SCSO Purchasing Body Cameras

July 2, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office will have body cameras soon for all of its deputies on the road. Last week, the Stephens County Commission approved moving money from contingency to purchase 30 body cameras for the Sheriff’s Office. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that the Sheriff’s Office had come in under budget this...

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ASI Buys Standard Register Building

July 2, 2015

A local industry is purchasing an area building and will share it with the industry already there. This week, ASI announced that it has taken over as the landlord of the 66,000 square-foot building on Industrial Boulevard in Toccoa that currently houses Standard Register. The transaction took effect back on June 17. ASI plans...

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Stephens Co. Issues First Same Sex Marriage License

July 2, 2015

In the wake of last week’s Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, Stephens County has seen its first same-sex marriage license issued. Stephens County Probate Judge Glenda Ernest says that her office had issued one same-sex marriage license since the Supreme Court ruling last Friday. Ernest says her office, along with all other...

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Little League Update

July 2, 2015

Toccoa’s 9-10 baseball All-Stars come up just short in their bid to continue on in the District tournament. Wednesday in Lavonia, Toccoa lost to Habersham 5-3 in an elimination bracket game. Trailing 5-2 entering the top of the sixth inning, Toccoa loaded the bases and got one run on an RBI walk by Desmin...

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Franklin Co. Passes FY 2016 Budget

July 2, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County has a new budget for Fiscal 2016. At their work session Tuesday night, the board passed the new budget by a vote of 4-1 with Commissioner David Strickland voting against. Franklin County’s fiscal 2016 budget is just over $13.2 million, up from this fiscal year’s budget...

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Airport Authority Looking at Policies and Procedures

July 1, 2015

The Toccoa-Stephens County Airport Authority is continuing to look at a formal set of policies and procedures. Authority members met Monday at the airport for a called meeting and proposed policies and procedures were on the agenda for discussion. Toccoa-Stephens County Airport Authority Chair Dennis Bell said that the policies and procedures they are...

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