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Lead and Other Toxins Close DA’s Office in Hartwell

March 9, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Hartwell office of the Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney is closed due to dangers from lead paint. According to Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White, old, chipped paint falling form the ceiling, along with other structural problems make the building unsafe for his employees. White said...

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Rumsey Tames Lions’ Bats; Indians Shut Out Franklin, 3-0

March 6, 2015

The Stephens County Indians ride the right arm of Evan Rumsey to a non-region baseball victory over Franklin County. Rumsey threw a complete game two-hitter to lead the Indians over Franklin County 3-0 Friday night in Carnesville. The junior right-hander struck out 10 and retired the last 17 Franklin County hitters he faced, throwing...

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Spring Ahead One Hour This Weekend

March 6, 2015

Daylight saving time starts this weekend and that means it is time to move clocks ahead one hour Saturday night. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, said, however, that changing clocks is not the only thing a person should do before going to bed Saturday night. “You are going to lose an...

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Stephens BOE Looks at Possibility of Energy Savings Proposal

March 6, 2015

The Stephens County school system is accepting bids from companies who may be interested in trying to find a way to upgrade some of the school system’s infrastructure without costing the school system additional funding. The Stephens County Board of Education heard a proposal last month from an energy savings company. Stephens County School...

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Eddy West Ceases Operations

March 6, 2015

A local furniture manufacturer has ceased to exist. Eddy West, which was located in a 90,000 square foot building in the Meadowbrook Industrial Park in Stephens County, ceased to exist as of last month, according to a statement on the company’s website. The company produced a line of furniture and just completed its 20th...

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BBB Gives Consumers The Power of Review

March 6, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Consumers now have the power of the review when they visit the Better Business Bureau Web site. Fred Elsberry, president and CEO for the BBB Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & Northeast Georgia said his office is launching a new section where customers to voice their opinions about a...

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NGTC Students Win Awards At District PBL Competition

March 6, 2015

A number of North Georgia Technical College students will move on to a state competition after district level events took place last month. The Georgia Phi Beta Lambda North District Conference held a competition in Waco, Georgia, on the Murphy Campus of West Georgia Technical College on February 19. Phi Beta Lambda is the...

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Weather Announcement

March 6, 2015

HABERSHAM COUNTY SCHOOLS — 2 hour delay for students and staff

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Stephens Co. School System Considering Staggered Start Times

March 5, 2015

Stephens County school system staff are looking at the possibility of staggering school start times in order to reduce the number of bus drivers required in the system and save money. Last month, the Stephens County Board of Education voted 5-2 to have staff put together a proposal for staggering school start times for...

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Red Cross Issues Call for Blood Donations

March 5, 2015

In the aftermath of last month’s winter weather, the American Red Cross is asking for blood donations. The Red Cross said that recent winter weather forced the cancellation of 36 Red Cross blood drives in Georgia, resulting in a shortfall of about 1,372 blood and platelet donations since February 16. Red Cross officials said...

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