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Toccoa Commission Holds First FY 2014 Budget Work Session

April 9, 2013

The Toccoa City Commission begins looking at the city’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget. City commissioners started their budget talks with City Manager Mike Jackson and staff during a work session on Monday. Jackson presented commissioners Monday with what he called a first run at a base budget for the city’s major operating funds, such...

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Stephens County Commission Meeting Today

April 9, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting this morning. The county commissioners are set to meet starting at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners are scheduled to begin with a public hearing for consideration of an alcohol license for the Calico...

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Indians Win Over War Eagles on Baseball Diamond

April 9, 2013

The Stephens County offense pounded out 12 hits, including home runs by Logan Bell and Ryan Cleveland, to lead the Indians to an 11-1 road victory Monday over Chestatee in Region 8-AAAA baseball action. Bell’s two-run home run started a four-run third inning that gave the Indians a 5-0 lead, while Cleveland’s solo blast...

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Toccoa Unveils New Historic Plaque

April 9, 2013
Toccoa Unveils New Historic Plaque

The city of Toccoa unveils yet another historic plaque at a downtown building. City officials gathered at 109 North Sage Street last Thursday for the latest plaque unveiling. This plaque is commemorating what was the extension of the former Harper’s 5 and 10 Cent Store in downtown Toccoa. Kembra Landry with Main Street Toccoa...

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Police Blotter

April 9, 2013

A Toccoa man faces a burglary charge. According to a report on file with the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded to Ed Davis Boulevard on March 28 in reference to a reported residential theft. The report stated that that a woman told the Sheriff’s Office someone broke into a storage building and...

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High-Speed Chase Friday Night Results in One Arrest

April 8, 2013

A man faces numerous charges after a high-speed chase in Stephens County Friday night. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said the chase started in the Memorial Drive area of Toccoa just before 11:30 p.m. Friday. “The police department was conducting safety checkpoints around the city in various locations and the vehicle was seen attempting...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

April 8, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to begin meeting on the Fiscal Year 2014 budget during a work session this afternoon. The city commission has scheduled a work session to start at 1 p.m. in the commission meeting room at Toccoa City Hall. According to the city’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget calendar, this is the...

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Land Use Regulation Committee Meeting Tonight

April 8, 2013

The Stephens County Land Use Regulation Committee will meet tonight for the first time since county commissioners gave the go-ahead to design a land use regulation plan for commissioners to consider. The committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Last month, Stephens County Commissioners voted...

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Stephens Co. Trail Getting Grant Money for Repairs

April 8, 2013

A Stephens County trail will receive grant money to help with repairs. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that the U.S. Forest Service’s Frady Branch trail system is getting a $100,000 grant. The Frady Branch Trail System is located in the Lake Russell Wildlife Management Area off of Highway 184 in...

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Slate’s Perfect Game Downs War Eagles

April 8, 2013

Indian junior left-hander Josh Slate pitched a perfect game Friday night as Stephens County blanked Chestatee 11-0 in five innings at the Reservation in Region 8-AAAA baseball play. Left fielder Austin Lord saved the no-hitter with a spectacular catch in left field in the top of the fifth off of the bat of catcher...

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