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Vehicle Break-In Leads to Two Arrests

May 9, 2013

Two people will face charges in two counties after an alleged vehicle break-in leads to their arrest. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it started when deputies responded to First Alliance Church in Toccoa Sunday in reference to a purse that was stolen from a vehicle. Shirley said deputies were able to get a...

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Manhunt in Hart Co. Leads to Arrest of Seneca, SC Couple

May 9, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Seneca, South Carolina couple is behind bars in Hart County after a massive manhunt Tuesday afternoon spearheaded by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said his office received notice from the ATF’s Macon office that 29-year old Brandon Wayne Arnold and...

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Corps Says Savannah Drought Operations Over

May 9, 2013

Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday afternoon they are ending drought operations on Lakes Hartwell, Russell, and Thurmond. According to the Corps, Lake Hartwell reached 658 feet above mean sea level on April 29 and Lake Thurmond reached 328 feet above mean sea level on Tuesday. Officials said that once...

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Police Release Details in Weekend Shooting Deaths in Toccoa

May 8, 2013

Police in Toccoa are releasing details of what happened in an Arcadia Drive home over the weekend that resulted in two deaths. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that officers were called to a residence late Saturday morning in reference to the discovery of two deceased individuals. “Upon our arrival, we were directed to...

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Hill St. Baptist Church Asks Toccoa Commission For Assistance

May 8, 2013

Hill Street Baptist Church is asking the city of Toccoa for assistance to help the church pay for things lost after a 2011 incident caused major water damage at the church. Church representatives spoke to Toccoa City Commissioners on Monday. Back on December 30, 2011, a motorist hit a fire hydrant at the intersection...

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Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

May 8, 2013

Local letter carriers are again looking for the public’s help in stamping out hunger this weekend. Area postal carriers will again join with others across the country for the annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive on Saturday. Toccoa Letter Carrier Michael Waddell said that this is the 21st year for the drive. “This Saturday,...

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Stephens Co. Holds Farm Tour

May 8, 2013
Stephens Co. Holds Farm Tour

Stephens County third graders spend a day at the farm. The annual farm tour for the county’s third graders took place Tuesday at Mountain View Farms in Avalon. Farm owner Linda Dean said they could not have asked for a better day and had a great time. “We have some new things this year,”...

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DOT Announces Re-surfacing Projects

May 8, 2013

A re-surfacing project in Stephens County is one of many in northeast Georgia approved by state transportation officials. The Georgia Department of Transportation announced this week that it awarded nearly 6.5 miles of re-surfacing along State Route 17 Alternate from State Route 184 to Antioch Church Road to C.W. Matthews Contracting of Marietta. The...

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Indians To Play NW Whitfield in State Baseball Playoff Second Round

May 8, 2013

Stephens County knows its opponent now for the second round of the state AAAA baseball playoffs. Northwest Whitfield defeated Grady 11-1 Tuesday in the third game of their best-of-three series to win the series 2 games to 1. As the top seed out of Region 7-AAAA, Northwest Whitfield will host the second-round series against...

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Toccoa Presents Proposed FY 2014 Budget

May 7, 2013

The city of Toccoa presents its proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget. Toccoa City Commissioners held a first reading and public hearing on the proposed budget at their meeting Monday. City commissioners also discussed that budget during a work session prior to the meeting. During the work session, Toccoa City Manager Mike Jackson presented an...

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