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Mobile Food Pantry Set for Thursday

May 1, 2013

A mobile food pantry is scheduled to take place Thursday in Stephens County. The mobile food pantry will start Thursday at 10 a.m. and last until the food is gone. The free food distribution is sponsored by Neighbors4Neighbors and will be held at the First United Methodist Church parking lot on Tugalo Street in...

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Local NGTC Students Heading to National Competition

May 1, 2013

Two Toccoa students from North Georgia Technical College are among six heading to the national Phi Beta Lambda competition next month in California. Lisa Hook and Ryan Norton, both of Toccoa, were members of the Parliamentary Procedures team from North Georgia Technical College that won the state Phi Beta Lambda competition in Atlanta last...

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Police Blotter

May 1, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two recent vehicle thefts. According to a report on file from the Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to Pineview Road on April 24 in reference to a stolen vehicle. The individual says that a 2000 red Chevy S-10 pickup valued at $1,500 was taken from that location....

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Move Ahead on Sign Ordinance, Says Toccoa Planning Commission Member

April 30, 2013

A member of the Toccoa Planning Commission asked city commissioners earlier this month to move forward with an update of the city’s sign ordinance. Kinloch Dunlap spoke to city commissioners at their meeting on April 22. Dunlap said that the City Commission and Toccoa Planning Commission last met on the ordinance several months ago....

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Currahee Artists Guild Holding Spring Art Show Saturday

April 30, 2013

The Currahee Artists’ Guild is preparing for its annual Spring Art Show this weekend. The 24th annual show will take place Saturday, May 4 in downtown Toccoa. Debra Hartley with the Currahee Artists’ Guild said the show will feature artists of all ages. “We have approximately 50 artists participating in our show, the adult...

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Pre-Trial Hearing Today on Wilbros’ Civil Case

April 30, 2013

Attorneys for both sides in the Wilbros’ civil case are scheduled to appear today in Stephens County Superior Court for a pre-trial hearing. According to Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck, the pre-trial hearing will allow attorneys for the two sides to talk with Judge Robert Adamson about procedural issues, scheduling, the pending trial on...

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Lavonia Welcome Center to Receive Renovations

April 30, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Facelifts are planned for Georgia’s Welcome Centers, including the one in Lavonia on Interstate 85. Recently, the State Transportation Board’s Gateways Committee voted to recommend the renovation of Georgia’s Welcome Centers. Officials said no amount or scope of work has been determined yet for the Lavonia Welcome Center....

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Friday Times Announced for Indian Baseball

April 30, 2013

Stephens County High School has announced the times for Friday’s first round AAAA state baseball playoff games. The Indians will host Alexander High School in a first-round best-of-three series that will begin Friday at the Reservation with a doubleheader. Game One of the doubleheader will begin at 4 p.m. Game Two will start 20...

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Indian, Lady Indian Soccer Into State Playoffs

April 30, 2013

Stephens County High School’s boys’ and girls’ soccer teams will both head on the road for first-round state playoff games this week. Both the Lady Indians and Indians finished fourth place in Region 8-AAAA for girls’ and boys’ soccer respectively. As the fourth seed from the region on the girls’ side, Stephens County will...

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NGTC To Be Known as the “Wolves”

April 30, 2013
NGTC To Be Known as the “Wolves”

North Georgia Technical College changes its mascot to the Wolf. The college announced last week that the school has decided to change from the Eagles to the Wolves. The change comes after first looking at many choices and narrowing the mascot options down to the Eagle and the Wolf. After that, students, faculty, and...

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