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State Setting Up Learning Resource Review Sites

June 22, 2015

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...

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Clarkesville Golfer Plays in U.S. Open

June 22, 2015

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...

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Temps To Remain Warm, Says NWS

June 19, 2015

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...

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Child Killed In Franklin Co. Accident

June 19, 2015

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...

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Ga. 365 Wreck Victim Identified

June 19, 2015

Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in a car accident Wednesday in Habersham County. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, 27-year-old Kendra Brooke Dover of Clarkesville died when her car ran off the road sometime Wednesday. The call came into the Georgia State Patrol at about 2...

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Man Arrested After High Speed Chase in Lavonia

June 19, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A high-speed chase overnight Tuesday through Lavonia leads to the arrest of a Royston man, and damage to a power pole and a house. According to Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle, it happened about 2 a.m. Tuesday after Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies received word of a motorist...

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Toccoa Rookie League Baseball Finishes Second At Sectionals

June 19, 2015

The Toccoa Rookie League baseball All-Stars make it all the way to the championship round in the Northeast Sectional All-Star tournament. Toccoa qualified for the sectional tournament by finishing second in the District tournament earlier this month. The Toccoa all-stars started the tournament with a loss to Franklin County, who had beaten them for...

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Tugaloo State Park Makes Family Friendly List

June 19, 2015

An area state park is one of four in Georgia recognized by a national campaign. Tugaloo State Park on Lake Hartwell is one of four Georgia State Parks named among the 2015 Top 100 Family Friendly Places to Boat and Fish in the United States, according to the “Take Me Fishing” campaign organized by...

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Toccoa Police Arrest Two For Methamphetamine Trafficking

June 18, 2015
Toccoa Police Arrest Two For Methamphetamine Trafficking

Two people face drug charges after a drug bust at a Stephens County store. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, police were called to the Toccoa Wal-Mart in the early morning hours of Tuesday in reference to two alleged shoplifters. Jarrell said that police apprehended the two women accused of shoplifting and conducted...

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SCSO Announces Drug Arrests

June 18, 2015
SCSO Announces Drug Arrests

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is announcing recent drug arrests. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said the arrests came as a joint effort with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office and the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. Shirley said that recently, the Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop where one person was arrested on drug...

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