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February 20, 2015

MAJOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES Stephens County Schools — CLOSED TODAY Habersham County Schools — CLOSED TODAY; All staff report at 10 a.m.   OTHER SCHOOLS AND DAYCARES Currahee Academy — OPEN TODAY   OTHER ACTIVITIES Stephens Co. H.S. Varsity Soccer Games — CANCELLED Stephens Co. h.S. Varsity Baseball Game — CANCELLED

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Cold Air Remains In NE Ga.

February 19, 2015

Stephens County and northeast Georgia are waking up to bitter cold and wind this morning. A wind chill advisory remains in effect for the region until 1 p.m. today. According to forecasters with the National Weather Service, temperatures in the teens and 20s later today will combine with northwest winds of 10 to 15...

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Toccoa To Hold Arbor Day Program

February 19, 2015

Despite the bitter cold temperatures and wind outside, the city of Toccoa is thinking Spring today. The city of Toccoa will continue on and hold its annual Arbor Day ceremony today at 1 p.m. at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby says the program is free to...

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Stephens Co. BOE Meeting Today

February 19, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education will still hold its scheduled meeting today. That meeting is at 5 p.m. at the school system’s administrative offices on Mize Road. The Stephens County Board of Education did not hold its scheduled meeting on Tuesday due to the weather conditions.

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Hudgens Offers Home Heating Safety Tips

February 19, 2015

With historic low temperatures expected across the state over the next several days, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says Georgians need to remember some important home heating safety tips. Hudgens says people should keep portable space heaters, open fireplaces and wood stoves away from curtains, draperies, and other flammable material. Also, he...

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Couple from Normandy Visits Military Museum

February 19, 2015

A couple with a tie to current day Normandy, France and the owners of a piece of D-Day history visit Stephens County. David and Sue Chapman own a home in Normandy, France that served as the headquarters for Colonel Robert Sink, the leader of the “Band of Brothers” paratrooper unit that trained in Toccoa,...

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Work To Restore Power Continues

February 18, 2015

A couple of hundred Georgia Power customers in Stephens County appear to still be without power this morning after the ice storm Monday night into Tuesday morning. According to information on the Georgia Power website, the main outage appears to be in the Martin area, where there are more than 100 outages, though scattered...

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Stephens Co. Added To List of Counties Under State of Emergency by Gov.

February 18, 2015

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal says a state of emergency over the winter weather this week was extended into Stephens County. Stephens County is one of 24 counties that the Georgia Emergency Management Agency says ended up under the state of emergency that was first declared for 15 counties on Monday prior to the storm...

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Police Blotter

February 18, 2015

A Toccoa resident is reporting a burglary to police. An officer responded to a Falls Park Drive residence on Sunday in reference to a burglary that had already occurred. In the report, a woman says that someone entered her home through a kitchen window sometime on Saturday and took an RCA tablet, LG phone,...

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Toccoa Native Completes Basic Training

February 18, 2015

A Toccoa native graduates from Basic Combat Training in the Army. Army Pvt. Tyrin K. Merritt has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the Army says the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat,...

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