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SCDA Gets Good News On Sewer Expansion Grant

February 10, 2014

Toccoa and Stephens County remain in the running for a significant grant to help with a local water and sewer expansion project. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin says that the Economic Development Administration has contacted the Development Authority to tell it that its grant application for funding to help install sewer...

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Herschel Walker Bringing Talent Competition to Toccoa

February 10, 2014
Herschel Walker Bringing Talent Competition to Toccoa

A Georgia football legend and former Heisman trophy winner is bringing his latest venture to Toccoa next month. Herschel Walker is coming to Toccoa’s Schaefer Center on March 1 to host “Herschel’s Raw Talent.” Walker said “Herschel’s Raw Talent” is a competition that merges a talent show with the power of online videos. “We...

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Toccoa Fire Dept. Reports Two Fires

February 10, 2014

The Toccoa Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to investigate a fire earlier this month at a local hotel. Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said that crews responded to a room at the Toccoa Inn around 5:30 a.m. on February 2. Ayers said one person was injured in the fire and...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

February 10, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners will gather for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. That meeting will start at 5 p.m. at ToccoaCity ¬† Hall. Items on the agenda for today’s Toccoa City Commission meeting include consideration of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget calendar, and a bid opening for the purchase of a bucket truck for...

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IRS Says Many Don’t Know About Earned Income Tax Credit

February 10, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Now that tax filing season is underway, the Internal Revenue  Service is reminding moderate to low-income tax payers they may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Earned Income Tax Credit is a work incentive for individuals and families who earn less than $51-thousand dollars a...

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Stowe Speaks on Commission Candidacy

February 7, 2014

The second person to announce his candidacy for the Stephens County Commission special election coming up in March said he thinks he can help make a change in StephensCounty if elected. Ralph Stowe spoke with AM 630 WNEG on Thursday. A lifelong resident, Stowe is retired after a career in law enforcement and private...

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Red Cross Still Needs Blood Donations

February 7, 2014

The American Red Cross said its blood supply is doing better following winter weather last month that caused issues for the agency. During the most recent bout of winter weather in Georgia, the Red Cross was forced to cancel more than 50 blood drives in Georgia, leading to over 2,000 uncollected blood and platelet...

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Elite Glass Holds Ribbon Cutting

February 7, 2014
Elite Glass Holds Ribbon Cutting

The local community celebrates the opening of a new business to help take care of Stephens County and northeast Georgia’s glass needs. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Elite Glass on Thursday at the Chamber office in downtown Toccoa. Elite Glass Owner Alan Glaze said he can handle all...

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SCHS Ends Regular Season in Hoops Play

February 7, 2014

Another cold shooting quarter cost the Stephens County Lady Indian basketball team a victory Thursday night. Leading by seven at the half, Stephens County scored just four points in the third quarter and lost 41-34 to the Lady War Eagles of Chestatee. Lexie Cash had 14 points for the Lady Indians and Nikelsha Owens...

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Ga. DOT Reschedules Banks Open House

February 7, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold an open house meeting next month on a Banks County bridge project. A public information meeting will take place on Thursday, March 13 to discuss the detour necessary for reconstruction of the State Route 63 Bridge over the Middle Fork of the Broad River. That is located...

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