News

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

Stars Shine Bright for Rabun Gap

April 24, 2015

The 2015 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards, otherwise known as the Shuler Hensley Awards  were presented last night at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and it was Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School time to shine as they received five awards for their production of Godspell. Production took the awards for Direction, Scenic Design, and Lighting…

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Rabun County Trends Downward in Unemployment

April 23, 2015

The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week that the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for March was 6.3 percent, unchanged from February, matching its lowest level since July 2008. The rate was 7.3 percent a year ago.  Local and area unemployment numbers were released this week by the Georgia Department of Labor. Rabun County saw…

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N.C. unemployment rate ticks up in March

April 23, 2015

New information from the North Carolina Department of Commerce shows a slight uptick in the state’s jobless rate. According to the latest figures, the unemployment rate rose from 5.3 to 5.4 percent from February to March. During March, Professional and Business Services noticed the largest employment increase with 2,700 jobs. Trade, Transportation, and Utilities, and…

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Freeze Warning tonight in Macon Co

April 23, 2015

Cold air is settling into western North Carolina, which combined with clear skies and diminishing winds, means the potential for freezing temperatures overnight tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Macon and surrounding counties effective at midnight through 9 a.m. Friday morning. The possible sub-freezing temperatures could kill crops or other…

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A job offer from the school system

April 23, 2015

If you need a job, Oconee public schools hopes you will consider taking on the important responsibility of ensuring the school children are transported safely and on time to and from school each day. The school district needs bus drivers to work the remaining weeks of this school year, as well as to start work…

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Small Plane Crashes at Hartwell Airstrip

April 23, 2015
Small Plane Crashes at Hartwell Airstrip

A representative from the Federal Aviation Administration will be in Hartwell today to investigate a small plane crash. It happened Wednesday morning at a small air strip on Mt. Olivet Road in Hartwell. Hart County EMA Director Terrell Partain said the pilot and his father were attempting to take off when the plane went off…

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Help Sought to Find Puppies Stolen from Animal Shelter

April 23, 2015
Help Sought to Find Puppies Stolen from Animal Shelter

Authorities in Lavonia are asking for the public’s help to find four puppies that were stolen from the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter. It happened sometime overnight Tuesday. Shelter Director Sheri Lockhart said shelter workers discovered the puppies missing when they arrived to work Wednesday morning. “We came into work this morning and found two of…

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Play On Players, Play On

April 22, 2015

Rabun County High School’s Wildcat Players competed in The Armstrong Atlantic State University’s High School One-Act Play Festival last weekend with their production of Romeo/Juliet  and  won a judge’s choice award for “Best Production Design.” The Wildcat Players also saw two students take  Individual awards as  Daniel Jackson was selected for an ALL-Star cast award,…

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Drug Arrest Tied to “Flash Bang” Incident

April 22, 2015

An incident in Habersham County over the weekend, saw multiple people arrested for drugs. Rabun County Sheriff Frank Andrews says the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, including those from Rabun County, assisted in the operation… “Yes, our agent from Rabun County was assisting Habersham County with this. Once they started surveillance, they put all the…

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Tennis Champs in Rabun County

April 15, 2015
Tennis Champs in Rabun County

Rabun County High School saw it’s newest Champions crowned yesterday as  both the boys and girls Tennis  teams won the Region Tournament.The girls took a victory over Washington Wilkes and the boys beat Riverside. According to Rabun County High School Tennis Coach Bryan Getty,”these are the first Region Titles in a long time, and possibly…

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  • April 26, 2015 10:00 amCelebrate Clayton
  • May 3, 2015 6:30 pmCrusade for Christ
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