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MLK Day Observance Today in Toccoa

January 20, 2014

Stephens County will commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day today with an annual event. The annual interfaith service will begin at noon today at Trinity C.M.E.Church in Toccoa. Following that, the annual March from the Church to ToccoaCity Hall will begin at 2 p.m. This annual service and march comes after weeks of activities...

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SCHS Basketball Splits at Home with Franklin Co.

January 20, 2014

The Franklin County Lady Lions scored the first 20 points of the game Saturday night en route to a 62-18 win over the Stephens County Lady Indians at the Currahee Arena. The Lady Indians only scored five points in the first quarter and could not score more than six points in any quarter of...

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SCHS Drops Two To Walnut Grove in Region Hoops

January 18, 2014

A trip to Walnut Grove results in two close losses for Stephens County basketball. In the girls’ game Friday, Audresha Merritt put Stephens County on top 55-54 with a free throw with less than seven seconds to go in the game after the Lady Indians trailed by as many as eight points in the...

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Debate Picks Up Over Park St. Bridge

January 17, 2014

Opinions differ over whether the Park Street Bridge in Toccoa should be closed for good. The issue came before the Toccoa Planning Commission at a meeting Thursday to get public comments before city commissioners moved forward with making a final decision on what it would require Norfolk Southern Railroad to do with the bridge...

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SCDA Elects Officers

January 17, 2014

The Stephens County Development Authority has its officers in place for the start of 2014. A special called meeting of the Development Authority board took place Thursday morning to elect those officers. Stephens County Commission Chairman Dean Scarborough was elected Chairman of the Development Authority, while at-large member Barry Roberts was elected to serve...

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Toccoa Police Receive Grant, Donation

January 17, 2014
Toccoa Police Receive Grant, Donation

The Toccoa Police Department receives money to help both its officers and the community. First, the Police Department was awarded a 2014 Car Seat Mini-Grant this week by the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Injury Prevention Program. The grant is funded by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and it provides car seats...

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Toccoa, Stephens Co. Announce Monday Schedule

January 17, 2014

Local government offices are announcing their schedules for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Toccoa City Hall and Stephens County government offices will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recyclables scheduled to be picked up on Monday, January 20th will...

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Events Scheduled This Weekend in Toccoa for MLK Day

January 17, 2014

More events are scheduled this weekend in StephensCounty in commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Saturday at 3 p.m., the Reach Out Time Chapel in Martin will host Senior Citizen Reflections. Then on Sunday at 5 p.m., Friendship Baptist Church in Martin will host the annual musical extravaganza. Meanwhile, the...

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Police Blotter

January 17, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a recently alleged metal theft. A report on file with the Sheriff’s Office said that a deputy responded to a residence on the Toccoa By-pass on January 11 in reference to the reported theft. The complainant said he noticed some metal had been stolen from his property...

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Toccoa Man Indicted in 2012 Fatal Wreck

January 16, 2014

A man faces homicide by vehicle and other charges after an indictment this week by a Stephens County grand jury. This week, the grand jury indicted Joshua Lamar Hanley of Toccoa on two counts of homicide by vehicle in the first degree, DUI, reckless driving, failure to report an accident, and making a false...

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