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Nobody Hurt in Monday Night Wreck on By-pass

July 23, 2013

Authorities have reported that no one was injured after a tractor-trailer accident on the Toccoa By-pass late Monday night. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, 52-year-old Donald Earl Moore of Clarkesville was driving the tractor-trailer towards Stephens County around 10 p.m. Monday when the vehicle went off the shoulder while...

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Update on I-85 Wreck in Hart County

July 23, 2013

Interstate 85 is back to normal around the Georgia-South Carolina state line today following an early morning accident that had the southbound side of the road blocked. The accident occurred early this morning and involved two tractor-trailers. It took place around Mile Post 178 on I-85 Southbound in Hart County. No injuries were reported....

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Stephens Co. Commission Meets Today

July 23, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to officially set the county’s millage rate for 2013 and approve a SPLOST VI resolution and intergovernmental agreement at their meeting later today. County commissioners are proposing to maintain the county’s millage rate at 11.32 mills. That is the same millage rate as the county had last year. The...

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Tilley Ready to Start on Stephens Co. Board of Education

July 23, 2013

The newest member of the Stephens County Board of Education says he is ready to get started. Steve Tilley spoke with AM 630 WNEG Monday. The Board of Education voted last week to appoint Tilley to serve the remainder of the term held originally by Jerry Steele, representing District 1, Post 2 on the...

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Toccoa Receives Grant Money From GMA

July 23, 2013

The city of Toccoa receives nearly eight thousand dollars in grant funds to help purchase equipment designed to provide a safer work environment for city employees. On Monday, the Georgia Municipal Association awarded Toccoa a Safety Grant for just over $4,000 and a Liability Grant of just under $3,900. Toccoa has used that money...

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Teen Found Safe on Lake Hartwell

July 23, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A South Carolina teen that went missing on Lake Hartwell Sunday night is safe. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Officer Craig Fulgum said the boy, identified as 15-year-old Noah Day of Piedmont, South Carolina went missing Sunday night near Sadler Creek State Park on U.S. Highway...

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Little League Update

July 23, 2013

The Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old Little League baseball All-Stars are now 0-2 in pool play at the state tournament in Richmond Hill, Georgia. Monday, Toccoa fell to Northern Little League of Columbus 4-1. Columbus scored two in the first inning to take an early lead it would not relinquish. Mason Kimsey and Colley Glenn...

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Job Fair for Offenders Wednesday

July 23, 2013

The Georgia Department of Labor is sponsoring a job fair for offenders to meet with employers Wednesday (July 24). The state’s Department of Corrections, Toccoa Probation Office, and Toccoa and Habersham Career Centers of the Georgia Department of Labor are sponsoring the fair for offenders Wednesday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Ruby...

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Oconee, SC Fire Considered Arson

July 22, 2013

Authorities in Oconee County, South Carolina have said they consider a Friday morning fire near the Georgia-South Carolina state line a case of suspected arson. Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Jimmy Watt said that investigators are following leads regarding the case at this time. The fire occurred early Friday morning on Cleveland Pike Road...

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Back to School Bash Date Set

July 22, 2013

It is one month until the start of school and the Stephens County School System is finalizing plans for an annual back-to-school event. This year’s “Back to School Bash” is set for August 22 at Stephens County High School. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said that this year’s “Back to School Bash” will...

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