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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

February 1, 2013

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick says that jurors must report as scheduled on Monday at 8:45 a.m.

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Toccoa Commissioners Schedule Monday Work Session

February 1, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners have a number of items on the agenda for a work session scheduled to take place Monday. The city commission is set to meet Monday at 8:30 a.m. at Toccoa City Hall for a work session. Eight items are listed on the agenda for Monday’s work session. Two of those items...

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Change in Toccoa Utility Delinquency Policy Takes Effect Today

February 1, 2013

A change in the city of Toccoa’s policy on utility delinquencies takes effect today. Starting today, the city is shortening the amount of time before which a customer becomes delinquent on his or her account from 35 to 30 days. City commissioners approved the policy change at a meeting on November 12. According to...

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Rep. Collins Speaks in Franklin Co.

February 1, 2013
Rep. Collins Speaks in Franklin Co.

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia New 9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins stops in Franklin County. Collins spoke Tuesday at the Franklin County Chamber and Rotary luncheon. The congressman spoke for about five minutes Tuesday and later met with constituents individually. During his talk, he expressed concern about the debt and what kind...

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Martin Resident Wins NGTC Scholarship

February 1, 2013
Martin Resident Wins NGTC Scholarship

A Martin resident is the winner of a scholarship at North Georgia Technical College. The school has announced that Kemberely Scott, a horticulture student at the school, won this year’s Marlowe-Evans GOAL Scholarship from the North Georgia Technical College Foundation. Jim Marlowe and Bob Evans founded the scholarship in 2005. It is given yearly...

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Chamber Holds Groundbreaking for Currahee Home Builders

February 1, 2013
Chamber Holds Groundbreaking for Currahee Home Builders

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce celebrates a new project at the Currahee Club. On Thursday, the Chamber held a groundbreaking for Currahee Home Builders, which is building its first home in the club. Currahee Home Builders President Mike Elrod said that the home has been in the works for some time and adds...

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Local WWII Paratrooper To Be Laid to Rest Saturday

February 1, 2013

Services are scheduled for tomorrow for a well-known local World War II veteran and volunteer at the Currahee Military Museum. 1st Lieutenant Reed Pelfrey of Toccoa passed away Tuesday at the age of 92. Pelfrey was a paratrooper in World War II, serving with the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He also...

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Police Blotter

February 1, 2013

A Lotus Drive resident is reporting a theft to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. According to the report on file, a deputy responded to a mobile home last Saturday afternoon, where an individual reported that he had been renting the mobile home and noticed while cleaning it up that someone had taken the air...

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Stephens Co. Working on School Calendar

January 31, 2013

The Stephens County School System is moving forward with putting together a 2013-2014 school calendar. At Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten put forth a proposed calendar for the Board to review. Whiten said staff has worked on a calendar for some time and presented it to a number...

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Franklin Co. Seeks Missing Canon Woman

January 31, 2013
Franklin Co. Seeks Missing Canon Woman

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Canon woman. Late Wednesday night, the Franklin County Sheriff’s office issued a lookout for 33-year old Bonny Anne Cooner of Canon. Cooner has been missing since Monday. She is described as a white female, standing...

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