Hayesville Couple Reported Missing

A Hayesville, North Carolina couple has been reported missing. According to a story by WLOS News 13 in Asheville, an elderly couple from Hayesville was last seen on Tuesday, around 11:30AM at their residence. The couple, Bobby and Margaret Peters, both suffer from health issues. The latest report in this story, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office had called off the […]

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Rabun County Commission Seeking to Become More Accessible

The Rabun County Commission is taking steps to become more accessible. During Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the commissioners, one topic on the agenda was the discussion of the county being more visible on social media, and gaining more exposure. Speaking with Post two commissioner, Stephen Arbitter, he says that expanding communication is the primary reasoning behind this, is to improve […]

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Rabun County has District’s Highest Turnout

The District 8 House Runoff Election has come and gone, and many Rabun County residents exercised their right to vote during the three week early voting period, as well as election day itself. Speaking with Jane Thomason, Assistant to Board of Elections Supervisor Tammy Whitmire, she says that Rabun County had the highest turnout of all counties in the 8th […]

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Members of Rabun Search and Rescue, Fire Services, recoginized by County Commission

Earlier this month, Rabun County Search and Rescue, Rabun County Fire Services, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources responded to a call of a boating accident in the big basin area of Lake Rabun. Over ten people were involved, however, no injuries were reported. During the Rabun County Commission meeting on Tuesday night, everyone involved in making sure that […]

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GMRC Career Coach Visiting Clayton today

Georgia Mountains Regional Commission’s Workforce Development Career Coach is visiting the Rabun County Library today from 10:00AM – 2:00PM. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission will be helping local residents search & apply for jobs, write resumes & cover letters, and discern their career interests. The GMRC will also be providing information about tuition assistance & on-the-job training programs. Georgia Mountains […]

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Gurtler Wins District 8 Race

Earlier this year, many residents of Georgia made the decision to qualify to run for a government office, whether it be local, regional, or statewide government. For four people in North Georgia, they were led to run for the position of state representative for the 8th district. For Rabun County, history was in the making. The last representative from our […]

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Road Project Delayed Another Week

A Rabun County Road Project has been delayed to yet another weekend. The Georgia Department of Transportation announced intentions to lay down a “high friction surface treatment” on Highway 76, from Downtown Clayton going west towards the Towns County line. Due to discussions about the aggregate that is used with the High Friction Surface Treatment, the project was delayed. Earlier […]

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Rabun County Commission Meets Tonight

The Rabun County Commission will hold their monthly meeting today at 6PM inside the Rabun County Courthouse. Today’s agenda is rather lengthy, some of the items include: Consider for Approval the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Proposal, Consider for Approval the Broadband Service Agreement between Rabun County and EMC Connections, LLC, and three appointments to county boards. The Rabun County Commission, […]

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