Mobile Career Coach Coming to Clayton

Individuals that are seeking help in taking the next step forward in finding a new job can receive assistance this week, thanks to the Georgia Mountains Region Commission, and the Georgia Mountains Workforce Development. The Georgia Mountains Workforce Development Mobile Career Coach is coming to Clayton this Thursday from 10am until 2pm. The coach will provide computer and internet access […]

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GSP Releases Thanksgiving Traffic Report

The Georgia Department of Public Safety released the Thanksgiving traffic numbers from the weekend on Monday. A total of 14 fatalities were recorded in the state, 9 were recorded by the Georgia State Patrol, 5 were reported by local agencies. One accident took place, that did not result in a fatality, in Stephens County. An 18 year old driver lost […]

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Runoff Election Being Held Tomorrow

The runoff election between Debbie Chisholm and Virginia Littrell Stewart will be held tomorrow for Clayton City Council Post Three.   We spoke with Rabun County Board of Electors Supervisor Tammy Whitmire, and she says that early voting numbers have been very respectable. With a total of 153 voters filling out their ballot before the Thanksgiving holiday. She also says […]

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UNG awarded nearly $10,000 for charitable healthcare

The University of North Georgia (UNG) has been awarded $9,896 from the VWR Charitable Foundation toward its efforts in providing healthcare by students and faculty in the Dominican Republic. For four years, a group of UNG students and faculty from the Department of Nursing has led a service-learning mission trip that provides healthcare in the Dominican Republic and focuses on […]

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The USDA wants you t be safe this Thanksgiving

The US Department of Agriculture wants to help you this Thanksgiving, by making sure that the Thanksgiving turkey that you serve your family is cooked properly. The Food Safety and Inspection Service page on the USDA Website provides many tips on cooking, thawing, and storing the leftover Turkey. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will also have their Turkey Hotline open […]

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“Kissing Bug” Found in Georgia, Carolinas


An insect known for carrying a parasite that causes a disease has been reported in Georgia. Triatomine bugs, or “kissing bugs” carry a parasite that causes Chagas disease, which if left untreated, can cause sudden death according to the Center for Disease Control. This kissing bug can live indoors, in cracks and holes of substandard housing, or in a variety […]

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