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Grant Money To Help Area Recreation Projects

April 8, 2015

Area projects get some help thanks to some grant money. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced that the U.S. Forest Service Panther Creek Trail in Stephens and Habersham counties has received a $77,000 grant. Panther Creek was one of 27 projects across the state to receive a total of $2.5 million in...

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Nobody Hurt in Accident at Toccoa Clinic Tuesday

April 8, 2015
Nobody Hurt in Accident at Toccoa Clinic Tuesday

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said nobody was hurt after an accident Tuesday morning at the Toccoa Clinic apparently left a car up against the canopy entrance. The accident occurred at about 9:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Clinic on Big A Road. As a result of the accident, a vehicle ended up going over...

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Great American Cleanup Starting in Stephens Co.

April 8, 2015

Volunteers are taking time starting this month for some spring cleaning across Stephens County. It is time once again for the annual Great American Cleanup. The Great American Cleanup is a nationwide event in its 17th year that brings volunteers together to remove litter and debris, clean up waterways, reduce waste, and educate people...

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Indians Blank War Eagles in Region 8-AAAA Baseball

April 8, 2015

The Stephens County Indian baseball team gets back above .500 in region play. Tuesday, Tristen Powell tossed a five-hitter and the Indians got 13 hits as a team on the way to a 7-0 win over the Chestatee War Eagles at the Reservation. Powell struck out three and walked just one in going the...

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NGTC AC Tech Program Re-accredited

April 8, 2015
NGTC AC Tech Program Re-accredited

North Georgia Technical College’s Air Conditioning Technology program receives re-accreditation. The re-accreditation was completed successfully last month. It was conducted by HVAC Excellence, an affiliate of the ESCO Group. According to North Georgia Technical College, HVAC Excellence is a not-for-profit organization created in 1994 to improve the technical workforce of the Heating, Ventilation, Air...

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Police Blotter

April 8, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a recent burglary at a home on a private drive off of Rock Creek Road. Authorities were called to the residence last Thursday, April 2. The victim told the deputy that it appeared as if someone had broken into the residence forcibly and stolen several...

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Drug Dealer in Franklin Co. Sentenced

April 8, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A repeat drug offender is off the streets of Franklin County. On Monday, 37-year old Chad Ashley Jacobs of Royston pleaded guilty to possession of more than 200 grams of methamphetamine. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said Jacobs is a repeat offender who was sentenced without...

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SCHS Baseball Location Change

April 7, 2015

Today’s Stephens County High School Indian baseball game against Chestatee has been moved to Stephens County High School at 5:55 p.m. tonight. AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com will broadcast the game beginning at 5:45 p.m.  

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Rabies Case Confirmed in Stephens Co.

April 7, 2015

A case of rabies has been confirmed in the southeastern part of Stephens County. The Stephens County Environmental Health Department posted a letter Friday to residents in the Seven Forks Road and Tahoe Trail area of Stephens County that a dog had been found in that area that tested positive for rabies. Seven Forks...

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KTSCB Wins Awards

April 7, 2015

Keep Toccoa-Stephens County Beautiful is the recipient of a couple of statewide awards. First, Keep Georgia Beautiful recognized Stephens County as a recipient of the Governor’s Circle Award last month. K-T-S-C-B Executive Director Linda Scofield said the award recognizes the efforts of local chapters throughout the course of the year. “It is the affiliates...

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