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Man Charged With Murder in Oconee Co., SC

November 5, 2012

By Dick Mangrum, WGOG Radio, Walhalla In Oconee County, South Carolina, an 86-year-old man faces murder charges. Authorities state that Nicholas Bonelli of Smith Farm Road, near Westminster, has been charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of two women Friday. Arrest warrants allege that Bonelli stabbed both 82-year-old Clarine Smith of...

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NGTC Welding Program Receives Certification

November 5, 2012

A North Georgia Technical College program receives accreditation. The Welding and Joining Technology program at North Georgia Technical College recently achieved the status of Accredited Training Education Facility from the National Center for Construction Education and Research, or NCCER. NCCER is a not-for-profit education foundation created to develop standardized construction and maintenance curricula and...

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Early Voting Ends Today

November 2, 2012

Early voting is wrapping up for Tuesday’s election. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said that time is running out to vote early for those who have not done so yet. “Today at 5 p.m. is the last time they can vote early,” said Kelley. “If they do not vote today, then they are going...

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Harvest Festival This Weekend in Toccoa

November 2, 2012

An annual tradition returns this weekend to downtown Toccoa. The 36th annual Toccoa Harvest Festival takes place this Saturday and Sunday in downtown Toccoa. Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said that everything gets started at 10 a.m. Saturday. “We have two different stages for entertainment, one at Tugalo and Sage streets and one...

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Harvest Festival Street Closings Announced

November 2, 2012

Main Street Toccoa is announcing a number of street closings in conjunction with this weekend’s Harvest Festival and other activities. According to the city, the following streets will close today at 6 p.m. and remain closed until 4 p.m. on Sunday: West Doyle Street and East Doyle Street from Alexander Street to Hill Street...

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Currahee Artists Guild Show and Sale This Weekend

November 2, 2012

A number of other things are going on this weekend in downtown Toccoa in conjunction with the Toccoa Harvest Festival. One of those is the annual Currahee Artists’ Guild Fall Arts and Crafts Show and Sale. The 23rd annual show takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m....

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Indians Host Eastside Tonight in Football

November 2, 2012

The Stephens County Indian football team will look to take another step towards a state playoff berth tonight. The Indians host Eastside on Senior Night at the Reservation. Stephens County is 6-2 on the season overall and 3-2 in the region. Last week, the Indians beat Lanier 27-18 at home with Chaz Thornton running...

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Fall Back This Weekend

November 2, 2012

It’s time to fall back this weekend. Daylight saving time ends Sunday at 2 a.m., when clocks are set back one hour. At the same time, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back...

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Rabies Case Reported in Stephens Co.

November 1, 2012

Toccoa-Stephens County Animal Control reports that a sixth confirmed case of rabies in October was found in a dead raccoon in the Persimmon Street area of Stephens County last week. The rabid raccoon was found dead on October 23, according to a resident in that area. The resident states that their dog found the...

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Toccoa City Commission Talks Utilities At Work Session

November 1, 2012

Toccoa City Commissioners talk utilities at a recent work session. At a Monday work session, the city commission discussed both the water rate for residents who live in Stephens County, but outside the Toccoa city limits and the city’s utilities delinquency policy. During the city’s budget talks, the point was raised that under a...

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