News Line for Clarkesville

Clarkesville Strong raises more than $27,000 so far
Neighbors helping neighbors is the unspoken theme of Clarkesville Strong, a fundraising and promotional effort started after the March 5 downtown fire.
Source: Access North Georgia

Clarkesville Greenway expansion plans revealed
Clarkesville is a step closer to expanding the Clarkesville Greenway and having a walking trail around Mary Street Park.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Municipalities agree HMC debt takes SPLOST priority
A joint county/cities meeting March 25 saw across the board consensus Habersham Medical Center should be the recipient of funding from the proposed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Clarkesville fire investigation ongoing
The cause of the fire that destroyed Sweet Breads Café and destroyed or damaged several buildings on the historic downtown Clarkesville square March 5-6 is still undetermined.
Source: White County News Telegraph

Clarkesville recovery 'a top priority' for state agencies
Several state officials visited Clarkesville Monday morning to discuss ways their agencies might be able to help with fire recovery in the downtown area.
Source: Access North Georgia

Community reacts to fire
Devastating. The word echoed in downtown Clarkesville Wednesday night and Thursday morning as news of a fire that destroyed several downtown buildings began to circulate.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Clarkesville’s Mary Street Park receives Archway facelift
The Clarkesville City Council now has a working visualization and plan for its Mary Street Park, courtesy of the Habersham Archway Partnership.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Move over Mt. Airy
City of Clarkesville residents may soon have a shot at bringing a package store selling liquor to their hometown.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Residents raise ruckus over scenic byway project
Property owners’ rights versus preservation and promotion of the proposed Soque Scenic Byway were the topics of conversation at a public forum held Jan. 9 at North Georgia Technical College, in Clarkesville.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Clarkesville officials sworn in for 2014
Two new council members joined returning Clarkesville Mayor Terry Greene and Councilman Franklin Brown in being sworn in during Monday night's meeting.
Source: Access North Georgia

Clarkesville signs water service delivery agreement
The Clarkesville City Council has signed off on a new water Service Delivery Strategy, as requested by Habersham County Manager Phil Sutton.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Election changes political scene in some municipalities
Municipal elections produced a mixed bag of a little bit old, a little bit new across the county.
Source: Northeast Georgian