DNR Out In Full Force This Holiday Weekend

    Georgia DNR law enforcement is out in force on Hartwell Lake and other lakes in the North Georgia area patrolling the waters making sure people stay safe and watching out for impaired boaters. DNR officer  Craig Fulgum said when it comes to boating, BUI’s are the DNR’s number one concern. “We have a zero tolerance when it comes […]

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Caution Is Urged When Using Fireworks

    While sparklers and similar non-explosive fireworks devices are legal in Georgia, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging citizens to use extreme caution to avoid injuries when using legalized fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.   Consumers may be confused when they discover certain types of fireworks on sale at local retail outlets near our […]

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Flood Warning – Franklin, Stephens, Elbert Counties

This weather coverage is being made possible by Skelton-Morris Associates, with offices in Hartwell, Toccoa, and now Lavonia.  Insurance since 1912.   THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…   FRANKLIN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA…   STEPHENS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA… * UNTIL 800 PM EDT * AT 507 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE […]

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Crews Halt Recovery Efforts On Chattooga

    Crews have relocated the body of the man who fell from a raft on the Chattooga two weeks ago, but the recovery effort has stalled due to mother nature. Rabun County EMA Director Marty Dixon served as the incident commander on Monday, and he said Monday that the team located the body of Thomas Hill deep in the […]

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