Back to work after car wreck

April 9, 2013

Nancy Goehle, the Walhalla city administrator, is back on the job after a weekend car accident. The accident occurred at an intersection on the new Sheep Farm Road.  

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Fire consumes large truck

April 9, 2013

Fire this morning destroyed a tractor-trailer truck in the Friendship Community near Seneca. Charlie King, the Oconee fire chief, says the fire broke out on the property of a home on Wild Rose Lane near the Coneross Creek. “The truck was kept at the residence of the operator. He was off-duty. He came in Sunday…

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Marijuana seized in traffic stop

April 9, 2013

A late night traffic stop by the police in Westminster yielded a little more than four pounds of marijuana. And Chief Dean Awalt said the driver will face charges of open container and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Awalt says the traffic stop took place downtown, at the East Main approach to Windsor Street.…

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Disabled adult abuse reported

April 9, 2013

Authorities in Rabun County, Georgia are investigating an allegation of disabled person abuse. EMS, the Mountain City police, and Rabun County sheriff’s officers last Wednesday investigated the assault of a Clayton adult female. Authorities quote witnesses as saying the woman’s injuries occurred the day before. Rabun sheriff’s officer Gerald Johnson admits being emotionally affected by…

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Public schools project deficit spending

April 9, 2013

The Oconee School District’s finance officer says to fund the administration’s recommended budget for next year will require deficit spending. During a non-voting meeting last night, Gloria Moore provided figures to county trustees. Estimated expenes for 2013-14 exceed $88.6 million, while revenues are anticipated at $86.8 million, leaving a deficit of $1.7 million. Dr. Mike…

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$5 million added to WHS costs

April 9, 2013
$5 million added to WHS costs

A new Oconee high school first projected to cost $50 million, at the most, will now cost $55 million. School trustees last night received a maximum guaranteed price during a work session, but no vote was taken. Trustees were told that $3.2 million of the increased costs above the original estimate are traced to academic…

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