Alex Williams, 12, of Mountain Light Unitarian Universalist Church, tosses a bag of trash into a dumpster at the courthouse parking lot during last year's Earth Day cleanup activities. Taven Hightower, 8, helps out.
Gilmer County Commission Chairman Charlie Paris is joined by members of the Garden Club of Ellijay as he signs a proclamation declaring the week of April 21-27 Garden Week in the county. Pictured in back, from left: Carol Harris, Lisa Harrison, Scarlet Howard, Holly Montanus, Betty Sammis, Donna Houston and Kelly Altman.
A total of 65 mountain bikers took off last Saturday morning from Harrison Park on the Tour de Liverance, consisting of three looped routes they could choose from measuring 45, 68 and 105 miles. All three routes took riders below Talona Mountain to Whitestone (past active and closed mines), up the “iconic gravel climb” on Raven Cliff Road and past scenic mountain and valley vistas around Clear Creek, Owltown Creek and Turniptown Creek.
Georgia Bureau of Investigations Special Agent Dustin Hamby, right, presents a certificate of achievement to Boston Teague at the Gilmer Boys and Girls Club after Teague’s poster design won first place in a state competition that raised awareness of missing children. Boston is pictured third from left, with his father, Bobby Teague, and mother, Tracey Teague.

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When a city or county government makes big decisions — especially those decisions that involve raising your taxes or making zoning changes that could affect the value of your property — it is requi

When Gilmer County vehicles stopped using two underground fuel tanks at the road department off Highway 52 East, it was assumed the tanks were officially closed.

Billy Inman knows it’s a long shot to find justice for his son, Dustin, who was killed on Father’s Day weekend in 2000 in East Ellijay. Around 11 p.m.

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Gilmer High Bobcat singles players Carter Hice (above), Tripp Pierce and Brett Becker. The trio helped GHS win the Region 6-4A tennis title last week, and the Bobcats will enter this week’s state tournament as a No. 1 seed.

For the second time in three seasons, the Gilmer High School Bobcats are Region 6-4A tennis champions.

Lady Cat defender McKayla Chambers (right) chases down a ball earlier this season and was recognized along with her fellow senior teammates at Tuesday’s press deadline.

Gilmer High soccer was back on the field last Tuesday following a week off for spring break.

Gilmer High catcher Hunter Bowyer knocks down a wild pitch and is one of the program’s seniors who will be recognized this week.

The Gilmer High Bobcats defeated the Southeast Whitfield Raiders last week for their first sweep of the season.

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