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Million Dollar Gumlog Home Vandalized

April 10, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County authorities and Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are both searching for the suspect or suspects who vandalized a home in the Gumlog community valued at over a million dollars. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, it happened sometime overnight on April 1 at a home...

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Stephens Co. JV Baseball Wins Again

April 10, 2013

The Stephens County Junior Varsity baseball team defeated Jackson County Tuesday 19-4 in four innings.

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Land Use Regulation Committee Holds Meeting

April 9, 2013
Land Use Regulation Committee Holds Meeting

Stephens County’s Land Use Regulation Committee is getting its work underway on designing a proposed land use plan for consideration by the county commission. The committee met Monday night at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Monday’s meeting represented the first meeting since commissioners expanded the committee to 14 members and gave...

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Pavliscsak Not Seeking Third Term on Toccoa City Commission

April 9, 2013

A second Toccoa City Commissioner says he will not run for re-election this Fall. “There are some people who have asked me whether or not I intend to seek a third term and I am here this afternoon to say that I have no intentions of seeking a third term,” said Commissioner Andy Pavliscak...

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Toccoa Commission Holds First FY 2014 Budget Work Session

April 9, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission begins looking at the city’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget. City commissioners started their budget talks with City Manager Mike Jackson and staff during a work session on Monday. Jackson presented commissioners Monday with what he called a first run at a base budget for the city’s major operating funds, such...

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Stephens County Commission Meeting Today

April 9, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting this morning. The county commissioners are set to meet starting at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners are scheduled to begin with a public hearing for consideration of an alcohol license for the Calico...

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Indians Win Over War Eagles on Baseball Diamond

April 9, 2013

The Stephens County offense pounded out 12 hits, including home runs by Logan Bell and Ryan Cleveland, to lead the Indians to an 11-1 road victory Monday over Chestatee in Region 8-AAAA baseball action. Bell’s two-run home run started a four-run third inning that gave the Indians a 5-0 lead, while Cleveland’s solo blast...

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Toccoa Unveils New Historic Plaque

April 9, 2013
Toccoa Unveils New Historic Plaque

The city of Toccoa unveils yet another historic plaque at a downtown building. City officials gathered at 109 North Sage Street last Thursday for the latest plaque unveiling. This plaque is commemorating what was the extension of the former Harper’s 5 and 10 Cent Store in downtown Toccoa. Kembra Landry with Main Street Toccoa...

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Police Blotter

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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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 14, 2014“12 Angry Men”
  • November 21, 2014Faith over Fear; Women’s Summit
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
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