Take a hike in North Georgia

There are plenty of opportunities to wander on public access hiking trails in Dawson, Habersham, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties in Northeast Georgia. The following is a county-by-county listing with general directions…

Tourism board votes to cease operations

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CLAYTON—The Rabun County Tourism Development Authority board of directors voted 8-4 last Wednesday to cease functioning as of Sept. 15 and turn all assets and programs over to the county.

Fire incident under investigation

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RABUN GAP— The exact cause and nature of a Rabun Gap fire is under investigation after two people were airlifted following severe burns on Wednesday, Sept. 4.

Tallulah Falls Indians of the Month

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Tallulah Falls School coaches have selected their Indian Athletes of the Month for August. 

Middle school girl:

TFS kicks off cross country season with annual quadrathlon

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Tallulah Falls School Middle School and varsity cross country runners gathered at Terrora Beach at Tallulah Gorge State Park to compete in the school’s annual quadrathlon last month. The strenuous, multi-discipline race included kayaking, swimming, biking and running. The middle school runners competed first, and were followed by the varsity squad. From the middle school, top female finishers included seventh-grader Haygen James of Demorest (58:23), eighth-grader Jenna Chesser of Cleveland (1:09:37), eighth-grader Daniel Prince of Demorest (1:09:53), seventh-grader Maggie Shelton of Cornelia (1:09:54) and Carsyn Griffis of Tallulah Falls (1:13:23).

Tallulah Falls Indians of the Month

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Tallulah Falls School coaches have selected their Indian Athletes of the Month for August. 

Middle school girl:

TFS kicks off cross country season with annual quadrathlon

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Tallulah Falls School Middle School and varsity cross country runners gathered at Terrora Beach at Tallulah Gorge State Park to compete in the school’s annual quadrathlon last month. The strenuous, multi-discipline race included kayaking, swimming, biking and running. The middle school runners competed first, and were followed by the varsity squad. From the middle school, top female finishers included seventh-grader Haygen James of Demorest (58:23), eighth-grader Jenna Chesser of Cleveland (1:09:37), eighth-grader Daniel Prince of Demorest (1:09:53), seventh-grader Maggie Shelton of Cornelia (1:09:54) and Carsyn Griffis of Tallulah Falls (1:13:23).