Candle Light Vigils Planned for Domestic Violence Victims

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and  the Northeast Georgia Council on Domestic Violence is planning a number of activities to raise money to open two more shelters for battered women. The Northeast Georgia Council on Domestic Violence Inc. is a nonprofit corporation established in 1995 to serve Hart, Franklin, and Elbert counties. Over the past year, the Council […]

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Voter Registration Ends Tuesday

Just two days left to register to vote if you want to vote in the November General Election. The deadline to register is Tuesday in Georgia. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds Georgians there are a number of ways you can register to vote. Download, complete, and mail a voter registration application from http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/how_to_register.htm   Contact your local county […]

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Lavonia Man Wanted in Alto Shooting

Authorities in Habersham County are searching for a shooting suspect who is believed to be from Lavonia. The shooting took place last night about 7:15p on Georgian Terrace in Alto. Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell told Access North Georgia 28=year old Clinton “Kulaid” Jester, and a woman arrived at the house to drop off two children. An argument developed between […]

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State Patrol Looking for Land in Hart County for New Post

The Georgia State Patrol is in the preliminary talking stages with Hart County about building a post somewhere off Exit 177. “There’s mutual interest,” said Captain Tommy Waldrop, Commander of Troop B of the State Patrol office in Gainesville. Troop B of the Georgia State Patrol covers 20 counties in Northeast Georgia and includes five Posts. Troopers stationed in Post […]

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Franklin County Tables Tougher Ambulance Service Ordinance

Franklin County has tabled a vote on a proposed new ambulance ordinance. The Ambulance Services Ordinance would establish minimum standards of service for ambulances operating in Franklin County and is designed to prevent unnecessary delays of service. Additionally,  county manager Billy Morse said the new ordinance would also require all ambulance services to register with the county EMS and submit […]

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