Police Blotter

September 5, 2014

The Toccoa Police Department responded to a Falls Road business in reference to a reported theft this week. On Monday, a woman told an officer that while she was working, someone took $600 or $700 out of her purse. Meanwhile, the Police Department also responded to a Nassau Street residence last weekend in reference...

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All Traffic Back to Normal on Big A Road in Toccoa As Gas Line Work Wraps Up

September 4, 2014

Work is complete on a gas line project near Memorial Drive and Wal-Mart on Big A Road in Toccoa and traffic patterns are back to normal. Toccoa Utilities Director Harry Scott said that crews wrapped up work Thursday afternoon and re-opened all lanes of Big A Road in the area of Memorial Drive and...

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Man Indicted In 2012 Vehicle Theft

September 4, 2014

A Toccoa man indicted earlier this year in connection to a 2012 fatal motorcycle accident now faces a separate true bill of indictment in connection to a 2012 vehicle theft in Stephens County. Grand jurors in Stephens County issued a true bill of indictment against Joshua Lamar Hanley on Wednesday on charges of Burglary...

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Bell Named VP of Peace Officers’ Association of Ga.

September 4, 2014
Bell Named VP of Peace Officers’ Association of Ga.

Stephens County Commissioner and Comer Police Chief Dennis Bell is the new Vice President of the Peace Officers’ Assocation of Georgia. Bell was elected to that position at the association’s annual conference on August 27 in Savannah. He said he appreciates the support he received from the association’s members in being nominated and elected...

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Stephens Co. Receives Seized Bobcat, Trailer From Drug Arrest

September 4, 2014
Stephens Co. Receives Seized Bobcat, Trailer From Drug Arrest

Stephens County receives a piece of equipment thanks to a drug arrest earlier this year. Sheriff Randy Shirley presented a Bobcat and trailer to the county at the Jail on Tuesday. Back in February, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team, and numerous other agencies served a search warrant at...

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Services Set for Man With Stephens Co. Family Ties Killed in NW Ga. Parachuting Accident

September 4, 2014

Funeral arrangements have been announced for a man with family ties to Toccoa that died in a parachuting accident last weekend. A memorial service for 27-year-old Donald “Donnie” Bragg will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Henderson Falls Park in Toccoa. Bragg passed away over the weekend in Polk County, Georgia. According to...

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  • September 15, 2014The Currahee Thunder Equestrian Drill Team of Stephens County High School
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amFall Festival! 22nd Annual Martin Fall Festival
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amA Big Book Bonanza
  • October 30, 2014Hardman Farm Fall Guided Tours
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