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Wilbros Hearing Set for Today

September 12, 2013

The next hearing in the civil suit filed by Stephens County and others against Wilbros is scheduled to get underway today. The hearing before Judge Robert Adamson in Stephens County Superior Court is set to get underway at 10 a.m. today. If a second day is needed for the hearing, that would be Friday....

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Toccoa Man Arrested on Methamphetamine Charges

September 12, 2013

A 32-year-old Toccoa man faces multiple charges after Georgia State Patrol troopers stopped him on Sunday night. According to the GSP, 32-year-old Anthony Nalley was arrested while troopers had a road stop set up at the intersection of Highpoint and Davis Avenues in Toccoa. Authorities state that at about 9:15 p.m., Nalley failed to...

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Toccoa Talking With Industry About Hooking Onto Sewer System

September 12, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission continues to negotiate with an area industry about bringing it on to the city’s sewer system. Sage Automotive Interiors on Highway 17 is reportedly interested in hooking on to the city’s sewer system, which is currently located about 1/2 mile away from Sage. At the present time, Sage operates its...

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One Arrested on Marijuana Charges

September 11, 2013

One person faces charges after a fly-over operation in Stephens County last week. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that last Thursday, the Mountain Judicial Circuit NCIS Team, working in conjunction with his office, the Governor’s Task Force, the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, and the Georgia State Patrol, performed helicopter flyovers throughout Stephens...

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Hospital Authority Nominations Made By Stephens Co. Commission

September 11, 2013

Six people are up for nomination for two seats on the Stephens County Hospital Authority. Tuesday, the Stephens County Commission unanimously approved the nominations. The seats up for re-election to the Hospital Authority this year are those of Stan Roberts and Max Brock. They are both nominated for another term on the Hospital Authority. ...

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Stephens County to Maintain Mack Watkins Road

September 11, 2013

Following a request from residents on the road, Stephens County agrees to maintain a road that it apparently had maintained previously before it was declared a private drive. At the August 13 Stephens County Commission meeting, a resident of Mack Watkins Road appeared before county commissioners and wanted to know why the county was...

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City of Toccoa Tax Bills Going Out

September 11, 2013

City of Toccoa property tax bills are headed out. Toccoa City Clerk Fredda Wheeler says the bills are going in the mail this week to the city’s property owners and will be due in November. Wheeler said that for property owners in the city this year, they will have a new way to pay...

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First Responder Appreciation Event Tonight

September 11, 2013

A local church will hold an event tonight to let the community show its appreciation for the emergency personnel and law enforcement of Toccoa and Stephens County. The PointeChurch is holding a meal and recognition event tonight in honor of the Sheriff’s Office, Toccoa Police Department, EMS, Stephens County Rescue Unit, Toccoa Fire Department,...

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Ground Broken on New Hampton Inn in Lavonia

September 11, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Construction is getting underway in Lavonia on a new Hampton Inn. Municipal, business, and civic leaders came together Monday morning to break ground on the new motel located behind J Peters Restaurant and across from the Holiday Inn Express on Highway 17. OM Ventures2, LLC Developers are constructing...

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NGTC Hosts GPPA School

September 11, 2013

Each year professional and amateur photographers from around the country gather on the North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville Campus for a week of education and networking. This year marks the 46rd consecutive meeting of the Georgia Professional Photographers Association (GPPA) and over 60 students, vendors, and instructors spent the week learning about new technologies....

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