• Towns County Fire and Rescue Disaster Drill

    Towns County, GA – Towns County Fire and Rescue participated in an emergency preparedness drill on Monday, August 14. The drill was implemented and evaluated by local and state Emergency Management Agencies (EMA). This year’s mock scenario was a tornado disaster which touched down at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. Under the supervision of their Pack […]

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  • Towns County First Responder Preparedness Drill: Monday, August 14

    Towns County, GA – First Responders will participate in a preparedness drill developed and coordinated by the Towns County Emergency Management Agency on Monday, August 14, during the late afternoon and evening hours. Towns County Fire and Rescue will be the main agency taking part in the standard training. Information is limited in order to […]

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  • Family of Alleged Victim in Kristen Goodwin Investigation Speak Out

    Towns County, GA – Family members of a child involved in the Kristen Goodwin abuse investigation reached out to Fetch Your News after Goodwin was indicted on 13 separate charges by the Towns County Grand Jury. Kristen Goodwin, 19, a former daycare worker at the Towns County Child Development Center, faces six counts of first-degree […]

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  • Towns County Officials Prepare for Eclipse

    Towns County, GA – Towns County officials are advising residents to prepare for the August 21 total solar eclipse as they would an approaching blizzard or ice storm. Fire Chief Harold Copeland, E-911 Director Marty Roberts, Sheriff Chris Clinton, Commissioner Cliff Bradshaw and Emergency Management Deputy Director Brandon Walls met with local and state authorities […]

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  • Towns County Fire and Rescue Incident Report: 7/31 – 8/6

    Towns County Fire and Rescue Incident Report: 7/31/17 — Medical assist (5) 8/1/17 — Medical assist (2) Controlled burn (1) 8/2/17 — Medical assist (1) Assist other agency (1) 8/3/17 — Medical assist (4) MVA (2) Smoke investigation (1) Assist other agency (1) Public service (2) 8/4/17 — Medical assist (4) MVA (1) Landing zone […]

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  • BOE: Towns County Schools Closed for Eclipse

    Towns County Board of Education

    Hiawassee, GA – At Monday’s Board of Education work session, Superintendent Dr.Darren Berrong announced Towns County schools will close on Monday, August 21, due to the highly anticipated Great American Eclipse. There was prior discussion to release students at noon, but the Board agreed a full day is in the best interest of students and […]

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  • From the Desk of Sheriff Chris Clinton

    Sheriff Chris Clinton Towns County GA

    From the Desk of Sheriff Christopher M. Clinton – Towns County Schools were back in session as of Thursday, August 3rd. Please be aware that in the mornings from approximately 7:30 AM until approximately 8:00 AM there will be increased traffic in front of the school. Traffic will again increase around 3:00 PM. The Sheriff’s […]

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  • Hiawassee Police Chief Sworn In

    Hiawassee Police Department’s acting Chief, Paul Smith, was officially sworn in at a City Hall ceremony on Tuesday, August 1. District Attorney Jeff Langley administered the Oath of Office to Smith during the City Council’s regular monthly meeting. Chief Smith is a graduate of Towns County Comprehensive, Young Harris College, Kennesaw State University, and Cobb […]

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