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Wilbros Appeal Hearing Date in Fulton Co. Re-scheduled

March 16, 2015

A Fulton County Superior Court judge has pushed back the next hearing on Wilbros’ appeal of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s administrative order issued to the facility and the administrative law judge’s ruling upholding that order. Judge T. Jackson Bedford, Jr. has pushed oral arguments in the appeal back to June 11 at 1:30...

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SCHS Student Accepted at West Point

March 16, 2015

A Stephens County High School student has been accepted to the officer training program at West Point. On his Facebook page, 9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins announced that the U.S. Military Academy at West Point has accepted SCHS student Abigail Vickery to its officer training program, upon his nomination. Vickery is the Batallion...

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Schaefer Center Movie Screen, Projector Installed

March 16, 2015
Schaefer Center Movie Screen, Projector Installed

An interior addition is in place at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Crews have been installing the movie screen and projector for the facility at the corner of Broad and Doyle streets. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said this will be a permanent set-up. “The screen is in place,” said Crosby....

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IRS Says Georgians Owed Millions in 2011 Unclaimed Refunds

March 16, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service is telling Georgia residents that thousands may have unclaimed 2011 tax refunds waiting at the agency. However, time is running out to claim them. The IRS said that in Georgia, over $31 million in unclaimed refunds awaits 36,200 individuals in Georgia. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said that this applies in...

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Stephens Co. Wins 2-1 in 10 Innings

March 16, 2015

The Stephens County Indians open Region 8-AAAA baseball play with a win. In a game with twists and turns befitting Friday the 13th, Stephens County threw out the tying run at the plate twice, including to end the game, to beat White County, 2-1, Friday night in Cleveland. Scoreless through nine innings, the Indians...

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No Serious Injuries in Lunchtime Wreck

March 16, 2015

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said nobody was seriously hurt in a multi-vehicle accident Friday on Big A Road. The accident reportedly happened around lunch time and involved three vehicles. Jarrell said medical units were called to the scene, but adds there were no serious injuries.

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Two Teens Killed in White Co. Wreck

March 16, 2015

Two teens are dead after a weekend automobile accident in White County, according to media reports. Accessnorthga.com reported that the two teens, both of Cleveland, were killed in an accident on Gene Nix Road. That is west of Cleveland. The Georgia State Patrol post in Gainesville told accessnorthga.com that troopers are not sure when...

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TFC, Toccoa Elementary Expanding Partnership

March 13, 2015

Toccoa Elementary School and Toccoa Falls College are entering into an agreement looking to expand their partnership. Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education unanimously approved a Professional Development School Pilot Agreement between the elementary school and the college. TFC Professor Carrie Ryan said under the agreement, one of her classes would be housed...

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Unemployment Up in January in Stephens Co.

March 13, 2015

Stephens County sees a jump in unemployment to start the New Year. According to figures for January released this week by the Georgia Department of Labor, Stephens County had a preliminary unemployment rate for the month of January of 7.2 percent. That represents a three-tenth of a percentage point jump from December’s revised rate...

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Body Found At Lake Hartwell Confirmed As Missing Kayaker

March 13, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The body of a man pulled from Lake Hartwell last Sunday has been positively identified as that of a missing kayaker from South Carolina. Late Wednesday, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Officer Craig Fulghum reported that an autopsy confirmed it was the body of 64-year-old Brady...

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