Public’s Help Sought in Stephens County Home Invasion

Authorities in Stephens County are asking for the public’s help in locating three men involved in a weekend home invasion that left one suspect dead. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it happened about 9:30p Sunday evening at a home in the Gumlog Community. “Four subjects, armed with handguns and long guns, forced their way into a residence located at […]

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Boggs Mountain Shelter Under New Leadership

The Boggs Mountain Animal Shelter in Rabun County will soon have a new name and new people running it. According to a report by WAGA-TV in Atlanta,  a newly formed rescue group called Rabun Paws 4 Life will take over running the shelter once the Rabun County Board of Commissioners approves it. In July, an undercover investigation by Fox5 into […]

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Broun to Host Veterans Workshop

U.S. Representative Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) will host a Veterans Workshop at the Athens VFW Post 2872 on Thursday, October 25th.  The event will run from 10a to 1p and is free and open to veterans in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. “As a United States Marine and member of the Navy Reserves, I hold the service and sacrifice of our […]

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Primitive Weapon Season Begins Next Week

Muzzleloader.  Black Powder Gun. These names apply to the type of firearm that can be used during the  week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season that begins Saturday, Oct. 13. During the 2011 primitive weapons season, more than 50,000 deer hunters harvested slightly more than 14,000 deer using a primitive weapon.  This harvest rate has increased slightly over the past few […]

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