One Arrested in Alleged Burglary

May 20, 2014

A Toccoa man is facing a burglary charge after allegedly being caught in the act. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his office responded to a residence on Buena Vista Drive in Eastanollee Sunday afternoon in reference to a reported burglary in progress. Shirley said that when deputies arrived, they observed a male...

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Franklin Co. Voters Heading to Polls

May 20, 2014

Voters are also heading to the polls in Franklin County. Two Franklin County Commission seats, District 3 and District 4, are being contested. For District 3, incumbent county commissioner Jeff Jacques is being challenged by Perry Hart. In the District 4 County Commission race, incumbent county commissioner the Rev. Clint Harper is facing challenger...

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Currahee Beautification Project Work Continues

May 20, 2014
Currahee Beautification Project Work Continues

Progress continues on the Currahee Beautification Project in Toccoa. Vice-Mayor Terry Carter updated city commissioners on a number of different projects related to that effort at last Tuesday’s city commission meeting. Carter said that the city and private entities are working together on a number of different fronts. “Chip Wright met with the Acree...

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SCSO Gearing Up for Summer HEAT

May 19, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up for a busy summer on the roadways. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says his office is participating in this year’s “100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T.” campaign in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. “H.E.A.T.” stands for Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic and this year’s...

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Memorial Day Observance Preparations Underway in Stephens Co.

May 19, 2014

Preparations are underway for this year’s Memorial Day observance in Stephens County. Local veterans’ organizations will host this year’s Memorial Day ceremony in Stephens County a week from today, on May 26 at 11 a.m., on the lawn of the historic Stephens County Courthouse. The American Legion Post 104, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post...

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Steve Stovall Foundation Awards Scholarships

May 19, 2014

A number of Stephens County High School band students will head to camp this summer after receiving a scholarship. The Steve Stovall Music Scholarship Foundation presented scholarships to a number of students at the Stephens County High School Band’s annual Spring Concert last Thursday in the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts. Steve Stovall...

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