• Flu shots available at county health departments

    DALTON, Ga. – Flu Shots are now available at NO COST to residents at public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties. Healthcare plans will be billed on behalf of clients who have coverage, and there is no charge to anyone who is not under a healthcare plan. No appointment is […]

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  • Winter weather on the way tonight

    PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Today’s rain is predicted to turn to snow later evening as temperatures are expected to drop quickly with an approaching cold front. As a result, the National Weather Service in Peachtree City, Georgia, has issued a special weather statement for north Georgia and the surrounding region. Special Weather Statement National Weather […]

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  • Murray County and state election results 2018

    CHATSWORTH, Ga. – *These election results are unofficial until being certified by the Georgia secretary of state’s office. 2018 Murray County Primary Election Results Chief Magistrate Judge (non-partisan): Connie Reed –                             100.00%             2,019 votes   Board of Education […]

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  • Benton MacKaye Trail Association work trip slated for April 14

    The Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA) is seeking volunteers to help with trail maintenance for an upcoming work trip. According to Barry Allen, Georgia work trip coordinator for the BMTA, a work trip is planned for Saturday, April 14, on a section of the trail near Springer Mountain, Georgia. This month’s work trip will focus […]

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  • Several north Georgians receive no-cost-to-client flu shots

    DALTON, Ga. – Since health departments in north Georgia began providing flu shots at no cost to clients this week, 640 residents have taken advantage of the offer and others are urged to do the same while supplies last. This number contrasts favorably to the total of 190 flu shots provided by the health departments […]

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  • BREAKING: Missing hikers located in Cohutta Wilderness

    CISCO, Ga. – Seven missing hikers, including four children, have been located in the Cohutta Wilderness after a joint rescue effort of the West Polk (Tennessee) Volunteer Fire and Rescue (WPVFR) and rescues teams from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GDNR), Murray County, Georgia, and Bradley County, Tennessee, according to West Polk Fire Chief […]

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  • UPDATE: Election qualifying ends in Murray County

    CHATSWORTH, Ga. – UPDATE: Election qualifying concluded at noon today (Friday, March 9) across Georgia counties and the ballot for the May 22 primary election in Murray County appears set. Connie Reed qualified Tuesday as a candidate for the open non-partisan post of chief magistrate judge in Murray County. At the end of the qualifying […]

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  • Benton MacKaye Trail Association to hold work trip Saturday

    CHERRY LOG, Ga. – The Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA) is seeking volunteers to help with trail maintenance for an upcoming work trip. According to Barry Allen, Georgia work trip coordinator for the BMTA, a work trip is planned for Saturday, Feb. 10, on a section of the trail on the Sisson Property near Cherry Log. […]

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  • Jones takes Board of Education seat, sales tax passes

    CHATSWORTH, Ga. – Heath Jones defeated Celeste Bargeron to win the Murray County Board of Education (BOE) District 6 seat and the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax passed in Tuesday’s primary election. In the Republican primary Tuesday, incumbent Heath Jones took 1,385 votes and 67.46 percent to overcome Bargeron, who received 668 votes and 32.54 percent. No […]

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  • Widespread flu in Georgia

    ATLANTA – If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, do not wait any longer! Flu is widespread in Georgia, and more than 300 individuals have been hospitalized with flu-related illness. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed four flu-related deaths so far, but that number is expected to increase. The predominant […]

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