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Primitive Weapons Deer Hunting Season Underway

October 16, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hunters looking to pursue deer with firearms that harken back to a different time currently have their chance in Georgia. Primitive weapons deer hunting season is underway and runs through Friday. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Officer Craig Fulgum, the week long event is...

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Georgia Leaf Watch Underway

October 16, 2013

Georgia StateĀ Parks is once again offering its “Leaf Watch” website to help travelers find the best fall color in Georgia this season. According to officials with GeorgiaState Parks, the website will have regular updates that will keep travelers posted on how the Fall color is progressing across the state, especially the Blue Ridge. In...

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Toccoa Puts Funding Behind 123 Corridor Clean-up Efforts

October 15, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners will put financial support behind efforts to clean up the Highway 123 corridor within the city limits. Monday, city commissioners voted unanimously to put aside $115,000 to help fund the Currahee Beautification Project, the name given to recently begun efforts to beautify Highway 123 through Stephens County. Initially, the Currahee Beautification...

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Toccoa City Commission Approves Gunby Lease

October 15, 2013

The city of Toccoa is entering into a lease agreement with a local company looking to expand its wireless Internet service. Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved an agreement with Gunby Communications of Toccoa. Gunby is leasing space from the city on its water tank at the Meadowbrook IndustrialĀ Park. According to Gunby Communications General Manager...

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Stephens Co. BOE Meets Tonight

October 15, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education is expected to vote on the school system’s charter system application to the state at its meeting today. Today’s Board of Education meeting is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road. If the board approves the application, it would then...

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Toccoa Police Announce Shoplifting, Drug Arrests

October 15, 2013

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said his department had a busy few weeks during the end of September and beginning of October. The chief recently announced a number of shoplifting and drug arrests that occurred last month, as well as in the first part of this month. Jarrell said that on October 1, officers...

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Toccoa Police Arrest One for Aggravated Assault, Kidnapping

October 15, 2013

One person faces multiple felony charges after an investigation by the Toccoa Police Department. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, police detectives were called to the Emergency Room at StephensCountyHospital earlier this month, where an individual reported multiple injuries. Following further investigation, Jarrell said police arrested 40-year-old Areesha Abdul Pulliam of Toccoa on...

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SCMS Football Team Wraps Up Season

October 15, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School football team wraps up a successful season. The Rebels finished their season last Wednesday, losing their final game to Jefferson on the road. However, that was the only loss for Stephens County Middle School’s football team on the season as they compiled a 5-1 record. In addition, the Rebels...

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Early Voting Starts Today

October 14, 2013

Early voting starts today in Stephens County for the November election. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said early voting begins today at 8 a.m. downstairs in the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa. “You can vote either in the county SPLOST special election or you can vote in the town of Martin election,”...

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Toccoa City Commission Meeting Today

October 14, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission will meet for its first monthly meeting in October later today. Toccoa City Commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. today for that regular meeting. This will be the first meeting since Billy Morse returned to the Toccoa City Manager’s post on October 1. Items on the agenda include consideration of...

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