Services Set for Man With Stephens Co. Family Ties Killed in NW Ga. Parachuting Accident

Funeral arrangements have been announced for a man with family ties to Toccoa that died in a parachuting accident last weekend. A memorial service for 27-year-old Donald “Donnie” Bragg will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Henderson Falls Park in Toccoa. Bragg passed away over the weekend in Polk County, Georgia. According to a report on northwestgeorgianews.com, Polk County […]

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Job Fair Scheduled for Habersham County This Month

A career expo is set for later this month in Habersham County. The Georgia Department of Labor’s Habersham Career Center, Georgia Mountains Regional Commission’s Workforce Development office, Main Street programs in Clarkesville and Cornelia, and others will co-sponsor the Main Street Career Expo on Tuesday, September 16, in Cornelia. The expo will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at […]

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Franklin Co. Government Receives Land Donation From TruVista

Franklin County government is the recipient of a donation of land from a local business. At last week’s Franklin County Board of Commission work session, executives with TruVista signed the paperwork that donates to Franklin County approximately four acres of land at the intersection of Starr’s Bridge and Blacksnake Road near Carnesville. Franklin County Engineer John Phillips said the acreage […]

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Wilbros EPD Appeal Ruling Could Come in November

Attorneys on both sides of the Wilbros’ appeal of an EPD administrative order calling on the facility to close will soon work on preparing final closing statements for the judge hearing the appeal case. The hearing phase of Wilbros’ appeal of the EPD order concluded last Thursday in Atlanta after three full days of testimony before Administrative Law Judge Ronit […]

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DOT To Close Moore Circle Northern Intersection with 17 Friday For Good

One of the intersections of Moore Circle and Georgia Highway 17 will close permanently later this week. The Georgia Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that it would close the northern intersection of Moore Circle with Highway 17 permanently effective Friday morning. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that there are multiple reasons for the DOT to close this particular intersection […]

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Man With Toccoa Ties Killed in NW Ga. Skydiving Incident

Arrangments are still pending on a Marietta man with family ties to Toccoa who died in a skydiving incident over the weekend in northwest Georgia. 27-year-old Donald Bragg of Marietta died Saturday afternoon in Polk County, Georgia. According to a report on northwestgeorgianews.com, Polk County officials report that they received reports of two skydivers in trouble on Saturday afternoon after […]

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