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Continuation Of Wilbros Court Hearing Postponed

December 28, 2012

A hearing for a preliminary injunction in the Wilbros case will not continue next month as the two sides have been ordered into further mediation. Superior Court Judge Robert Adamson has ordered attorneys for both sides into mediation to take place either on January 24 or 25 or at a time prior to January...

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Updated: Missing Habersham Child Found Safe

December 28, 2012

A Habersham County child has been found and the AMBER alert canceled. The Habersham County Sheriff’s Office states that 5-year-old Roy Ivan Montesinos III has been located safely this morning. In addition, Habersham County authorities state that the boy’s father, 25-year-old Roy Ivan Montesinos II, was taken into custody by the Gwinnett County Police....

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Stephens Unemployment Drops in Nov.

December 28, 2012

The latest unemployment figures from the Georgia Department of Labor show that Stephens County’s unemployment rate declined last month. According to the preliminary unemployment figures for November, Stephens County’s rate dropped to 8.6 percent last month from 8.9 percent, which was the revised rate for the county in October. Labor Department figures show that...

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Recent Rains, But Drought Remains

December 28, 2012

Recent rains appear to be helping a little to ease drought conditions in northeast Georgia. The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that severe drought conditions have retreated slightly from last week. Areas of Habersham County and far northern Stephens County that were in severe drought last week are now considered to...

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Broun Calls For Spending Cuts To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

December 28, 2012

With legislators in Washington, D.C. still negotiating to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff,” local Congressman Paul Broun calls on Washington to cut spending, rather than raise taxes. The Athens Republican said that if Washington does not stop spending, then the country will have a real fiscal cliff. “We’re discussing taxes on those making above...

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Suspect Still At Large After Chase in Hart Co.

December 28, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County Sheriff’s Office deputies are searching for an Anderson, South Carolina man involved in a high-speed chase that wrecked the Hart County Sheriff’s cruiser. It happened at about 7 p.m. on Christmas Day. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said his dispatcher received a call about an erratic...

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Lavonia Train Depot Open House Saturday

December 28, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Restoration work is finally complete on the historic Lavonia train depot and a special open house is schedule for tomorrow. Sponsored by the Lavonia Downtown Development Authority and the Lavonia Women’s Club, DDA Director Marie Morse says the open house will give visitors a look back into the...

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Ga. Offering First Day Hikes At State Parks

December 28, 2012

Georgia State Parks are joining with state parks across America to invite families to start the New Year with a “First Day Hike” and a commitment to healthy living. Officials said that throughout the state, several parks have planned guided hikes. Last year, more than 600 Georgians kicked off 2012 on these guided hikes,...

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Jarrell Urges New Year’s Traffic Safety

December 27, 2012

Toccoa Police Department Interim Chief Tim Jarrell said he hopes a decline in accidents in the month of November in the city will continue in the months ahead. In November 2012, there were 20 accidents on city streets, compared to 37 in November 2011. Jarrell said that the police department is also hopeful that...

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Alcohol May Have Been Factor in Fatal Habersham Crash

December 27, 2012

A fatal accident in the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol over the Christmas holiday weekend remains under investigation. The accident occurred Friday night in Habersham County. According to GSP Spokesman Gordy Wright, the one-car accident occurred at 6:40 p.m. on New Liberty Road, about five miles north of Clarkesville. Wright said that...

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