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Little League Update

June 30, 2015

Two Toccoa teams fall in elimination bracket games in District 7 Little League play in northeast Georgia. First, the Toccoa 10-11 baseball All-Stars were knocked out of the District tournament after an 8-1 loss to Franklin in Lavonia on Monday. Miles Dodd pitched a complete game on just 69 pitches and allowed only a...

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Old Jail Deemed Surplus

June 30, 2015

The Stephens County Commission declares the old Stephens County Jail as surplus property. County commissioners unanimously passed a motion officially doing that at their meeting last Tuesday. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the motion also authorizes staff to sell scrap from the demolition of the old jail on Scenic Drive and place the...

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NGTC Welcoming New Board of Directors Member

June 30, 2015

North Georgia Technical College sees a change on its board of directors. At the June Board of Directors meeting, Mark Rasmussen completed his three-year service and was recognized for his contributions. Ron Barden will be stepping up to represent Rabun County on the Board beginning in July. He began board certification training in May...

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Sheriff Says Homeowners Should Be Cautious of Checking Homes Late At Night

June 29, 2015

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley is warning area residents of a new possible ploy being used by criminals around people’s homes. Shirley said he received the first report of it recently in this area from a resident. He said it tends to happen during the late night or early morning hours. According to the...

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Main Street Toccoa Hosting Summer Drama Camp

June 29, 2015

Main Street Toccoa is once again offering a Summer Drama Camp for area children next month. This year’s Summer Drama Camp is coming up during the week of July 27 through July 31 at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. It is for children in the first grade through fifth grade. Times are from...

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Barden: Football Prep Going Well

June 29, 2015

As football teams across Georgia enter the state-mandated dead week with no activity this week, Stephens County High School Head Football Coach Frank Barden said preparations for next season are going well. The Indians have worked since June 1 on weightlifting and conditioning. Barden said the month of June has gone very well. “The...

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Barden Says New Year Will Bring Coaching Changes In Some Sports

June 29, 2015

With a new high school athletic year just over a month away from starting, Stephens County High School is getting ready to move forward with some changes in the coaching ranks. Stephens County High School Athletic Director Frank Barden said that the changes have affected a number of different sports. Barden said that on...

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Collins Comments On Recent Supreme Court Rulings

June 29, 2015

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins has issued statements on two rulings last week by the U.S. Supreme Court. First on the ruling in the case that upheld the health insurance payment subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, Collins said now that the backbone of Obamacare has been upheld, the best option left to...

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Little League Update

June 29, 2015

Little League All-Star baseball and softball continues tonight across northeast Georgia. Toccoa teams are still alive in three of the four ongoing tournaments after two days of play over the weekend. In Danielsville, Toccoa’s 9-10 softball All-Stars play Franklin tonight at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Toccoa 9-10 softball lost to Habersham 6-0. However, the Toccoa...

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Community Prayer Service Remembers Charleston Nine

June 26, 2015

Stephens County comes together to pray for Charleston, South Carolina. Thursday night, an inter-denominational prayer service to remember the nine worshipers killed last week at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston was held at the First United Methodist Church in Toccoa. First United Methodist Church Senior Minister the Rev. John Brown said the service provided...

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