Macadamia Nut Recall in Georgia

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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Jansal Valley Raw Macadamia Nuts distributed across Georgia, due to a potential health risk of Salmonella. Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) inspectors are checking retail stores and warehouses to make sure the recalled products have been removed from sale. The product comes in a plastic bag, […]

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More Meth Found in Rabun

The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office arrested two from Clayton on charges of possession of methamphetamine.Both 35 year old Kory Thomas Farman and 26 year old Brandy Nicole Chappell were arrested when officers executed a search warrant at 246 Wallace Street after a 4 month long investigation into the distribution of meth. Around $500 […]

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Commissioners Award Contract

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During this week’s County Commissioner’s meeting, the Commissioner’s awarded the contract for the new Water Treatment Plant. Water and Sewer General Manager Brendan Thompson gave the details… “The Contractor is Lakeshore Engineering. The contract was let for right at 5.4 million dollars, and we’re looking to get a notice for procedure probably within the next couple to three weeks, and […]

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Challenge Awaits Just Down the Road

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The Battle of the Gorge returns tonight, as the Rabun County Wildcats travel just down the road to take on the Habersham Central Raiders. Last year’s contest, held here in Rabun County ended with the Wildcats on top 23 to 14. The 6A Raiders start this season off under a new coaching regime with a lot of unknowns, while the […]

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Clayton Has 2.8 Million Problems

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You may remember smoking testing being done on Clayton’s sewer system several months ago, Public Works Director Moody Barrick says the results of those test are now in… “At this time, we still haven’t analyzed the report enough to know where we’re gonna start, but we want to do what we can to eliminate I&I, and some of those fixes […]

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Thirteen Students Involved in Wreck

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An accident involving a Rabun County School Bus and a Chevy Lumina occurred on Cross Street in Mountain City around 4:00pm yesterday. GSP Trooper Brady Galloway was on the scene… “We had a bus coming down the hill, and they met in a very blind spot of the curve right there, they were on both of their sides of the […]

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Commissioners to Hold Three Meetings Today

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The Rabun County Board of Commissioners will now hold three meetings later today. Their regular monthly meeting will begin at 6:00pm this evening, before that a work session set to begin at 5:30pm. Early yesterday morning the Board of Commissioners also announced that they will hold a Special Called Meeting to move into Executive Session to discuss the acquisition of […]

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