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NGTC Names New Currahee Campus Librarian

September 2, 2014
NGTC Names New Currahee Campus Librarian

North Georgia Technical College is welcoming a new librarian to the Currahee Campus. The school recently announced that Melissa Hozey of Lavonia is the new librarian for the Currahee Campus. Hozey has previously worked for the Brenau University Library in Gainesville. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in English for Pensacola Christian College...

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TFC Now Known As “Screaming Eagles”

September 2, 2014
TFC Now Known As “Screaming Eagles”

Toccoa Falls College makes a change to its mascot. The school announced last week that it is now the Screaming Eagles. TFC noted that the school now shares its mascot name with another group of legendary “Screaming Eagles.” That is “Easy Company,” the 2nd Batallion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st...

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Police Blotter

September 2, 2014

A Toccoa resident recently reported a vehicle theft to authorities. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Pruitt Drive residence, where a man told a deputy on August 25 that when he went outside to go to work, his car was gone. According to the report, the incident happened between 8 p.m. on...

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Traffic Shift Planned In Wal-Mart Area in Toccoa Later This Week

September 1, 2014

Crews are planning work on gas lines related to the Highway 17 road widening project this coming week. Toccoa Utilities Director Harry Scott said crews will be working in the area of Memorial Drive, Wal-Mart, and the intersection of Big A Road and the Toccoa By-pass. “We will be tying in the new gas...

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One NE Ga. Labor Day Traffic Fatality So Far

September 1, 2014

The Georgia State Patrol is reporting five traffic fatalities so far over the Labor Day holiday travel weekend. An accessnorthga.com report indicates that one of those fatalities was the result of a wreck in Rabun County that is currently under investigation by the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol. The 78-hour Labor Day...

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SCHS Interact Club, Local Business Team Up for Donation

September 1, 2014
SCHS Interact Club, Local Business Team Up for Donation

A Stephens County High School club works with a local business to raise money for a world charity. Last month, the Stephens County High School Interact Club received a $3,550 donation from Maypole Chevrolet in conjunction with the Chevy Drive for Perfection Program. The money was raised through the Drive for Perfection Test Drive...

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No Indictment for Former Hart Co. Probate Judge

September 1, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Hart County Grand Jury did not return any indictment last month against former Hart County Probate Judge Bob Smith. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said he did not present his case against Smith to the grand jury, but only made them aware that the case...

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SCSO Announces Multiple Drug Arrests

August 29, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is reporting several arrests related to illegal drugs in the past few weeks. Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his traffic and crime suppression unit has made 24 arrests since the beginning of an operation targeting drug activity in selected areas in Stephens County. Shirley said the areas were chosen...

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Law Enforcement Urge Safety Over Labor Day

August 29, 2014
Law Enforcement Urge Safety Over Labor Day

Law enforcement agencies are reminding people to stay safe on the roads this Labor Day holiday weekend. Local and state law enforcement agencies are teaming up to patrol the highways throughout the Labor Day holiday weekend. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said people should use caution and make sure this weekend is a safe...

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Toccoa, Stephens Co. Announce Labor Day Gov’t Schedules

August 29, 2014

The city of Toccoa and Stephens County are announcing their schedules for the Labor Day holiday on Monday. Both Stephens County government offices and Toccoa City Hall will close on Monday in observance of Labor Day. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recycling scheduled to be picked up on Monday will...

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