NE Ga. Rep. to Head State Transportation Board

A northeast Georgia woman will lead the State Transportation Board for the upcoming year. Last Thursday, the State Transportation Board elected its executive leadership team. Emily Dunn of Blue Ridge was named chairman. Dunn represents Georgia’s 9th Congressional District on the State Transportation Board. She is currently board vice chairman, chair of the Communications Committee, and serves on six other […]

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Fox Tests Positive for Rabies

Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said that a fox that was killed last week in Stephens County did test positive for rabies. Roberts said that the fox was found on West Currahee Street near the old Toccoa Casket Company property. According to Roberts, a woman was attacked by the fox and bit before people nearby killed the fox. […]

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Details Provided On Fox Incident

A woman is recovering after being bitten by a fox earlier this week. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts says that it happened on West Currahee Street near the old Toccoa Casket Company property. Roberts says the woman was attacked by the fox and bit before people nearby killed the fox. He says the fox was sent off for […]

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Quota Hunt Application Deadline Nearing, Says DNR

People looking to participate in a deer quota hunt this fall need to take the time soon to fill out an online quota application. That’s according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. The DNR says those applications must be received before midnight September 1. Deer quota opportunities include hunts on wildlife management areas and state park […]

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USDA Visits Madison Co. Sprayer Operation

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia U.S. Department of Agriculture officials say they are impressed with a disinfecting sprayer system for vehicles entering and leaving poultry farms that was developed by a Lavonia businessman. Officials with the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Atlanta office were in Madison County recently to view the system first-hand and to see how […]

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