Late winter snow comes to the Georgia mountains.
Mountain District Eagle Scouts for 2016 receive their blue neckerchiefs at the recent banquet.
In the days before climbing harnesses, rock climbers wrapped rope around their bodies in order to rappel down mountainsides or into caves. Above, Audrey Frick demonstrates the equipment she used during her rock climbing and caving adventures in the 1950s.

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Another meeting of the Ellijay City Council was dominated by public discussion of alcohol availability and distance restrictions in the downtown area as council members convened at City Hall Monday

The Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office has issued a “be on the lookout” alert for Richard Edmond Fields, 51.

The Gilmer Airport as it appeared in the early 2000s before extensive renovations.

While talking about ongoing runway safety projects last week, pilot Mike Jones was asked if he’d ever had a “hairy” landing or takeoff at Gilmer County Airport.

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Sam Snider is pictured at the 2015 duals state championship, and he stepped down as Gilmer High School’s head wrestling coach Feb. 28.

It is the end of an era at Gilmer High School.

Georgia wrestling giant Sam Snider bid farewell to GHS when he turned in his letter of resignation to principal Carla Foley Feb. 28.

The 43rd annual Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic, also dubbed, “The Rose Bowl of Wrestling,” will pit the best high school grapplers from western Pennsylvania against the best from Georgia.

Gilmer soccer coach April Nicholson is doused with a bucket of ice water by Elsa Francisco after the Lady Cats defeated Pickens 2-0 Saturday.

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