A worker rescues a tube from under one of the downed trees. (Photo/Stephanie Hill)

Child hit by falling tree limb in Helen

A 4-year old child was struck by a tree limb while tubing the river in Helen after a storm rolled through Thursday, July 18. The child was with her parents, said Helen Police Chief Brian Stephens. “They heard the cracking, looked up and a limb…

GOP chair: We need to take action

Georgia Republicans hold all top state offices and control both chambers of the legislature, but new Georgia GOP Chairman David Shafer says the party has much work ahead after a strong showing by Democrats in 2018 election.

Grandaddy Mimm's secret recipe still has plenty of kick

Jack “Mimm” McClure might be surprised to stumble across a jar full of his secret recipe, out in the open at a bar, looking somewhat “artisanal” for “tastings,” with his name boldly emblazoned on the label. 

Wine of Wolf Mountain

“We started it back in ’99. I was 26,” Brannon Boegner said, describing the early moments of Wolf Mountain, the winery he and his father, Karl Boegner, have been raising on a steep Dahlonega slope for almost two decades.

Locals run in Peachtree Road Race

On July 4, Atlanta hosted the 50th AJC Peachtree Road Race – and for 35 of those years, local runner Jim Crawford has gone start to finish.

Warriors working toward Aug. 15 scrimmage

The heat turned up this week and it's officially the dog days of summer for high school football players and coaches who have been working pretty much every day for the past month in preparation for the 2019 season.