NGTC Gets New CNC Equipment

North Georgia Technical College is welcoming some new pieces of equipment for one of its programs. Several new pieces of Computer Numeric Controlled, or CNC, machining equipment were delivered to the Purcell Metals building on the North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville Campus in July. Purchased with funds made available from a USDA Rural Development grant, two lathes, one mill and […]

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Former Commissioner Chitwood Passes Away

Funeral services are set for a former Stephens County Commissioner. Steve Roger Chitwood passed away on Saturday at the age of 86 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Chitwood served as a Stephens County Commissioner for four years, having been elected in 2002 and serving through 2006. He also served on the Stephens County Development Authority, Stephens County Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Stephens Co. BOE Meeting Today

The Stephens County Board of Education will meet later today for its regular monthly business meeting. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Administrative Offices of the Stephens County school system on Mize Road. Among the items on the agenda are an August spending resolution and consideration of the lease agreement with the E.O. Foundation for the old […]

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Railroad Work Closing Currahee St. Intersection

Traffic on Currahee Street in Toccoa will be affected by maintenance on a railroad crossing this coming week. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said Hartwell Railroad has planned to do some work on a railroad crossing on Currahee Street today and tomorrow. “The crossing is West Currahee Street near the intersection of Meeks and Fig Streets,” said Pope, […]

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Stephens Co. School Open Houses Set

Preparations continue for a new school year in Stephens County. The new year starts in less than a month and Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey says that work to get ready for the new year continues. He said that work, which includes the re-structuring of grades Pre-Kindergarten through five, has gone well to this point, but continues over the […]

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UGA Student Working With City of Toccoa

Leaders in Toccoa are collaborating with a University of Georgia landscape architecture student on downtown improvement projects this summer through the school’s Downtown Renaissance Fellowship. UGA landscape architecture student Megan Hull was selected to work with the city and Institute of Government faculty on summer-long projects like streetscape improvements, park and green space planning, and corridor entrance design. Hull is […]

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Northern LL Wins 10-11 States in Toccoa

Northern Little League of Columbus takes the state 10 and 11-year-old Little League baseball tournament title in Toccoa. The state tourney wrapped up last Friday night at the Doyle Street Park in Toccoa. In the championship round, Northern wrapped up its undefeated run through the tournament by defeating Oconee County Little League, 8-1. It was the second loss for Oconee […]

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Kay Joins Vaughn Practice

North Georgia Orthopaedics, an affiliate of the Toccoa Clinic, welcomes certified physician assistant, Richard A. Kay, to its practice. Kay is a retired Army captain, having served in medical capacities in Washington, Colorado, California and in Germany. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and Master’s degree from the University of Nebraska. Kay joins Dr. Chris Vaughn’s […]

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Stephens Co. BOE Adjusts 2015-2016 School Calendar

The Stephens County Board of Education adjusts the 2015-2016 school calendar to add in four more days to the calendar. School board members unanimously approved the calendar change at a called meeting and work session on Thursday. This coming year’s school calendar required adjustment because on Monday, the Stephens County Board of Education approved a tentative budget that lowered the […]

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