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Clarkesville Campus of North GA Tech Evacuated After Bomb Scare

August 29, 2014

All is safe on the Clarkesville campus of North Georgia Technical College after the campus was put on lockdown for a time Thursday. According to North Georgia Tech spokesperson Sandra Maughon, at around 11a Thursday, the school administration was made aware of a threat written on a wall in the Hoyt Coe building. Maughon said…

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Joint Development Authority Asks for Annual Funding

August 29, 2014

The Joint Development Authority is asking its member counties to help fund the group on an annual basis. Franklin County Industrial Building Authority Director Lyn Brumby Allen came before the Franklin county Board of Commissioners this week to ask the county add the donation to…

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AAA to Offer “Tow to Go” Program Over Holiday Weekend

August 29, 2014

AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013. The Labor Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday,…

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Toccoa Commission OK’s Park St. Bridge Removal Agreement

August 29, 2014

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa The city of Toccoa signs off on a formal agreement to allow Norfolk Southern Railway to remove the Park Street Bridge. City commissioners unanimously…

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State and Local Law Enforcement Cracking Down on DUI Over Labor Day

August 28, 2014

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and one of the heaviest traveled holiday periods of the year. State troopers, along with local law enforcement, will be out actively…

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U.S. Rep. Collins Holds Town Hall Mtg in Lavonia Tonight

August 28, 2014
U.S. Rep. Collins Holds Town Hall Mtg in Lavonia Tonight

U.S. Representative Doug Collins will be making a stop in Lavonia later this afternoon. Collins is holding a series of town hall meetings across the 9th district during his August…

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  • August 1, 201434th annual Hartwell Lake Cleanup Campaign
  • September 2, 2014 7:00 pmMoose Lodge Auction
  • September 3, 2014 9:30 amCommunity Bible Study
  • September 3, 2014 5:00 pmLighthouse Feeding Program
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