Police Blotter

January 17, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a recently alleged metal theft. A report on file with the Sheriff’s Office said that a deputy responded to a residence on the Toccoa By-pass on January 11 in reference to the reported theft. The complainant said he noticed some metal had been stolen from his property...

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Toccoa Man Indicted in 2012 Fatal Wreck

January 16, 2014

A man faces homicide by vehicle and other charges after an indictment this week by a Stephens County grand jury. This week, the grand jury indicted Joshua Lamar Hanley of Toccoa on two counts of homicide by vehicle in the first degree, DUI, reckless driving, failure to report an accident, and making a false...

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Stephens Co. Commission Denies Request for Additional Payment

January 16, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners deny a request for additional payment from the engineering company that oversaw the closure of the county’s landfill. Tuesday, Harbin Engineering requested an additional $30,000 for construction observation and administration of the landfill closure. The company’s Steven Harbin said there are multiple reasons they are asking for the extra money, including...

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Stephens Co. Solar Panel Project Moving Forward

January 16, 2014

A solar panel farm project in Stephens County appears to be moving full speed ahead. Tuesday, the Stephens County Development Authority board voted to approve and execute a lease agreement with a company called United Renewable Energy of Alpharetta for the company to construct a solar panel farm on land the Development Authority owns...

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Initial TNG Figures From Cold Snap Coming In

January 16, 2014

Toccoa Natural Gas is reporting some initial figures regarding gas usage related to last week’s cold snap. Officials say that, according to figures provided by the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia, during the period of 10 a.m. January 6 to 10 a.m. January 7, 9,320 Mcf of natural gas went through the city’s pipeline....

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Hart Co. To Pursue Operation of Corps Parks

January 16, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County Commissioners will pursue taking over two parks now run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers but scheduled for closure. In November, the Corps announced it was closing Milltown Campground in HartCounty permanently and temporarily closing Longpoint Park. At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Hart...

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