Debbie Chisholm
Eight District Rep. Matt Gurtler, R-Tiger, is joined at the table by District Attorney George Christian, standing, County Commission Stephen Arbitter, right, and Paul and Kim Gurtler on Saturday at Kingwood Country Club & Resort for the Rabun GOP Convention. (Klark Byrd, The Clayton Tribune)
Pictured at the 6th annual Rabun Awards Banquet on Monday were winners, from left, Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, represented by agency relations manager Nancy Gribble; Fortify, represented by co-owner Jack Nolan; the Rev. Scott Cates of Liberty Baptist Church; Teacher of the Year Candie Moore; and Mary and Alton Story Sr., accepting an award on behalf of their son, Alton Story Jr. (Tommy Culkin, The Clayton Tribune)
Rabun County Recruiting/ The 2017-18 football schedule was released on the Wildcats twitter account on March 15.
Rabun County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy Ruger is seen with his original owner, Tiger resident Darryl Garland, left, his handler, Deputy Kenneth Watts, and Sheriff Chad Nichols on Friday after he was sworn into duty. (Klark Byrd, The Clayton Tribune)

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Eight District Rep. Matt Gurtler, R-Tiger, is joined at the table by District Attorney George Christian, standing, County Commission Stephen Arbitter, right, and Paul and Kim Gurtler on Saturday at Kingwood Country Club & Resort for the Rabun GOP Convention. (Klark Byrd, The Clayton Tribune)

CLAYTON — It’s “an amazing time to be a Republican.”

Debbie Chisholm

CLAYTON — The City of Clayton was in good financial standing for Fiscal Year 2016. 

Pictured at the 6th annual Rabun Awards Banquet on Monday were winners, from left, Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, represented by agency relations manager Nancy Gribble; Fortify, represented by co-owner Jack Nolan; the Rev. Scott Cates of Liberty Baptist Church; Teacher of the Year Candie Moore; and Mary and Alton Story Sr., accepting an award on behalf of their son, Alton Story Jr. (Tommy Culkin, The Clayton Tribune)

From a Secret Service agent to an organization feeding thousands in Northeast Georgia, Rabun County’s best and brightest were recognized Monday night for their service, deeds and contributions.

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Rabun County Recruiting/ The 2017-18 football schedule was released on the Wildcats twitter account on March 15.

TIGER — Spring football practice isn’t for a few more weeks, but that hasn’t stopped the Rabun County High School Wildcats from getting their fans ready for the regular season in August. 

Rabun County junior defender Andrew Barnes heads away a ball from a Monticello defender on Friday. The Wildcats defeated Monticello by a score of 4-1 at Ken Byrd Field and improved to 3-0 in Region 8-AA.

TIGER — The Rabun County Wildcats took to the soccer pitch Friday for the first time at home as they faced off against Monticello.

Sophomore Georgia Stockton drives through two Laney defenders in the first quarter of Saturday's state championship game.

Atlanta — The Georgia High School AA Girls State Championship was won by the Laney Wildcats over Rabun County by a score of 85-76.

Obituaries

Roy Emmett “Buster” Folsom, 69, of Clayton, formerly of Tifton and Moultrie, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, in Clayton under Hospice care. 

Memorial service for Timothy E.

Leonard G. Cross, 70, of Stonewall Estates Drive, Tiger, died Monday, March 6, 2017, in the VA Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.

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