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13 Killed on Ga. Highways Over New Year’s Travel Holiday

January 5, 2015

The Georgia Department of Public Safety says 13 people were killed on Georgia highways over the New Year’s holiday travel weekend. The 102-hour New Year’s travel period began at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, New Year’s Eve, and ran through midnight, Sunday, January 4. Out of those 13 fatalities, the Georgia State Patrol investigated 10...

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Scam Report in Stephens Co.

January 5, 2015

Another scam appears to be making the rounds in Stephens County and northeast Georgia. Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said he received word of an attempted scam recently. Quick said the scam involves someone calling and pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service. “Somebody is calling and saying they are from...

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SCHS Hoops Split With Hart

January 5, 2015

The Stephens County Lady Indians beat Hart County for the third time this year. Saturday night at home, Stephens County outscored the Lady Bulldogs 20-13 in the fourth quarter to pull away and win 52-44. The Lady Indians previously beat Hart in a non-region game on the road last month and also in the...

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SCHS Splits Close Games At Rabun Co.

January 5, 2015

The Stephens County Lady Indians hang on late and win a back-and-forth thriller in Tiger. Friday night, the Lady Indians beat Rabun County 39-37 in non-region play. Rabun County’s Savanna Scott, who led all scorers with 21 points, missed a shot at the buzzer that would have sent the game into overtime. Kentasia Trimier...

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Corps Offers Cold Water Safety Tips

January 5, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Most of us think of boating and being out on the water as a summer time activity, but there are those die-hard anglers and others who still get out on the lake during the cold winter months. With that in mind, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warns...

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Scarborough Looks Back at 2014

January 2, 2015

Stephens County Commission Chairman Dean Scarborough looks back at 2014. WNEG spoke with Scarborough this week about the last 12 months. He said he feels the county had a lot of positive things take place last year. “It seems like everything is turning around,” said Scarborough. “We may have bottomed out and are now...

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2014 Drier Than 2013 In Downtown Toccoa

January 2, 2015

A look at the final rainfall numbers for downtown Toccoa in 2014 shows that while it lagged way behind 2013, it was not far off when compared to the years before that. Downtown Toccoa received 47.96 inches of rain during the last 12 months. That is more than 35 inches less than 2013, when...

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New GSP Post Opens in NE Ga.

January 2, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia As the new year begins, a new Georgia State Patrol post opens in northeast Georgia. The long awaited Post 52 in the Gateway II Industrial Park in Hart County opened Thursday. The Georgia State Patrol had been searching for a couple of years for a suitable location for...

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SCHS Basketball On Road To Start 2015 Tonight

January 2, 2015

The Stephens County High School basketball teams get 2015 started on the road tonight. The Indians and Lady Indians will make the trip to Tiger to take on Rabun County in a non-region game. Both Stephens County teams participated in the McDonald’s Shootout in Hartwell this past week. The Lady Indians went 1-2 during...

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BBB Offers Tips for Getting Rid of Holiday Boxes Safely

January 2, 2015

With the holidays coming to a close and all of the gifts unwrapped, the boxes remain and in some cases, those boxes are sitting out by the curb. The Better Business Bureau said those boxes out by the curb can act as an advertisement for those who might be looking to a rob a...

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