CLAYTON — Last year saw the rise of two new leaders in two of the emergency service departments servicing Rabun County — James Reed was named the new fire chief and Andy Strait became the City of C
Rabun County Fire Department
CLAYTON — The Screamer Mountain community was disrupted early March 16 when a house at 1025 Screamer Drive went up in flames.
CLAYTON — At their October 2016 meeting, Rabun County’s Board of Commissioners voted to acquire land on Persimmon Road to become the location of a new Tallulah-Persimmon Fire Station.
Testing on the roughly 200 fire hydrants in the Clayton water system revealed that about a dozen are inoperable, a reasonable percentage, said Clayton Public Works Director Moody Barrick.
For two and a half weeks, Rabun County forests burned. For two and a half weeks, residents welcomed hundreds of firefighters from across the nation.