Humane Shelter Celebrates Anniversary With Ribbon Cutting

March 28, 2014
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Humane Shelter Celebrates Anniversary With Ribbon Cutting

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter celebrates more than a year in operation. Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the shelter to commemorate the occasion. It opened in February 2013. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said there is a lot to be proud of in the...

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Stephens Co. February Unemployment Numbers Released

March 28, 2014
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Stephens County sees a slight drop in its unemployment rate in the month of February. Labor Department numbers released this week by the state show that Stephens County had a preliminary February unemployment rate of 6.8 percent. That is one tenth of a percentage point lower than the revised January unemployment rate of 6.9...

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Corps Into Second Phase of Drought Study

March 28, 2014
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is six months in to the second phase of a comprehensive study on how to better manage the waters of the Savannah River and its reservoirs during times of drought. Corps Spokesman Russell Wicke said this phase of the study is focusing...

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Indian Baseball Cancelled Today

March 28, 2014
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Today’s scheduled Stephens Co. Indian baseball game at Calhoun has been cancelled due to the weather today. There are no plans to make up the game.  

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

March 28, 2014
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Jurors who were summoned in Stephens County to report on Monday, March 31 do not need to report next week. That is from Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick. He said that jury duty has been cancelled for the entire week.

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Toccoa, Stephens Co. Talk Animal Shelter Funding at Joint Meeting

March 27, 2014
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Stephens County and Toccoa City Commissioners talk future funding for the animal shelter. The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter was the first topic brought up by commissioners during a joint meeting of the two boards Wednesday at the Stephens County Development Authority offices. The city and county are spending over $440,000 combined on the animal...

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