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Drought Conditions Improving

October 9, 2012

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor report shows that drought conditions have improved in Stephens County and northeast Georgia following last week’s rains. Nearly four inches of rain fell on downtown Toccoa during the early part of last week. Following that rain, the U.S. Drought Monitor report indicates that the majority of Stephens County is...

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Shooting Suspect Surrenders in Lavonia

October 9, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Lavonia man, wanted by Habersham County authorities for a shooting last week, is now behind bars. 28 year-old Clinton “Kulaid” Jester turned himself in to Lavonia Police over the weekend. Jester was wanted by the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office for allegedly shooting Jared Carter in the leg...

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Currahee Military Weekend Wraps Up

October 8, 2012
Currahee Military Weekend Wraps Up

Stephens County celebrates Currahee Military Weekend. Activities wrapped up Sunday with a remembrance service on Currahee Mountain after starting on Friday and continuing through Saturday. This was the 12th annual Currahee Military Weekend. It honors the men who trained at Camp Toccoa at the foot of Currahee Mountain to become paratroopers during World War...

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Camp Toccoa Projects Gets Grant

October 8, 2012
Camp Toccoa Projects Gets Grant

The Camp Toccoa at Currahee project receives money from a local company. Hart EMC presented a grant award worth $10,000 to the project during festivities Friday at Currahee Military Weekend. President and CEO Jeff Murphy said that he and Hart EMC are glad to show their support for the project. “We have just celebrated...

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Choice Bus Visits Stephens Co.

October 8, 2012

A bus visiting Stephens County shows Stephens County students the importance of graduating high school. The Choice Bus visited both Stephens County High School and Stephens County Middle School last week. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said that the bus is designed to send a strong message to students. “The purpose of the...

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Ga. DOT Announces Road Work

October 8, 2012

The Georgia Department of Transportation said it will mow along a number of area roadways this week in northeast Georgia. According to the DOT, the work will take place between Tuesday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. if weather permits, as today is a state government holiday. In Stephens County, the DOT...

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Friday Football Scores

October 8, 2012

While Stephens County was off this past week in high school football, a number of other area teams were in action last Friday. In the only game involving a Region 8-AAAA team, Chestatee beat Johnson of Gainesville 36-26 in a non-region game as Johnson, a region 8-AAAA member, is playing a non-region schedule this...

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Toccoa Commission To Meet Monday

October 6, 2012

Toccoa City Commissioners are set to consider approving a new Local Option Sales Tax distribution with Stephens County and the town of Martin at their meeting Monday. City commissioners are set to meet at 5 p.m. Monday (October 8) at Toccoa City Hall for a regularly scheduled meeting. Under the agreement being proposed, Stephens...

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Currahee Military Weekend Getting Underway

October 5, 2012

Final preparations are underway for the annual Currahee Military Weekend. The 12th annual Currahee Military Weekend takes place today through Sunday. The annual event honors the men who trained at Camp Toccoa at the foot of Currahee Mountain to become paratroopers during World War II. Stephens County Historical Society Executive Director Brenda Carlan said...

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More Arrests in Home Invasion

October 5, 2012

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says four additional arrests have been made in connection with the Sunday night home invasion in Martin. More information will be released as it becomes available. The home invasion occurred Sunday evening at around 9:30 p.m. on Waters Edge Drive in Martin. According to the sheriff, four subjects, armed...

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