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Collins Schedules Veterans Benefits Fair

March 9, 2015

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will hold his Ninth District Veterans Benefits Fair this week. The fair will take place on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 10:00 am for United States military veterans in Northeast Georgia. It will be held at the Fannin County Senior Center in Blue Ridge. During the fair, Rep....

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SCHS Grad Working on Ph. D.

March 9, 2015
SCHS Grad Working on Ph. D.

A Stephens County High School graduate is working towards a doctorate with the hopes that she will be able to help the living overcome their own skeletal challenges. 24-year-old Melanie Boeyer is working on her Ph.D. in Biomedical Science and has recently been accepted to Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She is focusing...

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Lead and Other Toxins Close DA’s Office in Hartwell

March 9, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Hartwell office of the Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney is closed due to dangers from lead paint. According to Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White, old, chipped paint falling form the ceiling, along with other structural problems make the building unsafe for his employees. White said...

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Spring Ahead One Hour This Weekend

March 6, 2015

Daylight saving time starts this weekend and that means it is time to move clocks ahead one hour Saturday night. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, said, however, that changing clocks is not the only thing a person should do before going to bed Saturday night. “You are going to lose an...

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Stephens BOE Looks at Possibility of Energy Savings Proposal

March 6, 2015

The Stephens County school system is accepting bids from companies who may be interested in trying to find a way to upgrade some of the school system’s infrastructure without costing the school system additional funding. The Stephens County Board of Education heard a proposal last month from an energy savings company. Stephens County School...

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Eddy West Ceases Operations

March 6, 2015

A local furniture manufacturer has ceased to exist. Eddy West, which was located in a 90,000 square foot building in the Meadowbrook Industrial Park in Stephens County, ceased to exist as of last month, according to a statement on the company’s website. The company produced a line of furniture and just completed its 20th...

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BBB Gives Consumers The Power of Review

March 6, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Consumers now have the power of the review when they visit the Better Business Bureau Web site. Fred Elsberry, president and CEO for the BBB Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & Northeast Georgia said his office is launching a new section where customers to voice their opinions about a...

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NGTC Students Win Awards At District PBL Competition

March 6, 2015

A number of North Georgia Technical College students will move on to a state competition after district level events took place last month. The Georgia Phi Beta Lambda North District Conference held a competition in Waco, Georgia, on the Murphy Campus of West Georgia Technical College on February 19. Phi Beta Lambda is the...

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Weather Announcement

March 6, 2015

HABERSHAM COUNTY SCHOOLS — 2 hour delay for students and staff

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Stephens Co. School System Considering Staggered Start Times

March 5, 2015

Stephens County school system staff are looking at the possibility of staggering school start times in order to reduce the number of bus drivers required in the system and save money. Last month, the Stephens County Board of Education voted 5-2 to have staff put together a proposal for staggering school start times for...

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