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Franklin Co. Hires Animal Control Officer

June 9, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County now has its own animal control officer. At its regular meeting last Monday night, the Franklin County Commission heard from County Manager John Phillips, who said the county is required by law to have some kind of animal control. Phillips cited House Bill 685, otherwise known...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

June 9, 2014

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick says that all people who received a summons to report for jury duty in Stephens County for Monday, June 9 do not need to report. Quick said all cases have been settled for the week.

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Run-off Absentee Ballots About To Go Out in Stephens Co.

June 6, 2014

Preparations are underway for the July run-off election in Georgia. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that those who have requested mail-in, paper absentee ballots for the run-off election should receive them next week. Kelley said that there are run-offs for both the Republican and the Democratic parties. “If you voted Republican in the...

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Today Marks 70 Years Since D-Day

June 6, 2014

Today marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, when Allied troops stormed beaches at Normandy, France during World War II. Part of that operation included the use of paratroopers that dropped behind Nazi lines. Those paratroopers trained at Camp Toccoa on Currahee Mountain. One “Toccoa man” who is going back to France to commemorate the...

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Martin Man Sentenced for Threatening Franklin Co. Deputies

June 6, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Martin man will spend 10 years behind bars after being convicted of threatening to shoot and kill Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies. Last month, a jury found Donald Jaynes guilty on six counts of aggravated assault against a police officer and four counts of felony obstruction in connection...

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SR 51 Sinkhole Repairs Underway in Hart Co.

June 6, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation said this week that repairs on a failed pipe and sinkhole on State Route 51 in Hart County is moving forward. DOT officials said that the contractor has begun repair work and is working on fabricating a replacement pipe. The sinkhole opened on State Route 51, about 6 miles...

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State Calling Attention To Tobacco Quit Help Line

June 6, 2014

The Georgia Department of Public Health wants to get the word out about the dangers of smoking, especially for pregnant women, and provide help for those looking to quit smoking. Health officials said that more than 670,000 women in Georgia use tobacco products and about 12 percent of those are pregnant women. Georgia Department...

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“Milestone Week” for New Toccoa Pool

June 5, 2014

Progress is moving forward on the construction of the new Doyle Street Swimming Pool in downtown Toccoa. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse spoke with AM 630 WNEG on the status of the project Wednesday. He said there are a lot of workers on site working on both the pool and the new bath house...

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Boil Water Advisory To Affect Part of Toccoa Next Week

June 5, 2014

Toccoa officials are letting some area residents know about a boil water advisory that will be in effect for part of the city next week. The city of Toccoa Utilities Department says that a boil water advisory will take effect at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 12 for the area located between the intersections...

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Toccoa Water Quality Report Available

June 5, 2014

Toccoa is releasing its annual water quality report for calendar year 2013. The Utilities Department says the report contains information about the source and quality of the drinking water produced by the city of Toccoa. Paper copies of the report are available at Toccoa City Hall in either the Customer Service Lobby or in...

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