Little League Tourneys Gearing Up This Weekend

June 21, 2013

Two more Little League Baseball All-Star tournaments get underway this weekend. The Doyle Street Park in Toccoa will host the 10 and 11-year-old baseball and 9 and 10-year-old baseball tournaments beginning Saturday. The first Toccoa team to take to the field this weekend will be the 10 and 11-year-old baseball all-stars, who will play...

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Toccoa Police Announce Arrest in Wal-Mart Cell Phone Theft

June 20, 2013

Police said Wednesday they have made an arrest in the theft of 31 cell phones from the Toccoa Wal-Mart earlier this year. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that his department has charged 33-year-old Ontorio Cortez Waymyers of Columbia, South Carolina in connection with the March 27 theft of $14,000 worth of cell phones...

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Highway 17 Work Starting in Stephens Co.

June 20, 2013

Some of the initial work on the Highway 17 widening and relocation project in Stephens County is underway. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said crews started doing some work this week. “Work began on Monday,” said Georgia Department of Transportation spokesperson Teri Pope. “The contractor started clearing so work has officially begun....

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June 28 Deadline to Apply for School Board Seat Approaching

June 20, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education continues to accept applications from residents interested in filling Jerry Steele’s soon to be vacated seat on the school board. Steele announced last month that he would resign from the school board effective at the end of this month as his son, Sandy Steele, will officially take over...

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Grants Being Sought for Sewer Expansion Project

June 20, 2013

Potential grant funds could help Toccoa and Stephens County push forward on the expansion of sewer on Big A Road and the Toccoa By-pass. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners approved entering into an agreement with the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission to apply for two grants to help pay for the project. According to Stephens County...

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Police Blotter

June 20, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is reporting that it has had tractor batteries stolen in Stephens County. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a DOT worker on Monday who said his crew left their tractors at a local store last Thursday and found when they returned Monday that someone had cut...

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