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April 9, 2013

A Toccoa man faces a burglary charge. According to a report on file with the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to Ed Davis Boulevard on March 28 in reference to a reported residential theft. The report stated that that a woman told the Sheriff’s Office someone broke into a storage building and...

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High-Speed Chase Friday Night Results in One Arrest

April 8, 2013

A man faces numerous charges after a high-speed chase in Stephens County Friday night. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said the chase started in the Memorial Drive area of Toccoa just before 11:30 p.m. Friday. “The police department was conducting safety checkpoints around the city in various locations and the vehicle was seen attempting...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

April 8, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to begin meeting on the Fiscal Year 2014 budget during a work session this afternoon. The city commission has scheduled a work session to start at 1 p.m. in the commission meeting room at Toccoa City Hall. According to the city’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget calendar, this is the...

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Land Use Regulation Committee Meeting Tonight

April 8, 2013

The Stephens County Land Use Regulation Committee will meet tonight for the first time since county commissioners gave the go-ahead to design a land use regulation plan for commissioners to consider. The committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Last month, Stephens County Commissioners voted...

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Stephens Co. Trail Getting Grant Money for Repairs

April 8, 2013

A Stephens County trail will receive grant money to help with repairs. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that the U.S. Forest Service’s Frady Branch trail system is getting a $100,000 grant. The Frady Branch Trail System is located in the Lake Russell Wildlife Management Area off of Highway 184 in...

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Slate’s Perfect Game Downs War Eagles

April 8, 2013

Indian junior left-hander Josh Slate pitched a perfect game Friday night as Stephens County blanked Chestatee 11-0 in five innings at the Reservation in Region 8-AAAA baseball play. Left fielder Austin Lord saved the no-hitter with a spectacular catch in left field in the top of the fifth off of the bat of catcher...

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SCHS JV Baseball Beats Clarke Central

April 8, 2013

The Stephens County Junior Varsity baseball team picks up another win. The JV Indians beat Clarke Central 14-4 Saturday in five innings at the Reservation. Stephens County’s JV baseball team is now 13-1 on the season. They are back in action on Tuesday at home against Jackson County.  

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Fatal Habersham Accident Under Investigation

April 5, 2013

A Toccoa woman is dead after a two-car accident Wednesday evening in Habersham County. Habersham authorities stated that 23-year-old Haley Amber Holmes of Toccoa died in the accident at the intersection of Antioch Church Road and Glade Creek Parkway. The Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol reported the accident occurred just after 10...

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Local Officials React To Hwy. 17 Announcement

April 5, 2013

Local officials are reacting to the state Department of Transportation’s announcement that the Highway 17 widening project is headed towards construction later this year. Wednesday, the Georgia DOT announced that construction would begin this summer on the widening of Highway 17 to a four-lane divided highway between the Franklin-Stephens County line and Memorial Drive...

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Toccoa Police Announce Arrests for Making False Statements to Police

April 5, 2013

Toccoa Police said that three people face charges after allegedly making false statements to police. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, two incidents have occurred in recent weeks. In one incident, Jarrell said that a man reported to police that his gun was stolen from his brother’s vehicle at a local store. Jarrell...

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