Corps Accepting Christmas Trees for Recycling

December 29, 2014

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell  Lake Project Office is now accepting natural Christmas trees for recycling Trees can be donated from now through February 15, 2015 for Lake Hartwell. The Corps says that for the Hartwell project, Christmas trees may be dropped off at the Big Oaks Recreation Area or Poplar Springs Access...

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City of Royston Considers Sunday Alcohol Sales

December 29, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The City of Royston is looking at ways to come up with some extra revenue now that it has lost some major businesses, most notably the closing of Ty Cobb Memorial Hospital two years ago. At a regular city council meeting recently, the Royston City Council discussed the...

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Guard Unit Comes Home

December 26, 2014
Guard Unit Comes Home

The 876th Engineering Company comes home for Christmas after completing its mission. The Georgia National Guard unit based out of Toccoa was re-united with their families in a ceremony Tuesday in the Currahee Arena at Stephens County High School. For some it was a chance to re-unite with loved ones they had not seen...

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Chase Leads To Arrests

December 26, 2014

A Stephens County man faces numerous charges after a high-speed chase last week in Stephens County. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, it happened early in the morning hours of December 17. Shirley said deputies spotted a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Joshua Drake of Hayes-Wilbanks Road in the Wal-Mart parking lot around 1:45...

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Holiday Schedule Reminder From City of Toccoa

December 26, 2014

Just a reminder, that Toccoa City Hall is closed today in observance of the Christmas holiday. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recycling that are scheduled to be picked up today will be picked up on Tuesday. Meanwhile, routes for garbage and recycling that were scheduled to be picked up yesterday...

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No Injuries In House Fire Last Weekend

December 26, 2014

Nobody was injured in a Stephens County house fire last weekend. The fire occurred late on Saturday night off of Black Mountain Road, reportedly on Cheek Smith Road. That is near the Stephens-Habersham County line. Shiloh and Carnes Creek Volunteer Fire Departments responded, as did the city of Toccoa and a station from Habersham...

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