Great news! Willie and Pearl Billiot were found safe in Marietta. They were confused and did not know where they were or where they'd been. Police issued a special nationwide thanks for everyone's help.
A young lady named Brook Evans, daughter of Eddie and Michelle Evans was involved in a fatal accident that occurred on Hwy. 282. According to friends of the family, Brook lost control of her vehicle and ran off the roadway sustaining injuries that took her life.
For more than a year, citizens throughout the region have anxiously awaited the development of the Port Royal water park complex in Jasper.
Since its splashy announcement celebration May of 2013, the project has captured the attention of surrounding governments and the long term unemployed.
The people of Pickens (although the project is not officially a county project) are holding their collective breath before taking the plunge on the largest family-style development in the area. [Read more »]
According to the Georgia State Patrol office, an accident on four lane in Gilmer County at the intersection of 382 yesterday morning at approximately 10:50 has resulted in the deaths of a mother and daughter from Talking Rock, Georgia.
Driver Tiffany Gail Allen-Stephens, age 32, and her daughter Kelsie Sierra Stephens, age 16, were traveling eastbound toward Ellijay when the crash occurred.
Daniel and Gage Stephens, Cadets from the 507 Ellijay Composite Squadron, were recently honored by Congressman Doug Collins for saving a woman's life durning a snowstorm earlier this year.
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For the last few months Gilmer’s BOC has considered proposals to lease the White Path golf course. There have been several closed door executive sessions used to negotiate these proposals. On Thursday July 10th, the RFP came to a close. The results of the proposals were discussed during the regularly scheduled meeting that night.
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