Grilling Tips from the National Fire Protection Agency

As Memorial Day weekend arrives, home chefs everywhere are reaching for their grills, eager to usher in the long-awaited barbecue season. With that in mind, the National Fire Protection Association recommends that grillers pay particular attention to safety in the spring and summer months when home fires involving grilling incidents occur most often. Three out of five households own a […]

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GBI Offers Reward for Information on February Robbery

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the February robbery of Rabun County Bank in Dillard, where an undisclosed amount of money was taken. The suspect left the scene in a late 1990s model black Ford Explorer. The suspect is described as a black male, with […]

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Michael McClain of Rome

Mr. Michael Clay McClain, age 76, of Rome, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016, at a local hospital. Mr. McClain was born in Tiger, Georgia on February 1, 1940, son of the late Ray McClain and the late Rosa Bleckley McClain. He was also preceded in death by four siblings, Dot Duncan, Mildred Chlupacek, Hugh McClain and Dean McClain. […]

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Representatives Race to see Run-off Election

The state house of representative race between Matt Gurtler, Joshua Littrell, Kent Woerner, and David Barton did not see a candidate record at least 50% of the vote. Gurtler had a strong showing in Union and Towns Counties, Woerner won Rabun County, and Joshua Littrell finished 17 votes behind Woerner overall. If the runoff were to occur, the election would […]

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GMRC Career Coach Stopping by Rabun County today

The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Workforce Development Career Coach is stopping by Rabun County today. The career coach will be stationed outside of the Rabun County Library from 10 am until 2pm today, aiding locals with Individualized Job Searches, Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workforce Skills and Typing Training, Computer Skills Training, Microsoft Office Training, OJT / GED / Career Skills Assessments, Career Interest Assessments, Information about […]

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Drug Trafficker from Franklin Charged

From WNCC Radio, Franklin, NC A North Carolina man responsible for trafficking drugs in Rabun County has been sentenced. Joel Elias Gonzalez, 53, formerly of Franklin, NC, was sentenced on Friday to 151 months or just over 12 and half years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for trafficking large quantities of crystal methamphetamine. According to filed […]

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Election Results from Rabun County

FINAL VOTES District Attorney(Rabun Co Only) Russell leads Christian 2305 to 1960 House (Rabun Co Only) Woerner 1623, Littrell 1314, Gurtler 1104, Barton 193 Congress (Rabun Co Only) Collins 2311, Broun 1176, Fitzpatrick 336, Fontaine 173, Scupin 108 Sheriff- Nichols leads Andrews 2430 to 2041 BOE post 5- Lima leads Faircloth 2463 to 1307 Commission Post 1- Nichols 2310, Cohee1115, […]

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