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Lake Living Cover Contest Underway

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Do you have a great photo of a winter lake scene? Have you caught a fabulous fish on an area lake? Lake Living is now accepting submissions for photography that could be featured on the cover of the magazine’s winter 2019 edition. Lake Living is a full-color regional guide to Northeast...

Mountain Traveler: Be Impressed by Rabun Bald

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According to Native American legend, Rabun Bald is inhabited by fire-breathing demon people, and some campers still report hearing strange sounds at night. But the spectacular views from the summit stretching more than 100 miles on a clear day are no myth. Rabun Bald, with an elevation.

Murder suspect shot by police in Toccoa

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A 49-year-old Toccoa man charged with murder was caught Tuesday after he was shot by a Toccoa Police officer. The suspect, Kenton Deshawn Hall, was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment, according Toccoa police chief Jimmy Mize.

New industry breaks ground in Carnesville

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CARNESVILLE – A Mexican businessman looking to expand his business in the United States was lured to Franklin County by I-85 and the poultry business. Pedro Galvin and local officials broke ground Friday on the future location of Kool Farm LLC in the Central Franklin Industrial Park. “I’m really happy to be able to announce this first project in the industrial park,” Industrial Building Authority Chairman Harris Little said. “It should make it easier for the next one to get done.”

Watercross returns to Tugaloo State Park

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They’ll be flying over the water and the water will be flying.

The Pro Watercross Tour will return to Tugaloo State Park near Lavonia July 27-28.

Boat Church

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When taking the boat out on the lake, people typically spend their time relaxing, grilling or swimming in the water.

The dam that changed Hartwell forever

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Fog used to settle in the bottomland in the 1940s and hang over the Savannah River as it meandered its way from Hart County to the Atlantic Ocean, blanketing the rolling foothills of Northeast Geor