Govt. Shutdown Affects USFS

October 9, 2013
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The federal government shutdown is now affecting recreation sites in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. According to an announcement from the U.S. Forest Service, the lapse in agency funding is causing all federally owned recreation sites in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests to close. Among others, that includes the Frady Branch Equestrian and Bike Trail System,...

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Stephens Co. Joins Prescription Card Program

October 9, 2013
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StephensCounty is participating in a new prescription card program that is open to county residents. The county has joined the “Coast2Coast” prescription card program. According to the program, the Coast2Coast card will allow all county residents, regardless of income, age, or health status to participate and potentially save on some medication costs. Officials said...

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SCSO Still Seeking Person Who Ran; 1 in Custody

October 9, 2013
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for someone who fled from authorities Tuesday. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, a white male fled from deputies in the area of Red Rock Road and Abby Lane Tuesday morning. Shirley describes the individual as a white male, last seen wearing a white T-shirt...

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Police Blotter

October 9, 2013
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Toccoa Police responded to Skyview Lane last Friday in reference to a reported theft. According to the report on file with police, the man told police that his lawn mower trailer was stolen sometime Thursday night into Friday morning. The man told police the trailer was green in color and was made to pull behind...

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Three Injured in Weekend Accident

October 8, 2013
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Three people are recovering from injuries after a weekend accident in Stephens County. The accident occurred Saturday just before 12 p.m. on U.S. Highway 123 near Red Rock Road. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the accident involved a 1997 Ford Ranger and a 2002 Mazda Protege. The GSP stated that the Ranger, driven...

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Four Arrested After Search Warrant Served

October 8, 2013
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Four people face charges after authorities serve a search warrant on a White Valley Road residence. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that deputies with his office were following up on another investigation Thursday when they arrived at the White Valley Road home. Shirley said that while there, deputies located a motorcycle that had...

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