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GSP Releases Information on Wednesday Accident

July 24, 2015

The Georgia State Patrol has released more information on a wreck Wednesday in Stephens County. It occurred at about 4:50 p.m. on Georgia Highway 106, around Race Track Road. According to the GSP, a 2002 Nissan Maxima was traveling north on Highway 106 negotiating a curve. Troopers said it was then when the Maxima...

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June Unemployment Numbers Released for Stephens Co.

July 24, 2015

The latest unemployment figures for Stephens County show a fairly steady unemployment rate, but a drop in the number of employed and the total labor force in June. According to state Labor Department numbers released this week, Stephens County had a preliminary unemployment rate of 6.6 percent in the month of June. That is...

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Gasaway Named to House Study Committee

July 24, 2015

28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway will serve on a special House Study Committee. Thursday, Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston announced that he had appointed Gasaway to serve on the House Study Committee on School Counseling and Role of School Counselors. This study committee was established by House Resolution 765 and will...

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Lavonia Names Cawthon As Sole City Manager Finalist

July 24, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The city of Lavonia could have a new incoming city manager as early as next month. According to current Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman, the Lavonia City Council is expected to officially hire Charles Cawthon at its regular city council meeting on August 3. Fesperman said nearly 20...

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Airport Authority Still Working on Policies and Standards

July 23, 2015

The Toccoa-Stephens County Airport Authority is going to try and negotiate with a tenant that has filed a complaint against the facility and the authority. At a meeting on Tuesday, the Airport Authority voted unanimously to authorize Airport Authority and Stephens County Commission Chair Dennis Bell and Toccoa Mayor and Airport Authority member Terry...

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Country Hearth Inn To Re-open

July 23, 2015

One of the Toccoa hotels that closed following inspections is re-opening to the public. The Country Hearth Inn, located just off of Broad Street in downtown Toccoa, will be having a grand opening and ribbon cutting next week. In May, new owners Amarin Capital closed the Country Hearth Inn following an inspection by city...

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Indictment Issued In Habersham Raid That Injured Toddler

July 23, 2015

A former Habersham County deputy sheriff is charged for her role in the flash bang grenade incident that injured a toddler last year. U.S. Attorneys say 29-year-old Nikki Autry of Clarkesville, a former Habersham County deputy sheriff and special agent of the Mountain Judicial Circuit Criminal Investigation and Suppression, or NCIS, Team has been...

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Boyd Outz Center To Hold GED Classes

July 23, 2015

Residents of Lavonia and Franklin County now have the opportunity to earn their GED and prepare for college at a local facility. North Georgia Technical College has teamed up with the Boyd-Outz Center in Lavonia to offer FREE GED® classes and COMPASS preparation classes. The school says that students will have the opportunity to...

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Crews Respond to Brush Fire

July 23, 2015

Multiple fire departments are out with a reported brush fire this morning. The brush fire is being reported in the area of DeSoto Drive. That is near the Meadowbroook Industrial Park. Both the Eastanollee and Carnes Creek Fire Departments were called out to the brush fire. Reports also indicate that the brush fire is...

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Accident Wednesday on 106 in Stephens Co.

July 23, 2015

Reports indicate that one person was airlifted after an accident in Stephens County late Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred just before 5 p.m. on Georgia Highway 106, near Racetrack Road.

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