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Accident Friday Sends Four To Hospital

July 1, 2014

A two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon in Stephens County sends four people to the hospital. It occurred Friday afternoon at about 3:15 p.m. on Highway 106, near the intersection of Highway 106 and the Toccoa By-pass. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, a 2006 Dodge Stratus driven by 17-year-old Courtney Brown...

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Two Hurt in Afternoon Accident

June 30, 2014

Two people are injured after an accident this afternoon in Stephens County. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says it occurred on Ridgeland Road and involved one vehicle. Shirley says the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. Of the two injuries, Shirley says one was a child passenger that was entrapped in...

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Run-off Early Voting Starts Today

June 30, 2014

Early voting starts Monday in Stephens County and across Georgia in the primary election run-off. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that early voting starts Monday at 8 a.m. downstairs in the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa. “We will go through 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday this week, because Friday is the...

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County Leaders, State Ag Commissioner Take Ag Tour in Stephens Co.

June 30, 2014

Local and state leaders from government and business spend a day on the farm. They went out for the annual Ag Tour on Friday throughout Stephens County. The event was organized by the Stephens County Cooperative Extension Office and the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce. Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly said it is...

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One End of Moore Circle to Close Starting July 7

June 30, 2014

Work on the new State Highway 17 in Stephens County will close one intersection along the construction route starting next week. The Georgia Department of Transportation said the Oggs Branch end of Moore Circle will be closed at its intersection with Highway 17 beginning a week from today, Monday, July 7. Georgia DOT Spokesperson...

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DOT Announces Road Work For Week in NE Ga.

June 30, 2014

The DOT is announcing some road work for this week in Stephens and surrounding counties. In Stephens County, a crew will spray overgrown vegetation in the rights of way alongside State Route 63. Moving to Franklin County, a crew will mow the shoulders and slopes alongside State Route 326. The shoulder will be closed...

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District 7 L.L Action Continues

June 30, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League All-Star Softball team brings home a District championship. Toccoa defeated Madison 15-0 in the final game of the tournament Sunday in Lavonia, after winning the first game of the tourney 23-1 on Saturday in five innings over Madison. Toccoa and Madison were the only two teams in the tournament. Looking...

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Stephens Co. BOE Scheduled to Meet This Morning

June 30, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education is holding another called meeting this morning. That meeting is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. at the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road. During the meeting, the Board of Education is scheduled to continue discussions on the Fiscal Year 2015 budget and millage rate.

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District Little League Play Underway

June 28, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League Softball All-stars will play for a district title today. Saturday, Toccoa scored 15 runs in the first inning and never looked back on the way to a 23-1 win in five innings over Madison in the opening game of the district Junior League Softball tournament. The first 11 Toccoa batters...

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Stephens Co. BOE Considering Millage Rate Hike, Work Day Reductions to Balance Budget

June 27, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education appears to be looking at a combination of a millage rate increase and a reduction in work days to balance a multi-million dollar budget shortfall. Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education met to discuss the Fiscal Year 2015 budget and millage rate. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan...

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