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Pre-Construction Meeting Held on Hwy. 17

April 26, 2013

Preparations continue to move forward for the widening and relocation of Highway 17 in Stephens County. This week, a pre-construction meeting for the project took place. The Georgia Department of Transportation, along with contractor C.W. Matthews and others who will be involved with the construction of the road attended the meeting. Stephens County Commissioner...

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Taste of Toccoa Held in Downtown Toccoa

April 26, 2013
Taste of Toccoa Held in Downtown Toccoa

Organizers are tallying the tokens from “A Taste of Toccoa.” The 23rd annual “Taste” took place Thursday night in downtown Toccoa. A large crowd turned out on a beautiful evening to sample food from some 15 restaurants and caterers. In addition, entertainment was provided from the Rhythm Academy, Will Thompson, Chuck Taylor, and the...

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Mock Wreck Set for SCHS Today

April 26, 2013

Local law enforcement are encouraging high school students to make the right choices this Prom weekend. This morning, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, Toccoa Police Department, Georgia State Patrol, Stephens County EMS Service, Toccoa Fire Department, Stephens County High School, and others will stage a “mock wreck” during the early morning hours at the...

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Multiple Activities Set for Saturday

April 26, 2013

Multiple events are planned for this weekend in Stephens County. Saturday morning, the Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA will host its annual “Healthy Kids Day”. YMCA CEO Robin Dake said “Healthy Kids Day” is a national YMCA initiative to promote healthy lifestyles for both children and families. Dake said the YMCA has a lot planned for...

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Lavonia Still Looking At Work on Streets and Sidewalks

April 26, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Lavonia continues to work on plans to make some improvements to streets and sidewalks in its downtown area. At its work session last week, the Lavonia City Council discussed repaving the streets on the square and around the railroad tracks in downtown. Some of that...

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NGTC Inducts NTHS Students

April 26, 2013

North Georgia Technical College inducts a new group of students into the National Technical Honor Society. At special ceremonies recently on both the Currahee and Clarkesville campuses of North Georgia Tech, 38 students were inducted into the NTHS. Officials say the National Technical Honor Society is America’s highest award for excellence in career and...

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Stephens Co. Offers Support for Water Proposal

April 25, 2013

After initial hesitation, Stephens County Commissioners offer a letter of support to a proposed multi-million dollar water project in northeast Georgia. Madison and Elbert County officials are seeking money from the Governor’s Water Supply Program for water improvements in five northeast Georgia counties, Stephens, Franklin, Madison, Elbert, and Oglethorpe. Chris Quigley from the consulting...

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SCHS Envirothon Team Wins States, Second Team Places 4th

April 25, 2013
SCHS Envirothon Team Wins States, Second Team Places 4th

A team of students from Stephens County High School wins the state Envirothon Championship. The Stephens County High School “Red” team recently won its third state title in the last six years at the Georgia Envirothon State Championship held recently at Elachee Nature Center in Gainesville. Stephens County High School Envirothon Team Coach Dr....

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“A Taste of Toccoa” Set for Tonight

April 25, 2013
“A Taste of Toccoa” Set for Tonight

People will have a chance to take “a taste of Toccoa” later today. Downtown Toccoa will host the 23rd annual “A Taste of Toccoa” today from 5 to 8 p.m. Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that some 15 area restaurants and caterers will serve sample-sized portions of their most popular dishes....

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Three Arrested, Charged With Obtaining Forged Prescriptions

April 25, 2013

Three South Carolina women face charges in Stephens County, Georgia after a multi-agency investigation. According to authorities, agents from the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team, Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, and the Toccoa Police Department opened an investigation last Friday in reference to alleged forged prescriptions at a local pharmacy. Authorities said that as...

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