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March 19, 2015

The Toccoa Police Department responded to an Edwards Street residence on Sunday in reference to a reported burglary. Residents told police that they had been out of town for a couple of days and when they returned, they found that the back door windows had been busted out and the door open. According to...

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Stephens Co. BOE Moving Forward With Budget Reduction Plan Process; Possible School Re-structuring

March 18, 2015
Stephens Co. BOE Moving Forward With Budget Reduction Plan Process; Possible School Re-structuring

The Stephens County Board of Education votes to move forward and continue looking at a budget reduction plan that would possibly cut jobs and could close Eastanollee Elementary School. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted unanimously to authorize School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey to initiate the Fiscal Year 2016 budget reduction plan, including...

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Toccoa Man Charged in Westminster Burglary

March 18, 2015
Toccoa Man Charged in Westminster Burglary

Authorities in South Carolina say a Toccoa man faces charges in connection to an alleged burglary last month. The Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office says it has charged 27-year-old Justin Matthew Richey of North Pond Street in Toccoa with First Degree Burglary and Grand Larceny in connection with an alleged burglary near Westminster...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Renews Employee Health Insurance and Benefits

March 18, 2015

Stephens County Hospital renews its employee health insurance and other benefits for the year ahead. Monday, the Stephens County Hospital Authority voted unanimously to renew those policies for another year. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said the policies expire on April 30 each year. “We actually are staying with many of the same companies we...

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Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Office Deputy Involved in Weekend I-85 Accident

March 18, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia An Asheville, North Carolina man is charged with causing a wreck Sunday involving a Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputy. It happened Sunday afternoon on Interstate 85 northbound near mile marker 164. According to the Georgia State Patrol incident report, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Major Johnny Bannister had stopped...

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Stephens Co. BOE To Consider Proposal to Close Eastanollee Elementary Tonight

March 17, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education will consider a proposal from School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey tonight to begin the process of putting together a budget reduction plan for next fiscal year that would result in a reduction in force and the closing of Eastanollee Elementary School. Tonight’s Stephens County Board of Education meeting begins...

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Forest Service Burn Set For Today

March 17, 2015

The U.S. Forest Service says it will conduct a burn today. That burn is scheduled to take place today in the Black Mountain Road aread, mostly between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Indian Baseball Falls At Home To White Co.

March 17, 2015

The Stephens County Indians fell to White County 6-3 Monday in Region 8-AAAA baseball action at the Reservation. White County jumped out early, scoring two runs in the top of the first. The Warriors added another run in the second, two more in the third, and another run in the fourth. The Indian defense...

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Indians Set 2015 Football Schedule; Add Second Scrimmage

March 17, 2015

Stephens County High School sets its football schedule for 2015. The schedule was released recently. Next year’s schedule again includes a scrimmage with Habersham Central, this time at the Reservation on August 14. Also, the regular season again begins with Franklin County, this time at home on August 28. The Indians’ 2015 football schedule...

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Saturday Talent Show a Success, Say Organizers

March 17, 2015

One of the organizers of this past Saturday’s Male Talent Show Competition in Toccoa is thanking the community for its support. The talent show took place Saturday at the Swift Multi-purpose Center in Toccoa. Jeraldine Hayes helped to organize the event and said all of the acts did an incredible job. Hayes said, however,...

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