Rabun County Signs over Three Deeds to RCWSA

Many items were on the agenda for the Rabun County Commissioners meeting last Tuesday, including the purchase of a new baler, and tax levy resolution in connection with the board of education. Another item, was a Quit Claim deed from Rabun County to the Rabun County Water & Sewer Authority. Rabun County Water and Sewer Authority General manager Brendan Thompson […]

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Fourth of July Celebrations in Rabun County

The fourth of July holiday weekend kicks off today. Many families will be travelling, or enjoying time on the lake to enjoy our nation’s birthday. A few communities in and around Rabun County will begin their celebrations this weekend, including at lake Burton, with their fireworks display on Saturday, and on Sunday, the city of Sky Valley will hold their […]

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Commission Agrees to Share Commitment with Legacy Link

During the Rabun County Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, the commission considered the approval the Local Share Commitment Letter for FY17 requested by Legacy Link, Incorporated. Legacy Link is the company that provides transportation for senior citizens across Rabun County.   The County Commission announced that $9,450 is their local share to Legacy Link. The Rabun County Commission also […]

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GDOT Suspending Northeast Georgia Road Construction During July 4th Holiday

To ease 4th of July holiday weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on interstate and major state system highways in Northeast Georgia beginning at 5 a.m. on Friday, July 1 and extending until 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5. “We expect heavy holiday traffic across the state as people head to parades, barbecues and fireworks,” […]

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GMRC Career Coach to visit Clayton Thursday

If you are in need of assistance when it comes to job searching, the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission has the help that you need. The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission’s Workforce Development Career Coach is visiting the Rabun County Library tomorrow from 10:00AM – 2:00PM. in Clayton. The GMRC Workforce Development Team will be helping local residents search & apply for […]

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Heaven’s Landing Airshow was Success

The second annual Heaven’s Landing Airshow and Concert was held last Saturday, and was considered a success. Many spectators were in attendance to watch pilots put their planes on display. According to the developer of Heaven’s Landing, Mike Ciochetti, having one headline performer in Patty Wagstaff was a big deal for this event. The event also featured two music acts, […]

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Two Towns County Natives Arrested in Connection With Drug Trafficking Organization

Three have been arrested in Towns County for their roles in a drug trafficking organization that expanded into multiple states. On June 22, authorities with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office arrested Rebecca Davis, and Christopher Rose of Hiawassee, as well as Paige Lingerfelt of Hayesville, North Carolina following their connection to a drug trafficking organization. According to a press release […]

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City Retirement Fund Sees Increase

The City of Clayton retirement fund seems to be working in favor of the city since making the switch to a new provider. Speaking with Clayton City Manager, Cissy Henry, she tells us that the city’s former retirement fund seemed to always be under funded, which led to the change to Mass Mutual. The city seems to be pleased with […]

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Rabun County Commission Meeting Tonight

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 5:30 Work Session & 6:00 Regular Meeting 1. Consider for approval the purchase of a new baler in the amount of $85,000 to be paid for out of sales tax #6 funds. Low bid was marathon. 2. Consider for approval the Local Share Commitment Letter for FY17 requested by Legacy Link, Inc. in the amount of […]

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