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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet This Morning

March 10, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to consider a request for additional funding for the county’s 4-H program at their meeting this morning. County commissioners are scheduled to meet at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. During today’s meeting, Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly...

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SCSO Using New K-9, “Kilo,” In Drug Enforcement

March 10, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is introducing a new deputy into its ranks of the four-legged variety. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the Sheriff’s Office has added a new K-9 deputy, “Kilo,” to the ranks at the Sheriff’s Office. Shirley said the K-9 program was newly implemented last year. “We are getting...

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Police Blotter

March 10, 2015

A Tallulah Street resident reports a burglary to authorities. According to a report on file with the Toccoa Police Department, an officer responded to Tallulah Street on Friday. There, a resident told the officer that someone had taken her 32-inch flat screen TV, valued at $250, and her dog, described as a Pit bull....

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TFC Baseball Update

March 10, 2015

The Toccoa Falls College baseball team drops three of four over the weekend. On Friday, TFC lost a pair of games. Toccoa Falls lost to Lindsey Wilson, 14-2, then lost to Madonna University, 11-5. Then on Saturday, TFC split a doubleheader with Roosevelt University. The Screaming Eagles won the first game over Roosevelt, 13-5....

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Franklin Co. Schools Recognize Honor Students

March 10, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The honor students of the Franklin County High School Class of 2015 are honored by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s STAR Student, STAR Teacher, Valedictorian and Salutatorian along with 41 honors students and their parents were recognized by the Chamber and treated to a breakfast...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

March 9, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to open bids for two different items at their regularly scheduled meeting later today. The city commission is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, city commissioners are expected to open bids for both two scag industrial mowers for the Pines Golf...

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Body Found in Lake Hartwell

March 9, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The search for a South Carolina man on Lake Hartwell missing since early February may be over. On Sunday, the body of a white male was discovered in Lake Hartwell on the Georgia side near Shoal Creek by a fisherman. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement officer...

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School System Still Waiting on FY 2014 Audit; No Action Taken at Weekend Meeting

March 9, 2015

The Stephens County School System continues to wait on its Fiscal Year 2014 audit. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that state auditors still have not begun the process of conducting the audit for the fiscal year that ended back in July. “At this point, I do not think the Department of Audits...

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Collins Schedules Veterans Benefits Fair

March 9, 2015

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will hold his Ninth District Veterans Benefits Fair this week. The fair will take place on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 10:00 am for United States military veterans in Northeast Georgia. It will be held at the Fannin County Senior Center in Blue Ridge. During the fair, Rep....

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SCHS Grad Working on Ph. D.

March 9, 2015
SCHS Grad Working on Ph. D.

A Stephens County High School graduate is working towards a doctorate with the hopes that she will be able to help the living overcome their own skeletal challenges. 24-year-old Melanie Boeyer is working on her Ph.D. in Biomedical Science and has recently been accepted to Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She is focusing...

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