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Royston Man Arrested For Printing Counterfeit Money

April 1, 2013
Royston Man Arrested For Printing Counterfeit Money

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Secret Service is taking over the investigation into the arrest of a Royston man charged with printing counterfeit money. After a month long investigation, Royston Police Chief Donnie Boleman said an arrest came last month. “A clerk at one of our local convenience stores noticed a bag...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

April 1, 2013

Jurors in Stephens County must report today (April 1) at 8:45 a.m. for jury duty, according to Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick.

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DOT Announces Road Work in Region for Week

April 1, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning roadwork this week in Stephens and surrounding counties. In Stephens County, the DOT said a crew is scheduled to repair and restore ditches and shoulders along State Route 145. Moving to Habersham County, DOT officials said a crew is adding rubberized asphalt to State Route 15/U.S. Highway...

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Police Blotter

April 1, 2013

A Rock Creek Road resident is reporting a burglary to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office. According to a report on file, a deputy responded on March 25 and was told that someone had entered the residence and stolen jewelry and some cash. The report states that the incident is believed to have happened between...

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NGTC Students Win At PLANET Competition

April 1, 2013
NGTC Students Win At PLANET Competition

A Clarkesville student at North Georgia Technical College finishes first in an international competition. John Mather finished first in Woody Plant Identification at the 37th annual PLANET Student Career Days competition held recently at Auburn University. The PLANET Student Career Days is an annual three-day competitive event among students enrolled in horticulture programs from...

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Toccoa Police Investigate Cell Phone Theft

March 29, 2013
Toccoa Police Investigate Cell Phone Theft

The Toccoa Police Department is investigating a theft of cell phones from a local business. Toccoa Police said that the theft occurred at Wal-Mart in Toccoa at about midnight on Wednesday. According to the police report on file, an individual identified only as a black male took 31 smart phones from a display case...

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County Starting April 1 With Strict Enforcement of E-911 Sign Ordinance

March 29, 2013

The deadline for Stephens County homeowners to make sure their E-911 address is posted properly is here. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that next week, the county will begin citing those who do not have their E-911 address properly posted. “April 1, which is Monday, is the E-911 signage deadline, so beginning April...

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Stephens County Passes Body Art Code Ordinance

March 29, 2013

Commissioners sign off on a new body art code and regulations ordinance for Stephens County. The Stephens County Commission unanimously approved the ordinance Tuesday following a second reading and public hearing. Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London said the ordinance will just allow the county to enforce rules already implemented by the Health Department...

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Maryland Man Leads Lavonia Police on Chase

March 29, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Maryland man is out on bond after leading Lavonia Police on a chase last weekend. Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle said it happened at about 3 a.m. last Saturday when officers attempted to pull over a white Mustang for a routine traffic stop at the McDonald’s on...

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Stephens Co. Senior Center Recognizes Volunteers

March 29, 2013

The Stephens County Senior Center recognizes its volunteers. The Senior Center held a volunteer appreciation luncheon Thursday at its facility. Stephens County Senior Center Director Lisa Thomas said it is something the Senior Center does every year to recognize the many people who help make sure the programs at the center can take place....

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