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Law Enforcement Receive Shooter Training

October 18, 2012
Law Enforcement Receive Shooter Training

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Local law enforcement and troopers from five of the Georgia State Patrol Troop B posts are honing their tactical skills in the event of an active shooter situation in a public place such as a school. For the next two weeks, police and sheriff’s deputies from Franklin, Hart,...

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Former SCHS Football Coach on “Crunchtime” Tonight

October 18, 2012

Tonight’s episode of “Crunchtime” on AM 630 WNEG will feature a special guest interview. Ken Brady, Mack Poss, and Ted Taylor will have an interview with former Stephens County High School football coach Charlie Greene and his former defensive coordinator, George Richards. Greene was the head coach of the Indians from 1975 to 1983....

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Police Blotter

October 18, 2012

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary on DeFoor Road. According to authorities, it occurred between October 1 and October 12. The report states that several items valued at $1,100 were stolen from the house that he used as storage. The report does not list what specifically was stolen. Elsewhere, the Sheriff’s...

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Power Returns To Downtown Toccoa

October 17, 2012

Things are returning to normal after power outages in downtown Toccoa earlier today. Power was off to a number of buildings in downtown Toccoa, including AM 630 WNEG Radio, Toccoa City Hall and the Stephens County Government Building, from about 8:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. That followed a power outage that lasted from about...

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Wilbros, EPD Reach Proposed Consent Order

October 17, 2012

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division says it has reached a new proposed consent order with the Wilbros facility in Stephens County regarding its odor. According to EPD officials, this proposed consent order would resolve an administrative order that the EPD filed against Wilbros in July for numerous EPD violations that the EPD says resulted...

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School System Looks At Energy Savings During Meeting

October 17, 2012

Stephens County School System officials provide an update on energy savings to the Board of Education. During Tuesday’s Stephens County Board of Education meeting, school system staff provided information regarding savings that the school system estimates that it has seen on energy recently. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten said that the school system’s...

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Rabun Murder Suspect Wanted in S.C.

October 17, 2012

By Craig Salmon, WRBN Radio, Clayton More information is available about a man charged with murder in Rabun County. Rabun County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Gerald Johnson said now that 51-year-old William Edward Owen of Clayton was wanted in another state prior to Friday’s incident. “The suspect was also wanted out of South Carolina as...

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Scarecrow Contest Voting Continues

October 17, 2012

Voting continues for the third annual Main Street Toccoa Scarecrow Contest. More than 20 businesses, schools, churches, and other organizations have put out scarecrows in order to participate in the contest this year. The public can vote by stopping by one of three locations. They are Toccoa City Hall, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of...

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SCMS Football Finishes 5-1

October 17, 2012

The Stephens County Middle School football team wraps up the 2012 season with a win. The Rebels defeated South Habersham 36-28 last week. Stephens County Middle School Head Coach Matt Miller says the win over South Habersham was a big one for his team. Miller said the team got a special visit prior to...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Continues Work on Wound Care Center

October 16, 2012

Stephens County Hospital continues to work on its proposed wound care center project. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that the hospital intends to put the actual construction of the wound care center out to bid soon. “We are hoping that we are able to bid the project out within the next few weeks,” said...

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