Toccoa Man Arrested; Connected to Vehicle Break-ins, Home Burglaries

March 7, 2014

A 19-year-old man faces numerous felony charges in connection to a number of alleged vehicle break-ins and burglaries within the Toccoa city limits. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said it started when officers were called at about 2:30 a.m. on February 26 in relation to a report of suspicious activity on Curtis Street. “A resident...

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Man Accused of Having Drugs in Toccoa City Court

March 7, 2014

A man faces a drug charge after allegedly taking drugs into Toccoa Municipal Court. A report from the Toccoa Police Department stated that on February 27, a concerned citizen notified court officers that a subject was seen in possession of a glass pipe that was believed to be a drug pipe. Police said the...

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Clarkesville Fire Remains Under Investigation

March 7, 2014

The investigation continues into what caused a fire that heavily damaged businesses on the downtown square in Clarkesville. The fire started late Wednesday night and continued into the early morning hours today. According to the Northeast Georgian, the fire started at Sweet Breads Café on East Water Street and completely destroyed that business. The...

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SCMS Baseball Still Undefeated

March 7, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School baseball team still has not lost a game yet this year. Last Friday, the Rebels defeated Hart County by a final score of 11-6. Then last Saturday, the Rebels swept Habersham in a doubleheader, winning the two games by scores of 19-0 and 10-3 respectively. For the season now,...

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DOT Holds Open House on SR 184 Bridge Replacement

March 7, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation will continue to review and solicit comments regarding a planned bridge replacement project in Stephens County. Thursday, DOT officials held an open house at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. The open house was to solicit comments on the planned replacement of the State Route 184/Prather Bridge...

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Three Arrested in Stephens Co. Drug Bust

March 6, 2014
Three Arrested in Stephens Co. Drug Bust

Three people face charges after law enforcement agencies in two states made what they call a major drug bust in Stephens County last month. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his office and the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team joined with the Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force, the...

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