New Wildlife Tags Now Available

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton Three new wild life license plate designs are now available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division announced yesterday. The new plate designs for the next generation of wildlife plates which include the soaring bald eagle, the bobwhite quail, deer and wild turkey, and the brook trout rising […]

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Royston Police Receive Breathalizer Grant

Detecting when someone has been driving under the influence will be a little easier for Royston Police thanks to a grant from the federal government. At the June City Council meeting Tuesday, Royston Police Chief Donnie Boleman announced his department has been awarded  a Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $8,543 from the U.S. Department of […]

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Hart County Sets Timetable for FY14 Budget Talks

Hart County Commissioners say they don’t want a repeat of last year and plan to have their fiscal 2014 budget done and ready to be approved by the end of August. Hart County’s fiscal year begins October first.  Last year, the board of commissioners passed the FY13 budget in late November because the tax digest was not ready. At their […]

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Toccoa Considers Tougher Rules for Yard Sales

People living in Toccoa wanting to hold a yard sale this summer may have to adhere to some new tough rules. That’s if one City commissioner gets her way. At a recent meeting, commissioner Gail Fry said new rules are needed to regulate where, how, and when people can sell their stuff.  Fry said on the weekends, supposed yard sales […]

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