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Indians Travel to Monroe Area Tonight

October 12, 2012

The Stephens County Indian football team will look to rebound from its first loss of the season tonight on the road. The Indians are making the trip to Monroe Area to take on the Purple Hurricanes in a Region 8-AAAA contest. Stephens County is 4-1 on the season and 1-1 in the region after...

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Toccoa City Commission Meeting This Morning

October 12, 2012

Toccoa City Commissioners are holding a special called meeting this morning. The meeting is set to start at 9 a.m. in the city commission meeting room at Toccoa City Hall. The agenda lists one item. That is discussion of humane shelter funding. Last month, the city commission and Stephens County Commission both passed motions...

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March for Babies Saturday

October 12, 2012

Franklin and Stephens counties are getting ready for this weekend’s annual March for Babies. The event, which benefits the March of Dimes, will take place tomorrow morning at Tugaloo State Park. Registration for the walk begins at 9 a.m. and the march begins at 10 a.m. Local March of Dimes Community Director Kristine Groft...

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Emmanuel College Opens New Athletic Facility

October 12, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The new Athletic and Wellness Complex on the campus of Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs was officially opened this past weekend. Hundreds of Emmanuel College students, faculty and alumni gathered Saturday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the building and grounds. The ceremony was part of the Christian college’s...

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Police Blotter

October 12, 2012

A Toccoa woman is reporting a theft to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. According to the report on file, the woman told a deputy that a 1994 Dodge Dakota pick-up worth $2,500 was stolen from Meadowlark Lane sometime over the last month. Meanwhile, an Eastanollee man told the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office on October...

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Stephens Co. Continues Pursuit of Single Vote Center

October 11, 2012

Stephens County is continuing to move ahead with plans to eventually switch to a single voting center on Election Day. On Tuesday, Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley held a public hearing on the proposal during the Stephens County Commission meeting at the historic courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Kelley’s proposal is to consolidate Stephens County’s...

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Roberts Appointed to SCDA

October 11, 2012

Stephens County Commissioners appoint a new member to the Stephens County Development Authority. Tuesday, commissioners unanimously appointed Barry Roberts to the Development Authority to fill the rest of the term of Cam Parker. Georgia Power transferred Parker from Toccoa to Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro to serve as Area Manager there. Stephens County Commission Chairman...

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Fire Safety Festival Saturday

October 11, 2012

An event this weekend in Stephens County will look to stress the importance of fire safety. People First of Stephens County, an advocacy group for people with disabilities, is hosting its annual Fire Safety Festival Saturday at Emory Johnson Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. According to People First Supporter Jeraldine Hayes, the...

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Authorities Announce Arrests

October 11, 2012

Two people face charges after authorities executed a search warrant last week at a Toccoa residence. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, agents from the Mountain Judicial Circuit NCIS Team, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, and Toccoa Police Department executed a search warrant on Elberton Street. Shirley says that as a result of...

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Franklin Co. Grand Jury Indicts Canon Man in Fatal Wreck

October 11, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Canon man, allegedly responsible for a wreck that killed two people and injured a third last April, has been indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury found there was enough evidence to indict James Thomas Dickson on multiple counts of homicide by vehicle in...

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