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Towns County Deputy Assaulted

The following news release has been issued by Towns County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. During the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 1, 2014, a Hiawassee Police Department Officer

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Posted in GA-Towns County, Regional News

Five agencies to join the Appalachian Drug Task Force

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and The Department of Public Safety together with White County Sheriff Neal Walden, Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed, Lumpkin County Sheriff Stacy Jarrard, Towns County Sheriff Chris Clinton, Rabun County Sheriff Frank Andrews, Habersham

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, Regional News

WKRK welcomes 2 new faces (and voices)

WKRK asks that you join us in welcoming 2 new interns to our station:  Anthony Evans and Jess Nix. Anthony and Jess both have an interest in broadcasting and will be gaining valuable work experience with WKRK while finishing up

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

WCU’s fall foliage forecaster says outlook improving for WNC leaf-peepers

The outlook for a bright leaf season is improving, as Western Carolina University fearless fall foliage forecaster Kathy Mathews has updated her prediction about the quality of the annual color show, based on changing conditions in the mountains. “The weather

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

High speed chase in Towns County results in fatality

The following press release has been issued by Towns County Sheriff’s Office. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 On Saturday, September 13, 2014 at approximately 10:39pm, the Georgia State Patrol initiated a high speed chase in Towns County. The chase

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Posted in GA-Towns County, Regional News

CORRECTED DATES: Panther Top Fire Tower Open to Public on Selected Dates

The USDA Forect Service has revised the dates from the original press release.  See below for the corrections: The USDA Forest Service announced that it is opening the Panther Top Fire Tower to the public for viewing on selected dates.

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

Panther Top Fire Tower Open to Public on Selected Dates

The USDA Forect Service has revised the dates from the original press release.  See below for the corrections: The USDA Forest Service announced that it is opening the Panther Top Fire Tower to the public for viewing on selected dates.

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

NCDOT, TVA Working Together to Remove Bridge Over Chatuge Reservoir in Clay County

The N.C. Department of Transportation is working with the Tennessee Valley Authority to draw down the levels of the Chatuge Reservoir in Clay County during the final stages of a bridge replacement project. In early September, the TVA will begin to draw down reservoir

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Posted in GA-Towns County, NC-Clay County, Regional News

Beach Closed at Jackrabbit Recreation Area due to failed sewage pump

UPDATE:  Beach Reopened at Jackrabbit Recreation Area HAYESVILLE, NC, Aug. 7, 2014 - The U.S. Forest Service reopened the swimming beach and adjacent bathroom at Jackrabbit Recreation Area this afternoon. The area had been closed because of a broken sewage pump, which

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Posted in GA-Towns County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, Regional News

Independence Day Activities

INDEPENDENCE DAY ACTIVITIES AROUND THE AREA   ANDREWS July 4th summer celebration at Andrews recreation park beginning at 11:45, Fun and games all day, Fireworks at dark-thirty. Wagon Train parade at 10 am on Main Street. For more info call

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, Regional News, TN-Polk County

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