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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

June 10, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to discuss the Doyle Street Pool at their meeting later today. Last week, the Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA announced that the pool would not be opening this summer. YMCA CEO Robin Dake said that when working to open the pool, the YMCA found significant leaks in the pool and a...

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Man Drowns in Hartwell

June 10, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Tragedy comes to Lake Hartwell over the weekend as a man is dead after drowning on the Georgia side of the lake in Hart County. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement officer Craig Fulgum told our sister station in Lavonia that it happened Saturday evening at the...

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Summer HEAT Campaign Warming Up on Ga. Roads

June 10, 2013

As the summer travel season heats up, so are the efforts of area law enforcement to crack down on dangerous driving. Georgia is once again conducting its “100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T.” campaign. The “Summer H.E.A.T.” campaign is a multi-jurisdictional highway safety enforcement strategy designed to reduce fatal crash counts during the summer driving...

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MoralHost Web Services Heading to Stephens Co.

June 10, 2013
MoralHost Web Services Heading to Stephens Co.

A new web services company is preparing to make its home in Stephens County. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce welcomed MoralHost Web Services with a ribbon cutting Thursday at the Chamber offices in downtown Toccoa. MoralHost Owner Terry Wellham said his company currently provides website and Internet services and more. “MoralHost is an...

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Collins Holding Mobile Office Hours This Week

June 10, 2013
Collins Holding Mobile Office Hours This Week

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will have constituent service representatives from his office in a number of northeast Georgia counties this week for mobile office hours. Collins’ office staffers will have hours this week in Rabun, Madison, Towns, and Elbert counties this week. First, Collins’ staff will be at the Danielsville City Hall...

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Victoria Bryant State Park Opens Archery Range

June 10, 2013

An area state park is offering a new feature. Victoria Bryant State Park near Royston and Franklin Springs recently opened a new archery range. The park features two ranges. One is a static range with targets 10 to 40 yards in distance. The second range is a 3-D range with 20 realistic targets at...

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Charges Pending After Shots Fired on Almond St. in Toccoa

June 7, 2013

Charges are pending against a Toccoa man after he allegedly fired at a vehicle Thursday in the city limits. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said it started just after noon Thursday when officers responded to Almond Street to a report of shots being fired. “Upon our arrival, the first officer on scene made contact...

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Carl Vinson Institute Declines to Help Stephens Co. Draft Land Use Proposal

June 7, 2013

Stephens County will not receive any more help on developing a land use plan proposal from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that the institute notified her recently that it would not enter into a contract with Stephens County to provide professional assistance on...

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Stephens Co. Jurors Must Report Monday

June 7, 2013

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said Thursday that jurors in Stephens County who received a summons for jury duty on Monday (June 10) need to report as scheduled at 8:45 a.m.

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SPLOST VI Meeting Set For Monday

June 7, 2013

Officials from Stephens County and its municipalities will start off next week with the latest in a series of meetings to discuss SPLOST VI. The third in a series of meetings to discuss SPLOST VI will take place Monday at 9 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown...

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