Motorcycle Driver Name Released

  The name of the man who died in a single motorcycle accident Sunday has been released.  According to Franklin County Coroner Scott O’Barr, the motorcycle driver is identified as 66-year-old Alan Carey of Maysville.  The wreck occurred Sunday night around 7pm.  According to Georgia State Patrol Corporal William Jordan, the accident was possibly the result of overcorrecting.  “Motorcycle was […]

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Covid-19 Vaccine Scam Going Around

Vaccine passports – digital records of an individual’s COVID-19 vaccination status – are on their way.    But as with any major new initiative, scammers always find ways to take advantage of the confusion and anxiety surrounding the change.   That’s why the Better Business Bureau is telling people to be on the lookout for vaccine passport cons.    Here’s […]

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WLR Gives Memorial Day Water Safety Tips

The Memorial Day holiday weekend is coming up next weekend and visitors to Lake Hartwell are starting to arrive and looking forward to a long weekend of fun on the water. That’s why the Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants everyone to remember a few simple safety measures to ensure you and your loved ones have a great and safe […]

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Lavonia Celebrates History Day

May is history month in Georgia.  And to celebrate, the Lavonia Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program held History Day.  Attendees gathered at the train depot Sunday afternoon.  Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Director Vivian Young says this is an annual event.   “In May Georgia declares history month, and we have some training and historical preservation. And […]

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Dam Dog Walk Postponed

Just a reminder that the Hart County Humane Society has pushed back their annual Dam Dog Walk this year to September.   Normally held in April at the Big Oaks Recreation Center,  it was to have taken place on Saturday May 15 this year.   However Humane Society president Donna Madkiff tells WLHR News that the Corps of Engineers had […]

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