Franklin Co. Gets Money for Sewer Expansion

April 29, 2014
Franklin Co. Gets Money for Sewer Expansion

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Local leaders in Franklin County say they hope the planned installation of a new sewer line along the I-85 corridor will be an answer to the county’s economic prayers. Recently, Franklin County and the City of Carnesville received a USDA loan and grant package in the amount of...

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Power House For Kids Plants Pinwheel Garden

April 29, 2014
Power House For Kids Plants Pinwheel Garden

Power House for Kids is calling attention to the problem of child abuse this month. Earlier this month, the organization planted a pinwheel garden in front of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. The organization said 264 pinwheels were planted to represent the 264 cases of child abuse in Stephens, Habersham, and...

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Hartwell Cleanup Receives Award

April 29, 2014

Clean-up efforts at Lake Hartwell receive recognition. Recently, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Project was named by Rivers Alive as the 2013 Government Partner of the Year. The award recognizes the project’s efforts during the annual Hartwell Lake clean-up campaign. Rivers Alive is an outreach program led by the Georgia Department...

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City of Toccoa To Purchase Vehicles

April 29, 2014

The Toccoa City Commission met Monday night at Toccoa City Hall. One of the actions by the commission was the adoption of a resolution to use money from the fund balance to purchase utility vehicles. According to Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse the city needs to replace two meter reading trucks in the water...

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Amedisys Agrees to Settlement

April 29, 2014

Amedisys Inc. and its affiliates (Amedisys) have agreed to pay $150 million to the federal government to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting false home healthcare billings to the Medicare program.That’s according to a press release issued by the Department of Justice. Amedisys is a Louisiana-based for-profit company and...

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Early Voting Starts Today for Primary

April 28, 2014

Early voting gets underway this morning for the general primary election in Stephens County. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said those wishing to vote early can do so downstairs in the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa. “We are here from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday,” said Kelley. “All you...

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