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Chamber Provides Tourism Promotion Update

November 28, 2012
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The president of the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce talks tourism promotion with local government leaders. Wendi Bailey appeared before both the Toccoa City Commission and the Stephens County Commission at their respective meetings this week. Bailey talked about the Chamber’s efforts in the area of tourism promotion. The Chamber of Commerce receives hotel...

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SCHS Basketball Splits With Rabun

November 28, 2012
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Fourth quarter struggles kept the Stephens County Lady Indians from winning their first game of the season Tuesday evening at the Currahee Arena. Leading the Lady Wildcats of Rabun County by 12 at the end of the third quarter, Stephens County’s girls could only score one point in the fourth, while Rabun County scored...

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Fatal ATV Accident Monday

November 27, 2012
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One person was killed in an accident involving an ATV Monday in Stephens County. The Georgia State Patrol says that at around 3:05 p.m. on Cannon Road, Christopher McCury lost control of an ATV in a curve and left the roadway. He then struck a ditch, was ejected, and then hit by the ATV.

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Toccoa City Commission Looks At Occupation Tax Ordinance

November 27, 2012
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Toccoa City Commissioners will continue discussions on a proposed updated occupation tax ordinance. At Monday’s meeting, Toccoa City Attorney John Dickerson presented the proposed update to the commission for a first reading. According to city officials, one of the main issues surrounding the ordinance was finding an appropriate way for the city to verify...

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Stephens Co. Coat Drive Underway

November 27, 2012
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An annual coat drive to help local children and adults stay warm during the winter months is underway in Stephens County. This is the fourth annual coat drive organized by Family Connection and Communities in Schools of Stephens County, formerly known as Partners for Success. The organization’s Executive Director, Toni Childress, said they are...

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Stephens Co. Grand Jury Indicts Six In Home Invasion That Turned Deadly

November 27, 2012
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A Stephens County grand jury has indicted multiple people on murder and related charges in connection to an alleged September home invasion that resulted in the death of one of the intruders. The true bill of indictment issued Monday lists six names: Mack Javares Cunningham, of Athens; Qym Dashun Johnson, of Canon; Robert Luther...

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

November 27, 2012
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Stephens County Commissioners will meet this morning for a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting is set to start at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will begin with a work session on the agenda items. Items on the agenda include an update from Toccoa-Stephens...

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Eastanollee Rd. To Be Closed Today

November 27, 2012
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The Stephens County Public Works Department is announcing a partial road closure for later this morning. According to officials, Eastanollee Road in the 700 block will be closed beginning at around 8 a.m. for a culvert change in that area. Flags and signs will be posted. The road will be closed through at least...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

November 27, 2012
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Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said Monday that all jurors that were summoned to report Tuesday, November 27, do not have to report. He said jury duty has been cancelled for the rest of the week.

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SCHS Basketball Teams Open Home Slate Tonight

November 27, 2012
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The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams tip off their home schedules tonight at the Currahee Arena. Stephens County will host Rabun County in non-region play this evening. Last week, both the Lady Indians and Indian boys took part in the Piedmont Tournament at Piedmont College. The Indian boys went 1-1. Stephens...

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