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Toccoa Police Announce Arrests for Making False Statements to Police

April 5, 2013
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Toccoa Police said that three people face charges after allegedly making false statements to police. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, two incidents have occurred in recent weeks. In one incident, Jarrell said that a man reported to police that his gun was stolen from his brother’s vehicle at a local store. Jarrell...

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Spa and Salon Anastasia Holds Ribbon Cutting

April 5, 2013
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Spa and Salon Anastasia Holds Ribbon Cutting

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting for a local spa and salon. The Chamber gathered for a ribbon cutting Thursday at Spa and Salon Anastasia in downtown Toccoa. Owner Rebekah Harris said that the spa and salon opened a little over a year ago. “We are an organic spa and...

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Toccoa Student Among NGTC SkillsUSA Winners

April 5, 2013
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A Toccoa student at North Georgia Technical College is one of nine headed to the national SkillsUSA contest later this year. Jamie Mayes of Toccoa took first place in Marine Service Technology at last month’s Georgia SkillsUSA competition. Mayes is one of nine first place winners that will participate in June’s national competition in...

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Lavonia Testing Fire Hydrants

April 5, 2013
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By WLHR Radio, Lavonia If you live in or around the city of Lavonia, expect to see firefighters working on the city’s fire hydrants over the weekend. Crews with the Lavonia Fire Department will be releasing water from all of the fire hydrants. Chad Marcengill with the Lavonia Fire Department says the process is...

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Highway 17 Widening Moving Forward As DOT Awards Project

April 4, 2013
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Stephens County receives good news on the Highway 17 project. The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that it had officially awarded both phases of the Highway 17 widening project. The two phases of the project, which will create a four-lane divided Highway 17 between the Franklin-Stephens County line and Memorial Drive in Toccoa,...

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SCSO Arrests Three on Child Molestation, Other Charges

April 4, 2013
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A multi-agency child abuse investigation in Stephens County leads to three arrests. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the investigation involved his office, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and the Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office. Shirley said the investigation took about three weeks and resulted in arrests last month. “Three individuals in...

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Powell Reacts to Corps Caucus Creation

April 4, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin and Hart County State Representative Alan Powell is reacting to Doug Collins’ announcement regarding a new Corps of Engineers’ Reform Caucus. Collins announced this week that he was chairing the new group, which is designed to help come up with ideas to reform the way the Corps...

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Indian Baseball Sweeps Lanier

April 4, 2013
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The Stephens County Indian baseball team sweeps Lanier in Region 8-AAAA play. The Indians beat the Longhorns 4-2 Wednesday at Lanier High School in a region game. Tied at two in the top of the seventh, Logan Bell tripled to bring home Mason Long and Davis McCall with the go-ahead runs. Long had reached...

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Toccoa Woman Injured in Friday Wreck in Habersham Co.

April 4, 2013
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The Georgia State Patrol continues to investigate an accident last week in Habersham County that resulted in multiple injuries. According to the Toccoa Post of the Georgia State Patrol, the three vehicle accident occurred just after 1:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Georgia Highway 365 and Duncan Bridge Road, or Georgia Highway 384....

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Trial Ends in Hung Jury

April 4, 2013
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A trial this week in Stephens County Superior Court ends with a hung jury. Court officials indicate that the trial of Michael Dennis Savard of Toccoa on a charge of aggravated assault ended in a hung jury. Savard faced charges in connection to a March 2012 incident at Rite Aid on Big A Road...

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