• Home Invasion Attempt Lands Suspect in Hospital

    Gilmer County, GA Preliminary report in regarding a domestic home invasion which occurred on the evening of Tuesday, November 6th.  Gilmer County Sheriff’s office assisted by Ellijay Police Department responded to a domestic related, attempted home invasion in the western portion of Gilmer County. Officers approaching the scene were met with an armed suspect. Multiple […]

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  • Mountain Emergency Animal Center ~ Snake Bites & Pet Safety

    It’s Warming Up!!! If you are enjoying the warmer weather now, so are the snakes! As a matter of fact, while driving home, a Garter Snake slithered in front of my car while at a stop sign. Some of my neighbors have told me that they’ve seen Copperheads about. Venomous snakes injure over 150,000 dogs […]

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  • The Bobcats fall to Bruins

    The Bobcats fall to Bruins By: Leah Davis   On March 28th, the Gilmer Bobcats battled Northwest Whitfield Bruins head to head for the best region record.   The game started off strong as both teams played great defense. Will Barnes, from the Bobcats and Ethan Cronon, from the Bruins both had some great pitches […]

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  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month proclamation signings

     Sexual Assault Awareness Month proclamation signings. All are welcome! 4/3/17 – Pickens County, 11:00a.m. Pickens County Administrative Building 1266 E. Church Street, Suite 168 Jasper, Georgia 301434/4/17 – Gilmer County, 10:00a.m.  Commissioners Office 1 Broad Street, Suite 106 Ellijay, GA 30540 4/5/17 – Fannin County, 10:00a.m. Fannin County Georgia Government 400 West Main St., Suite 100 […]

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  • Collins Fights to Protect Due Process in Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases

    Jessica Andrews (202) 225-9893 Jessica.Andrews@mail.house.gov March 30, 2017 Collins Fights to Protect Due Process in Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases “Our citizens and my neighbors deserve robust protections surrounding their property and due process rights. Government bureaucrats should not be allowed to seize privately held assets without meeting a higher burden of proof than the ‘preponderance of […]

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  • Park & Recreation Opens Season with Bobcat Pride Parade.

    Waves of Bobcat Pride By: Mariela Aguillon Saturday March 25, had the perfect weather for a Park and Recreation Bobcat pride parade in which a display of achievement, joy, and a sense of satisfaction were shown to the residents of Gilmer County.  The parade gave a great setting for the kids to show their affection and […]

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  • Gilmer and Dawson Even Up Matches

    Gilmer and Dawson Even Up Matches   On March 28th, the Gilmer Bobcats hosted the Dawson Tigers at home. Before the game started, Stolz and Hice were recognized for Senior Night. The Bobcats have two seniors this year. Jackson Stolz and Riley Hice. Both have been playing tennis since their freshman year.   The Gilmer […]

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  • OPERATION FOSTER CHILD

    OPERATION FOSTER CHILD Thursday, March 30, 2017 Gilmer County Courthouse Jury Assembly Room—Second Floor 9 AM—4 PM When children are removed from their home and come into foster care, they often come in without many belongings if any. Often those belongings are placed in a garbage bag for convenience. We want to make a difference […]

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  • GILMER COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH INSPECTION

    WELCOME TO THE GILMER COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH INSPECTION PAGE Brought to you by the Georgia Department of Public Health We strive to provide the most accurate and up to date inspection information. If you have any questions or comments about a specific inspection or about Environmental Health programs in general, please call the local office: […]

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  • GHS Track Seniors Recognized and Celebrate Win Over Dragons

    By: Leah Davis On March 21st, the Gilmer High School track team hosted county rivals Pickens Dragons at a home track meet.   Hosting Senior Recognitions as well, the Gilmer County Track team brought home numerous individual victories along with an overall victory for both the Boy’s and Girls Teams to aid in the celebrations. […]

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  • 20 New Bike and Helmets donated to Boys and Girls Club

    20 NEW BIKES AND HELMETS were donated to the Club as part of a team building exercise from the Hayward Baker company. The bikes were assembled as part of their exercises and we were contacted by Team Bonding, who led the training, asking us to be the recipients! Currently housed in a storage area at […]

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  • Fast Approaching Sine Die

    COLUMN Contact:          Ines Owens, Acting Director Ines.Owens@senate.ga.gov 404.656.0028 Fast Approaching Sine Die By: Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega) This week marks Day 38 of the 40-day legislative session. We have reached the point where committees are no longer meeting and we are working through the House bills that have been reported favorable by their […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue

      Homeward Bound Pet Rescue By: Mariela Aguillon Loving, caring, and happy animals at Homeward Bound make the perfect human companions. Homeward bound, located in Blue Ridge, gives strays an opportunity for a better setting and allows them to live a healthier, safe, and happier life than on the street in abusive or neglectful situations. […]

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  • Highland Rivers Health names Franscica MgBodile, MD, Chief Medical Officer

      Highland Rivers Health names Franscica MgBodile, MD, Chief Medical Officer MgBodile to replace Dr. Nizamuddin Khaja, who will remain lead medical director for agency’s three crisis units   DALTON, Georgia – March 22, 2017 – Highland Rivers Health has named Franscica MgBodile, MD, a board certified psychiatrist, as the agency’s chief medical officer. Mgbodile […]

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