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Authorities Closer to I-85 Crash Victim Identity

December 5, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities in Franklin County are one step closer to identifying the driver of an 18-wheeler, burned beyond recognition Friday evening when his truck overturned on Interstate 85. The accident happened Friday at about 5:30 p.m. near Exit 164 southbound on I-85 in Carnesville. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas...

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SCHS Hoops Splits With Chestatee

December 5, 2012

The Stephens County Lady Indians had another lead heading into the fourth quarter, but could not hold on against Chestatee Tuesday night in basketball action at the Currahee Arena. After leading the Lady War Eagles of Chestatee for three quarters, Chestatee outscored Stephens County 13-6 in the final period and left with a 41-35...

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EPD Says It Is Still Reviewing Wilbros Consent Order Comments

December 5, 2012

A spokesperson for the Georgia Environmental Protection Division says the agency is continuing to review comments made by the public on the proposed consent order with Wilbros. The public comment period for the proposed consent order closed two weeks ago. EPD Spokesman Kevin Chambers said that the agency does not have a timeline at...

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100 Percent Pass Rate for NGTC Medical Assisting Students on Exam

December 5, 2012

North Georgia Technical College has announced that the school’s 2011 Medical Assisting students achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the exam. The credential represents a medical assistant who has been certified by the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants. According to school officials, there were 33 students who were eligible...

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New T-SC Library Manager Named

December 4, 2012

The Toccoa-Stephens County Library will have a new library manager at the start of the year. Last Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Library Board unanimously approved the selection of Emily McConnell as the library manager of the Toccoa-Stephens County Library to replace Michelle Austin. Austin has announced her retirement effective December 31. McConnell currently works...

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Officials Offer Carbon Monoxide Safety Advice

December 4, 2012

After an incident of carbon monoxide at an Atlanta school Monday, state officials are issuing reminders about the invisible, odorless gas. State Fire Marshal Dwayne Garriss said for those using fuel-fired appliances and heaters, there are some important safety tips to keep in mind. “If you have any kind of (fuel-fired) appliance indoors, you...

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Lions Lighthouse Foundation Looking for Support

December 4, 2012

A state non-profit organization is seeking the public’s assistance in helping it obtain a grant from an anonymous donor. The organization is the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation. Partnership Director Sarah Epting Gardner said the organization is a part of the Lions Club. “The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation is an organization that was started by...

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NGTC Taking Applications for Associate’s in Nursing Program

December 4, 2012

North Georgia Technical College is opening up the application process for its Associate in Science in Nursing program. Applications for the entry into the program in Fall 2013 are now being accepted. The application deadline for the first group of students is March 1, 2013. Those admitted in the first group, a total of...

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Son of Hart Co. Commission Chair Pleads Guilty in Shooting

December 4, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia More than six years since the crime occurred, the son of Hart County Commission Chair R.C. Oglesby pleads guilty to going on a shooting rampage at a Hartwell hamburger stand. On Friday, 38-year old Frederick L. Oglesby pleaded guilty to three counts of felony aggravated assault and two...

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SCMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball Wins Two

December 4, 2012

The 7th grade Rebel boys won a pair of conference games over the weekend. On Friday, the Rebels were victorious at home over Madison County by the score of 37-32. The leading scorers for the Rebels were Jeremiah Allen, Montavis Thornton and Hassan Brown with 7 points each. Then on Saturday, the Rebels traveled...

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