Royston to crack down on big trucks turning in the middle of town

According to Royston City Manager Ed Andrews, despite signage at the intersection, semi trucks are still turning at the Highway 17/Highway 29 intersection in the middle of town. Andrews said council members and residents have photographed tractor-trailers turning at the intersection and sent those photos and videos to city hall. The city manager said Royston Police Department officers do patrol […]

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NEGA Animal Shelter needs an intake facility

The Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter has developed a plan to reduce the impact to the shelter when a dog is brought in looking healthy but within a few days develops parvo. When a dog is diagnosed with parvo at the shelter, the shelter must then close for two weeks while they quarantine all of the animals and sanitize the entire […]

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St. Mary’s Sacred Heart has significant impact on the local economy

According to a report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the three hospitals making up St. Mary’s Health Care System generated millions in revenue for the local and state economy in 2015. St. Mary’s Health Care System includes St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia, and St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. The system also […]

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Bowman man killed in Thursday night motorcycle accident

According to WSGC Radio, a motorcycle crash on Thursday night has claimed the life of a Bowman man. The Elberton Police Department responded to a call at approximately 9:24 p.m. Thursday evening in reference to a motorcycle accident at the intersection of College and Forest Avenues. Also responding were Elbert County First Responders, Elbert County EMS and the Georgia State […]

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