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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

February 24, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners will meet today for a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting is set to start at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. Items on today’s meeting agenda include the awarding of a bid for the purchase of a bucket truck for the public works department, consideration of humane shelter funding, and a request...

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Banks Co. Woman Offering Reward in Livestock Shooting

February 24, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Banks County woman is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot one of her livestock. According to the Banks County Sheriff’s Office, on February 15,  deputies responded to a residence in Baldwin regarding the land owner’s pet Alpaca. Deputies found...

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TFC Hoops, SCMS Soccer All Win

February 24, 2014

In area college basketball action, the Toccoa Falls College Men’s Basketball team defeated Piedmont College 59 to 57 Saturday night in both team’s final regular season game. Neither team led by more than 5 points throughout the contest. With the score tied at 57, TFC Junior Forward Cameron Williams sank two free throws with...

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Lady Indians Fall in State Playoffs

February 21, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indians’ basketball season comes to a close in the state playoffs. Stephens County played the defending state champion Columbia Lady Eagles close throughout their first-round game in Decatur Friday night before falling 63-48. The two teams ended the first quarter tied at 16 and Stephens County trailed by just five...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

February 21, 2014

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick says that jurors who received summons for Tuesday, February 25 do not need to report for the week. All cases have been settled.  

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Spill Cleaned Up Thursday on Hwy. 145 in Toccoa

February 21, 2014

Highway 145 is back to normal in the area of Rose   Lane after a spill Thursday night. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that police were called to the intersection of Highway 145 and Rose Lane just after 7:15 p.m. Thursday. Jarrell said a truck spilled a load of what appeared to be...

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Jury Finds For Rev. Ayers’ Widow in Federal Civil Suit

February 21, 2014

A jury has found in favor of the widow of the Lavonia pastor shot and killed in Toccoa back in 2009 in her federal civil suit. Thursday afternoon, a jury issued a verdict for Abigail Ayers in her wrongful death lawsuit against former Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team Agent Billy Shane Harrison and...

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Stephens Co. Charities Receive Donations from Southern Living Home Proceeds

February 21, 2014
Stephens Co. Charities Receive Donations from Southern Living Home Proceeds

Two local charities receive donations from proceeds brought in by the Southern Living Home at the Currahee Club. Thursday, the Currahee Club and Dillard Jones Builders presented $10,000 checks to the Stephens County Neighbors4Neighbors program and the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia for its Food 2 Kids program. The money was raised through admission...

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Work Underway on Stephens Co. Solar Project

February 21, 2014

Work is underway on a solar panel farm project in Stephens County. United Renewable Energy and SunEdison said they have started construction on a 700 kilowatt power plant in the county. The solar panels are going up on land owned by the Stephens County Development Authority off of Wolf Pit and Turner roads. It is...

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Ga. State Basketball Tournaments Starting This Weekend

February 21, 2014

Play gets underway this weekend in state basketball tournaments. At the AAAA level, the Stephens County Lady Indians will be on the road tonight. As the third seed out of Region 8-AAAA, the Lady Indians will travel to Decatur to visit Columbia High School, the second-seeded team out of Region 6-AAAA. Tip-off is set...

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