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Thanksgiving Schedules Announced

November 21, 2012

The city of Toccoa and Stephens County governments are announcing their schedules for the Thanksgiving holiday. Stephens County government offices will be closed on both Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, Toccoa City Hall will be closed both Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. In the city of Toccoa, routes...

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DOT Announces New 511 Service

November 21, 2012

The Georgia DOT is announcing a new 511 service to the state’s travelers. NaviGAtor 511, Georgia’s traveler information system, said it has partnered with Waze to provide enhanced traffic information. Waze, a crowd-sourced social GPS and real-time traffic application for iOS and Android phones, will provide enhanced traffic data to the current 511 system,...

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NE Ga. Animal Shelter To Not Accept Animals from Hart, Franklin Cos.

November 21, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter in Lavonia will not be taking in any stray or unwanted dogs or cats from people in Hart and Franklin Counties in December. Earlier this month, Shelter Director Sheri Lockhart said the decision was made by the shelter board after learning that the...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Accepts Construction Bid for Wound Care Center

November 20, 2012

Stephens County Hospital is moving ahead with construction of a wound care center. Monday, the Hospital Authority unanimously accepted a bid for construction of the proposed wound care center building from Bowen and Watson of Toccoa in the amount of $445,879. Bowen and Watson’s bid was the lowest of six bids, which ranged in...

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Ga. Sec. of State Speaks At Farm City Week Banquet

November 20, 2012

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp talks agriculture at the annual Farm City Week Banquet in Stephens County. Kemp was the guest speaker for the annual Stephens County-Toccoa Farm City Week Banquet hosted by the Stephens County Farm Bureau and held Monday night at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Kemp said...

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Basketball Season Starting At SCHS

November 20, 2012

Basketball season is starting up at Stephens County High School. Both the Indian boys and Lady Indian basketball teams started their 2012-2013 seasons Monday in a tournament at Piedmont College. The Lady Indians are once again coached by Anthony Daniel, who stopped by “Crunchtime” a couple of weeks ago to talk about the upcoming...

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Police Blotter

November 20, 2012

A man is arrested in Stephens County and faces charges in connection with a burglary in Oconee County, South Carolina. Seneca Police said they have filed charges against 31-year-old Jonathan Allen Finney of Townville, South Carolina for burglary second degree and petty larceny. Authorities said it comes after an eight-month investigation into a home...

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Information Released on Friday Afternoon Accident on GA 17

November 19, 2012

The Georgia State Patrol released information Monday on a multi-car accident on Georgia Highway 17 in Stephens County on Friday. The three-vehicle accident occurred just north of Whispering Pines Road on Highway 17 Friday just before 3 p.m. According to the GSP, a 2010 Kia Forte driven by Clinton Roberson, 77, of Lavonia was...

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Toccoa Continues Preparations on Phase Six Streetscape

November 19, 2012

The city of Toccoa continues to move forward with preliminary work to prepare for Phase Six of its downtown Streetscape project. Toccoa Planning and Downtown Development Director Connie Tabor said that the survey work is complete on the project and the city is now moving forward with other steps. “The survey work for Phase...

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Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner Held in Toccoa

November 19, 2012

Some area residents take the opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving a little early. The annual Sandra Wheeler Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and Wendell Jackson Sherman Memorial Gospel Concert took place Sunday at the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club on Whitman Street in Toccoa. Randolph Sherman is an organizer of the event. He said it was...

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