Hartwell American Legion Awards Three Scholarships

Three Hart County High graduates are each receiving a $1,000 scholarship from Hartwell’s American Legion Post 109. On Friday, the Post announced the winners include Samantha Farley, Selina Farley and Jessica Renee Ramsey – all members of the 2014 Graduation Class at Hart County High School. Competition for these scholarships was very keen among the seven applicants from graduating Seniors […]

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Stephens County BOC Lowers Millage Rate Hike

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa After a three-hour meeting, Stephens County Commissioners make a small reduction to the proposed millage rate increase for the upcoming year. Following a budget retreat Monday, a majority of the commission agreed to have Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers build the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget off of a proposed millage rate increase of […]

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Elbert County BOC Considers Pawn Shop Crack Down

By David Stephens With the City of Elberton officially putting a new ordinance concerning pawn shops and secondhand dealers on the books, the Elbert County Board of Commissioners may soon follow. Discussed yesterday evening during the commission’s work session, was the implementation of the same exact ordinance that the city adopted on Monday, but fitted more specifically to the county. […]

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Hart County High School Student Killed in One-Car Wreck

Funeral services are pending for a Hart County High School student who died in a one-car wreck. It happened Thursday morning on U.S.29/GA 8 in Hartwell. According to Sgt. Al Whitworth with the Georgia State Patrol Toccoa Post, 17-year old Lavoisier Shevez Allen of Royston was headed into Hartwell when the accident happened. “He was traveling north on Highway 29 […]

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