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Rabun election board gearing up for November

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The state of Georgia is gearing up for the 2020 election year and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger selected Dominion Voting Systems as the company to implement the new verified paper ballot vo

COLUMN: Camping on the river with Dad

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We found ourselves in the same place we’d been dozens of times before. But this time was different. My dad and I set up camp, got ourselves some cold beverages and found a shallow spot to sit in the river. 

Cats climb Currahee

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The Rabun County football team made its annual summer visit to Currahee Mountain in Stephens County last weekend.

Rabun County splits volleyball season opener

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TIGER — In the final set of Match 1, Rabun County’s first-year volleyball coach Reggie Rider called a timeout and asked his team for seven straight points. The Wildcats obliged, defeating the Prince Avenue Christian Wolverines 2-1 (25-21, 19-25, 15-11), before forcing a third set against the East Hall Vikings in a 2-1 (18-25, 25-23, 15-7) loss at Ken Byrd Court on Tuesday night. “We have to learn to finish,’” Rider said during the timeout against the Wolverines. “We’ve learned to play, now we have to learn to finish.”

Rabun Gap volleyball, baseball get new head coaches

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The Rabun Gap-Nacoochee varsity volleyball and baseball programs will have new head coaches this season. Courtney Ledford will coach the volleyball team and Clark Wright will coach the baseball team. Ledford is a 2008 Rabun Gap graduate, playing 7 years of volleyball at Rabun Gap and was a team captain. She played setter and libero.

Judge: It's time for a new courthouse

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CLAYTON— Chief Judge Russell Smith of the Ninth District Mountain Judicial Circuit gave a presentation addressing the need for a new courthouse at the Rabun County Board of Commissioners meeting on