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Jarrell Named Toccoa Police Chief

January 15, 2013

Toccoa has a new police chief and the city did not have to go far to find him. Monday, Toccoa City Manager Mike Jackson announced that he had selected Tim Jarrell as the city’s new police chief. The announcement followed a 90-minute executive session. Jarrell, the city’s former assistant police chief, has been serving...

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Toccoa Police Asking for Help With 2011 Death Now Called Homicide

January 15, 2013

Authorities are asking for the public’s help with a 2011 death in Toccoa that authorities are calling a homicide. According to Toccoa Police Department Chief Tim Jarrell, police responded to a Norman Drive residence on March 1, 2011 at about 5:30 p.m. “The police department responded to 5 Norman Drive of a report of...

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New Year, New Technology for Stephens Co. Commission

January 15, 2013

The Stephens County Commission is starting off the New Year with some new technology. Some of the county commissioners are now using iPads to read through their agenda packets and follow along during the meeting. Commissioners used them at last Tuesday’s meeting. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that the iPads and a move...

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NGTC To Host Skills USA Competition Jan. 24

January 15, 2013

North Georgia Technical College will play host to nearly 300 high school SkillsUSA contestants from across northeast Georgia later this month. On January 24, 2013, North Georgia Technical College’s Clarkesville Campus will host the Region 2 SkillsUSA competition. SkillsUSA Region 2 includes counties from Union to Greene and from Forsyth to Hart. In all,...

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Toccoa City Commission Makes Yearly Appointments

January 15, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners also took care of a number of regular appointments during Monday’s meeting. First, the commission ratified the election of David Austin as Mayor in 2013 and Andy Pavliscsak as Vice-Mayor in 2013, keeping things the same from the last 12 months. Commissioners had first voted to do this at their last...

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SCMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball Wins Two Over Weekend

January 15, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School 7th grade boys’ basketball team picked up two important conference wins this past weekend. On Friday, the Rebels were victorious at Madison County by a score of 42-24. The 7th grade boys were led by Brandon Wheeler with 6 points and Paul Bellamy, Hassan Brown, and De Undra Singleton...

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Stephens Co. Grand Jury Starts Tuesday

January 14, 2013

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick is reminding those who were summoned to serve on the new grand jury that they are scheduled to report Tuesday (Jan. 15) at 9 a.m. to the Stephens County Government Building in downtown Toccoa.

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Toccoa City Commission Meets Later Today

January 14, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners will start their new year with a meeting later today. The first regularly scheduled Toccoa City Commission meeting of 2013 is set for 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, the commission is to take care of a number of appointments that are done on a yearly basis....

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Ga. General Assembly Starts Today

January 14, 2013

The Georgia General Assembly is also getting a new legislative session started today in Atlanta. Stephens County will have a new State Representative for the 2013-2014 legislative session, as Dan Gasaway takes over as the 28th District State Representative for Stephens and Banks counties, along with part of Habersham County. Stephens County’s state senator...

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New T-SC Librarian Settling In

January 14, 2013

The new library manager at the Toccoa-Stephens County Library is settling into her position. Emily McConnell took over for Michelle Austin on January 1 following Austin’s retirement. She said that things are going well so far. “Everybody has been very kind to me,” said McConnell. “I have a wonderful staff, which has made the...

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