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Friday Deadline To Apply for Soon-to-be Vacant School Board Seat

June 27, 2013
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Time is running out for those interested in filling the soon-to-be vacated seat of Jerry Steele on the Stephens County Board of Education. The deadline to submit a letter of interest about filling the seat is Friday. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten says that as of Wednesday morning, two people had submitted letters...

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Toccoa 9-10 Baseball Into District Final

June 27, 2013
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The Toccoa 9 and 10-year-old Baseball All-Stars will play for a district championship tonight. Toccoa advanced to the final Wednesday night with an 11-1 victory over the Habersham All-Stars in a semi-final game at the Doyle Street Park in Toccoa. Habersham jumped on top early, scoring the game’s first run in the top of...

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One Injured in Ridgeland Rd. Fire

June 27, 2013
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More information is available on a fire Tuesday in Stephens County. According to Eastanollee Volunteer Fire Chief Jamey Gettys, Eastanollee Fire, along with assistance from Martin and New Hope, responded to a Ridgeland Road residence Tuesday at about 4:30 p.m. He said that an outbuilding had caught fire after a lawnmower exploded with someone...

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Rabun Co. Makes Arrest in Suspicious Package Incident

June 27, 2013
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By Craig Salmon, WRBN Radio, Clayton Authorities in Rabun County said they have made an arrest in connection to a suspicious package dismantled by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation bomb squad earlier this month. The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office said authorities have taken an arrest warrant for 44-year-old Roger Jerry Lovell of Covington, Georgia...

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Police Blotter

June 27, 2013
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Two people were taken to the hospital after a residential fire over the weekend. According to a report on file with the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, crews and authorities responded to Ayersville Road in response to a residential fire on Sunday afternoon. The report stated that there had been a fire in the bedroom...

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Stephens Co. Commission Approves FY 14 Budget in Divided Vote

June 26, 2013
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Stephens County Commissioners approve the county’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget. The county commission approved the budget by a 4-1 vote Tuesday at its meeting. County Commissioner Dean Scarborough cast the lone vote against the budget. He said the county needed to shrink the budget more this year. “I felt we have taken too much...

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Work Continues To Open Doyle St. Pool

June 26, 2013
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The Doyle Street Pool in Toccoa could open as soon as the end of this week if all goes well. Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA CEO Robin Dake said that work is ongoing to try and get the pool open as quickly as possible. “We are in the final stages of getting the chemicals properly balanced,”...

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Former Toccoa Mayor To Be Laid To Rest Today

June 26, 2013
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Funeral services for a former Mayor of Toccoa will take place later today. Harold Watson passed away Saturday at the age of 82. Watson served as Mayor of Toccoa in 1968, while sitting on the city commission. He also co-founded Bowen and Watson, Inc. in Toccoa in 1956, which he owned and operated until...

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Toccoa 9-10 Baseball Into District All-Star Semis

June 26, 2013
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The Toccoa 9 and 10-year-old Baseball All-Stars are into the district semifinals. Toccoa defeated Rabun County 8-3 in their final game of pool play Tuesday at the Doyle Street Park in Toccoa. With the win, Toccoa finished second in its pool with a 1-1 record, while Rabun finished 0-2. Next up for the Toccoa...

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Ga. Participating in “Operation Dry Water” This Weekend

June 26, 2013
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The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will again put the spotlight on boating under the influence this weekend in advance of the July 4th holiday. Georgia is participating in this year’s “Operation Dry Water.” DNR Assistant Chief of Law Enforcement Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Weaver said that “Operation Dry Water” is a nationally coordinated effort...

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