News

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

Ebola or Flu, What’s the Real Risk to Rabun

October 29, 2014

How at risk is Rabun County when it comes to Ebola? County Nurse Manager Cheryl Harbin has been to several meetings on the subject with the CDC in Atlanta… “They’re reassuring us here in Rabun County that the risk is very, very low. We will stay in constant contact with our district area, who is…

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Band Sees Superior Marks

October 29, 2014
Band Sees Superior Marks

The Rabun County Wildcat Marching Band saw great success at the Hart County High School… “The Lake Hartwell Marching Festival, and we did just a great job. The kids really stepped up, we were rated superior ratings, which is the highest you can get. You know, it’s something we’re proud of, and we hope the…

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No Shortage of Events This Week in Rabun

October 28, 2014

With Halloween this Friday, several fun, and at times spooky events are planned in Rabun County this week. This Thursday the Rabun County Primary School will be having their Fall Festival at the school from 5pm to 7pm, tonight the High School Choral Department will hold their annual Variety Show in the Fine Arts Building…

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Last Chance to Vote Early

October 28, 2014

You can’t vote often in this year’s upcoming election, but there is still some time to vote early, says Election Supervisor, Tammy Whitmire… “This Friday, October the 31st, at 5 o’clock, will end the early voting part of this election.” If you can’t make it into the Elections Office by Friday, you’ll have one more…

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Rec Department Wins Big

October 28, 2014

The Rabun County Recreation Department was given a huge honor earlier this week at a presentation in Norcross, says Rec Department Director, Roy Quilliams… “It was the GRPA, Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 7 Agency of the Year, for agencies with a population of 20,000 or less.” He adds that the award says a…

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Meeting Time Change

October 28, 2014

The Rabun County Board of Commissioners have changed the time of Today’s Work Session from 5:30 to 5:00. The meeting will still take place in the Rabun County Courtroom, with the regular monthly meeting to follow at 6pm.

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Elections Office Looks for Record Turnout

October 27, 2014

The Rabun County Elections Office continues to see record numbers in early voting, with another great turnout in the second week… “Well in the Office, we had 1,076 voters come in, that includes on Saturday we had 88, and we’re real excited, we’ve already had 306 absentee ballots returned.” Elections Supervisor Tammy Whitmire says that…

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BOC Meeting

October 27, 2014

The Rabun County Board of Commissioners will hold their monthly work session and regular meeting tomorrow, October 28th. Both meetings will be in the Rabun County Courtroom, with the work session beginning at 5:30pm, and the regular meeting to follow at 6pm.

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Rabun Sees Huge Drop in Gas Prices

October 27, 2014

Nationwide motorists are paying the cheapest price at the pump since 2010. The average price of gas has now fallen below the $3 mark in seventeen states. Georgia is one of the newest members of the $3 club, the average currently sits at $2.93. “We are seeing gas prices falling at an average of 1-2…

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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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Calendar

  • November 3, 2014 9:00 amRabun Coat Drive
  • November 4, 2014 9:00 amRabun Coat Drive
  • November 5, 2014 9:00 amRabun Coat Drive
  • November 6, 2014 9:00 amRabun Coat Drive
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