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TCC Re-convenes for Executive Session After Adjourning; No Action Taken

August 13, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioners ended their meeting last night, but then chose almost immediately to re-convene and enter executive session. After Mayor David Austin adjourned the meeting, city commissioners soon asked Toccoa City Attorney John Dickerson about re-convening a meeting that had already been adjourned. Dickerson advised them that the press had to be notified...

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Plaintiffs in Federal Suit Ask for Injunction to Shut Wilbros Down

August 13, 2013
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About 100 local residents suing Wilbros in federal court want the judge to issue a preliminary injunction shutting down the facility on Rose   Lane pending a trial on the suit they filed earlier this month in federal court. Toccoa Attorney Alton Adams said he filed the motion for a preliminary injunction in U.S....

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

August 13, 2013
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Stephens County Commissioners are scheduled to talk public works and roads during their regularly scheduled meeting and work session this morning. County commissioners are set to meet at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. During the meeting, county commissioners are scheduled to consider the awarding...

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Woman Found Guilty in Franklin Co. Murder Trial

August 13, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A woman convicted in the stabbing and beating death of an elderly Lavonia man now awaits sentencing. On Friday, a Franklin County jury found 39-year old Marian Owens guilty of felony murder, malice murder, and two counts of aggravated assault in the death of 71-year old Tommy Cleveland...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

August 12, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to set the city’s millage rate at a meeting later today. City commissioners will hold their first regularly scheduled meeting for August at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. The city commission has proposed keeping the millage rate at an even 6 mills in 2013, the same rate...

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Rep. Collins To Be In Toccoa Thursday

August 12, 2013
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9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will appear in Stephens County later this week. Collins is hosting a “Coffee with the Congressman” event in Toccoa on Thursday. The Hall County Republican will be at the Java Station on Big A Road in Toccoa from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The announcement stated Collins will use...

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DNR Releases Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide

August 12, 2013
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Area hunters can now take a look at the latest state hunting regulations. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that the 2013-2014 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available to the public. DNR Spokeswoman Melissa Cummings said the guide provides hunters in Georgia with a wealth of important information....

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Forest Service Releasing Mobile App

August 12, 2013
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The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest is going mobile. The Forest Service announced recently that the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest has released its first mobile app that helps visitors locate recreational activities on the two national forests in Georgia. According to the Forest Service, the app is free and delivers information about 49 recreation sites. In addition,...

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Indian Football Practice Underway

August 12, 2013
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Fall sports are gearing up at Stephens County High School, including football. Pre-season practice for the Indian football season started earlier this month and the team will hold a scrimmage later this week. Stephens County Indian Head Coach Travis Noland said that camp has gone very well so far. “Outside of having to deal...

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Ethan Martin Set to Pitch Tuesday in Atlanta for Phils

August 12, 2013
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Toccoa native Ethan Martin is expected to start his next game in Atlanta against the Braves. The Philadelphia Phillies have listed Martin as the scheduled starter for Tuesday’s game against the Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta. The Braves would counter with right-hander Kris Medlen. Martin’s first two starts came at home in Philadelphia....

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