Bob Thomas, left, and Larry Davis, center, stand alongside one of Thomas’ dragstrip cars that raced under the name “The Strip Teaser.” Pictured at right is the driver who brought the car to Ellijay to have it authenticated for a potential buyer.
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John Breitbach, a retired nurse and active volunteer with the American Red Cross, drives locally for Uber and Lyft. He said the ride-share services are needed in Gilmer County.
Gilmer County Elections Superintendent and Probate Judge Scott Chastain swears in new chief voter registrar Tammy Watkins, center, accompanied by husband, Gary.
Nembers of Sha Na Na having a good time during the group’s 2001 GAHA B.E.S.T Series performance.
Julio Osorio won International Kickboxing Federation’s Amateur World Championship at 127 pounds Aug. 3. Osorio is pictured with trainer Ben L. Kiker.

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Bob Thomas, left, and Larry Davis, center, stand alongside one of Thomas’ dragstrip cars that raced under the name “The Strip Teaser.” Pictured at right is the driver who brought the car to Ellijay to have it authenticated for a potential buyer.

Following his passing Aug. 5, family and friends remembered Bob Thomas as someone who worked hard to build several successful businesses and helped others without seeking recognition.

From left, Kent Sanford, Gilmer High School counselor Daniel Marshall, Dianne Scoggins and Gilmer Schools Support Services Coordinator Diane Vautrot go over plans for the new Partners in Education mentoring program expected to be available to Gilmer High School students this academic year.

A new mentoring program that will soon be offered to students at Gilmer High School will draw involvement from a cross section of the local community, its organizers said last week.

Fines are set to go up and increase on a sliding scale for dogs picked up off their owner’s property in Gilmer County.

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Julio Osorio won International Kickboxing Federation’s Amateur World Championship at 127 pounds Aug. 3. Osorio is pictured with trainer Ben L. Kiker.

Julio Osorio caught a round kick to the head. 

His legs wobbled and his fate appeared to be sealed.

Gilmer Lady Cats Emma Callihan (24) and Kadie Weaver (12) jump to block a shot against Fannin County last Tuesday.

The Gilmer High Lady Cats were on the court for five matches in their first week of the volleyball season.

Gilmer’s Carly Chadwick slides safely home in the Lady Cats’ 10-1 victory over Towns County last Tuesday.

A pair of five-run innings was more than enough for the Gilmer High Lady Cats.

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Congratulations to Gilmer's Class of 2019!

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We hope you enjoy the new 2019-20 Information Please, our annual magazine full of need-to-know information about living in and visiting Gilmer County. 

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Check out our annual Home, Garden & Garage magazine! Inside you will find everything you need for SPRING 2019!

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Welcome to the mountains! There's lots to see and do as we celebrate October in beautiful Gilmer County.

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Ellijay is the place to be this fall!

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