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Martin Man Officially Hired As New Royston City Manager

August 20, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Royston officially hires its new City Manager. Monday, the Royston City Council officially hired Edward Andrews of Martin as its new city manager. Andrews was the sole finalist for the job out of a pool of some 19 candidates. The new manager said he is happy and looking...

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Ga. DOT To Hold Public Meetings On STIP

August 20, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is making available the Draft Fiscal Year 2015-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, or STIP, in Northeast Georgia for public review and comment. The STIP is a four-year program that specifies federally funded transportation projects for non-urban communities in rural Georgia for fiscal years 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. These...

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Police Blotter

August 20, 2014

A Big A Road business reported a burglary this week to police. According to a report on file with the Toccoa Police Department, the manager of the business told an officer that when she opened for business on Monday, about $90 was missing from the store. Meanwhile, a South Pond Street resident also reported...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Authority Approves FY 15 Budget

August 19, 2014

The Stephens County Hospital Authority approves a Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the hospital. Authority members unanimously approved that budget at their regular meeting on Monday. Stephens County Hospital’s Fiscal Year runs from October 1 through September 30. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the budget does include a 3.5 percent rate increase at the...

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Toccoa Woman Charged in Connection to Alleged Walhalla Arson

August 19, 2014
Toccoa Woman Charged in Connection to Alleged Walhalla Arson

A Toccoa woman faces a charge in Oconee County, South Carolina in connection to an alleged arson. The Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office said it has charged 31-year-old Amy Dawn Lakey of Braswell Street in Toccoa with Third Degree Arson. Lakey is one of two people charged in connection with the fire. The...

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Vogel Challenging Collins for House Seat

August 19, 2014

A Madison County resident is making a run this Fall against incumbent U.S. Representative Doug Collins for the Hall County Republican’s 9th District seat. Dr. David Vogel has worked in public school education, along with teaching medical students and conducting medical research, and is now running as the Democratic candidate for the 9th U.S....

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Collins Delivers Weekly GOP Address

August 19, 2014

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins delivers the weekly Republican address. Collins was tabbed to deliver the weekly party statement on Saturday. In his statement, Collins talked about a recent meeting with constituents in Blue Ridge and then criticized the U.S. Senate. In text of the address released by House Speaker John Boehner’s office,...

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Stephens Co. BOE Still Considering Solar Panel Proposal

August 18, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education is expected to make a decision at its meeting Tuesday about whether or not to place solar panels on property owned by the school system that is adjacent to Stephens County High School. Last month, the Stephens County Board of Education voted 6-1 to allow School Superintendent Bryan...

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Paving Work Is Expected to Start Today in Toccoa

August 18, 2014

Crews are expected to start a street re-surfacing project in the city of Toccoa today, weather permitting. The city of Toccoa said that weather permitting, crews will begin paving work on Fern Valley Drive today. Fern Valley Drive is the first of a number of streets that the city plans to have paved this...

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Royston City Council Voting Today on Martin Man as New City Manager

August 18, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Martin man is expected to find out today whether he will be officially named as the new City Manager in Royston. The Royston City Council will meet in a called session today to formally vote to hire their only finalist for the job of City Manager. Previously,...

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