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Indian Varsity Baseball Postponed Until Tuesday

April 18, 2015

SCHS Varsity Baseball Coach Greg McCall said Saturday that the varsity game is canceled for today (Saturday). McCall says the Indians will play Monroe on Tuesday. He does say that the junior varsity games are still on as scheduled.

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Wilbros Withdraws EPD Appeal

April 17, 2015

Wilbros is ending its quest to have its Environmental Protection Division permits re-instated. The Rose Lane company filed a notice of dismissal in Fulton County Superior Court today. In that notice, Wilbros says it is withdrawing its request for Fulton County Superior Court to review the EPD’s administrative order revoking Wilbros’ waste water and...

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Pond St. Bridge Re-Open

April 17, 2015
Pond St. Bridge Re-Open

The Pond Street Bridge in downtown Toccoa is open once again. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse announced that the bridge was back open to traffic as of Friday morning. Morse said the bridge is also in the process of getting signage for its new five-ton rating. The bridge over the railroad tracks through downtown...

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Stephens BOE Moves Tuesday Meeting to SCHS With EES Closing Vote Planned

April 17, 2015

With a vote planned on whether or not to close Eastanollee Elementary School, the Stephens County Board of Education will hold its meeting Tuesday in a larger location. At a work session Thursday evening, the Board of Education voted unanimously to move the site of Tuesday’s regularly scheduled board meeting to the Tugaloo Center...

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Water Work Planned in Martin Today

April 17, 2015

More water line work is planned in the Martin area of Stephens County today in conjunction with the Georgia Highway 17 construction project. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, crews will be installing and getting a new water line up and running today at the intersection of Sisk Road and State Route 17....

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Adams Building Supplies Holds Ribbon Cutting

April 17, 2015
Adams Building Supplies Holds Ribbon Cutting

A new building supply store opens its doors to the community. Adams Building Supplies had its Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting Thursday to celebrate its grand opening. This is the fourth location for Adams Building Supplies, as there are also stores in Hartwell, Abbeville, South Carolina, and Clinton, South Carolina. Toccoa Store...

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NGTC Holds NTHS Induction Ceremony

April 17, 2015

The National Technical Honor Society at North Georgia Technical College holds its induction ceremony to welcome a new class of members. At a special ceremony on the Clarkesville campus of North Georgia Technical College, 45 students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society last month. NTHS is America’s highest award for excellence in...

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Mr. Joe Avery Westmoreland

April 17, 2015

Mr. Joe Avery Westmoreland, age 82, of Charlotte, NC and formerly of Toccoa, passed away Thursday (April 9) at Levine Dickson Hospice House in Charlotte. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday (April 18) at the Chapel of Lancaster Funeral Home with inurnment in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery Columbarium. The family...

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Gasaway, Wilkinson Review Legislative Session

April 16, 2015
Gasaway, Wilkinson Review Legislative Session

Local leaders receive an update on the recently completed state legislative session in Atlanta. 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson and 28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway appeared before local leaders at a Post-Legislative Coffee event Wednesday at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room at the historic train depot in Toccoa. Gasaway said the session...

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Main Street Toccoa Receives National Accreditation

April 16, 2015

Main Street Toccoa receives its national accreditation once again. Recently, the National Main Street Center announced that it has bestowed that accreditation upon Toccoa’s downtown program. Toccoa Community Planning and Downtown Development Director Connie Tabor says that Main Street Toccoa is evaluated annually for accreditation by the Georgia Downtown Association, which works in partnership...

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