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Just Right Catering Celebrates New Location

July 15, 2013
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Just Right Catering Celebrates New Location

The community celebrates a new location for a local caterer. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Just Right Catering in downtown Toccoa to celebrate Just Right’s new location. Just Right Catering actually moved just right across Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa to find its new location. Co-owner Jarvis...

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Police Blotter

July 15, 2013
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Authorities are investigating a burglary at an Eastanollee storage unit. The Stephens County Sheriffs Office responded to a storage unit on Scott Road on July 6 after a burglary had been reported. The estimated total cost of goods stolen from the storage unit amounted to around $10,000. According to the report, the burglary happened...

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Stephens Co. BOE Interviews Candidates For Vacant Seat

July 12, 2013
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The Stephens County Board of Education hears from the three candidates for the board seat vacated last month by Jerry Steele. School board members interviewed Jimmy Howard, Inger Neal, and Steve Tilley during a work session Thursday. A fourth candidate, Rodney Moore, had removed his name from consideration prior to the meeting. The Board...

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Grand Jury Returns Indictments

July 12, 2013
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A Stephens County grand jury has indicted a man arrested after a shooting incident earlier this year on Almond Street in Toccoa. The grand jury returned a true bill of indictment this week against Glenn Adams, Jr. of Almond Street in Toccoa for two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of possession of...

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Toccoa 11-12 Baseball Wins District Title

July 12, 2013
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The Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old Little League All-Star baseball team will head to states after capturing the district championship Thursday night with a 17-0, four-inning win over Hart County in Danielsville. Toccoa scored five runs in the first inning and never looked back. Ben Hobbs led the charge, going 4 for 4 with two...

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Crump, Adams Trial Delayed

July 12, 2013
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The trial for the two remaining Northeast Georgia men charged in an alleged plot to attack the U.S. government is back on hold. The U.S. District Court in Gainesville confirms that a trial for Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams, both of Toccoa, was postponed indefinitely. The two were originally scheduled to go...

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Toccoa Approves Water Agreement with Demorest

July 12, 2013
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Toccoa approves an agreement to sell water to the city of Demorest. City commissioners unanimously approved the agreement at their meeting Monday. Toccoa Mayor David Austin said the agreement with Demorest actually replaces an agreement the city had in place previously with Habersham County. “We have had an agreement with Habersham County,” said Austin....

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City Tables Bid Award

July 12, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioners will look at an issue regarding bids for fire department living quarters and office renovations at a future meeting. The city opened the three bids last month. The low bid came from Andrews Construction Company at about $38,000. However, Andrews Construction then contacted the city on June 26 to withdraw its...

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City Will Not Further Help Fund Wilbros Litigation

July 11, 2013
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The city of Toccoa is stopping its financial contributions to the legal costs associated with the Wilbros’ civil suit. In a letter dated Tuesday and delivered to county offices, the city stated that while it fully supports the Wilbros’ litigation, it is no longer able to financially participate. The letter is the result of...

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Toccoa Puts Pool in SPLOST VI Proposal

July 11, 2013
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Toccoa City Commissioners agree to put a million dollars into the city’s SPLOST VI plan for renovations at the Doyle Street Pool. Commissioners reviewed the city’s proposed SPLOST VI project list at a work session Monday. Under the planned SPLOST VI revenue projection, Toccoa had just under $6.4 million to divide up. While pool...

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