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Right about now the weather is cooling off. Or, if it hasn't, it soon will. Before we know it, hard winter will be upon us. As of this year, there are 38,000 homeless veterans who will be living … more
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday its slate of legislative endorsements for the 2022 Midterm Election. As the premiere statewide business advocacy organization, the … more
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) is continuing to monitor the newly downgraded Tropical Storm Ian's trajectory and changes to predictions on how the storm will … more
It’s now a tradition. The Wright Hotel Committee of the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society will again host its annual fall porch sale at the Hotel on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 -8 from 8 a.m. … more
* The Murray County Cannery will stop canning fruits and vegetables on Oct. 3 and reopen on Oct. 27 to begin canning beef. Beef canning is by appointment only. Cannery officials estimate that in a … more
I learned of a neighborhood group, six seniors, who are trying to keep themselves fed against all odds. They've come up with a brilliant plan: At the end of each week they pool whatever foods they … more
Murray County voters will have a lot to decide when they go the polls on Nov. 8.The ballot is loaded with statewide and local races, as well as two ballot questions regarding alcohol sales in the … more
ATLANTA - A nearly 12% rate increase Georgia Power is seeking is just one of four the utility will be requesting during the next three years, a staff lawyer for the state Public Service Commission … more
It was once a celebrated event in town and after more than a decade long absence, the Fort Mountain Classic band competition is back once again. On Saturday, 16 bands from all over Georgia and … more
A former Murray County High School student is now a “saleswoman” for the University of Georgia’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES).Megan Cherry, who graduated … more
I have the utmost respect for the VA Office of Inspector General and even more respect now. It appears they'll go after anyone breaking the law, bending the rules, doing wrong ... even one of their … more
ATLANTA - Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has opened a seven-point lead on Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams, while U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., is tied with GOP challenger Herschel Walker, … more
Friends, family, and colleagues of William T. Boyett surprised the long-time Superior Court Chief Judge during a special ceremony Friday morning at the Whitfield County Courthouse, during which the … more
The Chatsworth City Council at its September meeting voted unanimously to eliminate its property tax on inventories.The city had been taxing inventories at 80 percent of value but decided to drop the … more
Rally for Hope Fall Festival organizer Lynn Hawkins wants people to come to Chatsworth City Park on Saturday and “show some loving” to cancer survivors.Hawkins, who lost her 54-year-old … more
Chatsworth Water Works customers will pay more for water and wastewater services beginning Oct. 1.Rates for residential, industrial and commercial customizers will increase following an Aug. 23 board … more
Throughout the month of October, AdventHealth Murray is challenging our community to light porches pink to spread awareness of breast cancer.We are shining a light on breast cancer, which affects one … more
  The Murray County Tax Office will close early (at 3 p.m.) on Sept. 21 so employees can undergo training for new software. The tax office will resume regular hours at 8 a.m. on Sept. 22. more
If you're a veteran or are just about to leave the service, one thing that might be on your mind is future employment in the civilian world. What are you going to do for work? How do you fill out an … more
The Murray County Board of Education will consider a resolution that would allow school employees, including teachers, to leave the system’s 403B retirement plan and join the Social Security … more
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