Elbert County Budget Becoming Harder to Balance

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton Elbert County expects it will be a struggle to make ends meet in Fiscal 2014. The Elbert County Board of Commissioners received an overview of the Fiscal Year 2014 budget at a recent work session.  Elbert County’s fiscal year begins July 1st.  Elbert County Chief Financial Officer Phil Pitts told the board it’s been […]

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Toccoa’s Community Pool to Re-Open, Officials Say

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa An update on the pool problem in Toccoa. Last week, the director of the Toccoa YMCA said the pool would remain closed this summer because of needed expensive repairs. Now, the Toccoa City Commission has announced city crews are working to fix the pool so it can open after all. At their regular meeting […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Hart County, Georgia, and in South Carolina, Anderson County, Greenville County, Oconee County, Pickens County South Carolina until 1:50pm EDT.  This weather coverage is being made possible by Skelton-Morris Associates, with offices in Hartwell, Toccoa, and now Lavonia.  Insurance since 1912.

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Man Drowns in Lake Hartwell Saturday

Tragedy on Hartwell Lake over the weekend when a man drowned on the Georgia side of the lake. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement officer Craig Fulgum, it happened Saturday evening at the Old Reed Creek Boat Ramp off Sara John Road in Hartwell.  “Saturday evening at approximately 7:30p, we received a call from Hart County e911 […]

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Dickson Trial Set for Monday, June 17

A Franklin Springs man facing multiple charges in connection with a fatal wreck last year that killed two people, will go on trial June 17th. It happened in April, 2012 on SR17 between Canon and Royston. Authorities say 43 year old James Thomas Dickson was heading north on 17 from Royston when he crossed the center line and hit a […]

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