News

When you see news in the making, contact News Director Charles Robertson by email or phone (706) 782-4251.

Rabun County vs Union County

October 17, 2014

Rabun County wins 45-31 over Union County!

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Wildcat Presale

October 16, 2014

The Rabun County Wildcats will travel to Union County to take on the Panthers this Friday, and in anticipation of a very large attendance for this key regional match-up, the Wildcats will be having a presale on tickets for the game. Tickets will be $7 for adults and students, and will be available for purchase…

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No Reduced Sentence For Kilby

October 15, 2014

Lowanda “Peanut” Kilby was back in the Rabun County Courtroom today with a motion for a reduced sentence. After hearing the motion, in which Attorney for the Defense, Tim Healy claimed the sentence was unfair and not in compliance with other sentences handed down in the State in similar case, and claimed the media caused…

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Greenville Inmate Pleads Guilty to Rabun Car Theft

October 15, 2014

A Greenville County inmate pleaded guilty Monday in Oconee to criminal charges related to a car theft  stolen in Rabun County. George Cleveland III is already serving a six-year term in Greenville for charges similar to the charges that brought him to an Oconee County courtroom.  Cleveland  pleaded guilty to receiving or selling vehicles with…

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Storms Damage Cell Phone Tower

October 15, 2014

Storms ravaged Rabun County yesterday, knocking out power in several areas, and causing hazardous conditions on roads. Rabun 911 reports calls on 77 different downed trees, including one that damaged a local cell phone tower owned by Verizon. Windstream internet was also knocked out during the storm. Power ,cell phone service, and internet were all…

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Stephens Federal Bank Severe Weather Update and Auxiliary Power Generators Power Outages Update

October 14, 2014

A tornado watch in effect for Rabun County and the surrounding area 10pm.Georgia Power is currently reporting just over 700 customers without power in Northeast Georgia.Habersham EMC is reporting under 200 customers without power in the Rabun and Habersham County Areas.Windstream is currently down in the Clayton and Rabun County area, and their automated service line…

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Storm Causes Surge of Power Outages in Rabun

October 14, 2014

Storms have taken their toll on Rabun County today, taking down trees, causing hazardous road conditions, and knocking out power to around 1,500 customers of both Georgia Power, and Habersham EMC. HEMC has crews assigned to all outages as of this afternoon and is down to around 20 issues left. Georgia Power is still reporting…

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Kilby Denied

October 14, 2014

In this morning’s court proceedings Lowanda “Peanut” Kilby’s request for a reduced sentence was denied by Judge Russell Smith. Check back this afternoon for more details on this story.

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Kilby in Court Today

October 14, 2014

Lowanda “Peanut” Kilby will return to the Rabun County Courtroom today, in attempt to gain a sentence reduction. Court documents state a claim from Kilby’s Attorney that her sentence was considerably higher than the average sentence for the charges Kilby was found guilty of, and that her sentence is “disproportionate and excessive in view of…

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Three Meetings Today

October 14, 2014

There will be three local meetings Today in Rabun County. The Rabun County Water and Sewer Authority will meet in the Business Park at 10:00am. The Clayton City Council will hold their Monthly Work session at 2:30pm in the Clayton Courtroom, and the County Commissioners have scheduled a Special Called Meeting set for 5:30pm Today…

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Rabun & Macon Counties

Stephens, Oconee & Habersham Counties

Calendar

  • October 21, 2014 8:30 amBack packs for Appalachia
  • October 22, 2014 6:45 pmBackpacks for Appalachia
  • October 23, 2014 8:00 amHabitat for Humanity
  • October 25, 2014 3:00 pmTrunk or Treat
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