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Amateur Radio Field Day to cover science, skill and service
6/24/2015

Amateur Radio Field Day to cover science, skill and service
Members of the Ellijay Amateur Radio Society (EARS) will be participating in the annual Amateur Radio Field Day exercise June 27 – 28 at the Ellijay Lions Club. Since 1933, amateur radio operators, also known as “hams,” have established temporary radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of amateur radio.
Faith, Hope and Charity, county firefighters team up to help beat the heat
6/24/2015

Faith, Hope and Charity, county firefighters team up to help beat the heat
An Ellijay community service nonprofit is teaming up with Gilmer County firefighters to help local residents in need cope with the sweltering summer heat.
Massage school hosts free ‘thanks’ event for local heroes
6/24/2015

Massage school hosts free ‘thanks’ event for local heroes
Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI) School of Massage in downtown Ellijay is reaching out to the caring people who touch and improve our lives every day by hosting Touch of Thanks day of appreciation events at the massage school.
Library to mark 75th birthday with celebration
6/17/2015

Library to mark 75th birthday with celebration
When the Gilmer County Library first opened its doors 75 years ago this month, it had fewer than 300 books. Today it has more than 43,000 volumes for the public to enjoy.
Kids Ferst graduates young readers
6/17/2015

Kids Ferst graduates young readers
Local childhood literacy group Kids Ferst hosted a graduation party for area kids who’ve completed its early childhood program, which provides children one book in the mail each month from birth to their fifth birthday.
Ellijay one of magazine’s top small-town getaways
6/17/2015

Ellijay one of magazine’s top small-town getaways
A Southern lifestyle magazine published out of Charleston, S.C., has ranked Ellijay as one of its top 10 small-town escape destinations.
Collins graduates with honors
6/10/2015

Collins graduates with honors
Abby Collins recalled she “bawled and bawled” when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor in November 2009 at the age of 12.  “I didn’t know what to think. I didn’t know what was going to happen,” she related. “I was so upset and thought the world was coming to an end almost because I didn’t know what was going on.”

Richardson obtains college degree before graduating high school
6/10/2015

Richardson obtains college degree before graduating high school
Earning a college degree before both her high school graduation and 18th birthday was not what Ellijay’s Amber Richardson originally set out to do, but that’s just what she achieved last month.
Local woman represents own tribe, indigenous people at U.N. forum
6/10/2015

Local woman represents own tribe, indigenous people at U.N. forum
An Ellijay woman who describes herself as “a grassroots advocate for the rights of indigenous people” recently served as a delegate to the United Nations during the international human rights organization’s Fourteenth Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The forum was held April 20 to May 1 at the U.N.’s New York headquarters.
Summer nutrition program gets underway
6/5/2015

Summer nutrition program gets underway
School may be out for the summer, but the Gilmer County Charter School System is still preparing meals for area kids five days a week.     
Daffodil Project close to Ellijay man’s heart
5/28/2015

Daffodil Project close to Ellijay man’s heart
Planting 1.5 million daffodils worldwide in memory of children who died in the Holocaust is the basic premise behind a worldwide  memorial effort spearheaded in Georgia by Am Yisrael Chai, an Atlanta-based Holocaust education and awareness nonprofit.
Nursing home hosts second annual art show for kids
5/15/2015

Nursing home hosts second annual art show for kids
Residents of Gilmer Nursing Home recently had the chance to study and applaud the creativity of local students.
Local letter carriers to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’
4/30/2015

Local letter carriers to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’
Mail carriers are used to bringing heavy packages to customers’ boxes. That’s just part of the job. But, one day a year, thousands of them volunteer to carry heavy loads back from their routes in an effort to feed people in their own communities.
Garden Club plant sale May 9
4/30/2015

Garden Club plant sale May 9
The Garden Club of Ellijay is hosting its 15th annual plant sale Mother’s Day weekend.
HGTV footage shot in downtown Ellijay
4/30/2015

HGTV footage shot in downtown Ellijay
HGTV is currently filming for its home giveaway show Urban Oasis 2015, which will highlight a home in Asheville, N.C., that can be won in an August sweepstakes.
Relay for Life returns to Huff-Mosley track May 8
4/30/2015

Relay for Life returns to Huff-Mosley track May 8
Teams of volunteers from the local community will converge on the track at Huff-Mosley Memorial Stadium Friday, May 8, to take part in an event that’s become a yearly ritual for men and women whose lives have been affected by cancer.
New lease on life for Build An Ark
4/23/2015

New lease on life for Build An Ark
Build an Ark Animal Rescue and its 125 animal residents are staying put, founder Susan Littlejohn told the Times-Courier Monday morning.
New downtown route for ‘Son’ 5K
4/23/2015

New downtown route for ‘Son’ 5K
The Gilmer Christian Learning Center is hosting its ninth annual Run for the Son 5K and fun run Saturday, May 2.
Better protective gear for county firefighters
4/23/2015

Better protective gear  for county firefighters
Gilmer County Public Safety has received 12 new protective fire suits (coat, pants and boots) that were purchased through funding approved by county commissioners. Fire Chief Tony?Pritchett said the suits are up to the latest NFDA standards.
Proclamation — ‘Child abuse is a community problem’
4/23/2015

Proclamation — ‘Child abuse is a community problem’
Each year about 4 million children are reported abused, neglected and abandoned in the United States. More than 400 of the kids represented by that statistic were in Gilmer County last year, according to figures found in a proclamation signed Monday, April 13, by Charlie Paris, chairman of the Gilmer County Board of Commissioners, designating April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month.
 
 
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