Georgians Ripped Off by Western Sky Eligible for Refunds

If you were one of the thousands of Georgians ripped off by Western Sky Financial, you may be in line for some money. This week, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced his office is notifying consumers that settlement administrator, Dahl Administration, LLC, recently mailed out 10,806 Notice and Claim Form packets to Georgia consumers who are eligible for refunds as […]

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Martin Creek Access Temporarily Closed

CHARLES ROBERTSON, WLHR Martin Creek Access Area to close next Monday. The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Project Office will temporarily close the Martin Creek Access Area in Oconee County, South Carolina, beginning on April 10, to make major repairs to the boat launching ramp. The area is expected to be closed for approximately two weeks and […]

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Georgia Power’s Tips for Windy Weather

As windy weather continues today, Georgia Power is prepared and responding to power outages as quickly and safely as possible.   As the weather clears, the company reminds customers to keep safety first. Georgia Power has these reminders for any clean up or for possible future power outages:  Never pull tree limbs off of power lines or enter areas with […]

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Ward Found Guilty on DUI Charge

Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White is sounding off about a recent ruling by Superior Court Judge Chris Phelps. In a press release issued this week, White said the sentence handed down by Phelps to 40-year-old Derek Marquis Ward of Stockbridge was too light.  Ward was found guilty on Tuesday by a jury of DUI drugs and possession of […]

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Franklin Co. Might Start 2018 Year in Debt

Franklin County could start the 2018 Fiscal Year in the red. County manager Beth Thomas gave an outlook on the upcoming budget in this week’s meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners.  “Unfortunately there are quite a few increases that are going to be mandated or required of us,” said Thomas. “Taking those increases into consideration, I will start out with […]

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Historic Plaque to be Unveiled in Toccoa Today

Main Street Toccoa will be unveiling another historic plaque on a building downtown today. The dedication and unveiling at 80 East Doyle Street takes place this afternoon at 5 p.m. Main Street spokesman Christian Hamilton told WNEG that the building originally housed the Barron and Lawrence 5 and 10-cent store. The building was constructed in 1906, one year before the […]

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Stephens Co. Planning Commission Approves Requests

The Stephens County Planning Commission held its regular meeting Tuesday night in the courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse. Among the items the Planning Commission approved was the rezoning request from Timmy Thompson on Ridgeland Road in Eastanollee to rezone a little over three acres from Agricultural Intensive to Agricultural Residential, the request to construct new poultry houses on […]

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No Changes for Franklin Co. Rec Commission

CHARLES ROBERTSON, WLHR There will be no changes to the Franklin County Recreation Board at this time. A change to the county ordinance governing the current rec board for Franklin County was proposed in last week’s work session and addressed by Commissioners this week. The change would have abolished the current Recreation Commission said County Manager Beth Thomas. “What the […]

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Lavonia to Host Easter Event

Lavonia will be celebrating Easter with an event a week from Saturday. Marie Morse of the Lavonia DDA said the event is a joint effort. “We are sponsoring with First Foundation and we are going to have Easter activities at the Lavonia Gazebo from 10-Noon on Saturday, April 15,” said Morse. Morse said there will be many activities for children […]

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