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Illinois Fugitive Arrested in Toccoa

January 26, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office assists in the arrest of an out-of-state fugitive in Toccoa. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said his office’s DELTA unit was called to assist U.S. Marshals in the arrest of 29-year-old Richard W. Taylor of Trenton, Illinois last week. Shirley said authorities caught up with Taylor at an Avon...

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Toccoa City Commission Meeting Today

January 26, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners have a busy day planned. Today, city commissioners will meet for both a retreat and a regular meeting. The retreat will begin at 12 p.m. and take place in the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room in downtown Toccoa. During the retreat, the city commission will first look back at accomplishments by department...

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SCHS Football Banquet Honors Numerous Players

January 26, 2015
SCHS Football Banquet Honors Numerous Players

The Stephens County High School football team looks back at the season that was. Thursday, the team held its annual football banquet and awards ceremony at Stephens County High School. Stephens County High School Head Football Coach Frank Barden said the banquet gives him a chance to thank the players for everything they put...

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TFC Offering First Responder Tuition Discount

January 26, 2015

Toccoa Falls College said it is offering 50 percent off tuition to all full time emergency first responders. The school made the announcement earlier this month in recognition of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. TFC President Dr. Robert Myers said the school wanted to do something tangible for all first responders including police officers,...

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SCHS Splits Home Basketball With Elbert Co.

January 24, 2015

The Stephens County Lady Indian basketball team breaks a two-game slide. Saturday, the Lady Indians edged Elbert County in non-region basketball play at the Currahee Arena, 50-43. Mya Cleveland had 19 points to lead the Lady Indians, while Kentasia Trimier also scored in double figures with 10 points. Lexie Cash and Kaitlin Knight each...

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Indians, Lady Indians Both Fall to Buford

January 24, 2015

Stephens County basketball leaves the Wolves’ Den with a pair of losses. Friday, the Indians and Lady Indians both lost in Region 8-AAAA action to Buford on the road. In the boys’ game, Stephens County had a seven point lead late in the third quarter, but Buford outscored the Indians 30-10 the rest of...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

January 23, 2015

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said Friday afternoon that the jury scheduled to report on Monday, January 26th has now been cancelled for the week. Jurors do not need to report.

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Stephens Co. BOE Finalizes Cuts, Adjusts Calendar

January 23, 2015

The Stephens County school system finalizes the laying off of about 30 employees. On Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted 6 to 1 to approve a Human Resources Report that included the termination of 28 classified employees and the resignation of 1 classified employee. Board member Rodney Moore, Jr. was again the...

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Toccoa Holds Main Street Awards

January 23, 2015

The Toccoa Main Street program honors businesses and individuals for their efforts downtown. Thursday, Toccoa held its annual Main Street Awards Reception at the Schaefer Center. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said the awards reception allows them to recognize people for their hard work over the last year. “Each one of these...

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Two FCHS Students Killed, One Injured in Wreck

January 23, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County High School is mourning the loss of two students this week. Wednesday afternoon, two Franklin County High School seniors, identified as 17-year old Timothy Hartman of Canon and 17-year old Maleke Moon of Canon were killed in a car accident. Georgia State Patrol Hartwell Post Commander...

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  • March 31, 20152015 Youth Summer Theatre Program
  • May 5, 2015 8:00 amCurrently accepting Adult students for the GED class
  • June 19, 2015Feeding Georgia’s Kids Summer Meals;
  • June 19, 2015Toccoa High School All Class Reunion
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