Larry Chambers helps early apple season customers Sharon and Sam Mize stock up on Detroit Reds at Penland’s Apple House Monday, Aug. 22.
Howard Ensley, captain of court services for the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office, opens a holding cell in the courthouse. He also showed a Times-Courier staff writer a Narcan dispenser for opioid overdoses; the antidotes are now in all sheriff’s office patrol cars, and local police officers have also been trained in how to use Narcan.
The first BBQ and Brews Festival drew almost 12,000 to downtown Canton last April, according to event organizer Gary Lamb.
Gilmer sheriff’s deputy Tommy Humphries checks one of the automated external defibrillator kits now carried in almost all county patrol cars.
Tom Woodward with a copy of his latest book, Shortening Shadows.
Senior receiver Griffin Cagle pulls down his first of two touchdown receptions in last Friday’s 17-14 loss to Fannin County. Cagle finished the game with five receptions for 102 yards.

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Howard Ensley, captain of court services for the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office, opens a holding cell in the courthouse. He also showed a Times-Courier staff writer a Narcan dispenser for opioid overdoses; the antidotes are now in all sheriff’s office patrol cars, and local police officers have also been trained in how to use Narcan.

Beth Curtis began experimenting with drugs when she was 19, but it wasn’t until she injured a knee playing softball, and then re-injured it, that she fell into the nightmarish world of opiate addic

When Mark Butler announced two weeks ago there were were 1,485 jobs available in Gilmer and every neighboring county, a lot of jaws dropped among a Chamber of Commerce luncheon crowd.

Sports

Senior receiver Griffin Cagle pulls down his first of two touchdown receptions in last Friday’s 17-14 loss to Fannin County. Cagle finished the game with five receptions for 102 yards.

For the first time since 2010, a Rebel yell rang loud and clear following the annual football game between Gilmer and Fannin.

Lady Cat senior Harley Weaver scores a point for Gilmer against North Murray last Tuesday. The Cats will play four matches during the week before Saturday’s tournament in Whitfield County.

Gilmer Lady Cat volleyball took the court for a pair of nonregion matches last week, and came away with one victory.

From left in front, Gilmer High interim principal Carla Endsley, board of education chairman Jim Parmer and superintendent Dr.

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