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Collins Scheduled to Be Sworn In To Congress Today

January 3, 2013

A new Congress starts today and for Stephens County and northeast Georgia, that means a new Congressman. Doug Collins will be sworn in to office today to represent the Ninth Congressional District in northeast Georgia as the 113th Congress gets underway. The new 9th District was created by Congressional re-districting following the 2010 Census....

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Stephens Co. Students Back to School Today After Holiday

January 3, 2013

Students in the Stephens County School System are headed back to school this morning. Today is the first day of classes for students in Stephens County Schools since December 19. Students will wrap up the first semester over the next few days, with the last day of the semester scheduled to be on January...

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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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