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Hunting Seasons And Regulations Guide Available in Ga.

August 7, 2015

Beginning this month, the 2015-2016 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print. That is according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. The DNR said that this guide provides important information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management areas, quota hunts, youth opportunities and...

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Franklin Co. BOC Tables Voting Districts For Now

August 7, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia There will be no question on the November ballot regarding whether Franklin County should change how it elects its county commissioners. At a recent work session, Franklin County Commissioners heard from local resident Paul Withers. He wants to change the voting process from a countywide election to a...

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Report States Teen Charged in Clarkesville Attempted Armed Robbery

August 7, 2015

A teen is charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Habersham County, according to a report on accessnorthga.com. The attempted armed robbery happened at about 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Clarkesville Post Office. Accessnorthga.com reported that 17-year-old Samuel Wright of the Atlanta area turned himself in at the Habersham County Detention Center...

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Stephens BOE FY 14 Audit Delayed by State

August 6, 2015

The Stephens County school system will have to wait longer for its Fiscal Year 2014 audit. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that the state Department of Audits told him that the school system would not receive its audit for a few more months. “The FY 14 audit, because the Audit Department is...

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Lady Indian Volleyball Getting Started

August 6, 2015

The Stephens County High School Lady Indian volleyball team starts its second year tonight. Last night, the Lady Indians took part in a scrimmage and tonight, they start the regular season on the volleyball court at home against Rabun County and Hart County. Head Coach Michael Thomas said the team has worked hard during...

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SCSO Arrests Man Sought on Burglary Charges

August 6, 2015

A man wanted in connection with local burglaries in Stephens County is now in custody. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office says that authorities took Douglas Mark Dodd of Rock Road in Mt. Airy into custody on August 3 without incident. No details of the arrest have been released at this time. The 48-year-old Dodd...

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Lavonia Officially Hires New City Manager

August 6, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia officially has its new City Manager. At its regular meeting Monday, the Lavonia City Council voted unanimously to hire Charles Cawthon as the new City Manager to replace current manager Gary Fesperman. Fesperman is retiring at the end of the year. Lavonia Mayor Ralph...

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No Charges Filed Against Man Who Wielded Sword at Ethicon

August 6, 2015

No charges were filed after police in one Habersham County town respond to an unusual incident in front of an area industry. Cornelia Police officers responded to Ethicon’s front gate at about 11 a.m. Wednesday in response to concerns about a white male holding a sword and acting strangely. According to Cornelia Police Chief...

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Red Cross Issues Call for Blood Donations

August 6, 2015

The American Red Cross is issuing an urgent call for most needed blood types as it says it faces a looming shortage. According to a Red Cross press release this week, the agency needs eligible donors with O negative, B negative, and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Type...

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Elberton Man Injured in SR 17 Wreck

August 6, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia No charges are expected to be filed against an Elbert County man involved in a wreck Tuesday morning near Royston. It happened about 8:40 Tuesday morning on SR17. “A black Jeep was traveling south on Georgia 17 near Cedar Lane Drive. The Jeep crossed the center line and...

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