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Shelter Director Negotiations Continue

July 17, 2013

Negotiations continue between the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter and its choice for the job as shelter director. Tuesday, the shelter board met and approved modifications to its offer to Jeff Roberts of Norfolk, Virginia. The board had offered Roberts the position at its meeting last week and entered into negotiations with him over terms...

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Little League Update

July 17, 2013

The Georgia Little League state website reports that the Toccoa 11 and 12-year-old Little League Softball All-Stars lost Tuesday in pool play to Dudley Little League 3-0 in the state tournament in Columbus. Toccoa will play in today’s semi-finals. According to the state website, Toccoa will play Northern Little League of Columbus at 5:30...

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Franklin Co. Moving Voting Precinct Consolidation Hearing

July 17, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A change in the location for a scheduled public hearing regarding the Franklin County Board of Elections’ plan to consolidate voting precincts. The hearing was originally set for August 6 at 6 p.m. at the Elections and Registrations Office in Carnesville. Now, Franklin County Elections Superintendent Tess Eubanks...

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Stephens Co. BOE Expected to Name New Member Today

July 16, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education is expected to name its new board member at a meeting tonight. Board members are expected to choose from three candidates during their regularly scheduled meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Stephens County School System Administrative Offices on Mize Road in Toccoa. Last Thursday, the school board interviewed...

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Stephens Co. Still Unsure If Avalon Qualifies for SPLOST Proceeds

July 16, 2013

Stephens County is putting the finishing touches on the SPLOST VI referendum that will go before voters this fall. Representatives from Stephens County, along with Toccoa, Martin, and Avalon met Monday for a joint meeting at the historic Stephens County Courthouse to continue SPLOST VI discussions. Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said he has...

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SCDA Offers Annual Report to City, County

July 16, 2013

The yearly report from the Stephens County Development Authority shows that job creation in the county dipped in the last 12 months. Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin presented his yearly report for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 to Toccoa City and Stephens County Commissioners last week. Martin said that for this past fiscal year, there...

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Franklin Co. Voting Precinct Consolidation Plan Clarified

July 16, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Franklin County Board of Elections is clarifying its plan to consolidate voting precincts and adding that it remains open to suggestions. Last month, Franklin County Elections Superintendent Tess Eubanks told the Franklin County Commission that the elections board voted in March to consolidate precincts from the current...

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Little League Update

July 16, 2013

A loss Monday night drops the Toccoa 10 and 11-year-old All-Star baseball team to 0-2 in pool play at the state tournament. Toccoa lost to Cartersville 16-2 in five innings Monday in Peachtree City. Cartersville set the tone early, scoring three runs in the top of the first inning. Toccoa loaded the bases in...

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Corps Announces New Savannah District Commander

July 16, 2013

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to receive a new commander later this week. The Corps reports that Col. Thomas J. Tickner will take command of the Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from Col. Jeffrey M. Hall in a formal ceremony on Friday in...

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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Wins State Title

July 15, 2013

The Toccoa Junior League Softball team won a state title over the weekend after defeating Pioneer Little League of Columbus in two games in East Athens. Toccoa won the first game 9-4 Saturday and the second game 11-8 on Sunday. As state champions, Toccoa will now advance to the Southeastern Regional Tournament in Fort...

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