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Truck Driver Charged in Tuesday’s I-85 Rollover

October 1, 2014
Truck Driver Charged in Tuesday’s I-85 Rollover

The driver of the 18-wheeler that overturned Tuesday on I-85 in Franklin County faces charges in Georgia. It happened about 10a Tuesday morning near mile marker 174 in the SB lane of I-85 near the Franklin/Hart County line. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said the driver of the 18-wheeler, identified as Edward Terwilliger, Jr. of…

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Franklin County Employee Handbook Revisions Ready for Vote

October 1, 2014

Franklin County Commissioners are expected to pass the revised employee handbook when they meet for their regular meeting next Monday. County staff in conjunction with help from the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission have been working for months to update and revise the handbook. At their…

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Teen Charged in Death of Toccoa Business Owner

October 1, 2014

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa A 15-year-old is charged in connection to the death of his mother in Stephens County on Monday, Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said Tuesday. Authorities have charged the 15-year-old juvenile, whose name was not released by authorities, with malice…

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Space Still Available for Employers at Upcoming Job Fair

October 1, 2014

Space is still available for local businesses at this year’s eighth annual Career Expo and Job Fair on the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. The Career Expo is…

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Toccoa Tables Motel Extended Stay Ordinance

October 1, 2014

The City of Toccoa has tabled a proposed ordinance that would put tough regulations on hotels and motels in the city that offer extended stay rates. At their meeting last…

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Overturned Tractor Trailer Backs Up Traffic on I-85

September 30, 2014
Overturned Tractor Trailer Backs Up Traffic on I-85

Traffic on I-85 SB is at a stand still after an 18-wheeler jack-knifed. It happened about 10 this morning at mile marker 174 in the SB lane near the Franklin/Hart…

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  • October 1, 2014 9:30 amCommunity Bible Study
  • October 1, 2014 5:00 pmLighthouse Feeding Program
  • October 4, 2014 9:00 amCurio & Relic / Antique shoot
  • October 7, 2014 7:00 pmMoose Lodge Auction
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