State Economic Development Leaders Visit Stephens Co.

January 9, 2014
State Economic Development Leaders Visit Stephens Co.

Top state economic development officials take time to visit Stephens County. Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr and his staff spent Wednesday traveling through the county, meeting with local officials. Carr said the goal of the trip, which included other stops throughout Georgia, is for his team to build and establish relationships...

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SCSO Names Jailer, Deputy of Year for 2013

January 9, 2014
SCSO Names Jailer, Deputy of Year for 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office names its Deputy and Jailer of the Year awards. The awards were presented at the Sheriff’s Office’s annual Christmas dinner last month. This year’s Stephens County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year is Deputy Paul Shiffer. Deputy Shiffer has been with the Sheriff’s Office sine 1997 and is currently...

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Crump, Adams Trial into Fourth Day

January 9, 2014

The trial of Samuel Crump and Ray Adams continues in federal court in Gainesville. Testimony moved into its second day Wednesday. During Wednesday’s testimony, the Associated Press reports that the government’s informant in the case, Joe Sims, took the stand and prosecutors played tapes of conversations Sims recorded that took place between him, Crump,...

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Police Blotter

January 9, 2014

Authorities have released some information on a structure fire in Stephens County last week. The fire took place on the evening of January 2 on Currahee Place. According to a report from the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, the homeowner told authorities that he and a couple of friends had built a fire in the...

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Crump, Adams Trial Into Testimony Phase

January 8, 2014

Attorneys for the U.S. government say that two Toccoa men charged with plotting attacks against the U.S. government and its citizens were not just talking, but preparing to take action. Opening statements in the trial of Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams took place Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court in Gainesville. Calling...

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Stephens Humane Shelter Takes in 77 Cats from One Location

January 8, 2014

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter is seeking the public’s help after taking in 77 cats from one location earlier this week. Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said it started with the Georgia Department of Agriculture contacting Animal Control about the cats, which were at a location on DeFoor Road. Roberts said that Animal Control and...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
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