Franklin Co. BOC Spars Over Need for Training

September 17, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges is touting the accomplishments of the new board of commissioners so far this year. That is after a heated discussion with fellow Franklin County Commissioner Clint Harper over whether the county should pay for Bridges and one new commissioner to become state...

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Governor Set to Be in Area on Wednesday

September 17, 2013

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is expected to be among the dignitaries on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the Highway 17 widening project. The groundbreaking ceremony, marking the widening of State Highway 17 to four lanes from the Stephens-Franklin County line to Memorial Drive in Toccoa will take place Wednesday at 1:30 at...

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Collins Sends Letter To Fish and Wildlife Service

September 17, 2013

Ninth District U.S. Representative Doug Collins is asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for detailed information about the agency’s long-term plans for trout mitigation hatcheries across the Southeast. Collins sent a letter on the topic last week requesting the information, which would apply to the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in FanninCounty, among...

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Pre-Job Fair Event in Lavonia Tuesday

September 16, 2013

With a job fair coming up later this month in Stephens County, the Georgia Department of Labor is offering an opportunity tomorrow for area job seekers to do a little advance preparation. The event is called the Northeast Georgia Talent Attraction Kick-off and it is taking place Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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Toccoa-Stephens County Tomorrow Group Continues Work

September 16, 2013

A group looking at the future of the Toccoa-Stephens County community continues its work. Last Thursday, the “Toccoa-Stephens County Tomorrow” group held its second community input meeting at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center. “Toccoa-Stephens County Tomorrow” is a privately funded effort that is being done in conjunction with the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce...

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Indians Fall to Hart Co. 26-7

September 16, 2013

The Stephens County Indian football team drops its first game of the 2013 season. Hart County jumped on top early and used a big game from quarterback Dakota Mitchell to defeat the Indians 26-7 Friday at the Reservation. Stephens County Head Coach Travis Noland said Hart County played well and earned the win, but...

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