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Stephens Co. Land Use Ordinance Proposal Review Continues

March 6, 2014

With county commissioners expected to vote on a proposed Stephens County Land Use Ordinance on Tuesday, the public still has time to review the ordinance, ask questions, and offer comments. County staff and/or Land Use Regulation Committee members will be available to review the proposed ordinance with the public tonight from 5 to 7...

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Open House on Stephens Co. Bridge Project Set for Thursday

March 5, 2014

Georgia Department of Transportation officials will be in Toccoa Thursday for an open house to discuss a planned bridge project in Stephens County. The DOT will hold an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa to discuss the planned replacement of the State Route...

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Bob Stovall Day Declared Today in Martin

March 5, 2014
Bob Stovall Day Declared Today in Martin

The town of Martin is honoring a long-time city employee. Martin has declared today as Bob Stovall Day in the town. Stovall is the clerk for the town of Martin. Mayor Don Foster said, however, that Stovall handles a lot of other responsibilities. “Bob has been in charge of the water department ever since...

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Interact Kickball Tourney Set for March 15

March 5, 2014

The Stephens County High School Interact Club is putting together its second annual kickball tournament. This year’s tournament is Saturday, March 15, starting at 10 a.m., at the Stephens County Recreation Department Rose Lane ball fields. The Interact Club is a service club at Stephens County High School sponsored by the Stephens County Rotary...

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Food Giveaways Scheduled for This Week

March 5, 2014

Two food giveaways are scheduled for this week in Stephens County. First, Martin Baptist Church is partnering with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia to distribute free food to all qualifying residents of the Martin area of Stephens and Franklin counties today. The distribution will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. today in...

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TFC Basketball Teams Take Part in Region Tourneys

March 5, 2014

The Toccoa Falls College men’s and women’s basketball teams fall in region tournament play. This past weekend, the Eagle men traveled to Kissimmee for their south region tournament. In their first-round game, the third-seeded Eagles came back from 12 points down in the second half to defeat Piedmont International University in overtime by a...

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UPDATED: Qualifying Continues in Stephens Co.

March 4, 2014

Qualifying continues for the 2014 elections in Stephens County. No additional Stephens County candidates had qualified as of 11 a.m. Tuesday. Nine local candidates qualified Monday at the Stephens County Registrar’s Office. Michelle Grafton has qualified to run for Post One on the Stephens County Commission.  That is the post that previously belonged to...

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Shirley Issues Warning About Soda Bottle Meth Labs

March 4, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents to be on the lookout for a new type of miniature methamphetamine lab making an appearance on the side of the road. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that his office has recently responded to several reports regarding suspicious bottles found thrown out along roadways....

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Toccoa Purchasing Bucket Truck

March 4, 2014

The city of Toccoa will purchase a new bucket truck. At their February 24 meeting, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of the truck from Altec Industries of Elizabethtown, Kentucky at a cost of $88,778. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that the new truck will take the place of one that is...

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Slate, Bell Lead Indians To Win Over Lions

March 4, 2014

The Stephens County Indians used strong pitching from Josh Slate and a good offensive game from catcher Logan Bell to beat the Franklin County Lions 4-1 Monday in Carnesville. Stephens County jumped ahead early when Franklin County’s Jesse Thomas booted a ground ball hit by Slate. Then, Bell gave the Indians the lead for...

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