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MacKaye Trail subject of historical society speaker

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The Gilmer County Historical Society and Museum will welcome a past president of the Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA) to discuss the past and present of the popular footpath named for the ma

$1 million in cuts facing commissioners

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Gilmer County’s Commission Board is facing the prospect of cutting $1 million from the budget requests they received last week.

Gilmer’s Toys for Tots campaign underway

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The Toys for Tots team that typically provides presents for more than 1,000 local children each Christmas is gearing up for its 2019 toy drive and distribution campaign.

Lack of child care options discussed at workshop

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Representatives from several local organizations, businesses and agencies were briefed on the limited access to licensed child care facilities in the county, as well as state efforts to “quality ra

Developing motor skills

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As a volunteer at the Three Rivers Boys and Girls Club in Ellijay, Mickey Moskovitz says one of his goals is to show kids “there’s always a way to do something.” His self-styled “Deconstruction Zon