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Franklin County Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Dealing, Flees Before Sentence Imposed

April 1, 2015
Franklin County Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Dealing, Flees Before Sentence Imposed

A Franklin County man is finally behind bars after trying to skip out on a 20-year prison sentence for selling drugs. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, 63-year old Toy Lee Fowler plead guilty in Franklin County Superior Court on March 23rd to two counts of felony possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.…

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Stephens Co Sheriff Calls for Traffic Light at Accident Site

April 1, 2015

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley is renewing the call for a traffic light at the intersection where a serious accident took place over the weekend involving a church van that injured 10 people. It happened Sunday afternoon when a van from Martin Baptist Church carrying children home was hit…

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Lavonia to Make Repairs to Scout Hut in City Park

April 1, 2015

What to do about a deteriorating Scout Hut in Lavonia City Park was one of the topics of discussion when the Lavonia City Council and Mayor Ralph Owens met last tonight for a work session at City Hall. In February, City council member Harold Harbin brought up the problem with the scout hut at a…

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GDOT Crews to Install New Water Line Today in Martin

April 1, 2015

Just a reminder for some residents in the Martin area. Georgia DOT crews will be working to install the new water line for the Martin area at the intersection of Yowell Mill Road and State Route 17 today. The City will turn off water at the intersection at 9 a.m. and expects the new water…

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GDOT Begins Road Repairs From Winter Storms

April 1, 2015

Winter may be over, but the clean up from the winter storms is not. This week, crews with the Georgia Dept of Transportation began working in some Northeast Georgia counties to remove tree debris from roadsides left from the winter ice and snow. But they are also beginning the tedious task of replacing thousands of…

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DNR to Hold Public Hearings on Changes to Hunting Regulations

April 1, 2015
DNR to Hold Public Hearings on Changes to Hunting Regulations

Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing. A public hearing is scheduled for the Northeast Georgia area for April 14th in Dawsonville at Cornerstone Christian Church. The meeting begins at 7p. Some of…

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Georgia Lawmakers Pass HB170 – State Transportation Funding Act

April 1, 2015

Associated Press Georgia lawmakers approved a transportation funding plan late Tuesday night that they said will raise $900 million through changes to the state’s gas tax and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits. The compromise between House and Senate versions of the plan, which now heads to Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk, hinged on…

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Legislative Report: Session Nears End

April 1, 2015
Legislative Report: Session Nears End

By Rep. Alan Powell   This is the final week of the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly. With legislative day 40 scheduled for Thursday, April 2, the House of Representatives and the Senate are working to resolve several major issues, including transportation funding, the fiscal year 2016 state budget, insurance coverage for young…

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04/01/15 – “Beacon” Beautiful Tuxedo Cat at Hart County Humane Soc

April 1, 2015
04/01/15 – “Beacon” Beautiful Tuxedo Cat at Hart County Humane Soc

It’s been said the Hart County Humane Society likes cats and that’s the truth. Sure kittens are cute but we are weak for the senior and emotionally or physically crippled. We understand these pets will financially exhaust an organization but when the call comes what’s a rescuer to do? Beacon is a three year old, male black and white tuxedo…

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New Water Line to be Installed in Martin Wednesday

March 31, 2015

Georgia DOT crews will be working Wednesday to install the new water line for the Martin area at the intersection of Yowell Mill Road and State Route 17. The City will turn off water at the intersection at 9 a.m. Wednesday and expects the new water line to be operational by 5 p.m. the same…

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  • April 1, 2015 9:30 amCommunity Bible Study
  • April 1, 2015 2:00 pmFree Food Giveaway
  • April 2, 2015 7:30 amHart County Chamber Member’s Breakfast
  • April 7, 2015 10:30 amStory Time for Children
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