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New City Commissioners Sworn In

December 17, 2013

Toccoa swears in its two incoming city commissioners. Judge Bob Struble gave the oath of office to Commissioners-Elect Jeanette Jamieson and Evan Hellenga during Monday’s meeting. Jamieson and Hellenga are replacing outgoing commissioners Andy Pavliscsak and Ron Seib. Mayor David Austin said Toccoa appreciates Pavliscsak’s and Seib’s contributions to the city. “I have been...

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Savannah Lane Abandonment Tabled Again

December 17, 2013

The proposed abandonment of Savannah Lane and part of an adjacent alley in Toccoa remains on the table. Monday, commissioners once again took up the second reading of the proposed abandonment that the Toccoa First United Methodist Church has requested. The church owns all of the property surrounding Savannah Lane and the part of...

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Fire Destroys Gumlog Home

December 17, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia An elderly woman is safe and staying with friends after her home burned to the ground Sunday night in the Gumlog community. It happened about 8 p.m. Sunday on the 800 block of Lakeshore Drive off  State Route 328. Homeowner Louise Fletcher said she was already in bed...

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County Landfill Officially Capped, Closed

December 17, 2013

Stephens County officially gets its landfill closed. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers announced last week that Fort Lamar Services had completed the third and final phase of landfill closure. Ayers said that even though the landfill has been capped off and closed, the issue is not completely over. “It goes into the post-closure phase, which...

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Lanier Sweeps SCHS In Monday Hoops

December 17, 2013

Stephens County drops both ends of a boys-girls doubleheader in Sugar Hill on Monday. In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians scored just one point in the first quarter on their way to a 37-26 loss to Lanier. Mya Cleveland led the Lady Indians with 7 points, while LiLi Hester scored 4 points. Amber...

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SCHS Hosting Wrestling Event Today

December 17, 2013

Stephens County High School will host a big wrestling event later today in the Currahee Arena. Head Wrestling Coach Jake Setzer said that Stephens County will host Banks County, Seneca, South Carolina, and Swain County, North Carolina in a four-team varsity and junior varsity meet today. In addition, Stephens County, Banks County, and Seneca,...

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SCMS Basketball Update

December 17, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School 7th grade basketball teams sweep Franklin County. In 7th grade girls’ action, the Lady Rebels defeated FranklinCounty 22-18. Treasure Lone scored 11 points to lead the Lady Rebels, while Aliyah Martin added five points for Stephens County. In 7th grade boys’ action, the Rebels defeated Franklin County 33-30. Ty...

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EPD Solid Waste Rule Change Comment Deadline Today

December 17, 2013

Today is the deadline to submit written comments to the Georgia EPD regarding proposed changes to rules affecting composting facilities in the state.¬† State officials said they must have the comments by 4:30 p.m. today, which is the close of business. Comments can be e-mailed to EPDComments@dnr.state.ga.us and should include “solid waste rule amendments”...

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Stephens Co. Receives Clean FY 2013 Audit

December 16, 2013

Stephens County receives a clean audit report for Fiscal Year 2013. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers presented the audit findings to county commissioners at their meeting last Tuesday. Ayers said that Mauldin and Jenkins of Atlanta provided a clean finding to the county on the audit, which is what a government wants to receive in...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

December 16, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission will wrap up its calendar year today with its final regularly scheduled meeting for 2013. Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today at ToccoaCity Hall. Today marks the final regularly scheduled meeting for outgoing City Commissioners Ron Seib and Andy Pavliscsak. During today’s meeting, Judge Bob...

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