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October 31, 2012

A Mize Road man is reporting to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office that his home was broken into. According to a report on file with the Sheriff’s Office, the break-in occurred sometime between October 16 and October 26. The man tells authorities that more than $4,500 worth of clothing, firearms, jewelry, electronics, household goods,...

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Toccoa Continues To Look at Converting Vehicles to Natural Gas

October 30, 2012

The city of Toccoa continues to look at the idea of converting at least some of its vehicles to running off of compressed natural gas. During a Monday work session, the city commission heard a presentation on the topic from CNG Technology Systems of Atlanta. Toccoa City Manager Mike Jackson has proposed spending $54,800...

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Kiwanis Club Celebrates 90th Anniversary

October 30, 2012

The Toccoa Kiwanis Club celebrates 90 years. The club held a 90th anniversary celebration Monday in the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. Kiwanis is an International Service Organization serving the children of the world. The local chapter in Toccoa was established in 1922. Dave Tate is currently...

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No Bond for Two Home Invasion Suspects in Franklin Co.

October 30, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Two of the four suspects allegedly involved in a home invasion and shooting early last week in Franklin County remain in custody with no bond. Last week, Franklin County Magistrate Judge David Buffington denied bond for 18-year old Keibron Brock of Lavonia and 17-year old Emmanuel David Thorton...

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Ga. DOT Announces Road Work

October 30, 2012

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing its planned road work for this week. DOT officials have announced that weather permitting, crews will be mowing on State Route 365 in Stephens County this week. According to the DOT, work is to take place between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mowing is also scheduled on...

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NGTC Board of Directors 100% Certified

October 30, 2012

The Technical College Directors Association has recognized new North Georgia Technical College Board of Directors members Rebecca Stovall and Mark Rasmussen as certified board members. That recognition came at the Annual Leadership Conference in September. Stovall and Rasmussen were just sworn into service to North Georgia Tech’s Board of Directors in August and immediately...

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FDIC Issues Bank Deposit Report

October 29, 2012

A look at Stephens County federally insured bank deposits indicates a decline over the last year. Each year, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, releases its survey of deposits in local banks. The 2012 total deposits for Stephens County are $330,011,000. That is a decrease from the 2011 total of $332,774,000. In 2010,...

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Watch Out for Scams During Election Season, Says BBB

October 29, 2012

With election season in full swing, the Better Business Bureau is warning voters to be on the lookout for scams leading up to Election Day. According to Northeast Georgia Better Business Bureau President Fred Elsberry, scammers use big events like an election or a major holiday to make their pitches more relevant and realistic....

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Toccoa Work Session Today

October 29, 2012

Toccoa City Commissioners will meet later today for a work session. The city commission is set to meet at 2 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall to discuss a number of topics. Those topics include the outside water rate, utilities delinquency policy, business license ordinance, and compressed natural gas test. The work session today is...

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Kiwanis Club Anniversary Celebration Today

October 29, 2012

The Toccoa Kiwanis Club will celebrate its 90th anniversary with a program later today. The Kiwanis Club will hold that celebration today from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Mitchell Allen Room in the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. Kiwanis is an International Service Organization serving the children of the world. The...

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