• Banks County Deputies Involved in Early Morning Shooting

    A Banks County deputy is recovering from a gunshot wound received during an early morning shooting. He is currently being treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital. While on routine patrol, deputies spotted a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel in Banks Crossing. It is believed that the […]

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  • Elderly Woman Robbed in Her Home During a Scam

    A police report was filed by an elderly Cleveland resident who was approached in her home by three men asking if she was interested in purchasing linoleum flooring. The three men entered her home and began showing her flooring samples. After the men left, the elderly victim entered her bedroom and found her dresser drawers […]

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  • South Carolina Man Killed in Single Vehicle Accident

    Elbert County Deputy Coroner Beth Seymour has identified an individual who died as a result of a 1 vehicle motor vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 06:30 a.m. on January 25th, 2022 near the intersection of Montevideo Road and Hwy 368 in Elberton. According to Deputy Coroner Seymour, Mr. Aubrey Timothy Ray Brown of a […]

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  • Reported Hostage Situation at Resort Leads to Multiple Charges

    On Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at approximately 4:11 p.m., Habersham County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Apple Mountain Resort at 200 Apple Seed Court in Clarkesville, Georgia, about a reported hostage situation. Before deputies arrived, two males reportedly fled the scene in a Kia Forte, according to the 911 caller. Deputies stopped that vehicle […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet of the Week: Gordy

    Meet Gordy, a 6# chi who was born in July, 2021. He was surrendered along with 2 other chi’s who were living outside. Gordy is a loving little boy, very active and playful. He is getting along well with the fosters’ 2 male dogs. Because of his size and age, we would not recommend little […]

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  • Car Fire on Jonica Gap

    A car fire in the extreme northwest end of Union County on Jonica Gap at the Fannin County line brought out firefighters from Union County Volunteer Station 4 and Station 1 on 1/18/22. First arriving units found a minivan completely involved in fire. Upon the arrival of Tanker 4 and Rescue 4, the fire was […]

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  • DNR offering Career Camp for high schoolers to explore professional paths

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a new program aimed at encouraging high school students to explore careers in conservation. The Georgia DNR Career Academy, a week-long, overnight summer camp, will be held July 17-23, 2022, at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield and Georgia 4-H at Camp Jekyll on Jekyll Island. […]

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  • Cherokee County Announces 106th and 107th COVID-19 Related Deaths

    Two Cherokee County residents have died from complications of COVID-19. One individual was in their late-forties, and the other individual is was in their mid-seventies. These are the 106th and 107th COVID-19 related deaths in Cherokee County. Cherokee County Health Department emphasizes that anyone who becomes ill with a respiratory type illness to isolate until […]

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  • Code Red Alert

    Keeping Our Citizens Informed.  The Habersham County Emergency Management Agency (Habersham EMA) is pleased to provide the citizens of Habersham County with a state-of-the-art emergency notification system-CodeRED. This opt-in system provides rapid notification to residents and businesses about emergency events within Habersham County.  Residents and businesses located within Habersham County are encouraged to sign up […]

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  • Ringgold Man Wanted for Fraud

    ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a warrant has been issued for Jarred Hosch, 38, of Ringgold, for one count of Insurance Fraud. Mr. Hosch is wanted in connection with a Whitfield County Case. “The suspect is the owner of True-Blue Roofing and was hired to replace a roof […]

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  • Gov. Kemp Announces GEER II Funding to Support Education

    Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the recipients of Round 1 of the second installment of the Governors Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER II), amounting to a total of over $47 million in additional emergency assistance to support K-12 and higher education entities as they continue to address the disruptions and challenges of […]

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  • Search Warrant Leads to Six Arrest & the Discovery of Over 100 Animals

    In late December, the DCSO Crime Suppression Unit conducted a search warrant at a home off Goldmine Rd in Dawson County. Investigators with CSU had previously become aware of drug sales at this location and after multiple investigative steps, applied for a search warrant of the home. Upon execution of a search warrant, deputies made […]

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  • Habersham County Names Manager Sole Finalist, Chairman, and Vice-Chairman

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2021 Media Contact: Carolyn Gibson, Public Information Officer;  [email protected] Habersham County Names Manager Sole Finalist, Chairman, and Vice-Chairman CLARKESVILLE – Yesterday, the Habersham County Board of Commissioners named Alicia Vaughn as the sole finalist for the Habersham County Manager position. Mrs. Vaughn has served as the interim manager since July. […]

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  • Traffic Stop and Search Nets Two Drug Traffickers

    Murphy, NC—The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office reports the December 21, 2021 arrest of 42 year old Barron Jermel Sudderth and 49 year old Tommy Vaughn Dockery Jr both of Murphy North Carolina for violations of the North Carolina Controlled Substances Statutes. A week long investigation by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office culminated in a traffic […]

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