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2013 Rainfall Surpasses 2012 Total Rainfall in Toccoa

July 15, 2013

Just six and a half months in, 2013 is already a wetter year in Toccoa than 2012 was. Weekend rains pushed this year’s rainfall totals past the total rainfall mark for all of last year. Rains Saturday and Sunday pushed downtown Toccoa’s year-to-date precipitation to 50.78 inches. That is already more than the 50.05...

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Search Warrant Leads To Arrests

July 15, 2013

Two people were arrested and police continue to seek a third after serving a search warrant at a Toccoa residence. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, officers went to a South Pine Street residence last Wednesday in reference to a report of a subject who had active arrest warrants out of Elbert County....

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SPLOST VI Meeting Scheduled for Today

July 15, 2013

Local government leaders will look to finalize the proposed SPLOST VI resolution and intergovernmental agreement at a meeting later today. Officials from Stephens County and the county’s municipalities are scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. today. The county and municipalities still have to finalize the proposed resolution that will go before Stephens County voters...

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Little League Update

July 15, 2013

Multiple Toccoa All-Star Little League teams are in the midst of state tournament play this week. Three teams kicked off state tourney play over the weekend. First in Junior League softball, Toccoa won the first game of a best-of-three series against Pioneer Little League 9-4 Saturday in East Athens. These two teams are the...

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Local Man Sworn In As Attorney

July 15, 2013
Local Man Sworn In As Attorney

A local man call now officially call himself an attorney. Chadrick “Chad” Mance was sworn in as an attorney in the state of Georgia at a ceremony Friday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse. A large group of family and friends attended the ceremony, where Senior Judge Robert Struble swore Mance in. Mance called...

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Just Right Catering Celebrates New Location

July 15, 2013
Just Right Catering Celebrates New Location

The community celebrates a new location for a local caterer. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Just Right Catering in downtown Toccoa to celebrate Just Right’s new location. Just Right Catering actually moved just right across Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa to find its new location. Co-owner Jarvis...

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Police Blotter

July 15, 2013

Authorities are investigating a burglary at an Eastanollee storage unit. The Stephens County Sheriffs Office responded to a storage unit on Scott Road on July 6 after a burglary had been reported. The estimated total cost of goods stolen from the storage unit amounted to around $10,000. According to the report, the burglary happened...

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Stephens Co. BOE Interviews Candidates For Vacant Seat

July 12, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education hears from the three candidates for the board seat vacated last month by Jerry Steele. School board members interviewed Jimmy Howard, Inger Neal, and Steve Tilley during a work session Thursday. A fourth candidate, Rodney Moore, had removed his name from consideration prior to the meeting. The Board...

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Grand Jury Returns Indictments

July 12, 2013

A Stephens County grand jury has indicted a man arrested after a shooting incident earlier this year on Almond Street in Toccoa. The grand jury returned a true bill of indictment this week against Glenn Adams, Jr. of Almond Street in Toccoa for two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of possession of...

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Toccoa 11-12 Baseball Wins District Title

July 12, 2013

The Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old Little League All-Star baseball team will head to states after capturing the district championship Thursday night with a 17-0, four-inning win over Hart County in Danielsville. Toccoa scored five runs in the first inning and never looked back. Ben Hobbs led the charge, going 4 for 4 with two...

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