Brian Scudder of the Gilmer County Fire Department has taken an active role in promoting House Bill 146 that gives firefighters who have sustained illnesses while fighting fires benefits to help them pay for expenses. He has recovered from non-Hodgkins lymphoma, stage 4.
Tyler Queen has been named Gilmer High School’s 2017 STAR Student based on his SAT score. Also pictured are Carla Foley, principal, Dr. Renee Hoard, 2017 STAR Teacher; and Tammy Bennett, guidance counselor.
A Life Force emergency transport helicopter takes off near the intersection of Industrial Boulevard and First Avenue in East Ellijay following an industrial accident at West Block Company early Tuesday.
Tom Atcheson took this photo on Eller Road.
Kathy Mattea will cover different corners of her recording career while also throwing in a few surprises when the award-winning singer performs Feb. 18 as part of the Gilmer Arts B.E.S.T. Series.

News Stories

The East Ellijay Police Department is currently investigating two recent commercial break-ins. Both incidents occurred after hours.

Dawson County Sheriff's investigators, along with Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are seeking any and all information regarding the disappearance of Quinton "Jimmy" Walls.

By Mark Millican

News Editor

 

Sports

Matthew Waddell and Levi Seabolt entered the Class 4A wrestling tournament ranked nationally and left with their third state championships.

Gilmer’s Riley Hice shoots a jump shot in the first round of the Region 6-4A basketball tournament last week.

After a rip-roaring start, the Gilmer Bobcats’ offense began to slow.

Lady Cat senior Harley Weaver blocks a shot for Gilmer during the region tournament.

The Gilmer Lady Cats earned their spot in the Class 4A state basketball tournament last Tuesday.

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