings, extracurricular activities at school, going to the movi


Memorial services for Althea Marie Ross, 63, of Tuskegee, Alabama, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Newcomer Funeral Home.
Ms. Ross died Sept. 1, 2017.
A memorial service for Ohlen O’Neal ‘Bo’ Miller, 67, of Baldwin, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Harmony Baptist Church, 5223 Hwy.
Funeral services for Michael Adam Hicks, 37, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept., 23, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev.

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The playing field, no matter what sport, offers our community’s youth more than just an opportunity to expel some energy.
Thank you to HEMC linemen
To the editor:
Finding bright side to Irma
To the editor:
As I walked my property Tuesday morning, I was shocked to see the extent of storm damage.

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