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Sheriff Offers Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

December 8, 2014

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is offering some tips to try to ensure this season is a safe one. First, Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said people to need to drive safely when heading to stores and malls this Christmas season. He reminded drivers to buckle...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

December 8, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to make a decision on the future operation of the city-owned Pines Golf Course at their meeting later today. The city commission meets at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. Over recent weeks, city commissioners have heard three different proposals for re-opening and operating the city-owned nine hole...

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Next Step Appears To Be Wilbros Appeal Decision

December 8, 2014

Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said the oral argument phase of the Wilbros’ appeal case before the Office of State Administrative Hearings is complete. The hearing took place last Wednesday and concluded Wednesday afternoon after about three hours of arguments in front of Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker. Ranck said the judge had a...

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Nobody Hurt In Old Carnes Creek Rd. Fire

December 8, 2014

A Stephens County house suffers extensive fire and smoke damage after a blaze last week. Three Stephens County volunteer fire departments were called to the fire at a home on Old Carnes Creek Road Thursday afternoon at 4:12 p.m. Carnes Creek Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jody Marcus said his department responded, as did New...

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Victoria’s Sweet Treats Holds Ribbon Cutting

December 8, 2014
Victoria’s Sweet Treats Holds Ribbon Cutting

A downtown bakery celebrates its new location. Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Victoria’s Sweet Treats to celebrate its new location, which has been open now for a few months. Owner and Head Baker Tori Head said Victoria’s is a full-service bakery. “We cover everything, cookies, brownies, fried...

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ARC Sponsors Holiday Party

December 8, 2014

ARC of Stephens County held a Christmas party on Friday at the Family Life Center at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Robbie Nations is the President of ARC of Stephens County. She said that they hosted people from around the area on Friday. “Today, we are sponsoring a Christmas party for the Avita program and three...

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SCHS Basketball Swept By Habersham

December 8, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indians lost Saturday at home to the Lady Raiders, 53-46.  The Indian boys lost 56-43. The Lady Indians are now 2-2 on the year.  The Indian boys are 0-4. Next up is Rabun County at home on Tuesday.  Tip-off is at 6 p.m. for the girls’ game with the boys’...

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Lady Indians Win, Indians Lose in Oakwood

December 5, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indians use a strong second quarter to pull away and pick up their second win of the season. Trailing 12-6 in the second quarter, the Lady Indians scored 20 straight points to take the lead over Johnson and go on to defeat the Lady Knights 60-34 Friday in Oakwood. Lexie...

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Sheriff’s Office Gets GOHS Grant

December 5, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office will use a state grant to help with DUI education and enforcement. Recently, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded the Sheriff’s Office a grant of nearly $10,000. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says that part of the grant will allow his office to buy a golf cart, trailer,...

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Busy Holiday Weekend Coming Up in Toccoa

December 5, 2014

A busy weekend of Christmas activities is set for downtown Toccoa this weekend. It starts tonight with Christmas Fest in downtown Toccoa. That runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that there will be activities, entertainment, shopping, and more for people to enjoy. “We will have carriage...

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