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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 BigĀ 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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Stephens Co. Marks 9/11

September 12, 2013

On the anniversary of September 11th, Stephens County gathers to thank local first responders. The Pointe Church in Toccoa hosted an event Wednesday evening to both thank local police, sheriff’s deputies, firefighters, EMS, and other law enforcement and emergency personnel and remember those who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. The Pointe’s Pastor,...

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Stephens Co. Kicks Off United Way Campaign

September 12, 2013

Stephens County kicks off its 2013 United Way campaign. The annual United Way Campaign Kick-off took place Tuesday at the Gate Cottage on the campus of Toccoa Falls College. The kick-off gives the United Way an opportunity to show how the money that will be raised helps in the local community. Local United Way...

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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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