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Ellijay, GA – The Appalachia Georgia Friends of the Bears would like to remind the public that the beginning of March is time for the Black Bears to emerge from den.  The first to wake up are the adult males and Subadults in early to mid-March.  Second to emerge are solitary females and Sows…

Many people are lost when they get out of jail. Without resources or help from anyone, it can be difficult for people to change and keep a better life without falling into old habits.

Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is awaiting confirmatory testing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on five additional presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Georgia. The additional cases are in Cobb, Fayette, Gwinnett, and two in DeKalb.…

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Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian Kemp, Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Kathleen Toomey, MD, and state officials confirmed Georgia’s first cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) involving two residents of Fulton County who live in the same household. One recently retu…

I am pleased to announce my candidacy for the position of Dade County Tax Commissioner in the upcoming election set for May 19, 2020. I have been an employee in the County Tax Office for the past 28 years and fully understand the responsibilities of the office I am seeking. My many years of …

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Jeremy Dyer has announced his intent to run for District 4 Commissioner. This position is currently held by Allan Bradford. The General Primary Election will be held on May 19.

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The following people were arrested for the offenses on the dates indicated. Any information was taken from the public records at the Dade County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The Dade County Board of Elections will be demonstrating the new voting equipment tonight from 7 to 8 p.m. at White Oak Baptist Church. This is open to the community and citizens are encouraged to come try out the new voting equipment.

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John Deffenbaugh is running for Georgia House of Representatives District 1, on the Republican ticket, a position he held for six years, from 2012-2018. Currently the seat is held by Republican Colton Moore. District 1 represents Dade and Walker Counties. A primary is scheduled for May 19, 2…

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The entire family has a chance to try something new at our Leap Day Lunge at Cloudland Canyon State Park! To celebrate Leap Day this year, we are offering two different volunteer led trail experiences in the park this Saturday starting at 10 am. We are encouraging everyone to take this speci…

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The following people were arrested for the offenses on the dates indicated. Any information was taken from the public records at the Dade County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Due to severe weather, Dade County Schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, February 21, 2020. Be safe, Dr. Harris.

Thomas John Wall, 71, passed away on February 17, 2020 in a local hospital.

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Glenda McCollum Rawls, 67, of Menlo, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020.

In-between going to work, taking care of your family, and day to day errands and chores, are you just too busy to even have time to pick up a meal? Giddy-Up Gopher, a new delivery service in Dade County, is there for you.

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From DADECS: Due to the threat of severe weather, Dade County Schools will be dismissed three hours earlier today. Dr. Harris.

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Lawanna Vaughan, Election Supervisor of the Dade County Board of Elections, invites the public to test out new voting equipment today at 1 p.m.

The Trenton/Dade Optimist Club held it's annual bowling tournament on Sunday, Feb. 16, at Spare Time in Hixon. There were 12 teams in the tournament, and over $700 was raised.

The following people were arrested for the offenses on the dates indicated. Any information was taken from the public records at the Dade County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Atlanta (February 12, 2020) – Recently, during the annual Probate Judges’ Day at the Capitol event, it was announced that Judge Kerri Carter of the Dade County Probate Court had met the necessary requirements for completing the statewide traffic certificate program for probate judges.

Georgia State Historic Preservation Office recently announced the award of $50,000 in SFY 2020 Georgia Heritage grant funds for four preservation projects located throughout the state, including two courthouses, a community arts center, and an army air forces pilot school.

I am Jeremy Dyer and I am seeking the position of District 4 Commissioner in Dade County, Georgia. I am a life-long resident of Dade County. Upon graduating from Dade County High School, I attended Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College where I received an Associate of Science degree. I then …

Cloudland Canyon State Park — Our Lovebug Festival is a celebration of insects and all that they have to offer here at Cloudland Canyon State Park. Do you know what your “Spirit Ant” is? What does a chocolate chip cricket cookie taste like? What’s special about a grand daddy long leg? Why do…

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This year's proceeds of the annual Dade County Sheriff's Office Fundraiser went to Children's Advocacy Center and A Hand Up Ministry. Dade County Sheriff Ray Cross (left) presents a check for $5,000 to Anthony Dye, Interim Executive Director of Children's Advocacy Center. Wes Hixson, Dade Co…