• Safety Maintenance Work Begins in Gilmer and Fannin

    A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew will begin today to replace the obliterated and damaged reflective raised pavement markers on State Route (SR) 515 in Gilmer and Fannin counties.  Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. This maintenance operation and the lane closures it necessitates are weather permitting and subject to change. Georgia DOT maintains over […]

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  • The Big Surprise

    Imagine if you will, Trumps presidency unexpectedly crashing on the shore like a huge tidal wave sweeping away all before it. Few saw it coming and fewer less, could imagine its impact on the status quo of American politics. What caused that super life changing Trump tidal wave? Simple answer, it was Americans seeing and […]

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  • Customer Appreciation at the Auto Auction

    CUSTOMER APPRECIATION NIGHT JULY 11TH!!! FREE DINNER!!! SERVED FROM 4:30PM-6:00PM FRIED CHICKEN GREEN BEANS MASHED POTATOES AND GRAVY ROLL DRINK DESSERT FREE T-SHIRTS! CASH DRAWINGS THROUGH OUT THE EVENING. BEGINNING @ 6PM! You don’t want to miss this!! 200+ dealer trades Cherokee & Cobb County Toyota group 60+ units Jacky Jones Automotive Group 50+ units King Ford Lifetime […]

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  • This Week @ Gilmer County Library: August 2, – August 9, 2017

      All Ages Programs: Saturday Matinee –Rock Dog (PG) Saturday, August 5 @ 2:00 PM For the Tibetan mastiffs on Snow Mountain, a dog’s life has a simple riff — guard a peaceful village of sheep from the thuggish wolf Linnux and his rabid pack and leader Khampa forbids all music. However, when his son […]

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  • Collins Praises Corps for Heeding Public Input

    My chief concern is that residents near Lakes Lanier and Hartwell have a platform for communicating their interests to the Corps, and we continue to make progress on this front.” WASHINGTON—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District has made a decision to allow private floating facilities on Lake Lanier to use security cameras. […]

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  • The Problem With Journalists

    Is Fake News really fake if the writer(s) in their heart of hearts, believe it to be the truth? We can immediately eliminate the stuff produced by the Trump derangement syndrome crowd because the rapid production of it is surly unreliable, suspect at best and unbelievable at worst. Real fake news is found embedded in […]

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  • A Quickening

    A Quickening! America is facing a “Quickening,” a time of renewed enthusiasm, a warming toward a stolen America in danger of being lost and gone forever. Ever since the ascendency of the marxist infested Democrat party and the corrosive role it has played in American politics by its decades long hegemony over laws and policy, accelerated under the […]

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  • Educating Fake News Reporters

    The Huffington Post, it’s reputation for Left-wing accuracy based on its cunningly creative polling techniques, predictions and prognostications, now sullied and left in tatters after Trumps victory, is embarked on what one might call a Corporate Retreat event, in fact a bus tour of “Middle America,” visiting twenty-three “Hick” states, so their young staffers can […]

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  • Gilmer Board of Commissioners Work Session 6/12/17

    GILMER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017 TIME: 8:00 AM LOCATION: BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CONFERENCE ROOM 1 Broad Street Ellijay, GA 30540 AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER Charlie Paris, Chairman II. AGENDA APPROVAL III. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: 1. Update from the Cherry Log Fire Station Project (Shawn Williams) A. DISCUSSION ITEMS: Update […]

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  • Hunter Hill Wins the Straw Poll at the Georgia GOP Convention

    Dear Friends, I have great news to share with you! This past weekend we won the straw poll at the Georgia GOP Convention! It is great to know that our message of smaller government and conservative values are resonating with the grassroots leaders of our party! Georgia republicans are ready to elect a true conservative Governor! Are […]

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  • Karla’s Korner – Summer Time = Fun Time!

    As always Karla and I pick on BKP on Tuesday mornings. There is SO much going on this week and weekend in Gilmer County. Karla and her team are officially picking the name Mr. Bigfoot today! There will be live music all over the county this weekend from restaurants to vineyards and even pick’n on […]

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  • Boys & Girls Club Monthly Update

      WHAT TEACHERS AND OTHER SCHOOL STAFF  WOULD LIKE TO TELL PARENTS Show up for events. o It is crucial for parents to attend conferences and other events so you are on board with what your child is learning. Encourage writing at home. o Writing thank you notes and writing letters to family / friends […]

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