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SCHS Sweeps Lumpkin in Saturday Hoops Action

January 7, 2013
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Stephens County picks up a basketball sweep on the road in Dahlonega. In a battle of the Indians on Saturday, Stephens County’s Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams both defeated Lumpkin County’s Indians and Lady Indians. First in the girls’ game, Stephens County withstood an early third-quarter run and pulled away in the second...

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Police Blotter

January 7, 2013
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary on Merritts Circle in Martin late last month. According to the report on file, the woman stated on December 29 that she returned home and found someone had entered the residence and taken three television sets. The television sets are valued at $2500. Elsewhere, the...

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Franklin Co. Commission Briefly Discusses Animal Control Ordinance

January 7, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia It is unclear if Franklin County Commissioners will continue discussion about an animal control ordinance. That is after they talked about the issue briefly at a day-long work session late last month. Franklin County Commission Vice-Chair the Rev. Clint Harper asked for discussion on the topic, but only...

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Change in Toccoa Utility Delinquency Policy Taking Effect Next Month

January 4, 2013
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The city of Toccoa is moving forward with implementing a change to the city’s policy on utility delinquencies. According to city officials, beginning on February 1, the city will shorten the amount of time before which a customer becomes delinquent on his or her account from 35 to 30 days. City commissioners approved the...

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New Toccoa Municipal Court Judge Holds Court

January 4, 2013
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The city of Toccoa’s new Municipal Court Judge holds court for the first time. New Municipal Court Judge Bob Sneed held his first session of city court Thursday at Toccoa City Hall. The city commission voted unanimously on December 17 to appoint Sneed, a Lithonia lawyer, as the new municipal court judge. He replaced...

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Rainfall Up in Toccoa in 2012

January 4, 2013
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Toccoa saw more rainfall in 2012 than it did in 2011. A look at the final rainfall statistics for last year shows that downtown Toccoa received 50.05 inches of rain during calendar year 2012. That is more than three and a half inches more rain than Toccoa received in 2011, when 46.43 inches of...

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Anderson Man Captured For Hart County High-Speed Chase

January 4, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities in Anderson County have captured a suspect involved in a high-speed chase in Hart County on Christmas Day. 29-year old Michael David Brandon Chastain was arrested over the weekend by Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Information Officer Chad McBride, Chastain was picked...

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SCHS Basketball Back in Action This Weekend

January 4, 2013
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The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams return to action this weekend. Last week, both teams took part in holiday tournaments, with the Indian boys traveling to Walhalla, South Carolina and the Lady Indians taking part in a tournament in Hartwell. The Indian boys won their tournament. The Indians defeated Blue Ridge,...

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Three Shot in Elbert, Shooter Dead

January 4, 2013
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By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton An Elbert County man wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred at a home located on Middleton Church Road is dead, after his manhunt when he shot himself. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office first received a call of a shooting incident that occurred at 12:23 p.m. on...

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Both Sides In Wilbros Case Agree With Mediation Order

January 3, 2013
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Lawyers for both sides in the Wilbros civil suit have commented on a judge’s order to send the two sides into mediation later this month and postpone today’s continuation of the preliminary injunction hearing. Last week, Superior Court Judge Robert Adamson ordered attorneys for both sides into mediation this month. As a result, he...

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