Mayor of Clarkesville Passes Away

Clarkesville Police responded to a home owned by the mayor of Clarkesville, Terry Greene, on Sunday night in regards to a shooting that had been reported.

Chief of Police for Clarkesville Brad Barrett stated that once crews arrived at the scene, it was discovered that Mayor Greene was lying on the floor with a gunshot wound to the head.

It was announced this morning that Mayor Terry Greene has passed away. Greene as taken to Habersham Medical Center following the shooting, and Coroner for Habersham County, Kasey McEntire, said that he was pronounced dead at Atlanta Medical Center at 10:23 P.M. Sunday night.

No official word has been announced as to how the incident occurred, but there were reports that there was a domestic dispute prior to the shooting. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will be handling the investigation.