SCSO Names Jailer, Deputy of Year for 2013

January 9, 2014
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SCSO Names Jailer, Deputy of Year for 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office names its Deputy and Jailer of the Year awards. The awards were presented at the Sheriff’s Office’s annual Christmas dinner last month. This year’s Stephens County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year is Deputy Paul Shiffer. Deputy Shiffer has been with the Sheriff’s Office sine 1997 and is currently...

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Crump, Adams Trial into Fourth Day

January 9, 2014
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The trial of Samuel Crump and Ray Adams continues in federal court in Gainesville. Testimony moved into its second day Wednesday. During Wednesday’s testimony, the Associated Press reports that the government’s informant in the case, Joe Sims, took the stand and prosecutors played tapes of conversations Sims recorded that took place between him, Crump,...

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Police Blotter

January 9, 2014
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Authorities have released some information on a structure fire in Stephens County last week. The fire took place on the evening of January 2 on Currahee Place. According to a report from the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, the homeowner told authorities that he and a couple of friends had built a fire in the...

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Crump, Adams Trial Into Testimony Phase

January 8, 2014
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Attorneys for the U.S. government say that two Toccoa men charged with plotting attacks against the U.S. government and its citizens were not just talking, but preparing to take action. Opening statements in the trial of Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams took place Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court in Gainesville. Calling...

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Stephens Humane Shelter Takes in 77 Cats from One Location

January 8, 2014
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The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter is seeking the public’s help after taking in 77 cats from one location earlier this week. Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said it started with the Georgia Department of Agriculture contacting Animal Control about the cats, which were at a location on DeFoor Road. Roberts said that Animal Control and...

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2013 Busy Year for Stephens Co. Government

January 8, 2014
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Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that the county accomplished quite a bit in 2013. Ayers spoke about the year that just wrapped up earlier this week with AM 630 WNEG. She said that while 2013 was a challenging year, it was a good year for the county in the sense that it moved...

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  • August 19, 2013English Classes
  • March 28, 2014Celebrity for a Day!
  • April 3, 2014Stephens County Extension 4-H fundraiser Vidalia Onion Sale
  • April 21, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
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