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New Gas Tax Hits Rabun County This Week

June 30, 2015

The Georgia General Assembly passed the Transportation Funding Act of 2015 earlier this year, which will go  into effect Wednesday, July 1st. The measure will convert the current sales tax on gasoline to an excise tax, which would amount to an increase in the price for a gallon of gasoline. The exact increase will depend…

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Weekend shooting near Seneca

June 30, 2015

The Oconee Sheriff’s Office is investigating a weekend shooting near Seneca. In the vicinity of 500 Shiloh Road, one person was wounded in the leg as two people met to exchange property. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the shooter fled. However, a deputy reported he…

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Stephens County Sheriff Says Homeowners Should Be Cautious of Checking Homes Late At Night

June 30, 2015

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley is warning area residents of a new possible ploy being used by criminals around people’s homes. Shirley said he received the first report of it recently in this area from a resident. He said it tends to happen during the…

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DOT Helping Out for the Holiday Weekend

June 30, 2015

According to a Press Release, the Georgia Department of Transportation will be restricting construction-related lane closures beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 2 and continuing through 5 a.m. Monday, July…

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Officer of the Year

June 29, 2015
Officer of the Year

Clayton Assistant Chief of Police, Andy Strait has been named as the Rotary Club’s 2015 Officer of the Year. An honor many in the community felt is well deserved after earlier this…

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Prices Continue to Dip

June 29, 2015

Gas prices are declining as we approach the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend since 2007. Of the 41.9 million total travelers, 35.5 million Americans will take a road trip;…

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Rabun & Macon Counties

Stephens, Oconee & Habersham Counties

Calendar

  • July 11, 2015 10:00 amPainted Fern Festival of Art
  • July 12, 2015 11:00 amPainted Fern Festival of Art
  • July 14, 2015 8:30 amFood Distribution
  • July 20, 2015 8:30 amSoccer camp
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