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Toccoa Dedicates Historic Plaque

September 8, 2014
Toccoa Dedicates Historic Plaque

The city of Toccoa is once again honoring a number of buildings in the downtown area with historic plaques. City officials and others gathered Thursday to dedicate the first historic plaque of this year’s series of ten plaques at the Harper’s Row building on Doyle Street. Harper’s Row is comprised of four storefronts that...

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Work Continues At Broad and Currahee Green Space in Toccoa

September 5, 2014
Work Continues At Broad and Currahee Green Space in Toccoa

A new green space in downtown Toccoa is nearing completion. The city of Toccoa has worked with North Georgia Technical College on creating the green space at the corner of Broad and Currahee streets after the city agreed to lease the lot from Acree Oil Company at no cost to the city for the...

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Ginger and Co. Holds Ribbon Cutting

September 5, 2014
Ginger and Co. Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local salon holds a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Ginger and Company Salon in downtown Toccoa. Ginger Sheriff owns Ginger and Company Salon. She said they offer a number of different services for people. “We are a full-service family salon,” said...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

September 5, 2014

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said that all jurors in Stephens County that received a summons to report for jury duty on Monday, September 8 do not need to report. Jury duty has been cancelled for the week in Stephens County.

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Lavonia Working on Cleaning Up Blighted Properties

September 5, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia is continuing its campaign to clean up blighted properties. At a recent regular city council meeting, city manager Gary Fesperman said his office notified eight property owners regarding their deteriorated houses and buildings. Fesperman said the city has targeted numerous properties within the city...

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Police Blotter

September 5, 2014

The Toccoa Police Department responded to a Falls Road business in reference to a reported theft this week. On Monday, a woman told an officer that while she was working, someone took $600 or $700 out of her purse. Meanwhile, the Police Department also responded to a Nassau Street residence last weekend in reference...

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All Traffic Back to Normal on Big A Road in Toccoa As Gas Line Work Wraps Up

September 4, 2014

Work is complete on a gas line project near Memorial Drive and Wal-Mart on Big A Road in Toccoa and traffic patterns are back to normal. Toccoa Utilities Director Harry Scott said that crews wrapped up work Thursday afternoon and re-opened all lanes of Big A Road in the area of Memorial Drive and...

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Man Indicted In 2012 Vehicle Theft

September 4, 2014

A Toccoa man indicted earlier this year in connection to a 2012 fatal motorcycle accident now faces a separate true bill of indictment in connection to a 2012 vehicle theft in Stephens County. Grand jurors in Stephens County issued a true bill of indictment against Joshua Lamar Hanley on Wednesday on charges of Burglary...

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Bell Named VP of Peace Officers’ Association of Ga.

September 4, 2014
Bell Named VP of Peace Officers’ Association of Ga.

Stephens County Commissioner and Comer Police Chief Dennis Bell is the new Vice President of the Peace Officers’ Assocation of Georgia. Bell was elected to that position at the association’s annual conference on August 27 in Savannah. He said he appreciates the support he received from the association’s members in being nominated and elected...

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Stephens Co. Receives Seized Bobcat, Trailer From Drug Arrest

September 4, 2014
Stephens Co. Receives Seized Bobcat, Trailer From Drug Arrest

Stephens County receives a piece of equipment thanks to a drug arrest earlier this year. Sheriff Randy Shirley presented a Bobcat and trailer to the county at the Jail on Tuesday. Back in February, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team, and numerous other agencies served a search warrant at...

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