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Corps Water Management Site Still Down

August 21, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Web site for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District remains down for now. According to Corps spokesman Russell Wicke, the water management website will remain unavailable for a few more weeks due to unexpected complications. Wicke said that it is a top priority for their...

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Mobile Food Pantry Thursday

August 21, 2013

Stephens County will host a mobile food pantry on Thursday. The mobile food pantry will take place Thursday, starting at 10 a.m. and last until the food is gone, and will take place at the First United Methodist Church in Toccoa on East Tugalo Street. Neighbors4Neighbors is hosting the mobile food pantry. Organizers said...

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Stephens Co. To Conduct Audit of Cell Tower Property Values

August 20, 2013

Stephens County will work with an outside agency to audit the value of cellular towers and cellular company equipment in the county. Last Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously approved a contract with Communication Tax Solutions, LLC for the service. Stephens County Tax Assessor Christen Collier said that the company employs people who used to...

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Mize Joins Toccoa Police Dept.

August 20, 2013

A long time employee of the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is settling in at the Toccoa Police Department. Former Sheriff’s Office Detective Jimmy Mize started as a Detective with the Toccoa Police Department last week. Mize said he is excited to join the Police Department’s detective division. “It is a little bit different (and)...

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DOT Announces Area Road Work

August 20, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation will conduct a number of road work projects in northeast Georgia this week if weather permits. The work is scheduled to take place in Habersham, Rabun, and White counties, among others, if the weather cooperates. According to the DOT, most activities will only require shoulder or median lane closures....

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Police Blotter

August 20, 2013

A Toccoa resident is reporting a burglary to authorities. According to a report on file with the Toccoa Police Department, an officer responded on Monday to Prather Park Apartments in response to the reported burglary. The victim told the officer that an X-Box had been stolen from the residence. Meanwhile, the Toccoa Police Department...

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Hart County Gets Water Grant

August 20, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County will receive $500,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs as part of a $37.4 million Community Development Block Grant Award package announced recently. The Hart County Water and Sewer Authority plans to use the money to extend water service to the Nancy Hart School Road...

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State Transportation Board Announces Officers

August 20, 2013

Northeast Georgia’s Ninth Congressional District representative on the State Transportation Board will serve on the board’s leadership team this year. Emily Dunn of Blue Ridge was elected unanimously to a one-year term as the State Transportation Board Secretary. The position of Secretary is a newly formed one for the State Transportation Board.  The outgoing...

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Stephens Co. School System Gets Grant To Continue After School Program

August 19, 2013

The Stephens County School System will continue an after-school program after receiving a grant for another year. Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten announced Thursday that the school system had received a fourth year of the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant. The federal grant has provided $350,000 per year for the last three...

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Toccoa Commissioners, SCDA Talk Economic Incentives

August 19, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners talk economic incentives with Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin. Martin met with Toccoa City Commissioners during a work session last Monday. This meeting followed Martin bringing the topic up at a joint meeting of the Toccoa City Commission and the Stephens County Commission last month. Martin said the...

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