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Virtual Consultations Persist Post-Pandemic

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

In the wake of the most recent pandemic, healthcare delivery has undergone a profound transformation. Among the most notable changes is the remarkable surge in virtual health consultations. This shift...

The Lula Ramp has seen consistent flooding since September of last year.

Flooding at Lula Boat Ramp Sparks Concern

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

The Lula boat ramp, which is a vital access point for water enthusiasts and fishermen alike, has been plagued by recurrent flooding incidents over the past few years, prompting growing concerns among residents...

Dollar General Location in Aerial, Georgia.

Concerns Emerge in Dollar General Stores

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

Current rumblings have surfaced in both Habersham and White County regarding the quality control requirements at nearby Dollar General stores. Residents and employees are voicing their frustrations over...

Above: Outdoor Depot is no stranger to first-time gun owners making their first purchase at their store. (Source: 

Home Defense in Local Culture

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

In the diverse landscapes of Northeast Georgia, local gun culture is making its mark. As gun stores dot the landscape, catering to a wide community of responsible gun owners, the region reflects the intricate...

Storefront of Retro Games in Lula, Ga.

The State of Gaming and the Resurgence of Retro

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer March 19, 2024

In the quiet, rural town of Lula, Georgia, Retro Games stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of classic video games. With its shelves lined with cartridges and CDs from eras past, it's a haven for...

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Pistol-Caliber Carbines Surge in Popularity

Austin Solesbee March 5, 2024

The shooting community is currently witnessing a surge in interest surrounding pistol-caliber carbines (PCCs), marking a significant shift in firearm preferences for enthusiasts seeking compact yet powerful...

Buggies with proper signage and registration roaming the streets of Helen, Georgia.

Exploring Georgia’s Off-Road Buggy Revolution

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer February 1, 2024

There have been transformative effects with the recent legislative change allowing off-road buggies and low-speed vehicles (LSVs) on county roads with speed limits of 45 mph or less. These vehicles...

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