Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to open bids for two different items at their regularly scheduled meeting later today. The city commission is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, city commissioners are expected to open bids for both two scag industrial mowers for the Pines Golf Course and a patrol vehicle for […]

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Body Found in Lake Hartwell

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The search for a South Carolina man on Lake Hartwell missing since early February may be over. On Sunday, the body of a white male was discovered in Lake Hartwell on the Georgia side near Shoal Creek by a fisherman. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement officer Craig Fulghum said the body was […]

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Collins Schedules Veterans Benefits Fair

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will hold his Ninth District Veterans Benefits Fair this week. The fair will take place on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 10:00 am for United States military veterans in Northeast Georgia. It will be held at the Fannin County Senior Center in Blue Ridge. During the fair, Rep. Collins’ constituent service representatives will work […]

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SCHS Grad Working on Ph. D.

A Stephens County High School graduate is working towards a doctorate with the hopes that she will be able to help the living overcome their own skeletal challenges. 24-year-old Melanie Boeyer is working on her Ph.D. in Biomedical Science and has recently been accepted to Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She is focusing on the knee joint for her […]

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Lead and Other Toxins Close DA’s Office in Hartwell

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Hartwell office of the Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney is closed due to dangers from lead paint. According to Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White, old, chipped paint falling form the ceiling, along with other structural problems make the building unsafe for his employees. White said the old jail house building was […]

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Spring Ahead One Hour This Weekend

Daylight saving time starts this weekend and that means it is time to move clocks ahead one hour Saturday night. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, said, however, that changing clocks is not the only thing a person should do before going to bed Saturday night. “You are going to lose an hour but what I want you […]

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Eddy West Ceases Operations

A local furniture manufacturer has ceased to exist. Eddy West, which was located in a 90,000 square foot building in the Meadowbrook Industrial Park in Stephens County, ceased to exist as of last month, according to a statement on the company’s website. The company produced a line of furniture and just completed its 20th year of business. On its website, […]

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