• Obituary: In Memory of Lisa McGhee

    Lisa Ann (Reece) McGhee, age 60 of Ellijay, GA passed on Thursday, November 12, 2020. Lisa was born August 1, 1960 to her parents Hayward Jackson and Ellen Gladys (Weaver) Reece in Ellijay, GA. She was a member of the Orchard Church. Lisa graduated from Gilmer High School in 1978 and was graduate of Kennesaw […]

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  • Gilmer MECHS News, Updates, and Highlights

    Each night students, who are present, are randomly chosen for prizes.  We are excited to announce that we also met our goal during the window! Here are our winners for Fall FTE 2020. Congrats to the Gilmer MECHS Teacher and Employee of the Year, Jan Allen and Jim Parmer. These two are an integral part […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue – Pet of the Week – Ismo

    Meet Ismo, a one year old, 75 lb. gentle giant who was an owner surrender with another dog at animal control. He greets us with a smile that will light up anyone’s day and he is slowly letting us into his life as he starts to trust us. At this time, Ismo does not have […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet of the Week – Levi

    Meet Levi, a 7 ½ lb., 4-year-old rat terrier who was surrendered due to his fear of thunderstorms. We have found that a thunder shirt and a calming chew works wonders for him. He is a little love bug with limited socialization. He loves people, acts like he wants to make friends with other dogs […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue- Pet of the Week- Daisy

    Meet Daisy, a 65 lb., 7 year old staffie mix who was surrendered to us when she was only 6 months old. Over the years, Daisy has had her share of potential adopters but they always chose someone else. At this time, Daisy thinks the kennel volunteer are her family and the shelter, her home. […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue’s Pet of the week – Layla

    Meet Layla, a 7-year-old, 35 lb. people lover! Next to her smile, her brindle markings make her stand out in a crowd. She loves walking on a leash next to you; enjoys a good run in the agility pen and you can always count on a wagging tail. Her perfect placement would be as an […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue’s Pet of the Week – Tipper

    Meet Tipper, a 7 year old, 38 lb. Corgi/retriever mix who was kept in a 10X10 enclosure her whole life. She recently gave birth but we don’t know what happened to the puppies. Tipper is also heartworm positive and will get her first treatment on 7/16. Many of her teeth are broken and some are […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue Pet of the Week – Lucky

    Frisbee, anyone? If you are looking for a Frisbee partner, Lucky is your kind of guy! He is also a good walker, couch potato and just a good dog to have as your best friend. Lucky is 7 years old and 25 lbs. He is totally vetted and ready for his forever home. Lucky is […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue – Pet of the Week -Lil Bit

    Meet Lil Bit, a senior pooch who ended up in a shelter through no fault of his own. This charming little guy will put a smile on your face whenever he sees you! He loves to walk on a leash, snuggle next to you and play fetch with a tennis ball. He is around 9 […]

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