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First Lavonia Authors’ Festival Deemed Success

May 2, 2013
First Lavonia Authors’ Festival Deemed Success

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The first annual Author’s Festival in Lavonia will likely become an annual affair after this past weekend’s successful event. Rain did not stop the more than 25 local authors that gathered inside the Lavonia train depot to meet the public and sell their books. Most of the authors...

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American Woodmark Makes Donation to NGTC

May 2, 2013

A local industry makes a donation to North Georgia Technical College. The North Georgia Technical College Foundation recently received a contribution of $1000 for student scholarships from American Woodmark in Toccoa. American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen and bath cabinets for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The North Georgia Technical College...

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Labor Commissioner Speaks At Boys and Girls Club Dinner

May 1, 2013

Appearing in Stephens County Tuesday, the state’s labor commissioner said it is important for a community to engage its children to ensure a bright future. Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler delivered that message as the keynote speaker at the 21st annual Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club Benefit Dinner held at the Georgia Baptist...

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Judge Continues To Urge Settlement in Wilbros Case as Trial Remains on Schedule

May 1, 2013

Judge Robert Adamson continues to push both sides in the Wilbros civil case to reach a settlement without the case going to trial. The judge met with attorneys for both sides at a pre-trial conference Tuesday in Stephens County Superior Court. Stephens County, the city of Toccoa, the Stephens County School System, and the...

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Job Fair Draws Crowd to Hartwell

May 1, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Some job seekers may soon find themselves collecting a paycheck instead of unemployment after Monday’s Hart County Career Expo. Hundreds of people looking for work traveled from around northeast Georgia and upstate South Carolina Monday to Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell, resumes in hand, hoping to land a...

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Mobile Food Pantry Set for Thursday

May 1, 2013

A mobile food pantry is scheduled to take place Thursday in Stephens County. The mobile food pantry will start Thursday at 10 a.m. and last until the food is gone. The free food distribution is sponsored by Neighbors4Neighbors and will be held at the First United Methodist Church parking lot on Tugalo Street in...

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Local NGTC Students Heading to National Competition

May 1, 2013

Two Toccoa students from North Georgia Technical College are among six heading to the national Phi Beta Lambda competition next month in California. Lisa Hook and Ryan Norton, both of Toccoa, were members of the Parliamentary Procedures team from North Georgia Technical College that won the state Phi Beta Lambda competition in Atlanta last...

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Police Blotter

May 1, 2013

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two recent vehicle thefts. According to a report on file from the Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to Pineview Road on April 24 in reference to a stolen vehicle. The individual says that a 2000 red Chevy S-10 pickup valued at $1,500 was taken from that location....

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Move Ahead on Sign Ordinance, Says Toccoa Planning Commission Member

April 30, 2013

A member of the Toccoa Planning Commission asked city commissioners earlier this month to move forward with an update of the city’s sign ordinance. Kinloch Dunlap spoke to city commissioners at their meeting on April 22. Dunlap said that the City Commission and Toccoa Planning Commission last met on the ordinance several months ago....

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Currahee Artists Guild Holding Spring Art Show Saturday

April 30, 2013

The Currahee Artists’ Guild is preparing for its annual Spring Art Show this weekend. The 24th annual show will take place Saturday, May 4 in downtown Toccoa. Debra Hartley with the Currahee Artists’ Guild said the show will feature artists of all ages. “We have approximately 50 artists participating in our show, the adult...

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