Rabun County Class of 2019

Rabun graduation rate tops 90 percent

 TIGER— Rabun County High School recently announced their 2019 graduation rate of 92.7 percent, a rate that’s been over 90 percent for the past five years. The Georgia Department of Education uses the annual graduation rate to measure whether…

Clayton looks at short-term rentals

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 CLAYTON— Regulations on short-term rentals in a draft of a new ordinance was the focus of discussion at a public hearing held before the Clayton City Council meeting on Tuesday.  

Business Park sale moved to end of the year

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 RABUN GAP— The $8.1 million sale of the 1-million-square-foot Rabun Business Park building to ELK Group International has once again been postponed, this time to the end of the year, almost six mo

Collins visits Rabun, tours Parkdale

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 RABUN GAP— Rep. Doug Collins was spotted in Rabun County last week visiting Parkdale, a textile plant that manufactures and globally trades spun yarn.  

Lake Living Cover Contest Underway

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Do you have a great photo of a winter lake scene? Have you caught a fabulous fish on an area lake? Lake Living is now accepting submissions for photography that could be featured on the cover of the magazine’s winter 2019 edition. Lake Living is a full-color regional guide to Northeast...

Mountain Traveler: Wet your whistle at Whistle Top Brew Co.

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For several years, Whistle Top Brew Co. has been a permanent fixture in the facade of downtown Cornelia, offering patrons a laid-back hub where they can wet their whistle, pair it with some grub and enjoy that weekend’s lineup of live entertainment. Wet your whistle at Whistle Top Brew Co....

Mountain Traveler: Be Impressed by Rabun Bald

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According to Native American legend, Rabun Bald is inhabited by fire-breathing demon people, and some campers still report hearing strange sounds at night. But the spectacular views from the summit stretching more than 100 miles on a clear day are no myth. Rabun Bald, with an elevation...

Rabun County starts closing stretch at Elbert County

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TIGER — With another bye week behind them, the Rabun County Wildcats are set to take on their last four regular season games. It starts with a visit to Elbert County at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Blue Devils (3-3, 2-1 Region 8-AA) took a 35-14 loss against Union County on Oct. 4. Elbert hung with Union for three quarters, before the Panthers scored three touchdowns in the fourth to pull away. Union amassed 458 yards of total offense.