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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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SCHS Basketball Back in Action This Weekend

January 4, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams return to action this weekend. Last week, both teams took part in holiday tournaments, with the Indian boys traveling to Walhalla, South Carolina and the Lady Indians taking part in a tournament in Hartwell. The Indian boys won their tournament. The Indians defeated Blue Ridge,...

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Three Shot in Elbert, Shooter Dead

January 4, 2013

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton An Elbert County man wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred at a home located on Middleton Church Road is dead, after his manhunt when he shot himself. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office first received a call of a shooting incident that occurred at 12:23 p.m. on...

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Both Sides In Wilbros Case Agree With Mediation Order

January 3, 2013

Lawyers for both sides in the Wilbros civil suit have commented on a judge’s order to send the two sides into mediation later this month and postpone today’s continuation of the preliminary injunction hearing. Last week, Superior Court Judge Robert Adamson ordered attorneys for both sides into mediation this month. As a result, he...

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Collins Scheduled to Be Sworn In To Congress Today

January 3, 2013

A new Congress starts today and for Stephens County and northeast Georgia, that means a new Congressman. Doug Collins will be sworn in to office today to represent the Ninth Congressional District in northeast Georgia as the 113th Congress gets underway. The new 9th District was created by Congressional re-districting following the 2010 Census....

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Stephens Co. Students Back to School Today After Holiday

January 3, 2013

Students in the Stephens County School System are headed back to school this morning. Today is the first day of classes for students in Stephens County Schools since December 19. Students will wrap up the first semester over the next few days, with the last day of the semester scheduled to be on January...

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Former SCHS Football Coach Winslette Calls GACA Hall of Fame Induction ‘Great Honor’

January 3, 2013

Former Stephens County High School Head Football Coach Charles Winslette said he considers it a great honor to be inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame as part of this year’s class. “No doubt about it,” said Winslette. “It’s the highest honor that you can really receive as a coach in...

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KTSCB Announces Christmas Tree Drop-off Location

January 3, 2013

A local group is working to help people get rid of those used, natural Christmas trees without just throwing them away. Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful Executive Director Linda Scofield said the organization has organized a drop-off location for used natural trees this week in Stephens County. “We talked to Jackie LeCroy at the landfill...

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