Category: Oconee County

    A 27-year-old man is in critical condition tonight after an accident on his moped. Police say Jayson Franks was traveling on his moped when he was rear ended by a Toyota RAV4 and then run over Tuesday night. It occurred where Atlanta Highway and Epps Bridge Road split heading west. Lt. Don Eckert,…

Federal Furlough Forgiveness Debt

By: Ashley ShahAhmadi Federal furloughs are in the hands of the Congress. The government shutdown is leading many federal workers without a paycheck, which is making it hard on the bills. But some companies are a little more understanding. If you have a car payment with Hyundai or a loan with Bank of America, they’re…

Local Agencies Affected by Shutdown

There was panic across the U.S. this morning as people woke up to find that the government was officially shutdown, leaving many federal employees temporarily jobless. For now there isn’t a clear end in sight to the government shutdown, and there are still questions about how this is directly affecting Northeast Georgia. Despite reports that the…

Don’t Text, Just Drive

Morgan County, GA– “It’s my brother’s 22nd birthday, and he passed away 4 years ago…” says Griffin Sorohan as he reflects on the day that changed his life forever. He was just 14 years old when his big brother Caleb was killed when he collided with a truck as he was texting and driving. Now he…