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NGTC Announces GOAL Semi-finalists

November 18, 2013

North Georgia Technical College names the semi-finalists for the Georgia Award for Occupational Leadership, or GOAL, award at the school. Semi-finalists for this year representing Stephens County include Nikolaus Adams of Eastanollee in Welding and Joining Technology, Beverly Edwards of Martin in Industrial Systems Technology,and Ashley Jordan of Martin in Machine Tool/CNC. The GOAL...

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No One Hurt in Toccoa House Fire

November 15, 2013

The investigation continues into a Thursday house fire in Toccoa.  Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said that both Toccoa stations responded to a South Alexander Street home, near Currahee Street, at 12:25 p.m. Thursday after the fire was reported.  Ayers said the fire started in the living room and the home suffered heavy heat and smoke...

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Indians Face Marist in State Football Playoffs Tonight

November 15, 2013

The Stephens County Indians will open the state AAAA football playoffs on the road tonight in metro Atlanta. Stephens County will travel down to Marist to face the War Eagles. The Indians enter the game 5-5 overall on the year and finished fourth in Region 8-AAAA after last week’s 31-28 loss to Lumpkin County...

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Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner, Gospel Concert Set for Nov. 24

November 15, 2013

An annual Thanksgiving holiday tradition will take place later this month in Toccoa. The men of Friendship will sponsor their annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner for Senior Citizens on Sunday, November 24 at the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys and Girls Club on Whitman Street. Randolph Sherman is one of the organizers. He said they are...

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Police Blotter

November 15, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary in Eastanollee earlier this week. According to a report on file with the Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to a residence on Sweetgum Road on Wednesday. The report indicated that sometime between 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, more than $10,000 in...

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NGTC Board and Chair Recognized

November 15, 2013

A state agency recognizes the North Georgia Technical College board. The Georgia Technical College Directors Association recently recognized North Georgia Tech’s board for maintaining 100 percent board certification at its recently held annual conference. The Technical College Directors’ Association of Georgia was formed in 1991 as an educational nonprofit organization. It is the arm...

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Ga. Insurance Commissioner Reminds Georgians to Make Sure Healthcare.gov “Navigators” are Licensed

November 15, 2013

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is warning Georgians who will seek assistance in purchasing health insurance through the Healthcare.gov website to verify that they are dealing with an appropriately-licensed individual before sharing any personal information. The Affordable Care Act created “Navigators” and “Certified Application Counselors” who are authorized to help enroll Georgians in health...

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Southern Living Showcase Home Remains Open

November 15, 2013

The Southern Living Showcase Home remains open at the Currahee Club in Stephens County. Builders broke ground back in February and the home was completed a few months ago. Dillard-Jones Builders of Greenville, South Carolina built home that overlooks the 17th hole on the Currahee Club golf course, a par-3 that requires golfers to...

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Eastanollee Elementary Named State “Reward School”

November 14, 2013

A Stephens County school receives recognition from the state. This week, the Georgia Department of Education announced that Eastanollee Elementary School was a “Reward School” in the state. Eastanollee Elementary was recognized as a “highest-performing” school. The state said a “highest-performing” school is a Title I school among the five percent of Title I...

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Hwy. 123 Beautification Efforts Still Going Strong

November 14, 2013

Progress is continuing on efforts to clean the Highway 123 corridor in Stephens County. Organizers are calling the effort the Currahee Beautification Project and officials with the city of Toccoa and Stephens County say the project has a lot of momentum. Toccoa Planning and Main Street Director Connie Tabor said that Acree Oil has...

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