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Indian Baseball Sweeps Lanier

April 4, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball team sweeps Lanier in Region 8-AAAA play. The Indians beat the Longhorns 4-2 Wednesday at Lanier High School in a region game. Tied at two in the top of the seventh, Logan Bell tripled to bring home Mason Long and Davis McCall with the go-ahead runs. Long had reached...

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Toccoa Woman Injured in Friday Wreck in Habersham Co.

April 4, 2013

The Georgia State Patrol continues to investigate an accident last week in Habersham County that resulted in multiple injuries. According to the Toccoa Post of the Georgia State Patrol, the three vehicle accident occurred just after 1:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Georgia Highway 365 and Duncan Bridge Road, or Georgia Highway 384....

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Trial Ends in Hung Jury

April 4, 2013

A trial this week in Stephens County Superior Court ends with a hung jury. Court officials indicate that the trial of Michael Dennis Savard of Toccoa on a charge of aggravated assault ended in a hung jury. Savard faced charges in connection to a March 2012 incident at Rite Aid on Big A Road...

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Franklin Co. Commission Denies Mason Cornerstone Request

April 4, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia For the second time, Franklin County commissioners have said no to a request by the Lavonia chapter of the Masons to install a cornerstone on the new EMS building now under construction on Gerrard Road in the Lavonia Industrial Park. The initial request came at a work session...

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Col. Ben Purcell Passes Away

April 4, 2013

Funeral services for a decorated Northeast Georgia veteran and former state legislator will take place Saturday. Colonel Ben Purcell of Clarkesville passed away earlier this week at the age of 85. Purcell was a long-time Habersham County resident and decorated veteran. In 1968, Purcell was serving in Vietnam when the helicopter he was on...

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HB 226 Passes General Assembly; Composting Language Removed

April 3, 2013

A State House bill that drew the attention of some Stephens County citizens over its reference to composting is headed to the Governor’s desk after it passed the General Assembly. House Bill 226, which deals with used tires, passed the State House and Senate last week at the end of the legislative session. The...

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Cobb Co. Shooting Suspect Arrested in Franklin Co.

April 3, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Cobb County man wanted in connection with a shooting over the weekend is behind bars after being arrested in Franklin County. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, the arrest came Sunday morning at a truck stop off Exit 160 on Interstate 85 in Carnesville. “The deputies...

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Preparations Underway for “Taste of Toccoa”

April 3, 2013

The city of Toccoa is preparing for an annual Spring downtown tradition. The 23rd annual “A Taste of Toccoa” will take place on Thursday, April 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Toccoa. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that preparations are going well for the event. “Taste of Toccoa is...

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Stephens Co. Junior Varsity Baseball Wins

April 3, 2013

The Stephens County Indian Junior Varsity baseball team scored three unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to gain a come-from-behind, 5-3 win over the Madison County Junior Varsity baseball team Tuesday night at the Reservation. All five Indian runs in the game were unearned. Indian starter Dylan Simpson limited Madison County...

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Chamber Holds Pastor Appreciation Breakfast

April 3, 2013
Chamber Holds Pastor Appreciation Breakfast

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce recognizes local pastors. The Chamber hosted its 2nd annual Pastor Appreciation Breakfast on March 26 at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center. Chamber members, along with Chamber Board members and Ambassadors all invited their pastors to attend this event and the Chamber reports that almost 30 churches were represented...

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