Christmas Tree Drop Off Begins at Corps Lakes

It’s the day after Christmas and time to start thinking about what to do with that Christmas tree. For those who purchased real trees this year, you might want to donate it to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Christmas tree recycling takes place from Dec. 26 through Feb. 15 th. The Corps will collect used, natural Christmas trees (no […]

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17 Die in Holiday Traffic Crashes in Georgia

Authorities say 17 people have died so far in traffic crashes on Georgia roads during the Christmas holiday weekend. One of those deaths was reported by the Toccoa Post of the State Patrol but so far, no other information on where that wreck occurred is available. The State Patrol based the count on a Christmas holiday period that began at […]

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Public Meetings To Be Held on New Hunter Regulations

Hunters and other interested citizens are invited to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of hunting regulations for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 hunting seasons. These meetings, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, are specifically designed to give the public a chance to provide input in the development process. “Public input is […]

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Crime Increases Over Holidays in Hart County

This holiday season has been unusually busy, but not for retailers, for local law enforcement. According to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland, his office has investigated more crime in December than in years past.  “We’ve had a big increase in crime this month,” Cleveland said. “In the 20 years I’ve been doing this, this is the worst I’ve ever seen. […]

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Elbert Teens Charged in Burglaries

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton Two Elbert County teens will spend Christmas in the county jail charged with burglary. The pair were arrested last week. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said that a burglary was reported at a residence on Drake Road that occurred in the early morning hours of December 17th while the residents were still asleep. The […]

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