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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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Stephens Co. Jury Convicts Man on Drug Charges

June 21, 2013

A Mt. Airy man will spend time in prison after a jury finds him guilty on drug charges. A Stephens County Superior Court jury convicted Ricky Orell Frady on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute this week. Superior Court Judge Chan Caudell sentenced Frady Thursday. Frady will...

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Humane Shelter Interviewing Director Candidates Next Week

June 21, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter board is narrowing down the candidates to fill the open director’s position. Shelter Board Chair Harold Andrews said the deadline for applications passed recently and the board has worked with the Human Resources departments for the city of Toccoa and Stephens County to go through those applications. Andrews said...

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Shelter Postpones “Jailhouse Rock”

June 21, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter is announcing that it is postponing the annual “Jailhouse Rock” fundraising event. The dinner and auction had been set for Saturday, June 29th at North Georgia Technical College’s Currahee Campus. According to Shelter Board Member Angie Garland, postponing the event will allow for additional planning time. No new date...

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Stephens Co. Schools Look at Preliminary EOCT Results

June 21, 2013

Stephens County High School receives preliminary results for this past year’s End of Course Tests. School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten presented the preliminary EOCT results at Tuesday’s Stephens County Board of Education meeting. Those preliminary EOCT figures show that Stephens County High School improved or maintained its percentage of students’ scores meeting or exceeding standards...

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Stephens Co. Schools Hire New Nutrition Director

June 21, 2013

The Stephens County School System has named a new nutrition director. According to the Human Resources report, Kimberly Caudell has been hired as the new nutrition director the 2013-2014 school year. She is replacing Linda Azain, who is resigning from the job effective June 30. The Board of Education approved the Human Resources report...

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Moreno’s Treasure Box Celebrates Opening With Ribbon Cutting

June 21, 2013
Moreno’s Treasure Box Celebrates Opening With Ribbon Cutting

A new retail store opens up in Toccoa. Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Moreno’s Treasure Box to celebrate its opening. Owner Christel Ivester said Moreno’s has a wide variety of items. “We have this, that, and much more,” said Ivester. “We have furniture, baby stuff, clothes,...

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New Franklin Co. Clerk Hired

June 21, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County has a new county clerk. At a called meeting last week, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners came out of executive session and announced that they had made a selection. Franklin County Manager Billy Morse said the selection comes from inside the county’s administration. “It is...

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Little League Tourneys Gearing Up This Weekend

June 21, 2013

Two more Little League Baseball All-Star tournaments get underway this weekend. The Doyle Street Park in Toccoa will host the 10 and 11-year-old baseball and 9 and 10-year-old baseball tournaments beginning Saturday. The first Toccoa team to take to the field this weekend will be the 10 and 11-year-old baseball all-stars, who will play...

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