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Stephens Co. Mobile Home Taxes Due May 1

April 14, 2014
Stephens Co. Mobile Home Taxes Due May 1

The deadline to pay Stephens County mobile home taxes is fast approaching. Stephens County Tax Commissioner Dene Hicks says the deadline to pay mobile home taxes is May 1. Hicks said that for those who do not pay, there is an immediate financial penalty. “Unlike property tax, a 10 percent penalty is applied the...

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Tugaloo Bend Open To Public

April 14, 2014
Tugaloo Bend Open To Public

Stephens County celebrates the opening of a local heritage site to the public. Friday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for the Tugaloo Bend Heritage Site. The site is operated by the Stephens County Foundation. Foundation Chair Joe Ferguson said the 87-acre site at Tugaloo Bend includes lots of things for...

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Toccoa Commission Meets Today

April 14, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners could approve a builder for the new Doyle Street Pool at their meeting later today. The city commission is set to meet at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, commissioners are expected to consider a motion to approve a company to build the new city pool and a...

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Three Dead in Hart/Franklin Co.

April 14, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Three people are dead after what investigators believe was the result of a domestic dispute. It happened Saturday night at Froh’s Restaurant on Rock Springs Road in Hart County. According to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland he received a call late Saturday night regarding at shooting at the...

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Lanier Sweeps Stephens Co.

April 14, 2014

The Lanier Longhorns scored runs in the first four innings and cruised to a 10-2 win over the Stephens County Indians Friday night in region play at the Reservation. With the win, Lanier swept the two-game series over Stephens County. Longhorn senior Matthew Ramsey allowed just two hits over six innings in picking up...

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SCMS Baseball Wins Title

April 14, 2014

It’s a conference championship for the Stephens County Middle School baseball team. The Stephens County Middle School Rebels completed an undefeated season with an 11-3 win over Franklin County in the Conference Championship game at Franklin County Middle School on Friday. The Rebels trailed early, took the lead in the 4th inning 4-3, and...

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Ga. DOT Announces Road Work

April 14, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation will be working on two northeast Georgia interstates this week. First, the DOT said a crew will be sealing cracks on Interstate 85 northbound in Franklin County this week. The work will require a lane closure. Weather permitting, crews will start at Exit 160 and work north. Crews are...

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Stephens Co. Commission Candidates Gather At Political Forum

April 11, 2014

Candidates for Stephens County Commission gather to talk about the issues in advance of next month’s primary election. Thursday, AM 630 WNEG and the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce hosted a political forum at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. The forum featured the candidates for Posts 1, 4, and 5 on the Stephens...

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Police Announce More Charges in Drug Investigation

April 11, 2014

Toccoa Police and the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team are announcing more charges filed in connection to Wednesday’s “Taking Back Toccoa” operation. Police Chief Tim Jarrell says that police and the N.C.I.S. Team have filed additional charges against one person and new charges against two other people. Jarrell says an additional charge of...

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Wilbros EPD Hearing Set for May 12

April 11, 2014

The Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings confirms that a hearing of Wilbros’ appeal of the administrative order issued by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division against the facility will start on May 12. A spokesman for the office says the hearing will take place from May 12 through May 14 in Atlanta. A judge...

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