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‘Grace Period’ Over on Toccoa Yard Sale Ordinance

August 1, 2013

Toccoa city officials have said the grace period is over regarding the city’s new yard sale ordinance. Beginning today, officials said the city will begin issuing citations for violations of the yard sale ordinance, which city commissioners approved last month. When approving the ordinance, commissioners granted a grace period until today where there would...

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Good Year for Toccoa Enterprise Funds

August 1, 2013

Toccoa Finance Director Cathy Loudermilk said this week that the city’s enterprise funds generated a lot of profit in the fiscal year that just ended June 30. Loudermilk delivered the preliminary year end financial report for Fiscal Year 2013 on Monday. In that report, Loudermilk pointed out that the water, gas, and solid waste...

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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Falls in Regional Final

August 1, 2013

The Toccoa Junior League Softball All-Stars come up just short in their bid to win a Southeast Regional Championship. The Florida state champs from Tampa beat Toccoa 10-2 Wednesday in the regional tournament championship game in Fort   Myers, Florida. Gracie Childs had two hits to lead the Toccoa offense, while Madison Massee, Alyssa...

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Stephens Co. Jury Duty Announcement

August 1, 2013

Stephens County Clerk of Court Tim Quick has said that jurors  in Stephens County with a summons for jury duty on Monday, August 5 do not need to report.

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Hartwell Nearing Full Pool

August 1, 2013

Lake Hartwell is coming back down to full pool faster than first predicted. As of Tuesday, the lake was at about 661.78 feet above mean sea level, less than two feet from full pool of 660 feet above mean sea level. That is also down nearly four feet from flood stage earlier this month....

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Toccoa City Commission Talks Blighted Properties

July 31, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are turning their attention to the issue of blighted properties in the city limits. During a work session Monday, city commissioners talked about how to proceed with cleaning up various blighted properties in the town limits. Toccoa City Manager Mike Jackson said that in a number of cases, there are legal...

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City, County Hear from SCDA At Joint Meeting

July 31, 2013

Local government officials talk economic development at a joint city-county meeting. Stephens County and Toccoa City Commissioners gathered Tuesday morning at the Cornerstone Restaurant in downtown Toccoa for that joint meeting. During the meeting, both sides heard from Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin on two different topics, the Big A Road...

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Toccoa Commission Accepts Bids

July 31, 2013

The city of Toccoa will move forward on some improvements at its water treatment facility on Falls Road. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved about $135,000 worth of improvements to the alum system at the city’s water treatment facility. Toccoa City Manager Mike Jackson said the system is just old and in need of...

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Little League Update

July 31, 2013

The Toccoa Junior League Softball All-Stars will play for a Southeast Regional title and a berth in the Junior League Softball World Series tonight. Tuesday, Toccoa defeated the host team from Cape   Coral, Florida 3-1 in the semifinals to advance to tonight’s championship game. Madison Massee and Alyssa Shultz combined to throw a one-hitter...

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DA Seeks Death Penalty in Canon Murder Case

July 31, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White has announced he plans to seek the death penalty for the man charged in the January murder of a Canon woman. White confirmed last Thursday that he has filed notice that he will seek the death penalty for Brent James Shubert of...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amYard Sale Proceeds from the sale will benefit new play ground equipment
  • August 3, 2014 11:00 amThe Annual Kesler Reunion & Prospect United Methodist Church Homecoming
  • August 4, 2014Stephens County Schools Orientation Schedule for 2014-2015
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