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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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Ga. DOT Announces Maintenance Work For Week in Stephens, Surrounding Counties

August 18, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation said a crew is scheduled to continue sealing cracks in the driving surface of State Route 184 in Stephens County this week, weather permitting. According to the DOT, a lane and the shoulder will be closed as that work occurs this week. Also in Stephens County, the DOT said...

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Main SR 365 Intersection Getting New Traffic Signal

August 15, 2014

A major Habersham County intersection is getting a new type of traffic signal. The Georgia Department of Transportation says a new flashing yellow arrow turn signal will become operational by 2 p.m. on Wednesday if weather permits at the intersection of State Route 365 and State Route 384/Duncan Bridge Road in Baldwin. DOT Spokesperson...

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Franklin Co. HS Settling Into New Core Building

August 15, 2014
Franklin Co. HS Settling Into New Core Building

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Students at Franklin County High School are getting into the swing of a new year in a new, state-of-the-art core building. School started earlier this week in Franklin County and last Sunday, before school started, Franklin County High School held an open house for students, parents, and the...

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City of Toccoa Continuing Preparations for Dredging Davidson Creek Reservoir

August 15, 2014

Toccoa will start working with a consulting engineer to draw up documents to bid out the dredging of the city’s Davidson Creek Reservoir. On Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to permit City Manager Billy Morse to work with Carter and Sloope Consulting Engineering to draw up the necessary paperwork to bid...

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