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DUI Enforcement Campaign Starts Monday

“Hands Across The Border” DUI enforcement campaign begins Monday. Law enforcement officers in Georgia and five neighboring states will have zero tolerance for impaired drivers during the 25th annual “Hands across the border” enforcement campaign that will be held leading up to the long holiday weekend. The campaign will be going on in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, […]

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High School Football Tonight

IN SPORTS…….. The Hart County Bulldogs will be taking the night off tonight. Coach Devane says the team has been working to correct problems discovered in last weeks 13/13 tie with Elbert County. He says the Coaches will be out scouting tonight. Coach Devane says Monday the team starts getting ready for next weeks opponent…Westside of Anderson South Carolina. Meanwhile…The […]

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SR 17 Opened

After three years of work, the Georgia Department of Transportation will be opening the entire new SR17 from Memorial Drive in Toccoa to the Franklin County line.  The four-lane project was done in two phases; the first phase runs from Memorial Drive to Scott Road in Eastanollee. The second phase runs from Scott Road to the Franklin County line.  Last […]

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Marijuana Plants Found in Royston

24 marijuana plants were located in Royston Wednesday. The Governor’s Task Force for drug suppression performed a routine flying operation Wednesday over the Royston area. Agents spotted two different grow operations on private property. The Royston Police Department assisted the Governor’s Task Force in collecting a total of 24 plants. The Royston Police Department is investigating the case in an […]

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Job Fair in Hartwell

Several people found new jobs Wednesday at a job fair held in Hartwell. The job fair was held at the Hart County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon to fill positions for a local company. Nicki Meyer. director of the Hart County Chamber of Commerce said the job fair was successful and another job fair is set for next week. “This […]

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Mark Butler Elected to Head NAGLO

Georgia’s Labor Commissioner has been elected President of the National Association of Government Labor Officials. Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler was elected to the position at the recent NAGLO annual conference in Portland, Maine. NAGLO is a bi-partisan association of the commissioners, directors, and secretaries of labor for each state and territory of the United States. The organization formed in […]

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ACT Scores Up in Georgia

Students in Georgia improved their scores on the ACT in 2016. According to numbers released Wednesday Morning by the Georgia Department of Education, Georgia students average composite score was 21.1 which for the first time in state history was higher then the national average. The National average was 20.8. Georgia students outperformed the nation in english, reading and science and […]

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