• Towns County resident exploited by ‘handy-man’

    TOWNS COUNTY, Ga. – Towns County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that a member of Memorial Baptist Church, Nancy Kelly, was being exploited by a man posing as a handy man. Christopher James Plush and his accomplish Devin Barry Lowery, stole a large amount of cash, prescription drugs, hundreds of rare coins, a handgun and […]

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  • Roe v. Wade overturned in Supreme Court precedent on abortion

    WASHINGTON – This morning, a divided United States Supreme Court, made the 5-4 decision to overturn the 50-year precedent of Roe v. Wade to legalize abortion the federal level. The door was opened to re-visit the abortion precedent that was set in 1973 in hearing the 2021 Mississippi case for Dobbs v. Jackson. The court […]

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  • Intentional burn at Young Harris College

    HIAWASSEE, Ga. – Earlier today, the Towns County Fire Department initiated a planned burn at Young Harris College to demolish old buildings on campus as a part of a live practice for the Fire Department. The fire caused some onlookers to worry that the school was in danger and that the blaze was not an […]

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  • Spring plant sale

    A spring plant sale will be held at Union County Farmer’s Market on Saturday, May 28, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own bags, boxes or tubs to carry plants.  Pets are not permitted at the plant sale and the Union County Farmers Market will not be open that […]

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  • REPUBLICANS TO HOST A REGIONAL POLITICAL FORUM ON APRIL 2nd

    REPUBLICANS TO HOST A REGIONAL POLITICAL FORUM ON APRIL 2nd The 2022 Northeast Georgia Republican Candidate Forum (2022NRCF) will be held Saturday, April 2, at the Gainesville Civic Center from 10:00am to 4:00pm. At this Republican event, Statewide Executive candidates (Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Secretary of Labor, Secretary of Agriculture, Superintendent […]

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  • Commissioner King: Georgia Insurers Should Divest from Russia

    PRESS RELEASE – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King today urged insurance companies doing business in the state of Georgia to review their financial holdings and operations to identify and divest from any investments and/or operations in Russia. “Vladimir Putin’s illegal and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has rightfully led to condemnation from free […]

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  • Rep. Carson Introduces “Parents’ Bill of Rights” Legislation

    ATLANTA – State Representative John Carson (R-Marietta) recently introduced House Bill 1158, or the Georgia “Parents’ Bill of Rights.” Through this legislation, Rep. Carson seeks to establish and protect parental rights regarding education, health information and upbringing, as well as enable transparency between schools/school systems and parents. He also seeks to curb special interest groups […]

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  • National Weather Service special alert for northeast Georgia

    The National Weather Service Atlanta has issued a special weather briefing in expectance of upcoming winter weather to hit north Georgia this weekend. They state the following in their briefing issued Thursday, January 13. The potential for a significant winter storm is increasing for parts of north Georgia later this weekend including: A mix of […]

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  • Andrew Clyde announces which district he will represent

    Press Release – Andrew Clyde has addressed a major question he has faced since the annoucment of the new redistricting map. Andrew Clyde, the current district 9 representative, has been faced with a question after the congressional redistricting map was released. The new map moves Jackson, Elbert, Madison, and some of Clay county out of […]

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  • Georgia Congressional Redistricting Map approved by Georgia General Assembly: To be approved by Governor Brian Kemp

    new Georgia Congressional Map

    The Georgia General Assembly has approved a Congressional Redistricting Map. It was reveled today and announced by both the State Senate and State House of Representatives Majority Caucuses. David Ralston, Speaker for the Georgia General Assembly, addressed the announcement of the new congressional redistricting map. “Today, we have released a proposed map that reflects Georgia’s growing, diverse […]

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