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Turn Clocks Back This Weekend; Check Smoke Alarms Too

November 1, 2013

It’s time to fall back by setting clocks back one hour on Saturday night before going to bed. Daylight saving time ends Sunday at 2 a.m., when clocks are set back one hour. Meanwhile, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to use this weekend as an opportunity to change...

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Toccoa Costume Parade Winners Announced

November 1, 2013

The winners are for this year’s Toccoa Costume Parade. The best original/handmade/creative costume went to Ariana Shedd for her “cabbage patch” costume. In the age 2 and under category: First place was the “baby chick” costume of Autumn¬†Rayne Mitchell Second place was the “duck blind” costume of Bentley Watson Third place was a tie...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

November 1, 2013

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said that jurors who were scheduled to report on Monday do not need to report next week.

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Special Election Date Set for Andrews’ Seat

October 31, 2013

Stephens County makes the date official for the special election to elect someone to serve the remainder of the unexpired term of the late former Stephens County Commissioner Harold Andrews. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said the final decision has been made to hold the election in March. “At this point, that election will...

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Search Warrant Results in Two Drug Arrests

October 31, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office said two people face charges after authorities searched a Toccoa residence last week. Last Wednesday, agents from the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team and the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office investigations and patrol divisions, along with the Sheriff’s Office’s D.E.L.T.A. Unit, executed a search warrant at a home on...

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Traffic Stops Lead To Arrests

October 31, 2013

Two separate traffic stops recently result in multiple arrests. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said the first incident occurred earlier this week when deputies from the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office attempted a traffic stop Monday at about 4:30 p.m. on Mize Road. “Before the traffic stop could be completed, the individual fled the vehicle...

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EPD Issues Another Notice of Violations to Wilbros

October 31, 2013

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division hits Wilbros with another notice of violation on its wastewater treatment permit. In a letter to Wilbros dated on October 18, the EPD stated what it calls violations of the Permit including the failure to sample wastewater effluent and exceeding wastewater discharge limits. The EPD wrote that it reviewed...

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Toccoa Police Dept. Achieves State Certification

October 31, 2013

The Toccoa Police Department receives its state re-certification. The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police attended Monday’s Toccoa City Commission meeting to officially present the department with its re-certification. Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Director Frank Rotondo said again achieving state certification makes the Toccoa Police Department one of the top law...

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Toccoa Hosts Costume Parade Today

October 31, 2013

An annual Halloween tradition returns to downtown Toccoa today. The annual Children’s Costume Parade will take place along Doyle¬†Street later this morning. The parade gets started at 10 a.m., but children begin lining up earlier than that. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said this year’s parade will follow the same route as...

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SCHS’s Lewis Wins Region Cross-Country Meet

October 31, 2013

A Stephens County runner brings home a region championship. Stephens County sophomore Deanna Lewis won the individual championship at the Region 8-AAAA cross-country meet at Williams Mill Park in Flowery Branch on Wednesday. With the win, Lewis qualifies for the state AAAA meet in Carrollton. Chestatee won the team titles on both the boys’...

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