Jacob Elliott is teeing off with a local disc golf tournament in hopes of raising funds to improve the golf at Yahoola Creek Park.

Disc golfer ready to repair local course

It started with a birthday present. A birthday present that Jacob Elliott quickly threw into Yahoola Creek. “When my wife and I would come to the park and walk dogs I would see the disc golf baskets,” said Elliott. “And I would say ‘That looks like…

School system COVID count shrinks


After starting the school year with 25 teachers and staff having a positive COVID-19 case status on the first day of school, Lumpkin County Schools entered a week-long fall break with zero employee

Spans of the Past

A Toccoa landmark is about to receive new life, as the Broken Bridges area in Toccoa is set to become a focal point of a 10-mile waterway trek. Broken Bridges over the Tugaloo River arm of Lake Hartwell has been a landmark along the Georgia/South Carolina border for well over 140 years. The...

Lake Living Spring 2020: Events Calendar

FRANKLIN    Friday, June 12, 7-9 p.m., Main Street Music featuring Second Time Around in downtown Lavonia at the Gazebo.    Friday, June 26, 8:30-10 p.m., Movies Under the Stars, “Up,” at Lavonia Memorial Park.    Saturday, June 27,...