Nadine and Tom Wardenga stand in front of their family’s chapel in Kellum Valley. The couple is opening it as public place for prayer, reflection and peace. (Photo/WAYNE HARDY)
Authorities are seeking the woman pictured in connection with an armed robbery Monday morning in Commerce. (Photo/Submitted)

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Habersham County Schools has named a new Habersham Central High School principal.
Nadine and Tom Wardenga stand in front of their family’s chapel in Kellum Valley. The couple is opening it as public place for prayer, reflection and peace. (Photo/WAYNE HARDY)
In Kellum Valley, just north of Cleveland, sits a tiny chapel on a grassy lot.
The Habersham County Commission, during its June 19 regular monthly meeting, held its first public hearing for its proposed $20,158,783 Fiscal Year 2017-18 general fund budget.

Obituaries

Douglas Harold "Doug" Franklin, 69, of Clarkesville, died June 21, 2017. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.

A Celebration of Life service for Hoyt B. Bryson, 87, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at First Baptist Church of Cornelia, with Dr. Eric Spivey, the Rev.
Joan Crowe Maddox, 90, of Toccoa, died June 16, 2017. A private memorial service has been planned. Habersham Crematory, Cornelia.

Op/Ed for Subscribers

Though we assume the most obvious of threats are visible to the naked eye, some dangers aren’t so easy to spot.
Comparing Nixon and Trump
To the editor:
Poem for the day. Maybe the year.
Compared to Donald Trump, Richard Nixon was George Washington.
Every dollar makes a difference. And although the 2017 Habersham County Relay for Life has come and gone, fundraising opportunities are still in full swing.

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