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Toccoa P.D. Gets Grant From GOHS

January 12, 2015

The Toccoa Police Department receives a grant to help it with the purchase of some new equipment. Recently, the Toccoa Police Department announced it received a $10,000 grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety through that agency’s Small Agency Incentive Grant. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said the grant will help with...

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2015 Tax Season Opens Jan. 20

January 12, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The new tax season is about to start. Internal Revenue Service Spokesman Mark Green said that the agency anticipates opening the 2015 filing season as scheduled later this month. “We anticipate accepting electronic and paper returns on January 20th,” Green said. “We do encourage taxpayers to hold off...

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SCHS Basketball Splits Region Opener

January 12, 2015

The Stephens County Lady Indians open Region 8-AAAA play with a home win. Mya Cleveland hit two free throws with about 15 seconds left and Kentasia Trimier stole the ball away on Chestatee’s last possession as the Lady Indians won 42-39 over the Lady War Eagles Friday night at the Currahee Arena. Emily Mote...

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Toccoa Police Offering Counterfeit Class

January 12, 2015

The Toccoa Police Department is hosting a class designed to help business owners identify counterfeit currency. The class will take place this Friday, January 16 at the James A. Neal Training Center in Toccoa. Times for the class will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday. It will be taught by someone...

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BBB Offers Scam Safety Tips

January 12, 2015

The Better Business Bureau of Northeast Georgia is offering tips to help people try to stay scam-free in 2015. First, the BBB urged people to keep their computer programs up to date. The agency says people should remember to update their Internet browser, operating system, and other software. BBB officials also urged people to...

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Ga. DOT Announces Routine Maintenance

January 12, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced its weekly maintenance schedule for the area this week. No work is scheduled in Stephens, Franklin, or Banks counties. In Habersham County, the DOT said crews are scheduled to seal cracks in the driving surface of State Route 115 between Clarkesville and the White County line. The...

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Chase Ends With Wreck, Arrest in Toccoa

January 9, 2015
Chase Ends With Wreck, Arrest in Toccoa

A South Carolina man faces charges in two states after allegedly stealing a car and leading area law enforcement on a chase through two counties that ended in Toccoa Thursday. It started in Franklin County Thursday morning. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said deputies received word of a stolen vehicle out of South Carolina....

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USFS Announces Prescribed Burn For Today

January 9, 2015

The U.S. Forest Service said it will conduct a prescribed burn later today in Stephens County. The prescribed burn will involve about 200 acres and be located in the Davis Mountain area of the county. According to the Forest Service, the burn will be centered in the area of Davis Mountain Road and Quarry...

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Long-Range Weather Forecast Shows Possible Below Normal Temps Moving Forward

January 9, 2015

Now that winter has arrived in full swing, the question becomes what kind of winter will the area have over the next few months. State Climatologist Bill Murphey said that long-term weather models are always less predictable and more subject to change because circumstances can change over time. With that in mind, Murphey said...

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Power Outage Thursday Morning, But Few Other Problems in Toccoa

January 9, 2015

It is a little warmer in downtown Toccoa this morning, but it is still cold. That is after temperatures Thursday morning got down to 12 degrees in the downtown area. City of Toccoa officials said they had no problems with any water or utility lines on Thursday. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that...

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  • January 13, 2015CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) training class
  • January 13, 2015Free blue ribbons to display in support of local law enforcement
  • January 22, 2015Benefit Fundraiser; Ronald “Peck” Ivester
  • January 31, 2015Fishers of Men Revival Meeting
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