Storm Moves Through Stephens Co.

July 1, 2015
Storm Moves Through Stephens Co.

A storm this afternoon in Stephens County causes some damage in areas. The storm moved through during the noon hour. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that extremely high winds led to many fallen trees in the eastern side of Stephens County. That includes the Shorewood area along Lake Hartwell and South Red Rock...

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Little League Update

July 1, 2015

The Toccoa 9-10 baseball All-Stars are still alive for a District 7 championship. Tuesday, Toccoa edged Hart 11-10 in Lavonia in an elimination bracket game to continue on in the double-elimination tournament. Next up for Toccoa is Habersham, who lost to Franklin by a score of 6-3. The winner of tonight’s Toccoa-Habersham elimination bracket...

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New Ga. Gas Tax Starts Today

July 1, 2015

July 1 means a host of new laws take effect. Among the most prominent is a change in the state of Georgia’s gasoline tax. Earlier this year, the Georgia General Assembly passed the Transportation Funding Act of 2015, which goes into effect today. The measure will convert the current sales tax on gasoline to...

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Hart Co. To Consider Fireworks Ordinance

July 1, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia With a new law going into effect today in Georgia that legalizes the sale of fireworks, one northeast Georgia county is going to look at regulations that take the new state law into effect. Hart County Commissioner Ricky Carter said that Hart County needs to begin looking at...

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Former Toccoa Finance Director Leaves Hall Co. Post

July 1, 2015

Former Toccoa Finance Director Vickie Neikirk has resigned from her position in Hall County. Accessnorthga.com is reporting that Neikirk stepped down as Hall County Finance Director earlier this week. No details regarding the decision were offered, according to the report. Neikirk served as the Finance Director for the city of Toccoa from May 2010...

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Red Cross Issues Call for Blood Donations

June 30, 2015

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for blood donations to make up for an expected shortfall due to the Fourth of July holiday. A Red Cross survey shows that more than 40 percent of Red Cross blood and platelet donors plan to travel around July 4th, meaning they may be unavailable to...

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