Bill McKinney Jr. with some of his Pearl Harbor memorabilia. Both his parents survived the Dec. 7, 1941, sneak attack by the Japanese that plunged America into World War II 75 years ago today.
Members of the Gilmer High School Marching Band and Colorguard cross the red carpet in the 85th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Sunday, Nov. 27. The students were selected as one of 15 bands to participate in the event.

News Stories

Bill McKinney Jr. with some of his Pearl Harbor memorabilia. Both his parents survived the Dec. 7, 1941, sneak attack by the Japanese that plunged America into World War II 75 years ago today.

As a 1940 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Bill McKinney knew he was supposed to wait two years before getting married.

John Damer, a fisheries biologist with the DNR’s Wildlife Resources Division, conducts a recent fishkill assessment on the Conasauga River in the Cohutta Wilderness Area.

The Cohutta Wilderness Area has been only partially reopened to recreational activities after wildfires have been mostly contained with lots of elbow grease by firefighters and adequate rain. 

Sports

Gilmer senior Hunter Johnson led the Bobcats with 20 points last Friday as they defeated the Pickens Dragons for the second time this season.

Region basketball kicked off for the Gilmer Bobcats last week, and they got a game back after dropping a 58-51 contest to the Ridgeland Panthers Tuesday.

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The Panther Invitational has etched its spot as one of the more competitive traditional tournaments on yearly basis.

Lady Cat Sarah Aaron scored 27 points in Gilmer’s region-opening win over Ridgeland.

It was an up and down week for the Gilmer Lady Cats.

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