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SCHS Announces Make-up Date for Lumpkin Hoops Game

February 5, 2013
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Stephens County High School has announced a make-up date for the basketball game with Lumpkin County. Stephens County will now host Lumpkin County on Thursday at the Currahee Arena. The girls’ game will tip off at 6 p.m. with the boys’ game to follow. The game between Stephens and Lumpkin counties will be the...

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Jarrell Takes Oath of Office

February 4, 2013
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Jarrell Takes Oath of Office

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell takes the oath of office as chief. The new chief, along with the rest of the Toccoa Police Department, took the oath as a unit Friday afternoon in the commission meeting room at Toccoa City Hall. Jarrell said he felt it was important that the whole department take the...

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TPD SORT Team Trains at Toccoa Elementary School

February 4, 2013
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A recent training session for members of the Toccoa Police Department focuses on school safety. Back on January 26, the eight members of the police department’s Special Operations Response Team, or SORT Team, held a training session at Toccoa Elementary School. Toccoa Police Department Detective Shannon Westbrook heads up the SORT Team. He said...

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SCHS Splits with Madison Friday in Hoops Action

February 4, 2013
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A last-second shot would not fall and the Stephens County Lady Indians lost a heart-breaker Friday to the Madison County Lady Red Raiders 51-50. Madison County’s girls scored the first 13 points of the game, but the Lady Indians scratched their way back and led at the half 26-25 following a three-point shot by...

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New Northern Circuit DA Says Office “In Deep State of Neglect”

February 4, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia New Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said the office he inherited is filled with years of backlogged cases. White attended the Franklin County Board of Commissioners work session Tuesday to ask them for extra funding to supplement the salary of his new Chief Assistant District Attorney....

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McFarlin wins Rick Perkins Award

February 4, 2013
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McFarlin wins Rick Perkins Award

A Franklin County woman is the winner of a teaching award at North Georgia Technical College. Math Instructor Leslie McFarlin of Carnesville is North Georgia Tech’s winner of this year’s Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education. Three other instructors were also nominated for this 2013 award including Chris Bladowski of Toccoa in...

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Ga. DOT Announces NE Ga. Road Work

February 4, 2013
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The Georgia Department of Transportation will perform scheduled road work in a number of northeast Georgia counties this week. According to the DOT, work will take place in Franklin and Banks counties. In Franklin County, the DOT says crews will hand sweep State Routes 8 and 211, while another crew inspects drainage pipes on...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

February 1, 2013
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Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick says that jurors must report as scheduled on Monday at 8:45 a.m.

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Toccoa Commissioners Schedule Monday Work Session

February 1, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioners have a number of items on the agenda for a work session scheduled to take place Monday. The city commission is set to meet Monday at 8:30 a.m. at Toccoa City Hall for a work session. Eight items are listed on the agenda for Monday’s work session. Two of those items...

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Change in Toccoa Utility Delinquency Policy Takes Effect Today

February 1, 2013
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A change in the city of Toccoa’s policy on utility delinquencies takes effect today. Starting today, the city is shortening the amount of time before which a customer becomes delinquent on his or her account from 35 to 30 days. City commissioners approved the policy change at a meeting on November 12. According to...

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