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Franklin Co. Discussing Water Well Policy

May 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners are discussing the possibility of a new policy for how private water wells are adopted and used by the county. At its work session last week, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners spent 30 minutes discussing the existing policy and whether it should be amended....

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Police Blotter

May 7, 2013

An East Doyle Street resident tells police that her home was burglarized. The Toccoa Police Department responded to the home on Thursday, May 2, where the woman says the burglary had taken place between noon and 1:30 p.m., according to the report on file. Meanwhile, the Toccoa Police Department responded to Morgan Place in...

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Arcadia Drive Deaths Remain Under Investigation

May 7, 2013

Authorities are continuing to investigate the deaths of two individuals found deceased in a Toccoa residence over the weekend. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said Monday that autopsies on the two deceased individuals are pending at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab. The identities of the individuals have not been released yet. However,...

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Weather Announcement

May 6, 2013

Stephens County Recreation Department prep ball games have been cancelled for today (May 6) due to the weather.

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Toccoa Police, GBI, DA’s Office Investigating Incident in Toccoa

May 6, 2013

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said Saturday night that his department is working with other agencies after two individuals were found deceased inside a Toccoa residence this past weekend. Jarrell said that the police department has requested the assistance of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office after...

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Three Killed When Crescent Strikes Vehicle in Toccoa

May 6, 2013

Three people from Austell are dead after a violent car-train collision in Stephens County. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, the Amtrak Crescent line collided with a vehicle at about 9:45 p.m. Friday night on Grant Smith Road, near the Summit subdivision. “The train T-boned the 2008 Mazda,” said Shirley. “It was a...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

May 6, 2013

The city of Toccoa is scheduled to hold the first reading of its proposed Fiscal Year 2014 operating budget at today’s city commission meeting. Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. City commissioners will have to hold a second reading of the proposed budget before voting on...

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Awards Handed Out for “A Taste of Toccoa”

May 6, 2013

Organizers are wrapping up another “A Taste of Toccoa.” The Toccoa Main Street program held a program Friday at Toccoa City Hall to recognize the winners of this year’s “Taste” awards and re-cap the April 25 event. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that overall, this year’s “Taste” went well. “It was...

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Stephens Co. Into Round Two of State Baseball Playoffs

May 6, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball team is into the second round of the state AAAA baseball playoffs following a doubleheader sweep of Alexander High School Friday at the Reservation. In the first game, the Indians only managed four hits, but made the most of them for a 4-3 win. The Indians scored two runs...

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SCHS Tennis Players Earn All-Region Honors

May 6, 2013

Three Stephens County Indian boys tennis team players earn all-region honors. Region coaches selected the three to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region team tennis team last week. Senior Brett Williams and sophomore Austin Simmons were both chosen second-team all-region. Williams played #3 singles for the Indians and compiled an overall match record of 14-2. Simmons...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • September 15, 2014LeTourneau WABCO Employee Reunion
  • October 4, 2014Celebrating Pastor Bruce & Apostle Chiquita Clark 13th Pastoral Appreciation
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