Tenneco Hartwell Plant Fined Again For Safety Violations

Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. has been cited for 13 safety and health violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration following an inspection at its manufacturing facility in Hartwell. Proposed fines total $62,000. One repeat safety violation, with a penalty of $22,000, involves the employer failing to reduce the pressure in a compressed air device to […]

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Royston Receives Economic Opportunity Zone Designation

Over two years of hard work to be designated an economic opportunity zone has finally paid off  the City of Royston. This week, Royston learned they have been approved by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for Economic Opportunity Zone tax credits. Royston city officials have spent the last two years working with the Georgia Mountain Regional Commission to designate […]

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New Harmony House Location Opens With Ribbon Cutting

In Franklin Springs, a center that helps children who are victims of sexual abuse now has a new home. Harmony House celebrated the opening of its new facility at 68 Spring Station Drive Thursday with an open house and ribbon cutting. Harmony House is a member of the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia and serves the five counties that make […]

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SC Fugitive Vowed Not to be Taken Alive

  A South Carolina man who vowed not to be taken alive, is back in custody with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms – that after a massive manhunt Tuesday night in Hart County. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said his office received notice from the ATF’s Macon office that Brandon Wayne Arnold, 29, of 230 Mema Lane, Seneca […]

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