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Stephens Co. Commission Looks At Two Agreements

September 26, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will take a closer look at a proposed maintenance services agreement for recording equipment at the county’s E-911 facility. Tuesday, Stephens County E-911 Director Denny Folsom brought county commissioners a proposed contract from Quality Recording Solutions, LLC. Currently, the county has a contract for these maintenance services with Gunby Communications of...

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Scarecrow Contest Application Deadline Friday

September 26, 2013

Time is running out to get in on this year’s Toccoa Main Street Scarecrow Contest. According to Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby, the deadline to apply to be a part of the judged Scarecrow Contest this year is Friday at 5 p.m. Crosby said anyone interested in participating can pick up an application...

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SCSO Announces Arrests

September 26, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is announcing a number of arrests. First, Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said his office made two arrests in connection with a recent burglary at a local convenience store. According to Shirley, 17-year-old Branton Jarrett Jones of Canon and 19-year-old Devin Cole Reed of Toccoa are both charged with...

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Third Man Faces Charges in August Battery Incident

September 26, 2013

Toccoa Police have identified and charged a third individual in connection with an alleged incident last month at a Currahee  Street establishment. According to Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell, police have charged 24-year-old Damarian Q. Flentall of Toccoa with five counts of Battery in connection with the August 23 incident. Jarrell said in the incident,...

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Crump, Adams Trial Continued Again

September 26, 2013

The trial for two Toccoa men charged in an alleged plot to attack the U.S. government remains on hold. A motion for continuance by the government in the case against Samuel J. Crump and Ray H. Adams was granted earlier this month by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Story. The government filed the motion...

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Toccoa Police 1946 Police Car Recgonized

September 26, 2013

The Toccoa Police Department receives recognition for its 1946 Ford Sedan police car in a national law enforcement publication. The vehicle recently took second place in the “Best Vintage Police Vehicle” contest in Law and Order magazine. The nationally distributed magazine hosts a yearly police vehicle graphic design contest. The magazine stated that judges...

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Billy Morse Returning to Toccoa As City Manager

September 25, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia It’s official. Billy Morse is returning to Toccoa to serve as City Manager. “I have accepted and signed a contract with the City of Toccoa,” Morse said Tuesday after a Franklin County Commission work session. “I have submitted my resignation to Franklin County. Under my contract with Franklin...

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City of Toccoa Approves Health Insurance Plan Change

September 25, 2013

The city of Toccoa will switch health insurance providers in 2014 in a move officials say will save the city money and provide some improved health benefits to employees. City commissioners voted unanimously Monday to switch from Alliant Health to the Georgia Municipal Association’s health plan. At a work session prior to Monday’s meeting,...

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Local Company Closer to Leasing Space on Toccoa Water Tower for Wireless Internet

September 25, 2013

The city of Toccoa appears to reach an understanding with a local company to lease space on a city water tank. Earlier this month, Gunby Communications of Toccoa asked the city if it could lease space on the city’s Meadowbrook Water Tank in order to build out its wireless Internet network. Gunby Communications General...

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Stephens Co. Selling Land As Surplus Property

September 25, 2013

Stephens County is planning to sell a number of pieces of property it owns. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously approved a motion to declare more than 30 pieces of land owned by the county as surplus property. Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London said doing this allows the county to sell these properties to...

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