Kenneth Henderson has officially announced intent to run on the Republican ticket in the 2020 Towns County sheriff’s election. Henderson has over 35 years in law enforcement and currently serves as the chief at Young Harris College and police chief for the city of McCayesville, GA. He has also worked for Towns County Sheriff’s Office, under previous administration, and Union County Sheriff’s Office at various times. Henderson joins challenger Darren Osbourne in the race against incumbent Sheriff Chris Clinton.
Young Harris College invites the community to attend Fall Fest on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6-8 p.m. The event is open to the public and promises to be a fun-filled experience for all ages. The College’s main plaza will be full of Halloween games, trick-or-treating, activities and photo opportunities to capture pictures of the best Halloween costumes. There will also be a haunted house, which is recommended for children 11 and older. Fall Fest will take place on YHC’s campus, which is located at 1 College St., Young Harris, Georgia. Carpooling is encouraged since parking is limited. Admission is $2 for anyone under 18 years old.