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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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Sentencing Today for Martin Man Convicted of Threatening Franklin Co. Deputies

June 5, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Sentencing is set for this morning in the case of a Martin man who threatened to shoot Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Last month, it took a Franklin County jury just 30 minutes find Donald Jaynes guilty on multiple counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, along...

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Franklin Co. Web Site Down, To Be Redesigned

June 5, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia For many citizens, a county’s website is an easy way to find out information about the county government. However, that is not an option for citizens in Franklin County right now. Franklin County is the only county government in Northeast Georgia with no current, working Web site. Currently...

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NGTC Recognizes Local Industry

June 5, 2014

A local industry receives recognition. North Georgia Technical College announced earlier this week that Trachte Southeast, LLC was recognized as a Manufacturer of the Year nominee in conjunction with the Governor’s Awards Luncheon on April 17. North Georgia Tech President Dr. Gail Thaxton and Vice President for Economic Development Dr. Mark Ivester both presented...

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SCSO Arrests Man for Attempted Extortion

June 4, 2014

A Clayton man faces charges in Stephens County after an investigation by the Sheriff’s Office. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office arrested 52-year-old Robert Pietrowicz recently and charged him with three counts of criminal attempt to commit theft by extortion. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it started with a phone call from an industry...

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