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Toccoa City Commission Meeting Today

September 9, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to hold a work session and a regularly scheduled meeting today. First, city commissioners are scheduled to hold a work session at 3 p.m. Following that 3 p.m. work session, city commissioners will meet for their first regularly scheduled monthly meeting for September at 5 p.m. today. This will...

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Indians Beat Raiders in Battle of Currahee Mtn.

September 9, 2013

A big first-half propels the Stephens County Indian football team to a 2-0 start on the season. The Indians scored 35 first-half points on their way to a 49-14 win over Habersham Central Friday night at Raider Stadium in Mount Airy. Stephens County Head Coach Travis Noland said he felt the team took a...

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SCMS Football Now 2-0

September 9, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School Rebel football team is also 2-0 on the season. Saturday, the Rebels defeated Elbert County at The Reservation, 40-0. The Rebels would take a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter on touchdown runs by Hassan Brown and Brandon Wheeler. Stephens County would add three more touchdown...

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Hunter Education Courses Available

September 9, 2013

With deer season approaching, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering opportunities for those who need the hunter education course. Officials with the Georgia DNR said the department offers two ways to make that happen.  Those are an 8-hour online course followed by a 2-hour review or the 10-hour traditional classroom course.  The...

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Franklin Co. Commission Debating Expense Reporting

September 9, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners cannot seem to come to a decision on whether to include an extra line item detailing their expenses on the county manager’s monthly financial report. Last fall, the Franklin County Commission put a moratorium on travel expenses charged to the county after it was noted...

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Police Blotter

September 9, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a local industry Friday morning in reference to an individual threatening to harm themselves. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, authorities responded after the individual had contacted a friend. After authorities arrived, Shirley said the individual voluntarily sought treatment and was transported to StephensCountyHospital. Shirley said...

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Flu Shots Available at Stephens Co. Health Department

September 6, 2013

Flu season is right around the corner and state health officials are urging people to prepare early. The Stephens County Health Department announced this week it has flu shots available now for the public. District Two Public Health Spokesman Dave Palmer said that people can get flu shots at the Stephens County Health Department...

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Indians, Raiders Square Off in Battle of Currahee Mtn. Tonight

September 6, 2013

The Stephens County Indians will look to start the football season with a second straight win over a nearby rival tonight. Stephens County travels over to MountAiry tonight to face the Habersham Central Raiders. Last week, the Indians forced seven turnovers and ran for more than 200 yards to open the season with a...

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Rivers Alive Cleanup Saturday

September 6, 2013

Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful will turn its attention to local waterways with a clean-up event this weekend. The annual “Rivers Alive” cleanup is this Saturday. KTSCB Executive Director Linda Scofield said this Saturday’s cleanup event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We are going to meet up at Yonah Dam (Park) and...

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SCSO Gets Intoxilyzer with Grant from GOHS

September 6, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is now using a new breath alcohol device for testing blood alcohol concentration levels in DUI cases. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said the office recently purchased the new unit with the help of a full reimbursement grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. Shirley said the...

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