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Lavonia Names Cawthon As Sole City Manager Finalist

July 24, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The city of Lavonia could have a new incoming city manager as early as next month. According to current Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman, the Lavonia City Council is expected to officially hire Charles Cawthon at its regular city council meeting on August 3. Fesperman said nearly 20...

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Airport Authority Still Working on Policies and Standards

July 23, 2015

The Toccoa-Stephens County Airport Authority is going to try and negotiate with a tenant that has filed a complaint against the facility and the authority. At a meeting on Tuesday, the Airport Authority voted unanimously to authorize Airport Authority and Stephens County Commission Chair Dennis Bell and Toccoa Mayor and Airport Authority member Terry...

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Country Hearth Inn To Re-open

July 23, 2015

One of the Toccoa hotels that closed following inspections is re-opening to the public. The Country Hearth Inn, located just off of Broad Street in downtown Toccoa, will be having a grand opening and ribbon cutting next week. In May, new owners Amarin Capital closed the Country Hearth Inn following an inspection by city...

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Indictment Issued In Habersham Raid That Injured Toddler

July 23, 2015

A former Habersham County deputy sheriff is charged for her role in the flash bang grenade incident that injured a toddler last year. U.S. Attorneys say 29-year-old Nikki Autry of Clarkesville, a former Habersham County deputy sheriff and special agent of the Mountain Judicial Circuit Criminal Investigation and Suppression, or NCIS, Team has been...

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Boyd Outz Center To Hold GED Classes

July 23, 2015

Residents of Lavonia and Franklin County now have the opportunity to earn their GED and prepare for college at a local facility. North Georgia Technical College has teamed up with the Boyd-Outz Center in Lavonia to offer FREE GED® classes and COMPASS preparation classes. The school says that students will have the opportunity to...

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Crews Respond to Brush Fire

July 23, 2015

Multiple fire departments are out with a reported brush fire this morning. The brush fire is being reported in the area of DeSoto Drive. That is near the Meadowbroook Industrial Park. Both the Eastanollee and Carnes Creek Fire Departments were called out to the brush fire. Reports also indicate that the brush fire is...

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Accident Wednesday on 106 in Stephens Co.

July 23, 2015

Reports indicate that one person was airlifted after an accident in Stephens County late Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred just before 5 p.m. on Georgia Highway 106, near Racetrack Road.

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Stephens BOE Approve EO Foundation Lease Agreement

July 22, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education approves a lease agreement for Evan Oglesby to continue using the old Toccoa High School gym for his programs. Tuesday, the Board voted to approve the lease for a term of 30 years at a cost of $1 per year. The financial and other terms of the lease...

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Stephens BOE Approves Spending Resolution

July 22, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education has another monthly spending resolution in place. Tuesday, the school board unanimously approved an August spending resolution. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that a monthly spending resolution allows the school system to operate and spend funds on a monthly basis until an official budget is approved...

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SCSO Still Seeking Burglary Suspect

July 22, 2015
SCSO Still Seeking Burglary Suspect

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance from the public in locating a wanted person. The Sheriff’s Office is still seeking 48-year-old Douglas Mark Dodd of Rock Road in Mt. Airy. Dodd currently has outstanding warrants for burglary in the first degree and burglary in the second degree. According to Stephens County...

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