St. Mary’s to host EMS workshop next week

St. Mary’s Health Care System will host a free educational conference for emergency medical services personnel next week. St. Mary’s spokesman Mark Ralston said the conference would provide useful and relevant information for EMT’s, paramedics and first responders. “St. Mary’s Healthcare System is going to be hosting a free educational conference for any emergency medical services personnel and this is […]

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Hartwell to Shop Small through next Thursday

National Shop Small Saturday is this weekend, but the city of Hartwell isn’t stopping there. In fact, the Downtown Development Authority is planning to continue the momentum of Shop Small Saturday through next Thursday. Downtown Development Director Henley Cleary said the town is ready. “The DDA is participating in the National Shop Small Saturday, which is a way to remind […]

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Good news for those traveling on interstate highways over the holidays

Travelers who will be on the roads, especially the interstate highways, during the Thanksgiving holiday will be happy to know the Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstate highways and primary state roads in northeast Georgia over the holidays. Construction will be halted from 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22 through 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27. Similar restrictions will be in […]

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Three arrested on drug charges in Jackson County

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at Randy Floyd Evans’ residence, 2351 Old Maddox Road in Hoschton. The search warrant came after a month-long narcotics investigation revealed that Evans was selling various quantities of methamphetamine from his residence. During the search warrant, agents located a quantity […]

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Hart County Board of Assessors to meet at 9 a.m.

The Hart County Board of Assessors will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Hart County Appraise’s Office located at 194 Cade St., Suite A in Hartwell. The agenda calls for reports by the Appraisal Staff, automobile appeals, the chief appraiser’s report, an appeal update, a lake review update, assessor’s reports, old business, new business and discussion of BOA policy […]

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