Collins Introduces MOTOR Act

July 29, 2013

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins is proposing a bill that would change the fees marinas on Army Corps of Engineers lakes, like Hartwell and Lanier, are forced to pay. Last week, Collins announced the introduction of the Marina Operator Tax Obligation Relief Act of 2013, or the MOTOR Act. Collins said the proposal...

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Stephens Co. Unemployment Up in June

July 29, 2013

The preliminary June unemployment numbers show a rise in the unemployment rate for StephensCounty. According to the figures released last week by the Georgia Department of Labor, StephensCounty had a preliminary unemployment rate of 8.8 percent in June. That marks a seven-tenth of a percentage point jump from the revised May rate of 8.1...

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Business Expansion Coming to NE Ga.

July 29, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Michigan company is moving its operations to northeast Georgia. Recently, Field Service Engineering, or FSE, announced that it is moving its corporate headquarters from Oakland County, Michigan to HartCounty in the GatewayIndustrial   Park near Interstate 85. Field Service Engineering also plans to invest $5 million in...

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Little League Update

July 29, 2013

The run comes to an end for the Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old Little League Softball All-Stars. Toccoa lost 3-0 to Virginia state champion, McLean, Virginia on Sunday in the semi-finals of the Southeast Regional Tournament in Warner   Robins, Georgia. The Toccoa All-Stars made the semi-finals after defeating the Florida state champion, Keystone Little...

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Police Blotter

July 29, 2013

Authorities in Stephens County say a HabershamCounty woman was recently arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine. According to a report on file with the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to a Gumlog Road location on July 19 in reference to a suspicious person. Following an investigation, the Sheriff’s Office said 24-year-old...

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Ga. Chamber President Visits Stephens County

July 26, 2013

The President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce speaks to local leaders at a lunch meeting in StephensCounty. Chris Clark met with local business and political leaders from Stephens and surrounding counties at the Currahee Club Thursday as part of the Georgia Chamber’s “Regional Power Lunch” series that has taken place across...

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