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Chamber Holds Groundbreaking for Currahee Home Builders

February 1, 2013
Chamber Holds Groundbreaking for Currahee Home Builders

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce celebrates a new project at the Currahee Club. On Thursday, the Chamber held a groundbreaking for Currahee Home Builders, which is building its first home in the club. Currahee Home Builders President Mike Elrod said that the home has been in the works for some time and adds...

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Local WWII Paratrooper To Be Laid to Rest Saturday

February 1, 2013

Services are scheduled for tomorrow for a well-known local World War II veteran and volunteer at the Currahee Military Museum. 1st Lieutenant Reed Pelfrey of Toccoa passed away Tuesday at the age of 92. Pelfrey was a paratrooper in World War II, serving with the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He also...

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Police Blotter

February 1, 2013

A Lotus Drive resident is reporting a theft to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. According to the report on file, a deputy responded to a mobile home last Saturday afternoon, where an individual reported that he had been renting the mobile home and noticed while cleaning it up that someone had taken the air...

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Stephens Co. Working on School Calendar

January 31, 2013

The Stephens County School System is moving forward with putting together a 2013-2014 school calendar. At Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten put forth a proposed calendar for the Board to review. Whiten said staff has worked on a calendar for some time and presented it to a number...

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Franklin Co. Seeks Missing Canon Woman

January 31, 2013
Franklin Co. Seeks Missing Canon Woman

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Canon woman. Late Wednesday night, the Franklin County Sheriff’s office issued a lookout for 33-year old Bonny Anne Cooner of Canon. Cooner has been missing since Monday. She is described as a white female, standing...

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Calmer Weather In Store Today

January 31, 2013

Clearer skies are in the forecast today after a wild afternoon on the weather front Wednesday. Heavy rain moved through downtown Toccoa Wednesday afternoon and evening, canceling some church services and evening activities. At one point, part of east-central Stephens County was under a tornado warning during the late afternoon Wednesday. However, reports indicate...

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Wilbros Mediation Update

January 31, 2013

The attorney for Stephens County and other plaintiffs in the Wilbros civil suit said Wednesday mediation between the two sides is ongoing. Don Stack with Stack and Associates said that attorneys for both the plaintiffs and Wilbros and associated defendants met in mediation last Thursday. Stack went on to say that the two sides...

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IRS Issues Tax Scam Warning

January 31, 2013

As tax season gets underway, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to be on the lookout for potential scams. Already, the IRS said it has received reports in Georgia and the Southeast of a tax scam centered on the promise of an education tax credit. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said that the scam...

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TFC Holding World Outreach Conference in February

January 31, 2013
TFC Holding World Outreach Conference in February

Toccoa Falls College is preparing for its annual World Outreach Conference. TFC’s 2013 World Outreach Conference is scheduled for February 4 through 6. The World Outreach Conference will be held in Grace Chapel and Performing Arts Center on the Toccoa Falls College campus. The public is invited to attend on Monday, February 4 and...

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SCMS Basketball Update

January 31, 2013

The middle school basketball season is over at Stephens County Middle School. Last Saturday, the 7th grade Rebel boys were defeated by Elbert in the semi-finals of the conference tournament at Hartwell by the score of 31-28. Hassan Brown and Montavis Thornton led the Rebels with 8 points each. Kole Rogers added 4. The...

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