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Toccoa Police Investigate Cell Phone Theft

March 29, 2013
Toccoa Police Investigate Cell Phone Theft

The Toccoa Police Department is investigating a theft of cell phones from a local business. Toccoa Police said that the theft occurred at Wal-Mart in Toccoa at about midnight on Wednesday. According to the police report on file, an individual identified only as a black male took 31 smart phones from a display case...

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County Starting April 1 With Strict Enforcement of E-911 Sign Ordinance

March 29, 2013

The deadline for Stephens County homeowners to make sure their E-911 address is posted properly is here. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that next week, the county will begin citing those who do not have their E-911 address properly posted. “April 1, which is Monday, is the E-911 signage deadline, so beginning April...

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Stephens County Passes Body Art Code Ordinance

March 29, 2013

Commissioners sign off on a new body art code and regulations ordinance for Stephens County. The Stephens County Commission unanimously approved the ordinance Tuesday following a second reading and public hearing. Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London said the ordinance will just allow the county to enforce rules already implemented by the Health Department...

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Maryland Man Leads Lavonia Police on Chase

March 29, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Maryland man is out on bond after leading Lavonia Police on a chase last weekend. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle said it happened at about 3 a.m. last Saturday when officers attempted to pull over a white Mustang for a routine traffic stop at the McDonald’s on...

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SCHS Tennis Swept By Madison, JV Baseball Beats Jefferson

March 29, 2013

Both Stephens County High School tennis teams fall in region play to Madison County. The Lady Indians and Indians both lost to Madison County Thursday 4-1. The Indian boys finished region play 6-2 and will be the number two seed in the upcoming region tournament. Meanwhile, the Lady Indians finish 3-5 and will also...

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Stephens Co. Senior Center Recognizes Volunteers

March 29, 2013

The Stephens County Senior Center recognizes its volunteers. The Senior Center held a volunteer appreciation luncheon Thursday at its facility. Stephens County Senior Center Director Lisa Thomas said it is something the Senior Center does every year to recognize the many people who help make sure the programs at the center can take place....

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NGTC Hires New Webmaster

March 29, 2013
NGTC Hires New Webmaster

North Georgia Technical College names a new Webmaster. The school announced this week that Damon Bush of Cornelia has accepted the position of Webmaster for the college. North Georgia Technical College Public Relations and Information Director Sandra Maughon said the school is very fortunate to have someone with Damon’s skills, talents, and enthusiasm to...

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DOT Announces Limited Interstate Lane Closures This Weekend

March 29, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation will limit lane closures this weekend on Interstate highways for the Easter holiday. According to the DOT, those Interstate lane closures will be limited from midnight tonight to 5 a.m. on Monday. The DOT will also limit lane closures on Metro Atlanta interstates next weekend for the Final Four...

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Prescribed Fire in White Co. Could Cause Smoke in Area

March 28, 2013

The U.S. Forest Service said a prescribed fire today in northeast Georgia could spread smoke to this area. A prescribed fire will be conducted today in White County. The fire may present smoke to residents of Stephens, Habersham, Hall, Rabun,Union and White counties. Forest service officials said the prescribed burn is being conducted by...

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Toccoa Sending Out Occupation Tax Reminder Letter

March 28, 2013

The city of Toccoa will send letters next week to those businesses that have not paid their occupation tax to receive their license for 2013. Last December, Toccoa City Commissioners approved an updated occupation tax ordinance and as a part of that update, the date after which the occupation tax would be considered delinquent...

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