Petreaus Joins Camp Toccoa at Currahee Board

May 9, 2013
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The man who once led U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan is signing up for a new mission that involves Stephens County. Retired general and former CIA Director David Petreaus has agreed to join the “Camp Toccoa at Currahee” board. The “Camp Toccoa at Currahee” project is an effort to preserve and develop the...

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Vehicle Break-In Leads to Two Arrests

May 9, 2013
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Two people will face charges in two counties after an alleged vehicle break-in leads to their arrest. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said it started when deputies responded to First Alliance Church in Toccoa Sunday in reference to a purse that was stolen from a vehicle. Shirley said deputies were able to get a...

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Manhunt in Hart Co. Leads to Arrest of Seneca, SC Couple

May 9, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Seneca, South Carolina couple is behind bars in Hart County after a massive manhunt Tuesday afternoon spearheaded by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said his office received notice from the ATF’s Macon office that 29-year old Brandon Wayne Arnold and...

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Corps Says Savannah Drought Operations Over

May 9, 2013
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Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday afternoon they are ending drought operations on Lakes Hartwell, Russell, and Thurmond. According to the Corps, Lake Hartwell reached 658 feet above mean sea level on April 29 and Lake Thurmond reached 328 feet above mean sea level on Tuesday. Officials said that once...

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Police Release Details in Weekend Shooting Deaths in Toccoa

May 8, 2013
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Police in Toccoa are releasing details of what happened in an Arcadia Drive home over the weekend that resulted in two deaths. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that officers were called to a residence late Saturday morning in reference to the discovery of two deceased individuals. “Upon our arrival, we were directed to...

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Hill St. Baptist Church Asks Toccoa Commission For Assistance

May 8, 2013
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Hill Street Baptist Church is asking the city of Toccoa for assistance to help the church pay for things lost after a 2011 incident caused major water damage at the church. Church representatives spoke to Toccoa City Commissioners on Monday. Back on December 30, 2011, a motorist hit a fire hydrant at the intersection...

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  • August 19, 2013English Classes
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  • April 21, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
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