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Former Habersham Deputy Pleads Not Guilty in Flash Bang Grenade Case

July 29, 2015

The Associated Press is reporting that a former Habersham County deputy sheriff has entered a “not guilty” plea to charges of providing false information to get a warrant that led to a botched raid in which a toddler was critically injured. U.S. attorneys said 29-year-old Nikki Autry of Clarkesville, a former Habersham County deputy...

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NGCU Breaks Ground on New Lavonia Branch Building

July 29, 2015

Construction is underway on a new building for the Lavonia branch of North Georgia Credit Union. The groundbreaking took place earlier this month with North Georgia Credit Union’s board of directors and management. N-G-C-U officials said that the new free-standing branch will be located across the street from the existing location in Suite 1...

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City of Toccoa Approves Proposed Intergovernmental Agreement With County

July 28, 2015

A proposed agreement between the city of Toccoa and Stephens County will clarify responsibilities each is taking on in a number of areas. Monday, the Toccoa City Commission voted unanimously to authorize the Mayor to sign an intergovernmental agreement with Stephens County. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said the need for clarification in some...

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City Grants Street Abandonment Request

July 28, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners grant an abandonment request. Monday, the city commission approved a request to abandon part of East Savannah Street at the request of Mr. and Mrs. Jon Zeches and the First Baptist Church of Toccoa. City Planning Director Connie Tabor said that the Planning Commission recommended approving the request, which would only...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

July 28, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners will consider a possible street abandonment at their meeting later today. The county commission is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. On the agenda for today’s meeting is consideration of a motion to abandon part of Crump...

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Banks Co. Home Invasion Suspect Caught

July 28, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion earlier this month in Banks County has been captured in the state of Louisiana. According to Banks County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Sergeant Carissa McFaddin, Jackson Lewis Sanders was arrested in Baton Rouge over the weekend. “Sanders is currently facing...

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Area Residents Appointed to State Boards

July 28, 2015

Three area residents are among those appointed last week to boards by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. The appointees are Matt Arthur of Lakemont to the REACH Scholarship Board, Tom Wilson of Franklin Springs to the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Services Board, and Michael E. Mixon of Clarkesville to the State Board of Accountancy. Arthur is...

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Local Students Go To NGTC Camp

July 28, 2015
Local Students Go To NGTC Camp

The Nuts, Bolts, and Thingamajigs Camp was back this year by popular demand and 18 campers from the Toccoa Boys and Girls Club spent an action packed week in June at North Georgia Technical College designing, building and producing from scratch an invention they could show with pride. Aimed at introducing young persons in...

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DOT Announces Slight Traffic Shift on Hwy. 328 Starting Tuesday

July 27, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing a traffic pattern shift on a southern Stephens County highway as the State Route 17 widening project continues. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that this week, crews will shift traffic on to temporary asphalt on State Route 328 at its intersection with the new State Route...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

July 27, 2015

It appears to be a light agenda for the Toccoa City Commission when it meets for its second meeting of the month of July later today. There is only one item on the agenda under “new business” for the city commission to consider. That is a request to abandon a portion of East Savannah...

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