Bowman March Rescheduled

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton The Concerned Citizens group of Bowman, Georgia has had a change of plans for the upcoming protest march. The original route was set to begin at the Bowman Community Center, and would have followed State Route 17 to the Elberton Civic Center. Due to safety concerns however, the march has been moved to September […]

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Board Approves New Royston Library Design

The Franklin County Library board has approved the architectural plans for the new Royston Public Library. At a meeting Wednesday morning, the board, along with members of the Athens Regional Library System and city staff got a firsthand look at the drawings and plans for the new facility, which will be located in the old city hall and community room. […]

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Fiscal Year Starts Slow for Franklin County

Franklin county is getting off to a slow, but good start financially for fiscal 2013 On Monday, county manager Billy Morse gave his first financial report for new fiscal year. “Our cash balance continues to be at the lowest point of the fiscal year,” Morse said. “This is to be expected  and this trend will continue probably for another couple […]

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N. GA Tech Expands Help for GED Students

North Georgia Tech has instituted a program designed to bridge the gap between students getting their GED and college enrollment. It’s called the Bridge to Opportunities Program and this week the college announced it has been expanded. Originally, Bridge to Opportunities began as a way for GED® students to dual enroll in both GED® classes and North Georgia Technical College […]

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Second Recount Confirms Whitlock Win

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa Another recount again declares Debbie Whitlock the winner in the Post 2 Stephens County Commission race and her margin of victory is back up to two votes. A hand re-count of the 184 mail-in paper absentee ballots from the August 21 Republican run-off for the Post 2 seat took place Wednesday afternoon at the […]

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