Tuesday March 31st, 2020 9:42AM

Kimberly Sizemore

Kimberly Sizemore
Sawnee EMC gives $200,000 to local food pantries
Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation, a division of Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC), has approved giving $200,000 to twenty local food pantries within their service area, which includes Hall, Forsyth, Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
10:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Sawnee EMC refunds customers to help with COVID-19 relief
Customers of Sawnee Electric will see a change on their April bill, and some may be surprised to discover it will be in the customer’s favor. Sawnee EMC announced on Thursday, March 26th that they have approved a refund to all members who received electric service in 2019.
6:50PM ( 4 days ago )
A mask shortage leads to volunteers spending their time sewing
Nurses, doctors and healthcare workers can’t stay home, away from crowds and quarantined like the rest of us, so their wellness should be a priority. But, instead of protecting themselves against illness, they bravely go to work, often faced with putting themselves at risk - especially when they don’t have the masks that they need to help protect them.
6:30PM ( 1 week ago )
RV fire threatened nearby home
An RV fire next to a house on Sunday, March 22, 2020 caused some concerns about it spreading to the residence.
4:44PM ( 1 week ago )
Missing Flowery Branch teen found; is OK
A missing Flowery Branch teenager has been found and is OK, according to the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
2:15PM ( 1 week ago )
Hall county business evacuated due to ammonia leak
A Hall county business was evacuated Saturday, March 21, due to an ammonia leak.
2:08PM ( 1 week ago )
Dawson County helps high risk patients get medications and avoid going out in public
The Dawson County Fire and Emergency Services, along with the Dawson County Parks and Recreation has announced a program that will assist high-risk patients with getting their prescriptions.
1:59PM ( 1 week ago )
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest closes camping and recreation sites indefinitely
The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest has announced they are indefinitely closing camping and group recreation sites in response to the spread of coronavirus. Effective Saturday, March 21, this includes picnic pavilions and restrooms – even those at the trailheads.
10:54AM ( 1 week ago )
Kemp announces new Coronavirus Task Force Committees
In an attempt to strengthen communities affected by COVID-19, Governor Brian Kemp announced in a press release today that he has created four separate Coronavirus Task Force Committees.
7:20PM ( 1 week ago )
Veterans in the trenches of life together at upcoming North Georgia retreat
Veterans who have served our country often can experience a difficulty transitioning back to civilian life once they get home. Now, there is a retreat designed specifically to address the issues that those veterans might be facing.
5:00AM ( 1 week ago )