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City of Toccoa Water Quality Report Available

June 25, 2013

The city of Toccoa has announced that its annual water quality report for calendar year 2012 is now available. According to city officials, the report contains information about the source and quality of the drinking water produced by the city of Toccoa. Water customers or citizens who wish to receive a paper copy of...

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One Injured in Friday Wreck

June 25, 2013

Authorities said Monday an accident involving an ATV last Friday in Stephens County left one person injured. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, 18-year-old Zachary Scott Sheriff of Toccoa was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital after he fell out of the John Deere ‘Gator’ he was riding in. The GSP...

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Ga. DOT Working in Banks, Stephens, Habersham Counties This Week

June 25, 2013

Work is underway on a stretch of Interstate 85 in Banks County. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, crews have begun maintenance work on a 2-mile stretch of northbound I-85 just north of the Banks Crossing interchange. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said crews would be removing damaged slabs of concrete in the roadway...

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Police Blotter

June 25, 2013

A Toccoa man has reported the theft of firearms to local authorities. According to a report on file with the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred on Addington Drive. The report was taken on June 14 and stated that firearms were taken that valued approximately $2,650. Meanwhile, the Sheriff’s Office also responded to...

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Gasaway in Toccoa Tuesday for Meet and Greet

June 24, 2013

Stephens County residents will have an opportunity to talk directly with their local state representative at an event Tuesday. 28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway will be at the X-Factor Grill/ Cornerstone Restaurant for a “meet and greet” Tuesday, starting at 5:30 p.m. The X-Factor Grill/Cornerstone Restaurant is located on Doyle Street in downtown...

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Work Moves Ahead on Wound Care Center in Toccoa

June 24, 2013

Stephens County Hospital’s planned wound care center continues to move forward. According to Stephens County Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell, crews have finished pouring the concrete foundation to the building and are beginning to put some up some steel beams. Gambrell said finishing the foundation marks a major milestone in the construction of the building....

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Man Convicted Sentenced in 2012 Fatal Hwy. 17 Wreck in Canon

June 24, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Franklin County man receives a 50-year prison sentence after a jury convicts him in connection to a fatal wreck last year that killed two people and injured a third in April 2012. Thursday, a Franklin County jury found James Thomas “Tommy” Dickson, 43, guilty of two counts...

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Movies Returning to Schaefer Center This Summer

June 24, 2013

Toccoa’s Main Street program has plans for a busy summer at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. A number of activities are planned for the facility at the corner of Broad and Doyle streets over the coming weeks. First, Toccoa Main Street has announced the return of movies to the Schaefer Center for four...

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Toccoa 10-11 All-Stars Win; 9-10 Team Starts Tonight

June 24, 2013

The Toccoa 10 and 11-year-old All-Star baseball team is one win away from a district title. Pitchers Isiah Martin and Jackson Dean combined for a four-inning no-hitter Saturday as Toccoa defeated Habersham 16-0 in the first game of a best-of-three series between the only two teams competing for the District 10 and 11-year-old All-star...

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Local Doctor Performs Demonstration for Mayo Clinic Doctor

June 24, 2013
Local Doctor Performs Demonstration for Mayo Clinic Doctor

Stephens County Hospital and a local doctor team up to host a doctor from the Mayo Clinic. The hospital and Dr. Brian Raybon recently hosted a hands-on demonstration for Dr. Steve Petrou, a professor of urology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Petrou observed a procedure performed by Dr. Raybon in the hopes of...

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