Greg Foster snapped this shot of a campground host's fire at Cloudland Canyon this afternoon.

Cloudland Canyon State Park employees confirmed this afternoon that the park was permitting campfires in its campgrounds. Meanwhile, Dade County Commission Executive Chairman...

  

 Three Trenton convenience store workers arrested in a Nov. 21 sting operation for selling alcohol to minors will appear in city court on Jan. 10 and will likely face fines.


    "I don't think anyone's going to go to prison for it," said Dade Magistrate Joel McC...

The tornado that killed three in neighboring Rosalie, Ala., tripped Dade Countians out of their beds shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with EXTREME ALERT TAKE SHELTER NOW warnings on cellphones, but otherwise left Dade mercifully alone. Dade County Executive Chair...

    Monday night's rains helped the Dade County wildfire situation a lot but firefighters agree that the fat lady has not yet quite sung.


    "We're 21 inches below normal rain, almost 22, so a little inch or half-inch of rain isn't going to be enough to put out t...

Here are the details from the hit-and-run accident last week previously reported by The Dade Planet.

Georgia State Patrolman Jason Ballard arrested Maksimilian Averyonovich Bazelyuk, 22, of Covington, Ga., in the early hours of Friday, Nov. 25, in connection with a hit-...


The Dade County Sheriff's Department reported it had booked Maksimilian Averyonovich Bazelyuk on Friday for a variety of serious charges in a hit-and-run incident.


The department's daily "Judge's Report" issued on Monday listed charges against Bazelyuk including "Hit...

                        (File photo by Chuck Peters)

The Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) has not yet confirmed or denied arson in any of the Dade County wildfires, beyond admitting that several of the fires are "u...

Thanks to all our patrons who cleared up their library fines by bringing in canned food for the Food Pantry. Some people even brought in extra cans and told us to use them to take care of others’ fines.  We have several boxes of food to donate now.  

The elves have...

Do you have gardening questions for Dear Ann [Bartlett] (MASTER! GARDENER!)? Email them to news@dadeplanet.com with GARDENING QUESTIONS in the subject line

Dear Miss Ann,

I do not want to play family feud over the holiday, but what is a yam?  My know-it-all

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Some 93 Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC)  firefighters as well as reinforcements from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have been pulled in from across the state to fight the wildfires that have raged through Dade and surrounding counties this month. Trenton...

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