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TFS adds new head coaches to athletic programs

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New leadership is in place at Tallulah Falls School for varsity boys basketball, varsity girls soccer and middle school/varsity swim programs.  Varsity boys basketball:  Cody Coleman, upper school history teacher, will lead the TFS varsity boys basketball team.  “Coach Coleman is invested in this group of young men with his work in the classroom and by serving last season as an assistant coach and as the interim coach this spring and summer,” said President and Head of School Larry A. Peevy. “His strong enthusiasm for building leaders through sports is evident.”

Old represents Rabun in All-Star baseball game

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Kasin Old represented Rabun County in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Georgia-South Carolina Baseball Classic for high school seniors in June.

Rabun cheerleaders earn top cheer team honor

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The Rabun County varsity cheerleaders were recognized as the best cheer team at a Universal Cheerleaders Association camp in Lander University in Greenwood, S.C., last week. Rabun had five cheerleaders be named All-Americans, earned after individual tryouts. Willow Fisher, Jaycee Weber, Maci Varnadoe, Miya Stewart and Kasten Weems were invited to cheer at the New Year’s Day parade in London.

FCA brings Florida baseball players to Rabun

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SKY VALLEY — Fellowship of Christian Athletes leaders Jason Schack and Jason Arnold wanted to give their group of Florida high school baseball players a chance to get away, while getting closer to their faith. Twenty-five student-athletes from Brevard County, Fla., took in a little bit of everything Rabun County and the surrounding area had to offer during their five-day retreat last week. “This is at the end of a summer where they’ve been investing spiritually. We’ve been praying with these kids, teaching them the word and we wanted to get them to a place where they could retreat,” Schack said.

Leadership Rabun Signups underway

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CLAYTON—Are you a potential Rabun County leader, or know someone who is?

If so, the Rabun County Chamber of Commerce has a program for you

Sky Valley moves polling place to Clayton

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SKY VALLEY— Sky Valley passed a motion to move their polling place to Clayton following a 4-1 vote among city council members at their regular meeting on Tuesday.

Clayton discusses zoning, housing at planning meeting

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CLAYTON— Parking, zoning, transportation and affordable housing were hot topics discussed at a meeting for the Rabun County Joint Comprehensive Plan held at the Clayton Municipal Complex on Monday.

Beechwood Inn again honored for wine program

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CLAYTON— Beechwood Inn is known as Georgia’s premier wine country inn and has once again been honored for its wine program with the Wine Spectator Restaurant Award of Excellence for 2019.<

New administrators for new school year

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TIGER— Rabun County Schools is back in session on August 8 and will be met with new superintendent Dr. April Childers and seven new administrators:

A year later, SDS is still stalled

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CLAYTON—More than a year after all parties agreed on a mediator to lead proceedings in the costly Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) dispute between the county, the city of Clayton and other municipal