Heavy Rain Creates Soggy First Weekend of 2015

The heavy rainfall over the weekend is now behind us, but not without causing some flooding in some parts of the State. While middle and South Georgia saw the most flooding, North and Northeast Georgia also saw significant rainfall. Volunteers with the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network, or COCORAHS monitored the rain over the weekend. In Hart County, […]

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Toccoa Animal Shelter in the Red

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter continues to deal with financial challenges and they’re asking for more help from the public. Shelter Director Jeff Roberts says the shelter is in the red to the tune of just over $22-thousand dollars.  Projected over a whole year, roberts says that if nothing changes, the deficit could end […]

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Westminster Woman Found Dead Thursday Night

An autopsy is planned for a Westminster woman who died Thursday night from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The incident is being investigated by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department and Coroner Office into how the 54-year old woman’s death may have occurred. According to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis, Oconee 911 received a call at 9:20 pm last […]

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