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Local COVID-19 cases continue to climb

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CLAYTON—The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Rabun County stood at 33 as of Wednesday morning, an increase of 10 cases since June 4, according to the Georgia Dept. of Public Health (GDPH).

Rabun Republicans rally before primary

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DILLARD—Rabun County Republicans held an old-fashioned political rally on the grounds of Dillard City Hall Saturday, with candidates from across North Georgia meeting with voters and supporters ahe

Benfield, Jones and ESPLOST win

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CLAYTON— Lauren Benfield won the Republican nomination for Rabun County Tax Commissioner, Hobie Jones III won the race for Probate Judge and the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ES

Marchers pray for unity

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CLAYTON— Communities around the country came together in recent weeks in solidarity against racism following the recent death of George Floyd in Minnesota that was captured on video and gained worl

Short-term rentals back on the agenda

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 CLAYTON— The yet-to-be approved short-term rental ordinance for the city of Clayton was discussed at the council work session Tuesday, with the second reading scheduled to be voted on next week.

Rabun library is open for business

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CLAYTON— Calling all bookworms. 

The Rabun County Library is open for business and has implemented a reopening plan to keep patrons safe while browsing for books.

Georgia Power to resume shutoffs in mid-July

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Georgia Power and Atlanta Gas Light are poised to resume shutting off service in July for customers who do not pay their bills following months of abstaining from disconnections during the coronavi