Hiawassee, GA - This week school will be back in session beginning Thursday, August 9th. Please be aware that in the mornings from approximately 7:30 AM until approximately 8 AM there will be increased traffic in front of the school. Traffic will again increase around 3:00 PM. The Sheriff’s Office will be providing traffic control to assist with safety. Please... Read more
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Preserving the Peace since 1732 – Drugs and Crime Hiawassee, GA - In 1732, James Oglethorpe was given a charter by King George II creating the Colony of Georgia. Not surprisingly, one of the very first things the colonists did was to choose a person, Peter Gordon, to perform the duties of Sheriff. This founded the Office of Sheriff in Chatham County,... Read more
Clarkesville, GA – North Georgia Technical College’s Board of Directors will meet at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, August 15, in the Clarkesville Campus Board Room. For more information, contact 706-754-7702. ... Read more
Blairsville, GA – “Volunteering is valuable, but you can’t put a value on time – it is priceless,” said Stephens Education Literacy Foundation (SELF) board member Judy Lance at the annual Adult Literacy Volunteer Appreciation luncheon at North Georgia Technical College. Throughout Northeast Georgia, the college’s learning centers offer free classes to those who wish to attain their GED or prepare... Read more
Young Harris, GA – In addition to supplying electrical power to Fannin, Towns and Union counties in Georgia and Cherokee and Clay counties in North Carolina, Blue Ridge Mountain EMC has long worked in partnership with local, regional and state organizations to help hundreds of companies make decisions to open new operations in our area or expand existing operations. These... Read more
Clarkesville, GA – Renovating a building more than 60 years old can be a challenging yet ultimately rewarding endeavor. At North Georgia Technical College, the project to renovate and refurbish the Hoyt Coe building, built in 1954, took nearly four years, but the results are breathtaking. Funded through the FY 2010 bond package appropriated by the General Assembly, this $6M venture... Read more
Blairsville, GA – Elizabeth Dyer, owner of WAVES for Weight Loss, has been on a weight loss adventure and has already lost over 125lbs! Ms. Dyer began this company to help others who are struggling to reach their weight loss goals.