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Toccoa Sending Out Occupation Tax Reminder Letter

March 28, 2013

The city of Toccoa will send letters next week to those businesses that have not paid their occupation tax to receive their license for 2013. Last December, Toccoa City Commissioners approved an updated occupation tax ordinance and as a part of that update, the date after which the occupation tax would be considered delinquent...

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Developer Looking At Toccoa For Apartment Complex

March 28, 2013

An Alabama development company is looking at a site in the city of Toccoa in order to build an apartment complex for senior citizens. Monday, the Toccoa City Commission unanimously approved a resolution of support for the project that is called Toccoa Terrace Apartments. Toccoa Community Development Director Connie Tabor said the developer, Clement...

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ATF Agents Search Two Properties in Connection with Ratliff Homicide

March 28, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia There are new developments in the ongoing investigation into the shooting death of Keith Ratliff – the owner of FPS Industries in Carnesville. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, federal investigators descended on Carnesville and Hart County Wednesday with warrants. “On March 25th we were notified by...

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Stephens Co. Commission Approves New NCIS Unit Memorandum

March 28, 2013

The Stephens County Commission approves a new memorandum of understanding with the Mountain Judicial Circuit NCIS Drug Team. On Tuesday, Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney Brian Rickman and sheriffs from Stephens, Habersham, and Rabun counties appeared before commissioners on the matter. Stephens County Commissioners had previously approved a memorandum in January, but the drug...

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Indian Baseball Blasts Johnson

March 28, 2013

The Stephens County Indian baseball team needed only four innings to dispatch to the Johnson Knights 16-0 Wednesday at Johnson High School in Gainesville. The Indians picked up their second straight region shutout and third of the season as Kain Dyer-Hewitt pitched three dominate innings, allowing jut one hit while striking out five and...

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SCHS Tennis Sweeps Chestatee on Senior Night

March 28, 2013

Both Stephens County Indian tennis teams defeated visiting Chestatee Tuesday by match scores of 3-2. The Lady Indian tennis teams took two of three singles’ matches and won the #2 doubles match to earn their fourth win in a row. Meanwhile, the Indian boys swept all three singles matches. The Lady Indians are now...

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Wilbros Gets Consent Order Extension

March 27, 2013

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division appears to be giving Wilbros more time to comply with one facet of a consent order in effect against the Rose Lane business. EPD Assistant Director Jim Ussery said the agency granted Wilbros an extension of the deadline for complete installation of the cover for the anaerobic pond until...

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Land Use Moves Forward in Stephens Co.

March 27, 2013

Stephens County will move forward with designing a land use regulation plan to put forward for consideration by the county commission. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with the design of a land use regulation plan similar to Franklin and Madison counties with the help of the Land Use Regulation Committee...

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Animal Shelter Director Resigns in Toccoa

March 27, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter is now without a director following the immediate resignation of Bob Citrullo. Citrullo, who took over the post in August, turned in his immediate resignation on Monday and the shelter’s Board of Directors accepted it on Tuesday at a called meeting. Shelter Board Chair Harold Andrews said Citrullo’s resignation...

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One Arrested for Church Burglary

March 27, 2013

A Toccoa man faces charges after allegedly stealing from a local church. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the incidents occurred at Christ Fellowship Church in Toccoa. According to Shirley, someone at the church reported the incident last Friday. “(The church) actually had two speakers stolen on separate occasions,” said Shirley. “He (the...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
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