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Collins Sends Letter To Fish and Wildlife Service

September 17, 2013

Ninth District U.S. Representative Doug Collins is asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for detailed information about the agency’s long-term plans for trout mitigation hatcheries across the Southeast. Collins sent a letter on the topic last week requesting the information, which would apply to the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in FanninCounty, among...

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Pre-Job Fair Event in Lavonia Tuesday

September 16, 2013

With a job fair coming up later this month in Stephens County, the Georgia Department of Labor is offering an opportunity tomorrow for area job seekers to do a little advance preparation. The event is called the Northeast Georgia Talent Attraction Kick-off and it is taking place Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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Toccoa-Stephens County Tomorrow Group Continues Work

September 16, 2013

A group looking at the future of the Toccoa-Stephens County community continues its work. Last Thursday, the “Toccoa-Stephens County Tomorrow” group held its second community input meeting at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center. “Toccoa-Stephens County Tomorrow” is a privately funded effort that is being done in conjunction with the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce...

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Indians Fall to Hart Co. 26-7

September 16, 2013

The Stephens County Indian football team drops its first game of the 2013 season. Hart County jumped on top early and used a big game from quarterback Dakota Mitchell to defeat the Indians 26-7 Friday at the Reservation. Stephens County Head Coach Travis Noland said Hart County played well and earned the win, but...

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Jaymarz Celebrates New Location

September 16, 2013

A local business celebrates a new location. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday for Jaymarz Signs and Graf-x to mark its new home on Big A Road, next to Toccoa Rental. Jaymarz formerly held a spot further north on Big A Road, but Owner Jason Tanner said the new...

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Archery Deer Season Underway in Ga.

September 16, 2013

Archery deer season is underway in Georgia.   It started on Saturday.   Last year, 113,566 archery hunters harvested more than 60,190 deer. Statewide archery season runs through October 11, although hunters may hunt deer with archery equipment through the entire deer season, which ends January 1 in north Georgia. According to the Georgia...

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Judge Modifies Court Order in Wilbros Case

September 13, 2013

A modified court order is taking effect immediately in the Stephens County vs. Wilbros civil suit case. The two sides met before Judge Robert Adamson for an all-day hearing Thursday in Stephens County Superior Court. Thursday’s hearing included statements from both attorneys, as well as testimony from Wilbros’ owner Joe Wilbanks, two Georgia Environmental...

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Indians Face Hart Co. Tonight

September 13, 2013

Two area rivals square off in battle of the unbeatens tonight at the Reservation. The 2-0 Stephens County Indians will square off tonight at home against the Hart County Bulldogs, who are also 2-0 on the season, in a non-region contest. Stephens County is coming off of a 49-14 win over Habersham Central last...

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Grand Jury Issues Indictments

September 13, 2013

A Stephens County grand jury hands down a number of indictments. The indictments came down last week. Among those indicted was Christopher Eugene Hatcher of Toccoa. Hatcher was indicted on one count of cruelty to children in the first degree, four counts of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, one count of...

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Toccoa Hears Internet Company Lease Proposal

September 13, 2013

The city of Toccoa will wait to hear back from Gunby Communications about the city commission’s counterproposal to an original offer from the company. The company wanted to barter space on the city’s Meadowbrook Water Tank in order to build out its wireless Internet network. Gunby Communications General Manager John Smith said their goal...

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