A Reminder of Events in Clayton

The christmas parade in Clayton starts at 5:00 Saturday Charity lane begins tonight at 5:30 and will run saturday and sunday as well until 10 pm each night and will do it all again Next Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Also this weekend the River Vista Run will be starting this friday LOCATION: DILLARD, GA US 30537 TYPE: RUN OR RUN/WALK EVENT: […]

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Down, but not out

JUST IN CASE YOU THOUGHT THE FIRE IS OUT Because of the extremely dry conditions it will take a series of significant rain events to declare the fire out.  Fine fuels react quickly to humidity in the air so it doesn’t take much time for them to dry out (a few days with sun on them) for them to become […]

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Important Holiday Reminders

REMINDERS : Christmas parade this Saturday at 5 pm  in Clayton Christmas tree lighting this  Friday  in Dillard at 6 at the Dillard city hall Christmas Shipping Deadlines The Postal Service recommends the following mailing and shipping deadlines: Dec. 9   – APO/FPO/DPO Priority Mail & First Class Mail Dec. 15    – USPS Retail Ground Dec. 20    – First Class […]

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What happens next with the forest fires?

This from the national forest service; Recent significant rainfall has served to reduce the fire spread, allowing fire crews to move into the suppression repair phase. This work includes repair to dozer/hand lines and removal of hazard trees, restoring the national forest and preventing further resource damage. With the reduced fire activity, some resources are being released to other incidents. […]

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Make sure your holiday cards are on time!

To ensure timely delivery of cards, letters and packages within the United States by Dec. 25, the Postal Service recommends that customers ship their items by the following dates: Mail-by Dates — Domestic Services Dec. 15 – USPS Retail Ground Ground service for less-than-urgent deliveries and oversized packages. Dec. 20 – First-Class Mail Service for standard-sized, single-piece envelopes and small […]

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The Annual Clayton Christmas Parade

Annual Christmas Parade Downtown Clayton, GA Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 (Rain date is Sunday December 4, 2016) 5:00 PM Parade Entry Forms are available NOW at the Welcome Center office or by email request at welcomecenter@gamountains.com. This year’s two part theme is “Keeping the Peace on Earth” and “Back the Blue” in support of our law enforcement members who keep […]

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Fires in Rabun County Update November 18th

Thank you for your interest in receiving fire updates for the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. We have new information to share: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Fire Update: Nov. 18, 2016 1 p.m. Forest-wide Fire Ban Around a dozen wildfires have burned an estimated 33,361 acres on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests since October 5, 2016. Due to extreme fire danger and current drought […]

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Fire Update November 16th

Thank you for your interest in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests news updates.  We have new information to share: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Fire Update: Nov. 16, 2016 1 p.m. Forest-wide Fire Ban Due to extreme fire danger and the current drought situation, a total fire ban is in place on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. This means building, maintaining, attending or using a […]

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Fire Update

Please share to let friends and families know. According to the USFS the Forest Wide Fire Ban will continue at least until January and possible longer, depending on rain. Rabun County has a ban on all our door burning. Air Quality will be impacted due to the smoke of the fires across the area. Sensitive groups should take precautions. Med […]

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