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Toccoa Commission Expresses Concern About Proposed Water Project

May 16, 2013

Some Toccoa City Commissioners are expressing concern about a proposed multi-million dollar project to interconnect water systems in northeast Georgia. Madison and Elbert County officials are seeking money from the Governor’s Water Supply Program for water improvements in five northeast Georgia counties, Stephens, Franklin, Madison, Elbert, and Oglethorpe. According to officials, they are seeking...

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I-85 Crash Victim Identified

May 16, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities have identified the person killed when a high-speed chase through two counties on Interstate 85 ended in a wreck Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, the person killed is 19-year-old Marion Ahlexus Shore of McDonough. She was killed when 21-year old Thanquarius Calhoun of McDonough crashed while fleeing...

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TFC Baseball Wins National Title

May 16, 2013
TFC Baseball Wins National Title

The Toccoa Falls College baseball team can continue to call themselves national champions. Toccoa Falls defeated Dallas Christian College 4-3 in the championship game of the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II baseball World Series Saturday. TFC entered the World Series as the top seed and outscored its opponents 35-5 during the tournament....

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Police Blotter

May 16, 2013

A Toccoa man faces a felony charge in relation to the burglary of a local convenience store. Police said they arrested 34-year-old Gerry Patrick Thornton of Toccoa on a felony burglary charge. Authorities alleged that Thornton broke the front window of Zebo’s on the corner of South Pond Street and Collins Road late Monday...

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Wilbros Civil Trial Continued

May 15, 2013

The Wilbros civil trial will not start next Tuesday as was first scheduled. Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said Judge Robert Adamson has granted a continuance in the trial at the request of Wilbros in order to allow Wilbros to construct and implement an “in vessel” composting process. According to Ranck, “in vessel” composting...

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Stephens Co. Honors “Top Five”

May 15, 2013

Stephens County honors its “Top Five.” The annual Toccoa Rotary Club Top Five Banquet took place Tuesday night at Stephens County High School. The banquet honors Stephens County High School graduating seniors who have performed academically in the top five percent in their class. Toccoa Rotary Club President-Elect the Rev. Mary Demmler said it...

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Arrests Announced in Burglaries

May 15, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is announcing a number of arrests in connection to multiple burglaries. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the first burglary was on April 20 on Oak Valley Road and also included burglaries over the following week on Brookhaven Circle, Pine View Road, and Whispering Pines Road. Shirley said...

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Fall Sport Athletes Sign at SCHS

May 15, 2013
Fall Sport Athletes Sign at SCHS

A number of fall sports student-athletes from Stephens County High School are headed to the next level in their athletic careers. The athletes signed Monday at the Currahee Arena at Stephens County High School. Four of those to sign Monday were football players. Quarterback Dionte Mayfield will play next year at LaGrange College. He...

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Indian Baseball Eliminated in State Quarterfinals

May 15, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball season comes to a close in the state quarterfinals. Crisp County swept the Indians out of the playoffs in Tuesday’s quarterfinal round in Cordele, winning two games to none. In Game One, the Indians led 4-0 heading to the bottom of the fifth, but Crisp County scored 8 unanswered...

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One Dead, Two Injured After I-85 High Speed Chase Tuesday

May 15, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A McDonough, Georgia man faces multiple charges after leading authorities in two counties on a high-speed chase up Interstate 85 that ended in the death of one of his passengers. It happened about 2 p.m. Tuesday and began in Banks County when deputies there tried to stop a...

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