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SCDA Offers Annual Report to City, County

July 16, 2013
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The yearly report from the Stephens County Development Authority shows that job creation in the county dipped in the last 12 months. Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin presented his yearly report for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 to Toccoa City and Stephens County Commissioners last week. Martin said that for this past fiscal year, there...

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Franklin Co. Voting Precinct Consolidation Plan Clarified

July 16, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Franklin County Board of Elections is clarifying its plan to consolidate voting precincts and adding that it remains open to suggestions. Last month, Franklin County Elections Superintendent Tess Eubanks told the Franklin County Commission that the elections board voted in March to consolidate precincts from the current...

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Little League Update

July 16, 2013
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A loss Monday night drops the Toccoa 10 and 11-year-old All-Star baseball team to 0-2 in pool play at the state tournament. Toccoa lost to Cartersville 16-2 in five innings Monday in Peachtree City. Cartersville set the tone early, scoring three runs in the top of the first inning. Toccoa loaded the bases in...

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Corps Announces New Savannah District Commander

July 16, 2013
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The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to receive a new commander later this week. The Corps reports that Col. Thomas J. Tickner will take command of the Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from Col. Jeffrey M. Hall in a formal ceremony on Friday in...

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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Wins State Title

July 15, 2013
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The Toccoa Junior League Softball team won a state title over the weekend after defeating Pioneer Little League of Columbus in two games in East Athens. Toccoa won the first game 9-4 Saturday and the second game 11-8 on Sunday. As state champions, Toccoa will now advance to the Southeastern Regional Tournament in Fort...

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2013 Rainfall Surpasses 2012 Total Rainfall in Toccoa

July 15, 2013
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Just six and a half months in, 2013 is already a wetter year in Toccoa than 2012 was. Weekend rains pushed this year’s rainfall totals past the total rainfall mark for all of last year. Rains Saturday and Sunday pushed downtown Toccoa’s year-to-date precipitation to 50.78 inches. That is already more than the 50.05...

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Search Warrant Leads To Arrests

July 15, 2013
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Two people were arrested and police continue to seek a third after serving a search warrant at a Toccoa residence. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, officers went to a South Pine Street residence last Wednesday in reference to a report of a subject who had active arrest warrants out of Elbert County....

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SPLOST VI Meeting Scheduled for Today

July 15, 2013
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Local government leaders will look to finalize the proposed SPLOST VI resolution and intergovernmental agreement at a meeting later today. Officials from Stephens County and the county’s municipalities are scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. today. The county and municipalities still have to finalize the proposed resolution that will go before Stephens County voters...

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Little League Update

July 15, 2013
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Multiple Toccoa All-Star Little League teams are in the midst of state tournament play this week. Three teams kicked off state tourney play over the weekend. First in Junior League softball, Toccoa won the first game of a best-of-three series against Pioneer Little League 9-4 Saturday in East Athens. These two teams are the...

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Local Man Sworn In As Attorney

July 15, 2013
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Local Man Sworn In As Attorney

A local man call now officially call himself an attorney. Chadrick “Chad” Mance was sworn in as an attorney in the state of Georgia at a ceremony Friday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse. A large group of family and friends attended the ceremony, where Senior Judge Robert Struble swore Mance in. Mance called...

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