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Cause of Reported ‘Boom’ Unknown

January 21, 2014

There is no word on what caused a loud boom Monday in Stephens County. WNEG received multiple reports of the boom and a feeling of the ground or buildings shaking along Highways 106 and 145 south of Toccoa. Authorities had no reports of anything that would have caused the boom and no reason has...

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Crump, Adams Found Guilty

January 20, 2014

Guilty. That’s the verdict handed down to two Toccoa men charged in a plot to produce ricin and attack the U.S. government by a jury in U.S. District Court Friday in Gainesville on multiple counts. Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams, both of Toccoa, were each found guilty on one count of Conspiracy...

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Shelter Still Working to Help Cats Taken From Home Earlier This Month

January 20, 2014
Shelter Still Working to Help Cats Taken From Home Earlier This Month

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter continues to deal with the aftermath of taking in 77 cats from one location earlier this month. The cats were taken in from a home on DeFoor Road. Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said that so far, the shelter has been able to transfer more than 40 cats to other...

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Toccoa To Host Statewide Traveling Art Show

January 20, 2014

A traveling statewide art exhibit will make its way to Toccoa for a stop next week. Main Street Toccoa, the Currahee Artists’ Guild, and the Stephens County Historical Society are teaming up to host the “Inspired Georgia” traveling art show starting a week from Tuesday, January 28. The Georgia Council for the Arts owns...

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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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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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