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Stephens Co. Jurors Must Report Monday

June 7, 2013

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said Thursday that jurors in Stephens County who received a summons for jury duty on Monday (June 10) need to report as scheduled at 8:45 a.m.

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SPLOST VI Meeting Set For Monday

June 7, 2013

Officials from Stephens County and its municipalities will start off next week with the latest in a series of meetings to discuss SPLOST VI. The third in a series of meetings to discuss SPLOST VI will take place Monday at 9 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown...

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Forest Service Calls On People to “Get Outdoors” on Saturday

June 7, 2013

The U.S. Forest Service is encouraging people to get outdoors on Saturday. Saturday is National Get Outdoors Day and as part of that, the Forest Service will offer a “fee-free” day on Saturday. The Forest Service says most day-use recreation areas in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests that are open for the season and operated...

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Police Blotter

June 7, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Oak Valley Road last week in reference to a reported burglary. According to a report on file, a deputy responded on May 30 where a resident stated that $3,435 worth of items were taken from a home. The report does not list specifically what was taken. The...

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Stephens Co. BOE Beginning Process for Selecting Steele’s Replacement

June 6, 2013
Stephens Co. BOE Beginning Process for Selecting Steele’s Replacement

The Stephens County Board of Education is beginning to search for a new board member to replace outgoing member and Chairman Jerry Steele. Steele announced last week that he would resign from the Board of Education effective at the end of this month. He said his resignation is to avoid any appearance of a...

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Search Warrant Leads to Two Arrests

June 6, 2013

Two people face charges after authorities in Toccoa serve a search warrant. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, multiple agencies worked together in serving the search warrant last week based off of an investigation by area authorities. “On Wednesday, May 29th, the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Team, the Toccoa Police Department, and the...

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KTSCB Announces Cleanup Challenge Winners

June 6, 2013
KTSCB Announces Cleanup Challenge Winners

Organizers are celebrating the completion of another Toccoa-Stephens County Cleanup Challenge. Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful announced the winners of the annual competitive cleanup event at a party to recognize the teams that was held Tuesday at the Stephens County Courthouse Annex in downtown Toccoa. This year’s Cleanup Challenge took place during the months of...

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Rainy Night in Toccoa Drops Over 1.5 Inches of Rain

June 6, 2013

Toccoa could see more rain later today to add on to what the area saw last night. Downtown Toccoa received 1.58 inches of rain during the evening and overnight hours Wednesday into Thursday. That puts Toccoa over 37 inches of rain for the year to date, compared to just over 19 inches at this...

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Chamber Looking to ‘Soar to New Heights’ in Year Ahead

June 6, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce says its goal is to help the community soar to new heights in the year ahead. The Chamber’s year starts on July 1 and incoming Chamber Chair Brian Akin spoke about the Chamber’s goals for the next year at last month’s Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at the...

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Ga. Marking National Fishing and Boating Week

June 6, 2013

Georgia is marking National Fishing and Boating Week this week. The state’s Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is taking the opportunity to encourage people of all ages to take advantage of activities centered around fishing and boating this week. Wildlife Resources Division Chief of Fisheries Management John Biagi said outdoor recreation strengthens...

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