One Arrested on Marijuana Charges

September 11, 2013

One person faces charges after a fly-over operation in Stephens County last week. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that last Thursday, the Mountain Judicial Circuit NCIS Team, working in conjunction with his office, the Governor’s Task Force, the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, and the Georgia State Patrol, performed helicopter flyovers throughout Stephens...

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Hospital Authority Nominations Made By Stephens Co. Commission

September 11, 2013

Six people are up for nomination for two seats on the Stephens County Hospital Authority. Tuesday, the Stephens County Commission unanimously approved the nominations. The seats up for re-election to the Hospital Authority this year are those of Stan Roberts and Max Brock. They are both nominated for another term on the Hospital Authority. ...

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Stephens County to Maintain Mack Watkins Road

September 11, 2013

Following a request from residents on the road, Stephens County agrees to maintain a road that it apparently had maintained previously before it was declared a private drive. At the August 13 Stephens County Commission meeting, a resident of Mack Watkins Road appeared before county commissioners and wanted to know why the county was...

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City of Toccoa Tax Bills Going Out

September 11, 2013

City of Toccoa property tax bills are headed out. Toccoa City Clerk Fredda Wheeler says the bills are going in the mail this week to the city’s property owners and will be due in November. Wheeler said that for property owners in the city this year, they will have a new way to pay...

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First Responder Appreciation Event Tonight

September 11, 2013

A local church will hold an event tonight to let the community show its appreciation for the emergency personnel and law enforcement of Toccoa and Stephens County. The PointeChurch is holding a meal and recognition event tonight in honor of the Sheriff’s Office, Toccoa Police Department, EMS, Stephens County Rescue Unit, Toccoa Fire Department,...

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Ground Broken on New Hampton Inn in Lavonia

September 11, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Construction is getting underway in Lavonia on a new Hampton Inn. Municipal, business, and civic leaders came together Monday morning to break ground on the new motel located behind J Peters Restaurant and across from the Holiday Inn Express on Highway 17. OM Ventures2, LLC Developers are constructing...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
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