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SCHS Envirothon Team Wins States, Second Team Places 4th

April 25, 2013
SCHS Envirothon Team Wins States, Second Team Places 4th

A team of students from Stephens County High School wins the state Envirothon Championship. The Stephens County High School “Red” team recently won its third state title in the last six years at the Georgia Envirothon State Championship held recently at Elachee Nature Center in Gainesville. Stephens County High School Envirothon Team Coach Dr....

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“A Taste of Toccoa” Set for Tonight

April 25, 2013
“A Taste of Toccoa” Set for Tonight

People will have a chance to take “a taste of Toccoa” later today. Downtown Toccoa will host the 23rd annual “A Taste of Toccoa” today from 5 to 8 p.m. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that some 15 area restaurants and caterers will serve sample-sized portions of their most popular dishes....

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Three Arrested, Charged With Obtaining Forged Prescriptions

April 25, 2013

Three South Carolina women face charges in Stephens County, Georgia after a multi-agency investigation. According to authorities, agents from the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team, Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, and the Toccoa Police Department opened an investigation last Friday in reference to alleged forged prescriptions at a local pharmacy. Authorities said that as...

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Debris Causes Sewer Spill

April 25, 2013

Officials with the city of Toccoa said Wednesday debris in a sewer line is to blame for a sanitary sewer spill Tuesday. According to the Toccoa Water/Wastewater Department, city of Toccoa personnel were notified at about 6 p.m. Tuesday of a sewer overflow. City officials said the overflow in question was coming from a...

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Indian Baseball Beats Madison

April 25, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball team will be at home in the first round of the state playoffs next week. Wednesday, Ryan Cleveland hit two home runs and Kain Dyer-Hewitt allowed just one hit as the Indians beat the Madison County Red Raiders 13-3 at the Reservation in a game called after 4 ½...

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SCDA Seeking Tax Credits For Vacant Property

April 24, 2013

Stephens County economic development officials hope making an area industrial property eligible for tax credits will help attract a business to locate there. Tuesday, Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin appeared before Stephens County Commissioners to request the commission’s support for an application to the state to make a 5.6-acre property at...

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Two Arrested in Oak Valley Rd. Burglary

April 24, 2013

Two people face charges after an alleged burglary over the weekend in Stephens County. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said Saturday night, deputies responded to an Oak Valley Road residence whose owner was out of town. “A family member actually drove by the house and saw that the door was open and turned out...

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KTSCB Marks Earth Day

April 24, 2013
KTSCB Marks Earth Day

Toccoa and Stephens County mark Earth Day with a community service project. Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful and a group of volunteers spent Monday morning cleaning up and planting flowers around the wishing well next to the Stephens County Courthouse Annex on Tugalo Street in downtown Toccoa. That wishing well was built with stones that...

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Stephens Co. Mentors Recognized at Luncheon

April 24, 2013

Family Connections and Communities in Schools of Stephens County is taking time to recognize those who mentor area children. The group held its 5th annual Mentor Appreciation Luncheon last week at the Toccoa First United Methodist Church. Mentor Program Coordinator Glenda Bullard said the luncheon provides an opportunity to thank those who take time...

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Indians Sweep Monroe Area in Region Baseball Play

April 24, 2013

The Stephens County Indians remain at the top of Region 8-AAAA baseball. Tuesday, the Indians went to Monroe Area and defeated the Purple Hurricanes 7-3. Stephens County took the lead in the first inning on an RBI infield single from Max Thomas and never looked back, scoring the first seven runs of the game....

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