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Toccoa Display Featured at GMA Convention

July 6, 2015

Toccoa is one of twelve Georgia cities to have local art initiatives recognized by the Georgia Municipal Association. The Schaefer Center facade renovation was recognized during the GMA’s 2015 convention in Savannah last month. Each of the 12 cities involved had their art initiative displayed on a 4 by 8 sign in the Savannah...

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Lavonia Native One of First 10 St. Mary’s Internal Medicine Residents

July 6, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia St. Mary’s Health Care System, officially welcomes its first class of Internal Medicine residents and one of them is a native of Lavonia. The 10 residents, who began orientation on June 24, officially began work Tuesday at St. Mary’s in Athens. St. Mary’s spokesman Mark Ralston says the...

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Clarkesville Company Receives Award Nomination

July 6, 2015

A Clarkesville company receives a nomination for the honor of Manufacturer of the Year. North Georgia Technical College says it nominated Initials, Inc., for the honor of 2015 Manufacturer of the Year in the small business category. In recognition of its high degree of corporate responsibility, economic impact on Georgia, and overall workforce development,...

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Billy Dilworth Passes Away; Services Held Sunday

July 6, 2015

A northeast Georgia broadcasting personality has passed away. Billy Dilworth died Thursday at the age of 80. He hosted the Billy Dilworth Show for more than 20 years on WLET Radio and WNEG TV. Dilworth also worked as a newspaper journalist. Funeral services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Allen’s United Methodist Church...

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July 4th Government Schedules Announced

July 3, 2015

Local governments are announcing their schedules for the Fourth of July holiday. Both Stephens County government offices and Toccoa City Hall are closed today in honor of Independence Day, which is Saturday. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up today will be picked up on Monday,...

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Ida Cox Music Series Continues Saturday

July 3, 2015

The Ida Cox Music Series in downtown Toccoa is moving into its second month. The annual concert series kicked off last month for another summer. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that it has gone well over the first four weeks of the series. “We have been very pleased with the turnout...

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DOT Suspends Lane Closures for July 4th Holiday

July 3, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia This weekend is typically one of the busiest on Georgia roadways of the year. And as they always do over a holiday weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation will be suspending all construction-related closures, according to G-DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope. “The July 4th Weekend is on the biggest holiday...

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GSP, Law Enforcement Ready for Busy Travel Weekend

July 3, 2015

Law enforcement is also ready for a busy Fourth of July holiday travel weekend. The 78-hour holiday period began at 6 p.m. on Thursday and ends at midnight on Sunday, July 5. During this period, the Georgia State Patrol will be conducting concentrated patrols and road checks throughout the state. Georgia Department of Public...

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DNR Urges Boating Safety This Weekend

July 3, 2015

Since Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division says it is expecting waterways across the state to be busier than usual as boaters and swimmers take to the lakes and rivers for picnics, recreation and fireworks. The DNR says rangers across the state will...

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FIREWORKS POSTPONED

July 2, 2015

Tonight’s Stephens County fireworks display has been postponed, according to the Recreation Department. It will be re-scheduled at a later date.

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