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Former SCHS Football Coach Winslette Calls GACA Hall of Fame Induction ‘Great Honor’

January 3, 2013

Former Stephens County High School Head Football Coach Charles Winslette said he considers it a great honor to be inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame as part of this year’s class. “No doubt about it,” said Winslette. “It’s the highest honor that you can really receive as a coach in...

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KTSCB Announces Christmas Tree Drop-off Location

January 3, 2013

A local group is working to help people get rid of those used, natural Christmas trees without just throwing them away. Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful Executive Director Linda Scofield said the organization has organized a drop-off location for used natural trees this week in Stephens County. “We talked to Jackie LeCroy at the landfill...

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Franklin Co. Commission Discusses NE Ga. Animal Shelter Funding

January 3, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Members of the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter board and staff walked away from a Franklin County Board of Commissioners work session last Thursday empty handed. At the meeting Thursday morning, the Franklin County Commission took up the matter of adding another $25,000 in funding to the shelter, which...

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Broun Votes Against Fiscal Cliff Bill

January 2, 2013

Local Congressman Paul Broun votes no on legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. The bill passed the House 257-167 Tuesday night. In a statement, Broun said that America has gone over the fiscal cliff because of Washington’s inability to control spending, adding that this bill throws more money at an already outrageous problem. Broun...

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Six Killed on Ga. Highways Over New Year’s

January 2, 2013

The Georgia Department of Public Safety said that six people were killed in traffic crashes in Georgia over the 102-hour New Year’s holiday travel period. The holiday period began Friday at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Tuesday. Fatal traffic crashes were reported by the Georgia State Patrol posts in Athens, Madison and Valdosta,...

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SCDA Provides Update on Projects

January 2, 2013

The Stephens County Development Authority is providing updates on a couple of projects it has been involved with. First, Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin said that Phase III grading work at Hayestone-Brady Business Park is complete. Martin said that the grading work was designed to create a 50-acre site at the business park...

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Lavonia Shows Off Train Depot Renovations

January 2, 2013
Lavonia Shows Off Train Depot Renovations

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The restoration of the historic Lavonia train depot is now complete and hundreds gathered Saturday to a get a look at the future and the past. A special open house sponsored by the Lavonia Women’s Club and the Lavonia Downtown Development Authority was held Saturday afternoon so the...

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Ga. DNR Sets Public Meetings On Hunting Regulation Development

January 2, 2013

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is inviting the public to attend a series of meetings regarding the development of hunting regulations for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 hunting seasons. The DNR’s Wildlife Resources Division is sponsoring the meetings. They are specifically designed to give the public a chance to provide input in the development...

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Thornton Named Honorable Mention All-State By AJC

January 2, 2013

Stephens County senior running back Chaz Thornton picks up another honor. The Atlanta Journal Constitution named Thornton as an honorable mention all-state football player in AAAA recently. Thornton finished the season with more than 1,500 yards rushing and 22 touchdowns. For his career, he had more than 6,000 career rushing yards and passed University...

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Holiday Travel Update

January 1, 2013

Three people have been killed on Georgia highways so far this New Year’s holiday travel period. That’s according to the latest report from the Georgia Department of Public Safety. Those deaths were reported in the Athens, Macon, and Valdosta areas. The New Year’s holiday travel period began at 6 p.m. Friday and lasts through...

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