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SCSO Arrests One for Vehicle Theft

February 7, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is reporting an arrest in connection to a recent vehicle theft. Sheriff Randy Shirley said that on Sunday, deputies responded to the area of Big A Road in reference to a report of a stolen vehicle. According to Shirley, the victim told deputies that he was inside his house...

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Stephens Co. Issues Reminder About E-911 Posting Ordinance

February 7, 2013

Stephens County officials are issuing a reminder for residents to make sure their E-911 addresses are posted properly. County officials indicate that beginning on April 1, the county will begin citing and issuing fines for penalties for violation of the E-911 posting ordinance. According to Stephens County ordinances, the address shall be posted and...

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Toccoa, YMCA Talk Doyle Street Pool

February 6, 2013

Discussions will continue regarding the opening of the Doyle Street Pool in Toccoa this summer. Monday, Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA CEO Robin Dake appeared before Toccoa City Commissioners to request an increase in the management fee that the city pays the YMCA to operate the pool. Currently, that management fee is $25,000. Dake said the...

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Toccoa Looking At Re-financing GEFA Debt

February 6, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are considering re-financing the city’s debt with the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority to save money. During a Monday work session, Brian Ubell from Robert W. Baird and Company of Atlanta appeared before city commissioners to talk about the possibility of re-financing the city’s GEFA debt. As of January 1, the city...

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SCHS Basketball Sweeps Monroe Area in Region Play on Road

February 6, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams picked up a pair of key region wins on the road at Monroe Area Tuesday night. The Lady Indians used a big third quarter to pull away from the Lady Purple Hurricanes and win 54-33. Lexie Cash and Mya Cleveland each had 12 points for...

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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

February 6, 2013

A Toccoa woman faces drug charges after a traffic stop in Eastanollee last week. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, deputies stopped a vehicle on Highway 17 south near Whispering Pines Road for an expired tag on January 31. During the stop, Shirley said deputies first discovered that the tag had been expired...

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NGTC Announces GOAL Winner

February 6, 2013
NGTC Announces GOAL Winner

North Georgia Technical College announces its local Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership, or GOAL, winner. The winner, announced at the January 24 meeting of the Rotary Club of Habersham, is Dustin Bucher. He is a student in Turf and Golf Course Management nominated by Josh Jackson. Jackson said Bucher is an optimistic team player...

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Bid Award Deferred on Hwy. 17 Widening Project

February 5, 2013

Officials said that the Georgia DOT is deferring the awarding of a bid for part of the Highway 17 widening and relocation project pending the completion of some additional paperwork. Monday, the state’s Department of Transportation announced that the bid award for the southern end of the Highway 17 project, which is from just...

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Toccoa, MGAG Talk Gas Rates At Work Session

February 5, 2013

Toccoa city officials are continuing to watch the gas fund closely as the budget year continues. Monday, gas rates and the budget were one of the topics discussed by Toccoa City Commissioners during a 4 ½ hour work session. During the work session, Toccoa City Commissioner Terry Carter asked City Manager Mike Jackson how...

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Stephens Co. Sheriff Speaks on National Sheriffs’ Association Resolution

February 5, 2013

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said he supports a resolution passed by the National Sheriffs’ Association on the topic of gun control. Shirley said he was in Washington, D.C. last week as the association presented the resolution. “Sheriffs strongly support our citizens’ protected rights to bear arms under the Second Amendment and the National...

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