Municipal Qualifying Begins Today

August 26, 2013
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Candidate qualifying for municipal elections begins today. That includes the city of Toccoa, where two seats will be on the November ballot. Toccoa City Clerk Fredda Wheeler said qualifying begins at 8:30 a.m. today. Wheeler said those interested in running for a city commission seat should come to her office in order to put...

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Toccoa City Commission Meeting Today

August 26, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioners will gather today for a regularly scheduled business meeting. The meeting is set to start at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. Today’s meeting agenda includes only two items. One is the monthly financial report. The other item involves an agreement the city entered into in 2010 with a development project called...

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Vendors Wanted For Harvest Festival

August 26, 2013
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The 37th annual Toccoa Harvest Festival will be held November 2nd and 3rd in downtown Toccoa. Though the event is more than two months away Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby says it is time for vendors to sign up now. “Usually we send out applications to everyone, but this year we sent...

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Corps Announcing Clean-Up Campaign

August 26, 2013
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office, in partnership with the Lake Hartwell Association, is announcing the Annual Hartwell Lake Clean-Up Campaign going on now through September 28, National Public Lands Day. The Corps is asking for volunteers from scout groups, civic clubs, and businesses needed to pick up litter and other...

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Owens Given Life Without Parole

August 26, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Marian Owens, the woman convicted of stabbing and beating an elderly Lavonia man to death in his home two years ago, will spend the rest of her life in prison with no hope of parole. The 40-year old Owens was sentenced by Franklin County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey...

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Hart Co. Issues Warning About Scam Targeting Elderly

August 26, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County authorities are warning of another round of prize scams aimed at the elderly. On Tuesday, a retired couple came to the Hart County Sheriff’s Office to report they received a check for $10,000 in the mail along with a letter saying they had won the money...

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