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VFW Ladies Auxiliary Celebrates Anniversary

January 28, 2014

The Toccoa VFW Post’s Ladies’ Auxiliary celebrates a milestone. This weekend, the VFW Post 4346 Ladies’ Auxiliary held a celebration to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its chartering, which officially happened on January 6, at the Post Home on Savannah Street in Toccoa. VFW Post 4346 Ladies’ Auxiliary President Patti Lester said the celebration...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

January 28, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting later today. County commissioners will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a work session to discuss items that are on the agenda for the meeting. Items...

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SCMS Basketball Update

January 28, 2014

Stephens County Middle School’s basketball teams wrap up the regular season. Last Friday, Stephens County Middle School played Franklin County. In 7th grade boys’ action, the Rebels beat Franklin 30-28.¬† Ty Nails led the Rebels with 16 points and Dawson Sorrells added five points. In 8th grade boys’ action, the Rebels defeated Franklin County...

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Art Show Opening Today in Toccoa

January 28, 2014

A traveling art exhibit will have its grand opening later today in Toccoa. The “Inspired Georgia” exhibit will open at 10 a.m. today in the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room, at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. After the official opening, visitors will then be able to view the art exhibit. The exhibit is...

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Toccoa Commission Meets Today

January 27, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners are set to gather for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. City commissioners will hold their second regularly scheduled meeting for January today at 5 p.m. at ToccoaCity Hall. The agenda for the Toccoa City Commission meeting later today includes consideration of two purchases. Commissioners are scheduled to discuss purchasing a...

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IRS Free File Now Available As Tax Season Starts

January 27, 2014

The tax filing season is right around the corner and those eligible for free filing online with the Internal Revenue Service can actually get started now. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said that “Free File” is now available to those in Georgia who wish to file their own taxes online and meet certain criteria. “Here...

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Chamber Holds Joint Ribbon Cutting

January 27, 2014

The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce recognizes two businesses with one ribbon-cutting. Thursday, the Chamber held a joint ribbon cutting for That’s a Great Deal and McGarity’s Starters and Alternators, which are both located on Big A Road in Toccoa near its intersection with Currahee Street. That’s A Great Deal is celebrating its four...

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Ga. DOT Announces Road Work

January 27, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing road work in Stephens and surrounding counties for this week. In Stephens County, a crew will be sealing the joints on the State Route 17 Alternate bridge over the railroad tracks. A lane closure will be required as work occurs. Meanwhile in Franklin County, a crew will...

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No Trial Date Yet for Brent Shubert

January 27, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A year after his arrest, no trial date has yet been set for Brent Shubert. He is the Canon man accused of murdering his fiancé a year ago. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White has asked for the death penalty in that case. White said he hopes...

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SCHS Swept at Lumpkin in Basketball Play

January 25, 2014

Stephens County comes up just short in a basketball doubleheader in Dahlonega. It was a battle of the Lady Indians and Indians as Stephens County traveled west Friday night to visit Lumpkin County in a Region 8-AAAA match-up. In the girls’ game, Stephens County fought back from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter...

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