NGTC Receives Truck Donation

Students in the North Georgia Technical College Automotive Technology Program have a new learning experience waiting for them. On Thursday, June 11, Michael Emmett of Ed Murdock Superstores in Lavonia delivered a 2006 Ford Ranger pickup truck that will provide a variety of hands-on labs for students for many years. “A vehicle like this is invaluable to us for teaching,” […]

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Nik Wallenda Reflects on Great Grandfather’s Legacy

By Charles Robertson, WRBN Radio, Clayton Nik Wallenda chats about his great-grandfather and Karl Wallenda’s historic walk across the Tallulah Gorge. While in Rabun County for the Skywalk Celebration at the VIP Meet and Greet on Friday morning, Nik called the walk across Tallulah Gorge possibly the greatest walk of Karl’s career, and Nik is always looking to build upon […]

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Toccoa Commission To Meet Today

Toccoa City Commissioners will hold a regular meeting later today. That meeting is set to begin at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall, in the commission meeting room. Items on today’s meeting agenda for the Toccoa City Commission include consideration of a resolution to accept a grant from the Georgia Historic Preservation Division and consideration of an ordinance to amend […]

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Lavonia Elects New Councilman

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia has a new city councilman. He is Courtney Umbehant, director of the Lavonia Chapel of Strickland Funeral Home. Umbehant beat out challenger local businesswoman Nora Chambers in a special election Tuesday for the Lavonia Post 1 City Council seat. The new Lavonia councilman said his first priority is to work […]

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State Setting Up Learning Resource Review Sites

Starting today, educators and the public will have a chance to review textbooks and other learning resources for instruction in K-12 Foreign/Modern Languages & Latin and K-12 English as a Second Language at various locations across the state. There are 14 sites around the state with one in each of Georgia’s congressional districts. In this area, the site is located […]

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Clarkesville Golfer Plays in U.S. Open

A golfer from Habersham County competes in the U.S. Open this past weekend. Clarkesville’s Lee McCoy was among those in the field at Chambers Bay this past weekend. McCoy missed the cut, which came on Friday after 36 holes of the 72-hole tournament. For the two rounds he played, McCoy shot a total of eight-over-par 148, shooting a 74 in […]

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Temps To Remain Warm, Says NWS

Warmer than normal weather may stick around for the next little while. That is according to the National Weather Service office in Greenville-Spartanburg. Temperatures have reached the 90s for the past several days. That is above normal for this time of the year as normal temperatures are in the upper 80s typically, according to information from the Weather Service. Meteorologist […]

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Child Killed In Franklin Co. Accident

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia No charges will be filed against the driver who hit a little girl Wednesday evening in Franklin County. It happened just after 6:30 p.m. on the Ga. Highway 77 Extension/Lavonia Highway, just outside of Lavonia, according to Georgia State Patrol Hartwell Post Assistant Commander Matt Baxley. Baxley said the child, a two-year old little […]

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