Rabun County Bicentennial Bash

Birthday Bash brings in Bicentennial

 CLAYTON— Rabun County brought in its year-long bicentennial celebration with a birthday bash at The Rock House on Saturday, Dec. 7. “This is the culmination of 30-plus events that we’ve had this year,” said Stephen Arbitter, commissioner and…

UNWIND: Living in the Lavender

“It’s about giving back to the community.” For Tina and David Duffey, operating the Red Oak Lavender Farm is a way to interact with the community and to stay active postretirement. Originally from Atlanta, Tina has always preferred the outdoors and living in the country. Ten years ago, she...

Loeffler tapped over Collins as new Georgia Senator

   Gov. Brian Kemp went against President Trump’s recommendation Wednesday when he selected businesswoman Kelly Loeffler over U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) to fill the U.S. Senate seat left by the retiring Johnny Isakson.    Loeffler will represent the state of...

UNWIND: Finding a happily ever after among the vines

Our local wineries go out of their way to prevent Bridezilla meltdowns. They start with picture-perfect views of rolling hills crosshatched with vines that lend a spirit of symmetrical harmony to the scene, along with a liberal pouring policy with their homegrown libations. “I was worried...

Wildcats fall 38-24 to Thomasville


THOMASVILLE – It was loud. It was electric. Bulldog fans filled their side of the stadium and were lining perimeter of the stadium. Wildcat Nation was loud and in full force as well.