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Authorities Search for Suspect in Lavonia Jewelry Store Theft

April 20, 2015

Lavonia Police looking for suspect who robbed Lakemont Jewelry about noon Monday. According to Lavonia Assistant Police Chief Matt London, a male suspect came into the store and asked to look at rings.   “The male suspect looked at two rings and as the store clerk was bending down to pull out another ring, the…

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

April 20, 2015

This coverage is being made possible by Skelton-Morris Associates, with offices in Hartwell, Toccoa, and now Lavonia.  Insurance since 1912. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING GAC105-119-147-SCC001-007-202045- /O.NEW.KGSP.SV.W.0024.150420T2002Z-150420T2045Z/ BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC 402 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER…

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April 20, 2015

Severe Thunderstorm Warning – This update is being made possible by Skelton-Morris Associates, with offices in Hartwell, Toccoa, and now Lavonia.  Insurance since 1912. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING GAC257-SCC007-045-073-077-202015- /O.NEW.KGSP.SV.W.0022.150420T1926Z-150420T2015Z/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANSBURG SC ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC 326 PM EDT MON APR 20…

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

April 20, 2015

This coverage is being made possible by Skelton-Morris Associates, with offices in Hartwell, Toccoa, and now Lavonia.  Insurance since 1912.   THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… FRANKLIN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA… STEPHENS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA… THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF TOCCOA… OCONEE COUNTY IN SOUTH…

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Deputy Cruz Thomas Honored With Name on Rolling Memorial

April 20, 2015
Deputy Cruz Thomas Honored With Name on Rolling Memorial

A group known as the Blue Knights pays tribute to the memory of Franklin and Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy Cruz Thomas. Thomas was killed last May on I-85 while in pursuit of a speeding vehicle.  During the chase, Thomas’ cruiser was cut-off by a truck that changed lanes causing him to lose control and crash…

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Sinkhole Closes Kelly Road in Hart County

April 20, 2015

Hart County Administrator Jon Caime has ordered Kelly Road closed due to a sinkhole. Caime said heavy rains have knocked a culvert pipe under the road at the creek crossing loose causing that section of Kelly Road to sink. He was out (early Friday) with road crews this morning to inspect the damage. Caime said…

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North Georgia Tech to Expand Blairsville Campus

April 20, 2015

North Georgia Tech is expanding its Blairsville Campus. The school announced it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony next Wednesday April 29 for the construction of a new Health Science building. College spokesperson Kelly Jones tells WLHR News there have been no additions or renovations on the Blairsville campus since the original building opened in 1999.…

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State Lawmakers Review 2015 Legislative Session

April 20, 2015

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa Local leaders receive an update on the recently completed state legislative session in Atlanta. 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson and 28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway appeared before local leaders at a Post-Legislative Coffee event Wednesday at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room at the historic train depot in…

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Elbert County Still Waiting for Bobby Brown Park Takeover

April 20, 2015

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton Elbert County is still eagerly awaiting the green light to officially take over Bobby Brown Park. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas said the county initially hoped to have the park under its control in March, but then that was pushed back until April, and now its been pushed back…

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BREAKING NEWS: Hart County Closes Kelly Road Due to Sinkhole

April 17, 2015

Hart County closing Kelly Road due to sinkhole per County Administrator Jon Caime. “This morning we received notice of a problem with the road sinking so I personally investigated this situation,” Caime said in an email this morning. “There is a sinkhole and the pipes must be replaced. I am closing the road due to…

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  • April 18, 2015Hartwell Lake Clean Up Green Up
  • April 21, 2015 10:30 amStory Time for Children
  • April 22, 2015 9:30 amCommunity Bible Study
  • April 22, 2015 11:00 amHart County Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament
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