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WNEG Conducts “Project Poinsettia”

December 19, 2013
WNEG Conducts “Project Poinsettia”

Wednesday, AM 630 WNEG delivered about 100 poinsettias to the Wilkinson Center, Clary Care Center, and Picture of Life Personal Care Home. This year’s sponsors were Convalescent Home Equipment, 1st Franklin Financial Investment Center, and Stephens County Hospital.          

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Royston Law Firm Fire Ruled Arson

December 19, 2013

  The State Fire Marshal’s office has ruled that a fire set at a Royston law office early Tuesday is arson. That is according to State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office Spokesman Glenn Allen. “The cause of the fire is arson and the case remains open,” said Allen. “The Franklin County Sheriff’s investigators...

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SCMS Basketball Update

December 19, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams split four games with Banks County. In 8th grade boys’ action against Banks County earlier this week, the Rebels defeated Banks by a score of 39-33. Leading scorers were Chaz Bridges with 13 points and Montavius Thornton with 12 points. Meanwhile in 8th grade girls’ action, the...

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Shelter Deals with Funding, Other Concerns

December 18, 2013

Facing a money crunch, the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter board wants Shelter Director Jeff Roberts to put together a budget for the remainder of the fiscal year. Tuesday, the Shelter Board voted to have Roberts put together a six-month budget to present to the city and county governments at upcoming meetings. City and county...

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Humane Shelter Board Deals with Appointments, Officer Elections

December 18, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Board has some new members and officers in place for the year ahead. Tuesday, the shelter board elected its officers for 2014, while also taking care of appointing some new board members to replace board members whose terms are expiring. Under a plan approved by the shelter board earlier...

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Parents Express Concern About Open SCHS Baseball Coach Post

December 18, 2013

With baseball season around the corner, concerns are being raised about the status of a baseball coach at StephensCountyHigh School. Becky Hewitt is a parent concerned about the baseball team who spoke to the Stephens County Board of Education on the matter at Tuesday’s meeting. Hewitt said it has been very difficult to have...

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Royston Law Firm Gutted By Fire

December 18, 2013
Royston Law Firm Gutted By Fire

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to comb through what’s left of the Mays and Roger Davison Law Offices in Royston hoping to determine the cause of the fire that gutted the building Tuesday. Royston Fire Chief Billy...

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Carson Completes TCSG Training

December 18, 2013

A North Georgia Tech official is honored for completing state-level training. North Georgia Technical College Vice President for Administration Carol Carson was recently recognized for completing the Technical College System of Georgia Administrative Services Executive Academy.  Carson was presented with a certificate of completion for demonstrating professional education and commitment to their profession by...

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TFC Men’s Hoops Picks Up First Win

December 18, 2013

The Toccoa Falls College Eagle men’s basketball team picks up its first win of the 2013 season. Last Thursday, TFC defeated Piedmont International University 90-50 at home. Freshman Nathan Palmer led the Eagles with his first career double-double, scoring 20 points and adding 11 rebounds. Meanwhile, Devian Clark chipped in a game-high 22 points...

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New City Commissioners Sworn In

December 17, 2013

Toccoa swears in its two incoming city commissioners. Judge Bob Struble gave the oath of office to Commissioners-Elect Jeanette Jamieson and Evan Hellenga during Monday’s meeting. Jamieson and Hellenga are replacing outgoing commissioners Andy Pavliscsak and Ron Seib. Mayor David Austin said Toccoa appreciates Pavliscsak’s and Seib’s contributions to the city. “I have been...

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