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Owens Given Life Without Parole

August 26, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Marian Owens, the woman convicted of stabbing and beating an elderly Lavonia man to death in his home two years ago, will spend the rest of her life in prison with no hope of parole. The 40-year old Owens was sentenced by Franklin County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey...

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Stephens County Schools providing Free Breakfast and Lunch

August 26, 2013
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The Stephens County School System is starting this school year with the inclusion of free breakfast and lunch for all elementary and middle school students. The CEO program, provided by the United States Department of Agriculture, will allow all middle and elementary school students, breakfast and lunch, free of charge. The new program will...

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NGTC Celebrates Pinning of Practical Nursing Students

August 26, 2013
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North Georgia Technical College recently celebrated the pinning of practical nursing and pharmacy tech students earlier this month at the Clarksville Campus. The newly renovated Clegg auditorium provided a fitting tone for the recognition of the achievements of the students. Of the individuals who received pins at the ceremony, multiple residents of Stephens County...

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NGTC Photography Instructor Recognized

August 26, 2013
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North Georgia Technical College photography instructor Jeff Gulle is to have his work displayed in the General Collection and The Loan Collection of the Professional Photographers of America’s 2013 International Photographic competition in Phoenix Arizona. Gulle’s “The Rock” and “Watching and Waiting” will be on display alongside other top photographic works from the competition...

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Happenings in Toccoa This Weekend

August 23, 2013
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Happenings in Toccoa This Weekend Some big events in Toccoa are taking place this weekend. This year’s “Jailhouse Rock” fundraiser to benefit the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter will be Saturday night at 6 P.M. at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Humane Shelter board Secretary/Treasurer Angie Garland says this is the organization’s...

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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery

August 23, 2013
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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery   The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery on Highway 123. According to a report on file, The Sheriff’s Office responded to Highway 123 near Tony’s Gas Station. The victim says that she was parked on the side of the roadway Monday morning, about a mile...

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“GA DOT Has New Web Page”

August 23, 2013
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“GA DOT Has New Web Page” The Georgia Department of Transportation is now offering new information for Georgians interested in current DOT projects this new measure also allows state residents to make suggestion to the department directly. The DOT’s new projects web-page allows resident’s access to descriptions of various projects underway throughout the whole...

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“Economic Development Council Held at NGTC”

August 23, 2013
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“Economic Development Council Held at NGTC” North Georgia Technical College’s Economic Development Department recently hosted its first economic development council. The meeting featured senior manufacturing executives and local school superintendents as participates. Georgia Power Regional Community and Economic Developer Rope Roberts headed the group as they discussed the issue of workforce development in manufacturing...

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Stolen Car from Dealership Leads to Car Chase

August 22, 2013
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Stolen Car from Dealership Leads to Car Chase A stolen car and car chase across two counties late Tuesday night results in an arrest. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says it all started with a break-in. “We got a call of an alarm going off at Maypole Chevrolet. The suspect had broken a window...

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Hellenga Seeking City Seat

August 22, 2013
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Hellenga Seeking City Seat     Another Toccoa Citizen has announced seeking a seat on the Toccoa City Commission. Evan Hellenga tells WNEG News why he has decided to run for the Post 5 seat. “I just felt honestly if you are not happy with some of the things that have occurred in the...

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