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Woman charged for selling meth at BK
4/21/2015

Woman charged for selling meth at BK
A Gilmer County woman arrested for selling methamphetamine through the drive-through window of a local fast food restaurant had past drug charges, authorities said.
Detention officer arrested, fired
4/21/2015

Detention officer arrested, fired
A Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office detention officer was arrested and fired last week after admitting he made false statements to detectives who were investigating his uncle in a burglary case, according to the sheriff’s office.
Ellijay council OKs controversial boardwalk plan
4/23/2015

By an infrequent 4-1 vote, the Ellijay City Council moved ahead on a controversial “boardwalk” project Monday night planned to spruce up the North Church Street corridor that has often been referred to as an “alley” off River Street near the square.
9 roads may receive safety upgrades
4/23/2015

Gilmer County may be in line for more than $300,000 in road safety improvements this summer, according to Public Works Director Jim Smith.
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Around The Community
 
History of Blue Ridge railway documented in new book
4/23/2015

History of Blue Ridge railway documented in new book
Through a wealth of photographs and stories dating from the 1800s to the present, a new coffee-table book documents the history of a Georgia train line that’s become known as the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.
Auto Zone coming to East Ellijay
4/23/2015

Auto Zone coming to East Ellijay
All necessary steps have been completed for an Auto Zone store to start going up on Howard Simmons Road.
Gilmer Arts Community Chorus performs spring concert April 18
4/16/2015

Gilmer Arts Community Chorus performs spring concert April 18
Members of the Gilmer Arts Community Chorus will lend their voices to an uplifting mix of sacred and secular works during the vocal ensemble’s spring concert Saturday, April 18, at the Gilmer High School Theater. The concert is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
Kayaking topic of library presentation
4/16/2015

Kayaking topic of library presentation
Whether he’s paddling over the edge of a 60-foot waterfall on the Lewis River in Washington or helping someone to perfect their kayak roll on a section of Georgia flat water, Joseph Gudger feels very much at home on the water.
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Features
 
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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Sports
 
GHS tennis takes No. 3 seed to state
4/23/2015

GHS tennis takes No. 3 seed to state
They entered and exited the region tennis tournament as the No. 3 seed, and also left with a berth into the state tournament.
Dragons end Bobcats’ winning streak
4/23/2015

Dragons end Bobcats’ winning streak
A week off the baseball field was just enough to cool off the scorching-hot Gilmer Bobcats.
Wrestlers bring home hardware
4/23/2015

Wrestlers bring home hardware
Gilmer wrestlers attended the East Coast Nationals at Jackson County High School, April 11.
Clouds break for Kiser tournament
4/23/2015

A portion of the second annual Wylie Kiser Memorial Dream Scholarship Tournament was played last Saturday at field one of the Gilmer County Recreation and Parks Department.
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