Rabun Idol

  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock, left, and Taylor Erlewine sing a duet of the song “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” at the final Rabun Idol performance on Friday, Feb. 28 in the Fine Arts Building at Rabun County High School
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock, left, and Taylor Erlewine sing a duet of the song “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” at the final Rabun Idol performance on Friday, Feb. 28 in the Fine Arts Building at Rabun County High School
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune.  Garrison Matlock, left, and Taylor Erlewine sing a duet of the song “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” at the final Rabun Idol performance on Friday, Feb. 28.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock, left, and Taylor Erlewine sing a duet of the song “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” at the final Rabun Idol performance on Friday, Feb. 28.
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Taylor Erlewine, left, and Garrison Matlock sing a duet of the song “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart."
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Taylor Erlewine, left, and Garrison Matlock sing a duet of the song “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart."
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hailey Smith, left, and Hannah Thompson sing a duet of the song “Reckless Love.”
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hailey Smith, left, and Hannah Thompson sing a duet of the song “Reckless Love.”
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hailey Smith, left, and Hannah Thompson sing a duet of the song “Reckless Love.”
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hailey Smith, left, and Hannah Thompson sing a duet of the song “Reckless Love.”
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hailey Smith, left, and Hannah Thompson sing a duet of the song “Reckless Love.”
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hailey Smith, left, and Hannah Thompson sing a duet of the song “Reckless Love.”
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock plays the guitar and sings “Ring of Fire” for his final solo performance.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock plays the guitar and sings “Ring of Fire” for his final solo performance.
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Taylor Erlewine sings the song “My Girl” for her judges’ choice solo performance.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Taylor Erlewine sings the song “My Girl” for her judges’ choice solo performance.
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hannah Thompson sings the song “Stay” for her judges’ choice solo performance.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hannah Thompson sings the song “Stay” for her judges’ choice solo performance.
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hailey Smith sings the song “My Heart Will Go On” for her judges’ choice solo performance.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Hailey Smith sings the song “My Heart Will Go On” for her judges’ choice solo performance.
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock, left, fourth place, Hailey Smith, second place, Taylor Erlewine, third place, and Hannah Thompson, first place, are handed their respective trophies by Kaylin Gragg at the last performance of Rabun Idol.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock, left, fourth place, Hailey Smith, second place, Taylor Erlewine, third place, and Hannah Thompson, first place, are handed their respective trophies by Kaylin Gragg at the last performance of Rabun Idol.
  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock, left, fourth place, Hailey Smith, second place, Taylor Erlewine, third place, and Hannah Thompson, first place, are handed their respective trophies by Kaylin Gragg at the last performance of Rabun Idol.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Garrison Matlock, left, fourth place, Hailey Smith, second place, Taylor Erlewine, third place, and Hannah Thompson, first place, are handed their respective trophies by Kaylin Gragg at the last performance of Rabun Idol.
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Rabun County Schools held their yearly Rabun Idol competition, and the final performance was on Friday, Feb. 28 in the Fine Arts Building at Rabun County High School. 

Judges were Justin Spillers, Allen Blair and Scott Mazarky. MC for the night was Kaylin Gragg. 

The four finalists performed twice with first a duet and then a judges' choice song. 

First Place: Hannah Thompson. She sang "Stay" as her solo song and "Reckless Love" for her duet with Hailey Smith. 

Second Place: Hailey Smith. She sang "My Heart Will Go On" for her solo performance and "Reckless Love" for her duet with Hannah Thompson. 

Third Place: Taylor Erlewine. She sang "My Girl" for her solo performance and "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" for her duet with Garrison Matlock. 

Fourth Place: Garrison Matlock. He sang "Ring of Fire" for his solo performance and "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" for his duet with Taylor Erlewine.