Two Local Probation Officers Honored by the State

Two local probation officers in the Northern Judicial Circuit are being recognized by the State Department of Corrections for outstanding service. “The awards are presented quarterly to one of the 900 probation officers throughout the state and are presented to  a Probation Officer who is a consistently high performer and who contributes to the overall mission of Probation Operations,” said […]

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Weekend Rain Fills Lakes, Cancels Events

Rain washed out some events in the Northeast Georgia area and put a damper on others. In Franklin County, the Lavonia spring festival struggled along as planned Saturday with few people showing up because of the continued rain fall. However, in Hartwell, plans for the first “First Saturday” free concert at the Hartwell Marina were cancelled due to the showers. […]

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Names of Three Killed by Amtrak Train Not Yet Released

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa Still no word on the identities of three people who died Friday night when their car was struck by an Amtrak train in Stephens County. It happened about 9:45p Friday night when the Amtrak Crescent t-boned the vehicle on Grant Smith Road near the Summit subdivision, according to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley. “The […]

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