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Franklin BOC Votes To Move Forward on Jail Expansion Project

October 10, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Two of four proposed jail pods for the Franklin County Detention Center could be under construction by spring of 2015. At their regular meeting Monday evening, the Board of Commissioners voted to begin work on the design plan and cost of the project. The original plan calls for...

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Accident Thursday Afternoon on Hwy. 17

October 10, 2014

Crews in Stephens County responded Thursday afternoon to an automobile accident in Martin. The accident took place on Highway 17 close to Freeman Road Extension, according to reports. Initial reports indicate two vehicles were involved and one of those vehicles reportedly overturned in the accident.

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GDOL Summit This Month in Habersham Co.

October 10, 2014

The Georgia Department of Labor and several employer committees in northeast Georgia will co-sponsor a Business and Employer Summit this month. It is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 28, in Demorest from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at The Torch Worship Center. The summit is designed to help business owners and managers...

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TFC Sports Update

October 10, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College volleyball team picks up a win this week. TFC beat Allen University in three straight sets. They host both Piedmont International and Johnson University of Florida on Saturday. The Piedmont match is at 1 p.m. and the Johnson match is at 5 p.m. Meanwhile, the TFC men’s soccer team fell...

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Bond Hearing Scheduled in Lanier Shooting Death Case

October 9, 2014

A 15-year-old charged with the shooting death of his mother in Stephens County last week is scheduled to have a court appearance next week. Court records indicate that the teen is scheduled to appear in Stephens County Superior Court on Wednesday, October 15 for a bond hearing. Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Russell...

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Pre-K Week Marked in Stephens Co.

October 9, 2014
Pre-K Week Marked in Stephens Co.

Georgia marks its annual Pre-K week. 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson read to Pre-K students at Eastanollee Elementary School Wednesday as part of Pre-K week activities in Georgia. Wilkinson said it Pre-K is an important part of the educational system in Georgia. “Obviously, it is a very important time in a child’s life,”...

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Family Connection Plans Fundraiser

October 9, 2014

A local organization designed to help children and families in Stephens County is holding its annual Fall fundraiser in a few weeks. Family Connection of Stephens County is holding a fundraising event on November 1. This year, the organization is doing “Are you smarter than a Stephens County 5th grader?” Family Connection Coordinator Allyson...

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Georgia Marks Fire Prevention Week

October 9, 2014

Georgia is marking Fire Prevention Week this week. State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is using this week to make sure that Georgia residents have working smoke alarms in their homes. Georgia law requires a smoke alarm in every home and Commissioner Hudgens said people should install working smoke alarms on every...

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Franklin BOC Votes To Provide Health Insurance Option For Commissioners

October 9, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Beginning in January, Franklin County Commissioners will have the option of signing up for county health insurance. Despite ongoing objections from two commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Commissioner David Strickland motioned to offer the insurance.  In his motion, Strickland emphasized the coverage was not mandatory. Strickland’s motion...

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TFC Sports Update

October 9, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College volleyball team drops a match to Truett McConnell. Tuesday night, the Screaming Eagle women’s volleyball team lost in three sets. TFC volleyball is now 6-12 overall on the season and 6-2 in region play. They host both Piedmont International and Johnson University of Florida on Saturday. The Piedmont match is...

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