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Missing Man Found Safe

November 4, 2013

A Toccoa man reported missing has been found safe, according to authorities. Police said that Bobby Terrell Payne had been last seen at his residence on Pine Street in Toccoa on September 30. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said on Saturday evening that Payne was found safe at a hospital in Atlanta.

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Habersham Man Charged in Gas Pump Fire

November 4, 2013

Fire Investigators with Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ office said an arrest warrant has been issued for a Habersham County man who caused a fire at a gas station which severely injured his wife. Austin Dawkins, 37, of 6827 Highway 197 North  Clarksville, Ga., will be charged with one count of reckless...

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Toccoa Hosting Harvest Festival this Weekend

November 1, 2013

Toccoa will host its annual Harvest Festival this weekend. The 37th annual Toccoa Harvest Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday in downtown Toccoa. Organizers said that the festival will include more than 160 craft and food vendors this year. As always, the emphasis is on homemade, handmade, home baked, or home grown items at...

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Early voting Ends Today

November 1, 2013

Time is running out in order to vote early for this November’s election. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said today is the final day for early voting in StephensCounty prior to Election Day on Tuesday. “They need to come see us before 5 p.m. today,” said Kelley.  “They need to remember to bring a...

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NGTC Students Warned of Possible Computer Breach

November 1, 2013

North Georgia Technical College is advising some students to keep a close eye on their credit reports after hearing that one of the school’s student data bases may have been breached. According to North Georgia Tech Spokesperson Sandra Maughon, the FBI contacted the school recently about a hacking attempt. “A few months back our...

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Turn Clocks Back This Weekend; Check Smoke Alarms Too

November 1, 2013

It’s time to fall back by setting clocks back one hour on Saturday night before going to bed. Daylight saving time ends Sunday at 2 a.m., when clocks are set back one hour. Meanwhile, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to use this weekend as an opportunity to change...

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Toccoa Costume Parade Winners Announced

November 1, 2013

The winners are for this year’s Toccoa Costume Parade. The best original/handmade/creative costume went to Ariana Shedd for her “cabbage patch” costume. In the age 2 and under category: First place was the “baby chick” costume of Autumn Rayne Mitchell Second place was the “duck blind” costume of Bentley Watson Third place was a tie...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

November 1, 2013

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick said that jurors who were scheduled to report on Monday do not need to report next week.

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Special Election Date Set for Andrews’ Seat

October 31, 2013

Stephens County makes the date official for the special election to elect someone to serve the remainder of the unexpired term of the late former Stephens County Commissioner Harold Andrews. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said the final decision has been made to hold the election in March. “At this point, that election will...

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Search Warrant Results in Two Drug Arrests

October 31, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office said two people face charges after authorities searched a Toccoa residence last week. Last Wednesday, agents from the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team and the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office investigations and patrol divisions, along with the Sheriff’s Office’s D.E.L.T.A. Unit, executed a search warrant at a home on...

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