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Cat Castration Case Headed To Mediation, Says Shelter Director

March 12, 2015

The cat castration case involving an agriculture teacher at Stephens County High School is headed into out of court negotiations at the order of the Stephens County Magistrate Judge. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said that an outside third party is going to discuss the case with both sides. “The judge has...

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NGTC Announces EAGLE Winner

March 12, 2015
NGTC Announces EAGLE Winner

A Clarkesville resident is North Georgia Technical College’s EAGLE winner for this year. Rocio Guzman of Clarkesville has been selected as the school’s Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education, or EAGLE, winner. The Technical College System of Georgia, through its Office of Adult Education, sponsors the annual EAGLE competition each year. North Georgia Tech...

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New Lavonia Traffic Signal Completion Date Moved Back

March 12, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia More than a month after work to upgrade the City of Lavonia’s only traffic light, the work goes on. The Georgia Dept of Transporation is replacing the old lights with new LED signals at the intersection of SR59/SR17. Crews began work in early February, but according to GDOT...

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UPS Recognizes Carnesville Driver for Safe Driving

March 12, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Carnesville man has been listed as one of UPS’s top safest drivers. UPS driver Ronnie McCannon of Carnesville was recently inducted into UPS’s prestigious Circle of Honor for achieving 25 years of accident-free driving. He, along with 70 elite drivers from Georgia are among 1,445 newly inducted...

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SCSO Does Narcotics K-9 Sweep at SCHS

March 11, 2015

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the Sheriff’s Office did a narcotics K-9 sweep at Stephens County High School today. The sweep took place Wednesday morning. Shirley said the high school was placed on lockdown while the search of the school and vehicles for possible contraband took place. Shirley said it was done...

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Stephens Co. Passes Ordinance on Wireless Internet, Telecom Towers

March 11, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners approve an ordinance to deal with personal wireless service facilities and the towers that often accompany them. Tuesday, county commissioners approved the ordinance following a second reading and public hearing. Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said this particular ordinance will govern things like telecommunications towers, broadcast towers, cell towers, and wireless...

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Stephens Co. Commission Tables 4-H Funding Request

March 11, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners do not take up a request for additional funding for the county’s 4-H program. During Tuesday’s meeting, the county commission was scheduled to consider a request from Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly for county commissioners to add $2,700 in annual funding for the Stephens County 4-H program to help make...

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Campaign To Help School System Starting Up

March 11, 2015

An informational meeting today will look to bring members of the community together in an effort and campaign to raise support for the Stephens County school system in light of its current financial situation. The Learning Tree Academy has announced it is starting the “One Rope, One Hope” campaign. Logan Harris is one of...

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Lavonia Police Searching for Stolen Pizza Delivery Vehicle

March 11, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lavonia Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a car stolen from a restaurant parking lot over the weekend. According to Lavonia Police Chief Bruce Carlisle, it happened Saturday evening at the Pizza Hut on State Route 17. “When officers arrived they learned that a pizza...

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TCC Purchases Mowers for Golf Course

March 10, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners approve the purchase of equipment for the Pines golf course. Monday, the city commission unanimously approved the bid of Swinehart’s Power Equipment of Baldwin for two scag industrial mowers for the golf course. The total bid from Swinehart’s Power Equipment was $19,842. It was the lowest of three bids received for...

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