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August 01, 2014
Commissioners raise tax rate to sounds of protest
The Rabun County Board of Commissioners voted to increase the county’s millage rate from 8.17 to 9.29 Monday, despite protests from a courtroom full of disgruntled Rabun residents. The tax hike cor...
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Sewage leaks into creek; Clayton to receive a fine
Raw sewage gushed into Coffee Branch Creek, a feeder of Stekoa Creek, after a sewer line which was reportedly leaking last Tuesday burst off Smith Street in Clayton the next day. According to Clayt...
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Plane crash claims life of pilot
by Mat Payne
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A single-propeller aircraft piloted by 62-year-old Ernest Merkelis, of C...
Sheriff’s department loses more deputies
by Mat Payne
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Turnover at the Rabun County Sheriff’s Department has been higher than u...

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