Toccoa Police Forced to Shoot Aggressive Dogs, Says Chief

March 27, 2014

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said Thursday officers were forced to shoot two dogs after the dogs attacked them during an incident earlier this week. Jarrell said officers from the police department and Toccoa-Stephens County Animal Control responded to East Franklin Street on Tuesday in reference to a call about aggressive dogs. “While attempting...

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Toccoa, Stephens Co. To Work Together on Stephens Co. Recreation Area

March 27, 2014

Toccoa City and Stephens County Commissioners also discussed maintenance and operations at the Stephens County Recreation Area during their joint meeting on Wednesday. Stephens County Commissioners approved on Tuesday a lease agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the county to operate and maintain the day use area at the Georgia-South Carolina...

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SCHS Sweeps Region Envirothon Competition

March 27, 2014

Stephens County High School’s Envirothon teams both move on to their state level competition. Recently, the teams from Stephens County swept the Georgia East Region Envirothon competition at White Hall Forest in Athens. The Stephens County High School Red Team of Amber Mills, Brittany Grier, Connor Roberts, Taylor Pruitt and Chris Mace swept all...

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SCMS Baseball Preparing for Conference Tourney

March 27, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School baseball team finishes the regular season undefeated. The Rebels’ regular season ended at home on Tuesday with a 19-4 win over Madison County in four innings. Last Wednesday, the Rebels defeated Madison County on the road by a score of 4-2 and last Thursday beat Hart County 14-4 in...

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Franklin Co. Starting Budget Process

March 27, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County Commissioners will soon begin work on their Fiscal Year 2015 budget. However, Franklin County Manager John Phillips said that before work on the budget begins, he needed to know how the budget process should be handled. Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges said he liked the...

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Stephens Co. Recreation Area Lease Agreement Finalized

March 26, 2014

Stephens County signs off on a lease agreement for the Stephens County Recreation Area. County commissioners unanimously approved a lease agreement for the day use area at the Georgia-South Carolina state line on U.S. Highway 123 at their meeting on Tuesday. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said what the two sides have agreed to...

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