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Indians Face Madison Co. As Football Playoff Push Continues

October 24, 2014

Stephens County will look to wrap up a spot in the state football playoffs tonight. The Indians are headed on the road to take on Madison County this evening in Danielsville. Coming into tonight, Stephens County is 6-1 overall on the season and 4-0 in Region 8-AAAA. Last week, the Indians jumped out to...

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SR 51 Sinkhole Repairs Complete, Road Re-Open

October 24, 2014

Work to repair a Hart County highway damaged by a sinkhole this past Spring is complete. The Georgia Department of Transportation finished work on the State Route 51 sinkhole Thursday and the road re-opened to traffic Thursday afternoon. Crews have been working to repair this sinkhole since May. The sinkhole opened up on State...

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NGTC Announces Tools Scholarships

October 24, 2014

A Toccoa student at North Georgia Technical College is one of two to recently receive a scholarship for tools. James Burns of Toccoa, an Automotive Technology student, recently received a gift certificate from the Northeast Georgia Antique Auto Region to be used for equipment in his chosen future profession. Burns and the other winner,...

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Water Work Near Hwy. 328 Related to Hwy. 17 Project POSTPONED

October 23, 2014

Water-line related work related to the Highway 17 construction project in Stephens County near State Route 328 in the Martin and Avalon area will not take place today. That is according to GDOT Spokesperson Teri Pope. There is no word on when the work will be re-scheduled for.

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SCSO Gets Traffic Safety Award from GOHS

October 23, 2014
SCSO Gets Traffic Safety Award from GOHS

A state agency recognizes the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office for its traffic enforcement efforts. The Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety recently recognized the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office as the Agency of the Year for the Northeast Georgia Traffic Enforcement Network. The Northeast Georgia Traffic Enforcement Network covers about 14 counties in the northeast...

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EPD v. Wilbros Case Still in Admin Law Court

October 23, 2014

Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said that the parties involved in the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s case against Wilbros are waiting for a judge to schedule another round of oral arguments. Ranck said that both sides submitted proposed orders to the administrative law judge hearing the case earlier this week. Administrative Law Judge Ronit...

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Search Ongoing for New Chamber President

October 23, 2014

The search continues for a new President for the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber Board met on Tuesday morning. However, Chamber Board Chair Greg Roach said that no action was taken regarding filling the President’s position. Roach said the Chamber’s goal is still to have a new Chamber President in place by...

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Long-Time Toccoa Police Officer To Be Laid To Rest Today

October 23, 2014

Funeral services for long time Toccoa Police Officer Curtis Scott are scheduled for later today. Services for Scott will begin at 2 p.m. today from Mt. Zion Baptist Church with interment to follow in the Toccoa City Cemetery. Scott passed away on Saturday at the age of 79. He worked for the Toccoa Police...

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GBI Announces Arrests in Child Pornography Investigation

October 23, 2014

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has announced the arrest of a Habersham County man and Rabun County man as part of a three-month child pornography investigation. Called “Operation MasqueRAID”, it began in July and the GBI says it centered on agents detecting child pornography images being shared using the Internet. The GBI said the...

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TFC Edged By Bob Jones Univ. in Women’s Soccer

October 23, 2014

The TFC women’s soccer team is wrapping up the regular season this weekend after dropping a close game earlier this week. Toccoa Falls hosted Bob Jones University on Tuesday in an important region game. The match between the second ranked Bruins and fourth ranked Screaming Eagles was the second time the squads have faced...

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