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11-12 Softball Wins State Title

July 19, 2013

The Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old softball Little League All-Stars captured the state championship Thursday night with a thrilling, come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Dudley Little League in Columbus. Toccoa jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Dudley answered with two runs in the bottom of the first....

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Northern Judicial DA Appears in Lavonia

July 19, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia New Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said he and his staff have declared war on crime in his five-county region. The Northern Judicial Circuit includes Franklin, Hart, Madison, Elbert, and Oglethorpe counties. On Wednesday, the Lavonia Police Department sponsored a luncheon for White and his staff...

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Ida Cox Music Series Continues Saturday

July 19, 2013

Main Street Toccoa said that numerous local groups are the feature performers at this week’s edition of the Ida Cox Music Series in downtown Toccoa. As always, the show is scheduled to take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. If the weather is bad, the concert will still...

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NGTC Announces Additional Grant Opportunity

July 19, 2013

North Georgia Technical College students in the school’s Practical Nursing programs receiving the HOPE grant may also be eligible for additional financial help. The school said beginning with this coming Fall Semester, North Georgia Tech students receiving the HOPE Grant may also be eligible for financial assistance from Georgia’s Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant,...

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Supreme Court Issues Ruling In Favor of Stephens Co. Over Road Controversy

July 18, 2013

The Georgia Supreme Court has overturned a lower court’s ruling requiring Stephens County to maintain a road it had chosen to abandon. In a unanimous ruling issued last week, the Georgia Supreme Court overturned a 2011 Stephens County Superior Court ruling that overturned the county’s decision to abandon Winding Bluff Road and required the...

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Roberts Agrees to Offer To Take Over As Shelter Director

July 18, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter gets its man. Shelter Board Chair Harold Andrews said Wednesday that Jeff Roberts of Norfolk, Virginia has verbally accepted the shelter board’s offer to take its shelter director position. Andrews said he is overjoyed to have Roberts officially come on board. “He is enthusiastic and I firmly believe and...

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Shelter Investigating Controversy Over Dog

July 18, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter board is investigating a situation regarding a woman who says the shelter will not give her her dog back. Briana Martin wrote a letter to the Toccoa Record last week and appeared before the shelter board Tuesday. According to Martin, she and her husband rescued the dog a couple...

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Junior League Softball Preparing for Regional Tourney

July 18, 2013

The Toccoa Junior League softball All-Star team is working to get ready to head to Florida later this month to represent Georgia in the Southeast Regional Tournament. Toccoa defeated Pioneer Little League of Columbus two games to none in a best-of-three series last weekend to take the state Junior League softball title. Toccoa won...

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Little League Update

July 18, 2013

The Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old softball Little League All-Star team will play today for a state title after defeating Northern Little League 10-0 in four innings Wednesday night in Columbus. Mackenzie Rogers and Natalie Morgan combined to throw a no-hitter, allowing just two walks. Rogers faced the minimum through the first two innings, while...

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Tilley Fills Steele’s School Board Seat

July 17, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education fills its vacant seat. Tuesday, the school board voted to appoint Steve Tilley to fill the seat vacated at the end of last month by Jerry Steele representing District 1, Post 2 on the Stephens County Board of Education. The Board of Education’s vote to appoint Tilley was...

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