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Great American Cleanup Starting in Stephens Co.

April 8, 2015

Volunteers are taking time starting this month for some spring cleaning across Stephens County. It is time once again for the annual Great American Cleanup. The Great American Cleanup is a nationwide event in its 17th year that brings volunteers together to remove litter and debris, clean up waterways, reduce waste, and educate people...

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Indians Blank War Eagles in Region 8-AAAA Baseball

April 8, 2015

The Stephens County Indian baseball team gets back above .500 in region play. Tuesday, Tristen Powell tossed a five-hitter and the Indians got 13 hits as a team on the way to a 7-0 win over the Chestatee War Eagles at the Reservation. Powell struck out three and walked just one in going the...

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NGTC AC Tech Program Re-accredited

April 8, 2015
NGTC AC Tech Program Re-accredited

North Georgia Technical College’s Air Conditioning Technology program receives re-accreditation. The re-accreditation was completed successfully last month. It was conducted by HVAC Excellence, an affiliate of the ESCO Group. According to North Georgia Technical College, HVAC Excellence is a not-for-profit organization created in 1994 to improve the technical workforce of the Heating, Ventilation, Air...

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Police Blotter

April 8, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a recent burglary at a home on a private drive off of Rock Creek Road. Authorities were called to the residence last Thursday, April 2. The victim told the deputy that it appeared as if someone had broken into the residence forcibly and stolen several...

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Drug Dealer in Franklin Co. Sentenced

April 8, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A repeat drug offender is off the streets of Franklin County. On Monday, 37-year old Chad Ashley Jacobs of Royston pleaded guilty to possession of more than 200 grams of methamphetamine. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said Jacobs is a repeat offender who was sentenced without...

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SCHS Baseball Location Change

April 7, 2015

Today’s Stephens County High School Indian baseball game against Chestatee has been moved to Stephens County High School at 5:55 p.m. tonight. AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com will broadcast the game beginning at 5:45 p.m.  

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Rabies Case Confirmed in Stephens Co.

April 7, 2015

A case of rabies has been confirmed in the southeastern part of Stephens County. The Stephens County Environmental Health Department posted a letter Friday to residents in the Seven Forks Road and Tahoe Trail area of Stephens County that a dog had been found in that area that tested positive for rabies. Seven Forks...

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KTSCB Wins Awards

April 7, 2015

Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful is the recipient of a couple of statewide awards. First, Keep Georgia Beautiful recognized Stephens County as a recipient of the Governor’s Circle Award last month. K-T-S-C-B Executive Director Linda Scofield said the award recognizes the efforts of local chapters throughout the course of the year. “It is the affiliates...

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Friday Structure Fire Considered Suspicious

April 7, 2015

An investigation continues into what caused a fire at a vacant house in Toccoa last week. Both stations of the Toccoa Fire Department responded to a vacant house on East Franklin Street at about 3:05 a.m. Friday for a structure fire. Crews remained on the scene about three hours. Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers...

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Stephens Drops in County Health Rankings

April 7, 2015

Stephens County drops in a yearly study that ranks counties by their health. Recently, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their yearly rankings of counties in states across the country by how healthy they are. In that study, Stephens County ranked 118th out of 159 counties...

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