Martin Fall Festival Set For Saturday

An annual Fall tradition returns to downtown Martin this weekend. Saturday is the 22nd annual Martin Fall Festival. The Martin Woman’s Club is sponsoring the festival again this year. Mary Camp with the Martin Woman’s Club said organizers are looking forward to a great day with a lot of activities. “We will have a lot of vendors, some ‘bouncies’ for […]

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SR 51 Sinkhole Repairs Complete, Road Re-Open

Work to repair a Hart County highway damaged by a sinkhole this past Spring is complete. The Georgia Department of Transportation finished work on the State Route 51 sinkhole Thursday and the road re-opened to traffic Thursday afternoon. Crews have been working to repair this sinkhole since May. The sinkhole opened up on State Route 51, about six miles north […]

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NGTC Announces Tools Scholarships

A Toccoa student at North Georgia Technical College is one of two to recently receive a scholarship for tools. James Burns of Toccoa, an Automotive Technology student, recently received a gift certificate from the Northeast Georgia Antique Auto Region to be used for equipment in his chosen future profession. Burns and the other winner, a student from Andrews, North Carolina, […]

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SCSO Gets Traffic Safety Award from GOHS

A state agency recognizes the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office for its traffic enforcement efforts. The Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety recently recognized the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office as the Agency of the Year for the Northeast Georgia Traffic Enforcement Network. The Northeast Georgia Traffic Enforcement Network covers about 14 counties in the northeast part of the state, including counties […]

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EPD v. Wilbros Case Still in Admin Law Court

Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said that the parties involved in the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s case against Wilbros are waiting for a judge to schedule another round of oral arguments. Ranck said that both sides submitted proposed orders to the administrative law judge hearing the case earlier this week. Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker with the Office of State […]

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