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Police Blotter

October 1, 2012

Hart EMC is reporting a theft to authorities. According to a report on file with the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to a Highway 123 location on September 24, where he was told that several rolls of copper wiring and a pair of insulated bolt cutters had been taken. The items taken...

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Indians Fall to Chestatee, 24-20

October 1, 2012

The Stephens County Indian football team suffers its first loss of the 2012 season. Chestatee ran for more than 200 yards in the second half and scored twice in less than four minutes in the fourth quarter to come from behind and beat Stephens County 24-20 Friday night at the Reservation. Trailing 14-10 with...

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Sims Murder Trial Headed to Jury

September 28, 2012

Jury deliberations are expected to begin this morning in the Steve A. Sims, Jr. murder trial. Both the prosecution and defense delivered their closing statements in the trial Thursday in Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court in Toccoa. Sims, Jr., of Toccoa, is charged with murder and other charges in connection with the death of...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

September 28, 2012

Jurors summoned for jury duty in Stephens County on Monday, October 1 do not have to report. That is according to Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick.

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Indians Host Chestatee in Football Tonight

September 28, 2012

The Stephens County Indian football team will look to stay unbeaten on the season tonight at home in a region game with the Chestatee War Eagles. The Indians moved to 4-0 on the year with a dominating 61-20 Homecoming win last week over Walnut Grove to open Region 8-AAAA play. Meanwhile, Chestatee scored on...

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USFS Looks to Sell Land in Stephens Co.

September 28, 2012

The U.S. Forest Service is looking to sell land in Stephens County. On Tuesday, the Stephens County Commission unanimously approved support letters for the potential sale of U.S. Forest Service tracts in Stephens County. There are three tracts in all that the Forest Service would like to sell, according to county officials. One of...

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YMCA Mystery Theater Dinner Coming Up

September 28, 2012

Final preparations are underway for one of the Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA’s major fundraising events. The 6th annual YMCA Mystery Theater Dinner will take place on Tuesday, October 2 at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa. Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA CEO Robin Dake said it will be a fun night for all who attend. “The...

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Lavonia Fall Festival Saturday

September 28, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The annual Lavonia Fall Festival returns for another year this weekend. Sponsored by the Lavonia Chamber of Commerce, this is the 20th annual fall festival and according to Chamber President Al Goldsmith, it will be the best one yet. “We’ve got 24 food vendors and 50 arts and...

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Ride for Life Saturday

September 28, 2012

A benefit motorcycle ride returns to north Georgia this weekend to help in the fight against cancer. The 6th annual Ride for Life (For Those Who Can’t) takes place Saturday, with proceeds benefiting Relay for Life groups throughout northeast Georgia. Eddie Hallford organizes the event each year and said turnout is expected to be...

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Stephens Co. Commission Holds First Reading of New Nuisance Ordinance

September 28, 2012

Stephens County Commissioners take an official step towards updating the county’s nuisance ordinance. On Tuesday, the county commission held a first reading and public hearing of proposed changes to the county’s nuisance ordinance. Stephens County Commission Chairman Dean Scarborough said that the proposed changes cover a number of areas. “We added some definitions to...

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