Stephens Co. Gets CCRPI Scores

December 19, 2014

The Stephens County school system receives its CCRPI scores for 2014. State education officials recently released the numbers and local school officials reviewed the numbers with the Board of Education Tuesday. CCRPI stands for College and Career Ready Performance Index. It is Georgia’s statewide accountability system that was implemented in 2012 to replace the...

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Jarrell Urges Caution on Roads for Christmas

December 19, 2014

Local law enforcement agencies are urging safety as drivers hit the roadways this holiday season. Both the Toccoa Police Department and Stephens County Sheriff’s Office will be out on the roadways, watching out for aggressive drivers and also those who are drinking and driving. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that people going to...

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Collins Announces Office Locations, Committee Assignments

December 19, 2014

Ninth District U.S. Representative Doug Collins says he will have new office locations starting with the new Congress in January. Collins said his Gainesville office will be located at 210 Washington Street, NW Suite 202, Gainesville, GA. For constituents visiting Washington, DC, Congressman Collins said his office will be located in 1504 Longworth House...

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Franklin Co. Hires New Chamber of Commerce Director

December 19, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County’s Chamber of Commerce has a new Director. The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Tonya Powers as the new Director of Chamber Services. For the past five years, Powers has worked as the sales and marketing director for Cateechee Golf Club in...

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Toccoa Resident Among NGTC Rick Perkins Award Nominees

December 19, 2014

A Toccoa resident is among the group of North Georgia Technical College instructors nominated for this year’s Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Teaching. Welding instructor Jason Smith is one of seven instructors nominated from the school. They are all in the competition for the Rick Perkins Award handed out by the Technical College...

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Cat Castration Hearing Postponed

December 18, 2014

A Magistrate Court hearing over the animal cruelty summons issued against Stephens County High School teacher Daniel Hebert will not happen today. Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said that hearing has been postponed. Roberts said no new date has been set at this time. Animal control issued a summons to Hebert last...

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  • January 13, 2015CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) training class
  • January 13, 2015Free blue ribbons to display in support of local law enforcement
  • January 22, 2015Benefit Fundraiser; Ronald “Peck” Ivester
  • January 31, 2015Fishers of Men Revival Meeting
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