BBB Warns of Elections Scams

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa With election season in full swing, the Better Business Bureau is warning voters to be on the lookout for scams leading up to Election Day. According to Northeast Georgia Better Business Bureau President Fred Elsberry, scammers use big events like an election or a major holiday to make their pitches more relevant and realistic. […]

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Elbert County Woman Shot While Tending Livestock

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office along with law enforcement from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are investigating a shooting Sunday in which woman was shot while tending livestock. It happened Sunday evening at a farm on Dempsey Brown Road.. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said a 911 call came in about 7p Sunday […]

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J Peters Breaks Ground in Lavonia

An Anderson-based restaurant chain will be opening in Lavonia. Last week, city officials and representatives from J Peters Grill in Anderson broke ground on land off SR17 across from the Holiday Inn Express. City manager Gary Fesperman said having such an award winning restaurant in Lavonia is a feather in the town’s economic cap. “We couldn’t be more excited about […]

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Bond Denied for Two in Home Invasion Last Week

No bond for two of the four suspects allegedly involved in a home invasion and shooting early last week. On Friday, Franklin County Magistrate Judge David Buffington denied bond for 18-year old Keibron Brock of Lavonia and 17-year old Emmanuel David Thorton of Royston. A third suspect, 17-year old Kaitlyn Ray of Royston is expected to have her bond hearing […]

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