Georgia DOT Road Work Planned This Week

This week, the Georgia Department of Transportation has a number of projects for our area, including Franklin, Elbert, and Hart counties, as well as along I-85. On I-85 in Banks County, DOT workers will continue to replace  concrete sections of I-85 south only at SR 63, which will require closing the right or outside lane weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to […]

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Hart 4-H Places in Two National Events

The Hart County 4-H has scored big in several national challenges recently. First, the Hart County 4-H Forestry Team competed in the National Forestry Invitational last week in West Virginia.  Hart County 4-H received 5th Place in the Nation. Team members, include  Jake Frye and Anna Frye, son and daughter of Bill and Tammy Frye of Hartwell, Shelby Gaines, daughter […]

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Two Arrested in String of Burglaries in Franklin, Hart

Two Franklin County teenagers are believed to be responsible for a string of burglaries in Franklin and Hart counties. On Tuesday, Franklin County Sheriff Steve Thomas announced the arrest of Allison G. Anderson, 18 of Royston and Keibron Brock, 17 of Lavonia in connection with the burglaries, which he said began in May. Thomas said the pair broke into homes […]

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New N. Georgia Tech President Visits Currahee Campus

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa Students and teachers at the North Georgia Technical College’s Currahee Campus now have a face with a name for their new school president. Dr. Gail Thaxton was introduced to guests at a special reception last night on the Currahee Campus. Dr. Thaxton took over as North Georgia Technical College president in April and says […]

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