FCSO Remembers Deputy Cruz Thomas on Anniversary of Death

May 29, 2015

Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies pay tribute to a fallen comrade over the Memorial Day holiday by doing what they believe he would have done. Last Thursday was the one year anniversary of the death of Franklin/Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy Cruz Thomas, the son of Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas. Thomas said the day was...

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Royston Says ‘No’ To Closing Railroad Crossings

May 29, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Royston is saying, “no” to a demand by Hartwell Railroad officials to close four railroad crossings through the center of town. Hartwell Railroad wants to close the crossings at SR17/Lee St., Bowers St., Carlton St. and Tony Jones St. All four crossings run through the...

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Stephens Co. Convenience Sites To Remain Unchanged

May 28, 2015

Stephens County will not make any changes to its trash convenience sites. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers made that announcement Wednesday. Ayers said that the commission had considered holding a town hall meeting to gauge opinion on changing how the county operates its convenience sites. Possibilities had including closing some convenience sites or privatizing their...

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Stephens Gets “Blue Star”

May 28, 2015
Stephens Gets “Blue Star”

Stephens County gets a blue star. Wednesday, local officials and others gathered in front of the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa to unveil and dedicate a Blue Star Memorial Marker in Toccoa and Stephens County. The Blue Star Memorial Marker program honors veterans and current and future members of the Armed Forces by...

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Dorsey Thanks Community For Help With School System Move

May 28, 2015

School officials said a lot of progress has been made on the moving of classrooms throughout the Stephens County school system to ready for the re-structuring that will be in effect in the Fall. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that last Thursday and Friday following the end of school for students, the...

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Ga. DNR Considering License Fee Changes

May 28, 2015

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is considering adjustments and changes to its current license fee structure. According to the DNR, the agency continues to see an increase in requests for more hunting and fishing opportunities while continuing to provide quality recreational experiences. However, the DNR said that stagnant license revenues have limited the...

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