Report: Jackson Co. Sex Offender Found in Stephens Co.

Reports indicate that a sex offender in Jackson County is behind bars after being located in Stephens County after more than nine months on the run. According to a report on accessnorthga.com, Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum says that 32-year-old Julius Lafayette Sewell was not living at the Nicholson residence he listed on the sex offender registry. Accessnorthga.com reported that […]

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Nearly 40 Dogs Seized from Stephens Co. Property

Charges are pending against an individual in Stephens County after nearly 40 dogs were seized from their property on Friday. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts says that Toccoa-Stephens County Animal Control, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, and the Atlanta Humane Society went to two properties on Prather Bridge Road owned by the same individual Friday afternoon. Roberts said […]

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Toccoa Commission To Meet Today

Toccoa City Commissioners are set to consider a joint intergovernmental agreement with Stephens County that would cover the paving and maintenance of Memorial Drive at their meeting later today. The Toccoa City Commission is set to meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. Stephens County Commissioners approved this modified agreement on August 11 after tabling an original agreement […]

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NE Ga. Rep. to Head State Transportation Board

A northeast Georgia woman will lead the State Transportation Board for the upcoming year. Last Thursday, the State Transportation Board elected its executive leadership team. Emily Dunn of Blue Ridge was named chairman. Dunn represents Georgia’s 9th Congressional District on the State Transportation Board. She is currently board vice chairman, chair of the Communications Committee, and serves on six other […]

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Fox Tests Positive for Rabies

Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said that a fox that was killed last week in Stephens County did test positive for rabies. Roberts said that the fox was found on West Currahee Street near the old Toccoa Casket Company property. According to Roberts, a woman was attacked by the fox and bit before people nearby killed the fox. […]

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Indians and Hart To Scrimmage Tonight on Gridiron

The Stephens County High School football team will prepare for the regular season against another rival tonight. Stephens County hosts Hart County tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Reservation in Toccoa in the Indians’ second scrimmage game. Last week, the Indians scrimmaged Habersham Central and won 27-14 over the Raiders. Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden said that they are excited […]

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