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First Alliance Church Hosting Festival of Nations

February 18, 2013

The First Alliance Church of Toccoa is hosting its annual Festival of Nations this week. It started Sunday and runs through February 24. The weeklong event will feature speakers from Russia and Africa who will be sharing their experiences in ministries abroad. The festival will include other activities besides the speakers. Tonight is Family...

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Toccoa Police Dept. Releases Annual Report

February 15, 2013

The Toccoa Police Department releases its annual report for 2012. According to the 2012 annual report, the Toccoa Police Department responded to more than 17,600 calls for service in 2012. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that is a significant number. “When we compiled our annual report numbers and I spoke with some other...

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SCMS Holds Career Fair

February 15, 2013
SCMS Holds Career Fair

Stephens County eighth graders take a trip to the high school to think about both their short-term and long-term future. Wednesday, Stephens County Middle School held its annual career fair at a new location this year, Stephens County High School. At the career fair, 8th graders have the opportunity to learn about different careers...

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No Bond for Shubert

February 15, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A judge denies bond to the man charged in the death of a Franklin County woman. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, Brent Shubert appeared before the Franklin County Magistrate Judge Wednesday afternoon with his attorney present and was ordered to be held without bond. The case...

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Indians, Lady Indians To Both Play for Third in Region

February 15, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams both dropped region semi-final games on Thursday in the Region 8-AAAA tournament at Johnson High School. In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians fell to the Lady Red Raiders of Madison County 51-37 in their semi-final. Stephens County only trailed by two points at the...

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LPN Program Moving to Currahee Campus

February 15, 2013

The Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College will serve as the new home for the school’s Practical Nursing program. According to the announcement, the Practical Nursing Program will make the move from the Clarkesville campus in order to take advantage of additional classroom space on the way to the Currahee Campus with the...

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Leap for Literacy Set For Saturday

February 15, 2013

The weather forecast is clear … but cold and windy for Saturday’s annual Leap for Literacy. The 7th annual Leap for Literacy will take place on Saturday at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. People can still make the decision to jump into the cold waters of Lake Louise Saturday afternoon. Family Connection...

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Stephens Co. Relay For Life Moving to Downtown Toccoa

February 14, 2013

Stephens County’s Relay for Life is moving downtown this year. Organizers have announced that this year’s Relay for Life in Stephens County will move from Stephens County High School to downtown Toccoa. Local American Cancer Society Community Manager Tracey Long said that they feel this will be a positive change for the Relay. “We...

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Stephens County Receiving Lower ISO Rating

February 14, 2013

Stephens County is seeing a drop in its ISO rating. On Tuesday, Stephens County Volunteer Fire Chief Stacy Pulliam told county commissioners that the county’s ISO rating in many areas of unincorporated Stephens County is dropping from a 6 to a 5. According to Pulliam, that “5” rating applies if a residence is both...

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Stephens Co. Commission Talks SPLOST

February 14, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners begin talking about SPLOST Six. The county commission held a work session to talk about the next SPLOST following Tuesday’s Stephens County Commission meeting. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers presented commissioners with a timeline for the upcoming SPLOST. According to that timeline, the SPLOST referendum would go before voters this coming...

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