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USDA Conducting Agricultural Resource Management Survey

January 8, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend the next several months taking the economic pulse of U.S. Agriculture. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will spend the next several months gathering production practices information from farmers and ranchers across the nation through the Agricultural Resource Management Survey. According to officials, the results of this...

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New Rep. Collins Speaks After Swearing In

January 7, 2013

New Ninth District Representative Doug Collins is settling in to his new job. Collins spoke with AM 630 WNEG Friday, the day after he was sworn in to serve as the Ninth District Representative in the U.S. House, representing Stephens County and northeast Georgia. Collins said being sworn into the U.S. House was a...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Names 2013 New Year’s Baby

January 7, 2013
Stephens Co. Hospital Names 2013 New Year’s Baby

Stephens County Hospital has its New Year’s Baby. The hospital introduced the New Year’s Baby for 2013 and his family on Friday. This year’s New Year’s Baby is Chayton Alaric Hurley. Weighing 9 pounds, 14 ounces, Chayton was born Wednesday at 8:32 a.m. to Ashley and Melanie Hurley of Clarkesville. Not only is Chayton...

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SCHS Sweeps Lumpkin in Saturday Hoops Action

January 7, 2013

Stephens County picks up a basketball sweep on the road in Dahlonega. In a battle of the Indians on Saturday, Stephens County’s Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams both defeated Lumpkin County’s Indians and Lady Indians. First in the girls’ game, Stephens County withstood an early third-quarter run and pulled away in the second...

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Police Blotter

January 7, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary on Merritts Circle in Martin late last month. According to the report on file, the woman stated on December 29 that she returned home and found someone had entered the residence and taken three television sets. The television sets are valued at $2500. Elsewhere, the...

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Franklin Co. Commission Briefly Discusses Animal Control Ordinance

January 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia It is unclear if Franklin County Commissioners will continue discussion about an animal control ordinance. That is after they talked about the issue briefly at a day-long work session late last month. Franklin County Commission Vice-Chair the Rev. Clint Harper asked for discussion on the topic, but only...

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Change in Toccoa Utility Delinquency Policy Taking Effect Next Month

January 4, 2013

The city of Toccoa is moving forward with implementing a change to the city’s policy on utility delinquencies. According to city officials, beginning on February 1, the city will shorten the amount of time before which a customer becomes delinquent on his or her account from 35 to 30 days. City commissioners approved the...

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New Toccoa Municipal Court Judge Holds Court

January 4, 2013

The city of Toccoa’s new Municipal Court Judge holds court for the first time. New Municipal Court Judge Bob Sneed held his first session of city court Thursday at Toccoa City Hall. The city commission voted unanimously on December 17 to appoint Sneed, a Lithonia lawyer, as the new municipal court judge. He replaced...

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Rainfall Up in Toccoa in 2012

January 4, 2013

Toccoa saw more rainfall in 2012 than it did in 2011. A look at the final rainfall statistics for last year shows that downtown Toccoa received 50.05 inches of rain during calendar year 2012. That is more than three and a half inches more rain than Toccoa received in 2011, when 46.43 inches of...

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Anderson Man Captured For Hart County High-Speed Chase

January 4, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Authorities in Anderson County have captured a suspect involved in a high-speed chase in Hart County on Christmas Day. 29-year old Michael David Brandon Chastain was arrested over the weekend by Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Information Officer Chad McBride, Chastain was picked...

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