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Ga. DOT Closes Stonewall Court Bridge Over Railroad

March 20, 2015

Stephens County officials said that the Georgia Department of Transportation has required the county to close a bridge over the Norfolk Southern railroad. According to Stephens County Public Works Director Tim Mitchem, the Georgia DOT has told the county that the Stonewall Court bridge over the railroad requires immediate closing. Mitchem said that an...

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Job Fair Next Week in Stephens Co.

March 20, 2015

The Georgia Department of Labor will host a veterans’ job fair next week in Stephens County. Toccoa Career Center Manager Greg Pitts said the job fair will be on Thursday, March 26 in the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. “The event will be from 9 a.m. until...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

March 20, 2015

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick says that jurors who have received a summons to report for the week of Monday, March 23 do not need to report for the week. Jury duty has been cancelled for the whole week.

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Man Sentenced in Fatal 2013 Accident on I-85

March 20, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A McDonough man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison – convicted in the traffic death of a woman who was in his car during a high-speed chase in Franklin County. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said late Thursday, a Franklin County Superior...

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Hudgens Marks National Flood Safety Awareness Week

March 20, 2015

This week has been National Flood Safety Awareness Week and with that in mind, Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wanted to remind the state’s residents that a flood policy can be a valuable addition to standard homeowners’ coverage. According to Hudgens, flood coverage is federally backed by the National Flood Insurance Program. The Insurance...

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Police Make Arrest in Pawn Shop Theft

March 19, 2015

Two people face charges in Toccoa in connection with an alleged theft from an area pawn shop. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that officers responded to a pawn shop on West Currahee Street at about 4:30 p.m. on March 10 in connection to the alleged theft. “Once officers arrived, they met with the...

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Police Arrest Eight for Drugs at Toccoa Home

March 19, 2015

Eight people face drug charges after police show up at a Toccoa home early one morning last week. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, officers were called to a home on Sunset Lane in Toccoa at about 5 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10. Jarrell said that officers were called to the home to...

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BOE Gives Cannery CD; Will Require It to Operate In Self-Sufficient Manner Moving Forward

March 19, 2015

Stephens County School board members say a Certificate of Deposit designated for the cannery will be turned over to the cannery, but that will be the last funding that the school board says it will give the cannery. On Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted unanimously to place the funds available from...

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Stephens Co. Schools Set More Make-up Days

March 19, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education sets more make-up days to recoup time lost due to winter weather earlier this year. School board members unanimously approved the make-up days at their meeting on Tuesday. May 18, 19 and 20 are student make-up days and are now school days in Stephens County, with post-planning on...

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Police Blotter

March 19, 2015

The Toccoa Police Department responded to an Edwards Street residence on Sunday in reference to a reported burglary. Residents told police that they had been out of town for a couple of days and when they returned, they found that the back door windows had been busted out and the door open. According to...

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