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Toccoa Commissioners, SCDA Talk Economic Incentives

August 19, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners talk economic incentives with Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin. Martin met with Toccoa City Commissioners during a work session last Monday. This meeting followed Martin bringing the topic up at a joint meeting of the Toccoa City Commission and the Stephens County Commission last month. Martin said the...

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Development Continues Along I-85 Corridor in Lavonia

August 19, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia is gearing up for another ground breaking. Next month, developers will break ground for a new Hampton Inn across from the Holiday Inn Express at Exit 173 off of Interstate 85 on Georgia Highway 17. The new motel is being built by OM Ventures2,...

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Hometown Cleaners Holds Ribbon Cutting

August 19, 2013
Hometown Cleaners Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local business celebrates new ownership. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for Hometown Cleaners to recognize new owners John Borrow and David Bramlett. They took over a few months ago. Katrina Bowen manages Hometown Cleaners in Toccoa. She said the business provides a wide array of cleaning...

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Police Blotter

August 19, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported armed robbery on Dortch Road last week. According to the report on file, a man told deputies on August 12 that sometime early that morning, he was robbed of $40 while walking on Dortch Road. The incident happened between midnight and 1 a.m. on August...

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Indians Scrimmage St. Pius

August 17, 2013

The Stephens County Indian football team will turn its attention to the regular season after scrimmaging St. Pius Friday night. St. Pius scored the first time it had the ball Friday night as the Golden Lions outscored the Indians 27-7 in the first three quarters with varsity teams on the field. Both schools’ junior...

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WNEG Tower Maintenance Cancelled

August 16, 2013

All scheduled tower maintenance has been cancelled for today and Saturday on the WNEG Tower.

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Rep. Collins Stops, Speaks in Toccoa

August 16, 2013

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins touches on a number of topics during a visit to Stephens County. Collins spent time in Toccoa Thursday, holding a “Coffee with the Congressman” event at the Java Station on BigĀ A Road. He held a similar event in Clarkesville earlier in the day on Thursday. Collins said both...

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Two Injured in Thursday Accident on Hwy. 17

August 16, 2013

Authorities said Thursday afternoon that two people were injured in a Thursday morning accident on Highway 17 in Stephens County. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, the accident happened just after 6:30 a.m. Thursday on Highway 17 at Ogg’s Branch. Authorities said that 43-year-old Nanna Mae Johnson of Canon was...

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Stephens Co. Back to School Prayer Motorcade Saturday

August 16, 2013

Stephens County Schools head back to school next week and this weekend, the annual Back-to-School Prayer Motorcade will make its way through the county. The annual prayer motorcade will take place Saturday morning. Co-organizer Mary Owenby said it will start at 8 a.m. and travel to each and every school in the county. She...

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Indian Football Scrimmaging St. Pius Tonight

August 16, 2013

Stephens County will get a first look at the 2013 Indian football team tonight as the Indians travel to metro Atlanta to scrimmage St. Pius. Indians’ Head Coach Travis Noland said the game provides a great opportunity to get experience in game situations against a quality opponent before the regular season starts. “It will...

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