News

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Region Championship on the Line Tonight

October 24, 2014
Region Championship on the Line Tonight

The Wildcats will look to capitalize on the Region tonight, in what Coach Shaw says is an extremely important match-up against Washington Wilkes… “Well it’s an extremely important game, you know we’re undefeated in the Region right now, if we want to have a region championship, we’ve got to win this game, and that’s what…

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A Spooky Saturday in Persimmon

October 24, 2014

There’s a pretty big event going on in Persimmons this Saturday, according to Russell Henry… “You know, we restored the school house in 1982, and our fund raiser, the only we fund raiser we have once a year is the Halloween Carnival.” Henry says there will be plenty to do for everyone… “We got a…

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Progress in the Making for Rabun’s Water System

October 24, 2014

In Tuesday’s Clayton City Council meeting a huge step was taken in moving things forward with Rabun County’s water system… “I make a motion that we accept the offer as written, bared having a negotiated rate for selling water at the North Loop, and Clayton-Rabun County Water and Sewer Authority will pay for the new…

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Rabun Set to Rock the Weekend Vote

October 24, 2014

The Rabun County Elections Office is going to help those weekend warriors cast their vote this week, says Elections Supervisor Tammy Whitmire… “This Saturday, on October the 25th, is our Saturday voting. The office will be open from 9 to 4. There will be plenty of opportunity, anybody who can’t get here through the week;…

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Rhapsody Rakes in the Cash for a Good Cause

October 24, 2014

A presentation took place last week, in which Rhapsody handed out a very large sum of money, says Board member Karen Miller… “That was Community Partnership, and they received $50,000.” Community Partnership’s Laura Lane was excited to receive the funds… “Well we were very excited to be chosen as the recipient of Rhapsody this year.…

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Record Turnout for Early Voting

October 21, 2014

The First week of Early voting saw record numbers in the Rabun County Elections office, netting 914 voters. As of this morning the second week is poised for the same, says Elections Supervisor Tammy Whitmire… “As of today, we’ve had 1,126 early voters here in the office. We’ve mailed out 391 paper ballots, and have…

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Tis the Season for Participation

October 21, 2014

There are still a couple holidays to get through before Christmas, but things are already well underway for this year’s Charity Lane, and time is running short for those who would like to have a display in this year’s event. Laura Lane of Community Partnership has been working hard on the event… “Well Community Partnership…

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State Unemployment Sees a Slight Decline

October 21, 2014

Unemployment numbers for the State of Georgia saw a slight decline from August to September this year. September posted a 7.9%, bettering August’s 8.1% by two tenths. The numbers are just under September of last year, when the rate stood at 8.0%. Numbers for Rabun County should be released later this week.  

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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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Rabun & Macon Counties

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Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 3:00 pmTrunk or Treat
  • October 25, 2014 6:00 pmPersimmon Carnival
  • October 28, 2014 8:30 amBack packs for Appalachia
  • October 29, 2014 6:45 pmBackpacks for Appalachia
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