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Lavonia Train Depot Renovations Continuing

November 26, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Officials said that renovation work on the historic Lavonia Train Depot is costing more than first planned. Crews have been working for the past several months to take the building back to how it looked when it first opened in 1912. Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman said much...

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Police Offer Shopping Safety Reminders

November 23, 2012

The holiday shopping season is underway. Today is Black Friday, which means lots of people headed to the stores looking for deals. Meanwhile, tomorrow is Small Business Saturday. With stores expected to be full, authorities are reminding shoppers to keep safety in mind. Toccoa Police Department Interim Chief Tim Jarrell said there are a...

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BBB Offers Holiday Budgeting Advice

November 23, 2012

As the holiday shopping season gets underway, experts are also reminding people to watch out for unintended holiday debt. According to the National Retail Federation, American shoppers will spend just under $750 on average on holiday purchases this year. With that in mind, the Better Business Bureau is offering a number of tips to...

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Toccoa Christmas Activities Set for Next Weekend

November 23, 2012

Preparations are underway for Christmas activities in Toccoa. A number of events are scheduled for next weekend. They start next Friday, November 30, with ChristmasFest in downtown Toccoa between 5 and 8 p.m. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that this year, a Christmas Walk will take place involving three historic downtown...

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Holiday Travel Update

November 23, 2012

The latest figures show that Georgia has had four traffic fatalities during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. To this point, the Georgia State Patrol said it has investigated 184 crashes with 75 injuries since the Thanksgiving holiday travel period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period runs through midnight Sunday, for...

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NGTC Announces GOAL Semi-finalists

November 23, 2012

North Georgia Technical College is beginning the process of finding this year’s local Georgia Award for Occupational Leadership, or GOAL, competition winner. The GOAL Program is designed to spotlight outstanding achievement by students in the Georgia Technical College System and to emphasize the importance of technical education in today’s global workplace. Local GOAL winners...

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Franklin Co. Seeking Armed Robbery Suspect

November 23, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help regarding a recent armed robbery. The robbery occurred back on November 11, 2012 around 3:30 a.m. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, a lone white male entered the PETRO truck stop-convenience store located at Exit 160...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Reporting Good October

November 22, 2012

Stephens County Hospital says its finances are off to a fairly good start in the new fiscal year. The Hospital provided its monthly financial report for October at Monday’s regularly scheduled Hospital Authority meeting. Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that the hospital ended the month of October in the black. “The patient...

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Franklin Co. To Consider Selling Methane

November 22, 2012

Franklin County is considering selling methane from its closed landfill. At a Franklin County Commission meeting earlier this month, Franklin County Manager Billy Morse went over the contract with Jacobs Compliance Services to continue to provide service in the closing of the landfill for 2013. During the discussion, Franklin County Commissioner Jeff Jacques brought...

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Ga. DOT To Work On Assisting Small Business

November 22, 2012

Beginning next year, the Georgia Department of Transportation says it will make an effort to greatly enhance its efforts to encourage and assist small businesses in doing business with the Department and its consultants and contractors. In conjunction with a new federal initiative designed to foster increased nationwide small business participation in government contracting,...

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