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Wilbros Withdraws EPD Appeal

April 20, 2015

Wilbros is ending its quest to have its Environmental Protection Division permits re-instated. The Rose Lane company filed a notice of dismissal in Fulton County Superior Court today. In that notice, Wilbros says it is withdrawing its request for Fulton County Superior Court to review the EPD’s administrative order revoking Wilbros’ waste water and...

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Toccoa Proposing No Tax or Utility Rate Hikes in FY 2016 Budget

April 20, 2015

The city of Toccoa is working on getting its proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget ready for a first public hearing later this month. Toccoa City Commissioners met with City Manager Billy Morse and department heads one day last week for an all-day budget work session at Toccoa City Hall. Morse said the city is...

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Toccoa Marking Georgia Cities Week

April 20, 2015

The city of Toccoa is marking Georgia Cities Week this week with a host of activities. Georgia Cities Week is sponsored and organized each year by the Georgia Municipal Association. According to Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby, the GMA hosts Georgia Cities Week each year in an effort to highlight what is...

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Pond St. Bridge Re-Open

April 20, 2015
Pond St. Bridge Re-Open

The Pond Street Bridge in downtown Toccoa is open once again. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse announced that the bridge was back open to traffic as of Friday morning. Morse said the bridge is also in the process of getting signage for its new five-ton rating. The bridge over the railroad tracks through downtown...

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SCMS Boys’ Tennis Wins Tourney Title

April 20, 2015

The Stephens County Middle School boys’ tennis team wins a region tournament title The Rebels won the title on Saturday, April 18. First, Stephens County defeated Hart County 3-0 in the semi finals, then they beat Elbert County 3-0 in the finals. The Stephens County Middle School boys’ tennis team finished its season with...

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Stephens BOE Moves Tuesday Meeting to SCHS With EES Closing Vote Planned

April 17, 2015

With a vote planned on whether or not to close Eastanollee Elementary School, the Stephens County Board of Education will hold its meeting Tuesday in a larger location. At a work session Thursday evening, the Board of Education voted unanimously to move the site of Tuesday’s regularly scheduled board meeting to the Tugaloo Center...

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Water Work Planned in Martin Today

April 17, 2015

More water line work is planned in the Martin area of Stephens County today in conjunction with the Georgia Highway 17 construction project. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, crews will be installing and getting a new water line up and running today at the intersection of Sisk Road and State Route 17....

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Adams Building Supplies Holds Ribbon Cutting

April 17, 2015
Adams Building Supplies Holds Ribbon Cutting

A new building supply store opens its doors to the community. Adams Building Supplies had its Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting Thursday to celebrate its grand opening. This is the fourth location for Adams Building Supplies, as there are also stores in Hartwell, Abbeville, South Carolina, and Clinton, South Carolina. Toccoa Store...

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NGTC Holds NTHS Induction Ceremony

April 17, 2015

The National Technical Honor Society at North Georgia Technical College holds its induction ceremony to welcome a new class of members. At a special ceremony on the Clarkesville campus of North Georgia Technical College, 45 students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society last month. NTHS is America’s highest award for excellence in...

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Gasaway, Wilkinson Review Legislative Session

April 16, 2015
Gasaway, Wilkinson Review Legislative Session

Local leaders receive an update on the recently completed state legislative session in Atlanta. 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson and 28th District State Representative Dan Gasaway appeared before local leaders at a Post-Legislative Coffee event Wednesday at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room at the historic train depot in Toccoa. Gasaway said the session...

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