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IRS Tax Season Off to a Good Start

February 26, 2013

Tax season is into full swing and everything seems to be running smoothly, according to the Internal Revenue Service. According to IRS Spokesman Mark Green, all taxpayers should have received their 1099 forms and W-2 forms by this point in order to do their taxes. Green said that this year’s tax season appears to...

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Stephens County Commission To Meet Today

February 26, 2013

The Stephens County Commission will hold hearings at its meeting today to consider suspending or revoking beer and wine licenses for three locations accused of selling alcohol to minors. Stephens County Commissioners are set to meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Earlier...

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Man Shoots Himself Accidentally At Church

February 26, 2013

A man is recovering from an injury to his leg after his gun went off in an area church during Sunday services. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, a man was carrying a firearm Sunday during services at Tates Creek Baptist Church. Thomas said the gun went off accidentally and the man was...

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NGTC Hires New Chief of Police

February 26, 2013
NGTC Hires New Chief of Police

North Georgia Technical College has a new campus police chief. The school announced recently that Tony Free of Rabun County started in that post last month. Free comes to North Georgia Technical College with more than 25 years of experience, including positions with the Department of Corrections, Clayton Police Department, and the Sky Valley...

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Police Blotter

February 26, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate an alleged theft from a U-haul vehicle. The Sheriff’s Office responded to West Currahee Street on February 19, where it was reported that a tow dolly was taken from one of the U-Haul vehicles on site. The tow dolly had not been seen since the last...

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Former Judge Cornwell Injured in Sunday Car Accident

February 25, 2013

A local attorney and former Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge is reportedly injured in a two-car accident over the weekend in Habersham County. 61-year-old James “Jim” Cornwell of Clarkesville was injured in the accident on Georgia Highway 17 Alternate Sunday afternoon. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, just after...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

February 25, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. City commissioners will start their meeting at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. Toccoa Mayor David Austin said the city commission has chosen to return to holding both monthly meetings in the evening, rather than having one in the morning as it...

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Area Legislators Forming Savannah River Caucus

February 25, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Area state legislators are forming a caucus that they hope will force some changes in how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages the Savannah River water basin. The group met February 12 for the first time in Augusta to discuss goals and share ideas. Franklin and Hart...

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X-Factor Holds Ribbon Cutting

February 25, 2013
X-Factor Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local restaurant celebrates its re-launch. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for the X-Factor Grill at Cornerstone Restaurant. Owner Bryan Westmoreland said he wanted to create a different atmosphere for the Cornerstone. “I just wanted my restaurant to become a little more blue-collar, a little more laid...

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Currahee Club to Get Southern Living Home

February 25, 2013

Southern Living Magazine has announced that the Currahee Club will be the site of the 2013 Southern Living Showcase Home. Dillard-Jones Builders of Greenville, South Carolina will build the home. It will be the fifth time for the company. Ground is expected to be broken this week on the home.

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