UPDATED: Names Released In Wednesday Drug Investigation

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Authorities said Wednesday they have dismantled a multi-million dollar drug trafficking operation based out of Stephens County. Wednesday, some 200 local, state, and federal law enforcement officers served more than 20 search warrants and raided properties in Stephens County, north Georgia, metro Atlanta, and South Carolina as part of the effort. The warrants were the culmination of a 10-month investigation […]

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Charges Filed After Sheriff Assaulted on Call

A Toccoa man faces charges for allegedly assaulting Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley during a domestic call. Sheriff Shirley was the first to respond to a a Ranick Drive address at 2 p.m. Wednesday in regards to an alleged ongoing domestic problem. The Sheriff’s Office said Shirley immediately tried to speak with the man and woman on scene, but was […]

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Fifth Grade Academy Principal Retiring

Current Fifth Grade Academy Principal Tammy Whitworth is retiring later this year. Her retirement was approved by the Stephens County Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday. It will take effect on April 1. Before serving as the first principal for the Fifth Grade Academy, Whitworth was Principal at Toccoa Elementary and an assistant principal at Eastanollee Elementary. Taking […]

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Stephens Co. Drops Baseball Home Opener

Fueled by an eight-run fourth inning, the Franklin County Lions defeated the Stephens County Indians, 15-7, Wednesday night at the Reservation. Three Franklin County pitchers scattered eight Stephens County hits, while the Lions had 10 hits. Konnor Quick led the way for Stephens County with a couple of hits and two RBIs. Kooper Briley, Bryson Fowler, Houston Mullinax, and Zach […]

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BOE Forming Building Authority To Finance Projects

The Stephens County School System is moving forward with efforts to set up plans for making some roof repairs at Stephens County High School. On Tuesday, the Board of Education unanimously voted to re-establish the Stephens County Schools Building Authority and appoint three school board members, Tony Crunkleton, Jim Bellamy, and Rodney Moore, to serve on that authority. Stephens County […]

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