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Recycling To No Longer Be Separated At Convenience Sites in Stephens

March 26, 2015

Starting next week, Stephens County’s convenience sites will no longer be set up to allow county residents to recycle. Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners unanimously passed a motion that county convenience sites will no longer separate out recyclable items from household garbage at the county’s convenience sites starting on April 1. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis...

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Two Dead After Habersham Co. Shooting Incident

March 26, 2015

Reports indicate that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Habersham County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal double shooting. According to a report from accessnorthga.com, Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell says that two people were fatally shot at a home on Key Road off Dicks Hill Parkway around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. That is located...

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Standard Register Files for Bankruptcy

March 26, 2015

A company with Toccoa connections files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Standard Register recently announced that it and its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the district of Delaware. Also, the Dayton, Ohio-based company announced that it is pursuing a sale process and has entered into an...

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SCDA Signs Inducement Resolution

March 26, 2015

The Stephens County Development Authority signs a resolution that it hopes will help a company make a decision about moving to the area. At its monthly meeting last Thursday, the Stephens County Development Authority unanimously approved an inducement resolution for an unnamed potential business project code named “Project Hummingbird.” Stephens County Development Authority Executive...

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Indians Sweep Johnson in Region Baseball

March 26, 2015

The Stephens County Indian baseball team explodes offensively to sweep the Johnson Knights in Region 8-AAAA baseball action. Stephens County sent 11 men to the plate in the top of the second inning and scored six runs on the way to a 13-1, five-inning win over Johnson Wednesday in Oakwood. The Indians jumped out...

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Stephens Co. Still Working on Bonds for SPLOST Road Work

March 26, 2015

Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers says she hopes to have a final bond proposal ready for county commissioners to consider possibly in the next month or so. The county is looking to issue up to $4.5 million in bonds to forward fund SPLOST VI road projects planned for the county. SPLOST money would then...

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Stephens Co. Commission Approves Extra 4-H Funding

March 25, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners approve additional funding to help support the county’s 4-H program. Tuesday, the county commission heard from Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly, who was requesting the county contribute an extra $2,700 annually to the funding it already contributes towards 4-H. This request came after the Stephens County Board of Education voted...

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National VFW Ladies Auxiliary President Visits Toccoa

March 25, 2015
National VFW Ladies Auxiliary President Visits Toccoa

Toccoa receives a visit from the National President of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies’ Auxiliary National President Ann Panteleakos visited the area this week. Tuesday, she spoke to a group of veterans and ladies auxiliary members at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room in downtown Toccoa. Panteleakos said it is a...

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City of Toccoa Continues Golf Course Improvements

March 25, 2015

The city of Toccoa continues to make progress on improvements out at the Pines golf course. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved spending $25,000 to move the large metal maintenance building at the golf course from its current location by the Pro Shop to a new location adjacent to a small maintenance building elsewhere...

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Kindergarten Registration Set for This Week in Stephens Co.

March 25, 2015

The Stephens County school system is holding Kindergarten registration this week. Kindergarten registration for the Stephens County school system will be held on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration will be held at the Stephens County elementary schools. A child must be five years of...

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