• Overnight Fire Destroys Hiawassee Home

    Hiawassee, GA – Towns County 911 dispatched Fire and Rescue to 1383 Konahetah Drive in Hiawassee at approximately 11:28 pm on Monday night, July 24, in response to a fully involved structure fire. The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on scene. There were no human injuries although the family’s dog sadly perished. The […]

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

    Towns County Fire Department

    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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  • 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 City Council Work Session, 7/24

    Hiawassee City Council convened on Monday, July 24, to discuss numerous issues of interest. The work session began with old business, followed by new. Old Business: Meter Readings – There is currently a 99.4% accuracy rate. Website  – The City of Hiawassee site has been updated. Council meeting minutes as well as other topics of […]

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  • Towns County Fire and Rescue Incident Report: 8/7 – 8/13

    Towns County Fire Rescue

    Towns County Fire and Rescue Incident Report – August 7 – August 13, 2017 8/7/17 Public service (1) 8/8/17 Medical assist (4) MVA (1) Assist other agency (1) 8/9/17 Medical assist (3) 8/10/17 Medical assist (8) Assist other agency (2) 8/11/17 Medical assist (2) Landing zone (1) Fire alarm (1) Smoke/odor removal (1) 8/12/17 Medical […]

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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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  • 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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  • 2017 Towns County Fire Corps Fundraiser

    HIAWASSEE, GA – Towns County Fire Corps is requesting donations from the community to purchase much needed equipment. As recent wildfires raged in northern Georgia and throughout several southern states, Towns County Fire and Rescue recognized a need for standard wildland gear. The Fire Corps hopes to purchase a Polaris 6×6 Utility Vehicle in order […]

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