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Missing Person Found Safe

April 19, 2013
Missing Person Found Safe

  The Toccoa Police Department said a woman reported missing has been located and is okay.   Toccoa Police said 32-year-old Jennifer Lauren Curtis, who had a last known address of Toccoa, had not had contact with her family for several days and Friday, police posted an advisory on the department’s Facebook page.  ...

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Stephens Co. Indian Baseball Game Postponed

April 19, 2013

The Stephens County High School varsity baseball game against Monroe Area scheduled for today at the Reservation has been postponed due to weather until 2 p.m. Saturday (April 20).  

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Stephens Scholars Honored at Thursday Event

April 19, 2013
Stephens Scholars Honored at Thursday Event

An event at Stephens County High School recognizes this year’s “Stephens Scholars.” The sixth annual Stephens Scholars Reception took place Thursday at Stephens County High School. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee organizes the program each year to honor high school seniors with outstanding test scores on the SAT, ACT, and ASSET...

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Corps Announces Cutbacks At Lake Hartwell

April 19, 2013

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing reductions in park operations and visitor services at Lake Hartwell this recreation season. The Corps said significant projected budget reductions are the cause for the cut-backs. According to Corps officials, the Stephens County Recreation Area is one of four that will operate...

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SPLOST VI Meeting Set For Monday Morning

April 19, 2013

Preparations are underway for the first joint meeting between the county and its municipalities on SPLOST VI. Officials from Stephens County and the cities of Toccoa, Avalon, and Martin are scheduled to meet Monday at 9 a.m. at the historic county courthouse for the joint SPLOST meeting. During Monday’s meeting, Stephens County Administrator Phyllis...

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Local Bowling Center Holds Ribbon Cutting

April 19, 2013
Local Bowling Center Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local bowling center celebrates new management. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Rose Lanes Bowling to mark new management. Forrest Williams is the new manager. He says Rose Lanes Bowling offers plenty of open bowling and much more. “We have two different kinds of leagues right now,”...

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SCHS Tennis Headed on Road for State Tourney

April 19, 2013

Both Stephens County High School tennis teams will head on the road for next week’s state AAAA tennis tournament. Both teams lost Thursday in Region 8-AAAA semi-final action. The Lady Indians lost to Madison County 3-1, while the Indian boys lost to Lanier 3-0. The Lady Indians then lost to Chestatee in the third...

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SCHS JV Baseball Wraps Up Regular Season With Win

April 19, 2013

The Stephens County Junior Varsity baseball team wraps up its regular season. Thursday, the JV Indians defeated Cedar Shoals 11-1 in five innings. The JV Indian baseball team finishes the regular season with a record of 15-1. On Saturday, Stephens County Junior Varsity baseball will play for a region championship in a four-team tournament...

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Seven Arrested in Disabled Person Abuse Case in Rabun Co.

April 19, 2013

By Craig Salmon, WRBN Radio, Clayton Seven people are charged in connection to the alleged abuse of a disabled person in Rabun County earlier this month. The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office announced the charges Wednesday in the case of the alleged abuse of 22-year-old Ashley Hamilton. The announcement follows the execution of a search...

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Collins Gets Sub-committee Vice Chairmanship

April 19, 2013
Collins Gets Sub-committee Vice Chairmanship

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins is now the Vice-Chair on the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa. The House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman and Subcommittee Chairman appointed Collins to that position earlier this week. They highlighted his military commitment and time deployed in Iraq as a member of the...

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