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Local Communities Speak Out Against Proposed Transportation Bill

February 27, 2015

Local governments are weighing in on the impact the passage of a controversial transportation bill could have on their budgets. State House Bill 170 or the Transportation Funding Act would take sales tax revenue from gasoline sales that normally goes to local governments and give it to the state for transportation and road improvements. If…

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Georgia Farmer Speaks to U.S. Agriculture Committee

February 27, 2015

Georgia farmers are being called to testify before the U.S. Senate Agriculture committee now that Sen. David Perdue is a member of that committee. At Tuesday’s first Agriculture Committee hearing, Perdue introduced a Georgia farmer as one of the hearing witnesses. Ronnie Lee is from…

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State House Passes FY16 Budget

February 27, 2015

The Georgia House has passed a state spending plan that narrows previous years’ cuts to public education spending and hires more child protection workers. Thursday’s 171-2 vote sends the $44.6 billion state and federal budget to the Senate. The Associated Press reports House members backed…

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Closings, Cancellations, Delays for Friday, February 27, 2015

February 26, 2015

These closings, cancellations, and delays notices are being made possible by Skelton-Morris Associates, with offices in Hartwell, Toccoa, and now Lavonia.  Insurance since 1912.   Schools: Hart County Schools WILL…

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Sleet, Freezing Rain, But No Snow for Franklin, Hart Counties

February 26, 2015

It was the winter storm – that wasn’t. At least in Franklin and Hart Counties. On Wednesday, we were telling you about a winter storm warning with expected snowfall of…

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St. Mary’s Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center

February 26, 2015
St. Mary’s Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center

St. Mary’s Health Care System, Inc., announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center in Lavonia, Ga., from Ty Cobb Healthcare…

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Calendar

  • February 16, 2015 10:00 amSt. Andrew’s Episcopal Church RFP
  • February 27, 2015Greater Vision in Concert
  • February 27, 2015 5:30 pmMemorial Benefit for Marcus Kelley
  • March 4, 2015 9:30 amCommunity Bible Study
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