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Ga. DNR Gives Boaters Birthday Gift

August 6, 2013

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a birthday opportunity for Georgia residents that have a boat registered with the state. Now, the DNR said that Georgia residents who have a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday and for two days after as part of their boat registration fee....

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Police Blotter

August 6, 2013

The Toccoa Police Department is investigating a reported theft from a vehicle last week. According to the report on file, police responded to Cane   Brake Circle on July 31, where a woman told the officer that she had a laptop computer and $500 in cash stolen from her vehicle between 12:30 a.m. and...

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Second Wilbros Lawsuit Filed

August 5, 2013

About 100 area residents are asking a federal court to take action against Wilbros in regards to odor emanating from the facility in a lawsuit filed last week. Toccoa Attorney Alton Adams filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Gainesville against Wilbros and associated defendants on Friday and provided a copy of that...

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Stephens Co. Sheriff Warns Of Text Message Scam

August 5, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office wants area residents to be on the lookout for an ongoing scam. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, his office has received some reports on such a scam within the last couple of days. Shirley said the scam has been coming to residents in the form of a...

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August Marks National Immuization Month

August 5, 2013

Area health officials are using this month to remind people to make sure they are up to date on vaccinations. August is National Immunization Month. District Two Public Health Spokesperson Dave Palmer said vaccines are an important step in protecting against serious diseases. “We want to make sure that everyone gets immunized against those...

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Martin Makes MLB Debut

August 5, 2013

Toccoa’s Ethan Martin makes his major league debut. Martin pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies Friday night in Philadelphia against the Atlanta Braves, starting and taking the loss in a 6-4 Braves win. Martin started off strong, striking out four in the first two innings. However, Atlanta’s bats warmed up in the third and the...

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Global Partitions Makes Donation to NGTC

August 5, 2013
Global Partitions Makes Donation to NGTC

A local industry makes a donation to NorthGeorgiaTechnicalCollege. The school announced recently that Global Partitions of Toccoa made a donation of more than $30,000 in materials and supplies to North Georgia Tech in order to renovate the bathroom facilities at Bryant Hall on the school’s Clarkesville Campus. North Georgia Technical College is the oldest...

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Ribbon Cutting Held for Damon Media

August 5, 2013
Ribbon Cutting Held for Damon Media

Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Damon Media at the Chamber offices in downtown Toccoa. Damon Media is an outdoor advertising company. Damon and Pamela Bush are the co-owners. Damon Bush said that the company can handle all of someone’s outdoor advertising needs from start to finish. “We...

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Shots Fired In Downtown Alley, Nobody Hurt

August 2, 2013

Initial reports indicate that nobody was injured after shots were apparently fired in a downtown Toccoa alley late Thursday afternoon. It happened during the 5 p.m. hour in the alley and parking lot area behind WNEG Radio. We’ll have information as it becomes available.  

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Ethan Martin Making MLB Debut Today Vs. Braves

August 2, 2013

Toccoa native Ethan Martin will make his major league debut tonight in Philadelphia against the Atlanta Braves. The Phillies have announced that they have called up Martin to pitch in the series opener against the Braves at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The 2008 Stephens County High School graduate is 11-5 with a 4.12...

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