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Man Receives Life Without Parole in Lavonia Murder Case

April 15, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A South Carolina man receives life without parole plus 20 years in a Lavonia murder case. Superior Court Judge John Bailey handed down that sentence Wednesday to 31-year-old Caleb Fielding of Iva, South Carolina. A jury convicted Fielding in November on murder and related charges in the October...

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IRS Tax Deadline Today

April 15, 2013

If you have not done your taxes yet, today is the day. Tonight at midnight is the deadline to file federal income tax returns or file a form requesting an extension. Internal Revenue Service Spokesman Mark Green said it is crucial that taxpayers make sure they have filed something by the midnight deadline. “Either...

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“CarFit” Event At Senior Center Tuesday

April 15, 2013

The Stephens County Senior Center will host a “CarFit” event on Tuesday. “CarFit” is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them. It also provides information on community-specific resources that could enhance their safety as drivers and/or increase their mobility in the community. At...

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Police Blotter

April 15, 2013

Toccoa Police responded to a Big A Road business on Wednesday in reference to a reported theft. According to the report on file, the business told police that its gutter was stolen from the back of the business. The report indicates that the theft occurred sometime between the evening of April 7 and last...

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Two Inches of Rain Fall in Evening, Overnight Storms

April 12, 2013

Nicer weather is on the way this weekend after a rainy and stormy night. Heavy rain and storms moved through northeast Georgia during the evening and overnight hours. So far, the storms have dumped about two inches of rain in downtown Toccoa since last night. There is still a chance of some rain this...

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Stephens Co. Still In Running For Solar Panel Farm Site

April 12, 2013

Stephens County remains in the running to locate a solar panel farm site on land owned by the county’s Development Authority in Eastanollee. Earlier this year, the Stephens County Development Authority applied on behalf of a developer to Georgia Power to locate a solar panel farm site on land the Development Authority owns off...

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Ridership Down on Crescent Line Over Last Six Months

April 12, 2013

Statistics from Amtrak show that ridership on the Crescent line was down over the last six months when compared to the same time period the year before. Amtrak reported this week that the number of riders on the Crescent line was down 5.3 percent for the first six months of Fiscal Year 2013, which...

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Boating Class Set for Saturday

April 12, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia With warmer weather here and lake levels rising, boaters are beginning to flock to Lake Hartwell to enjoy the spring weather, some for the first time. With that in mind, first- time boaters have the opportunity to take advantage of a free boating class coming up this Saturday...

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Rabun Co. Investigating Reported Case of Adult Abuse

April 12, 2013

By Craig Salmon, WRBN Radio, Clayton The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate an alleged incident of disabled person abuse. On April 3, Rabun County EMS, the Mountain City Police Department and the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a location in reference to the alleged assault of a disabled adult identified as...

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SCSO Receives Certificate of Recognition

April 12, 2013
SCSO Receives Certificate of Recognition

The International Association of Chiefs of Police recognizes the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office recently received a “Certificate of Recognition” from the I.A.C.P. for its performance in the National Law Enforcement Challenge. The agency recognized the Sheriff’s Office for putting together an application that demonstrates how fatal crashes can be reduced through...

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