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Collins’ Office to Hold Mobile Office Hours

March 13, 2013
Collins’ Office to Hold Mobile Office Hours

Ninth District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will have mobile office hours in two area counties Thursday. Thursday, Representative Collins says members of his staff will be available in Franklin and Madison counties to assist constituents with any federal issues they may be having. First, Collins’ staff will be at the Madison County Government Building...

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SCHS Varsity, JV Baseball Both Win

March 13, 2013

The Stephens County Indians won their fourth game in a row Tuesday by edging Elbert County’s Blue Devils 3-1 at the Reservation. Elbert County scored first on an RBI single in the second inning by left fielder Alan Bradford. Meanwhile, Blue Devil starting pitcher Steven Webb did not allow a hit until Davis McCall...

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SCHS Tennis Teams Lose to Madison Co.

March 13, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian tennis teams lose on the road at Madison County. Tuesday, the Madison County girls defeated the Lady Indians 3-2, while the Indian boys lost to Madison County 4-1. The Lady Indians are now 2-4 overall and 0-4 in the region. Meanwhile, the Indian boys are 5-1 overall...

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Habersham Hires New Football Coach

March 13, 2013

Accessnorthga.com reports that Habersham Central High School has a new head football coach. The website reports that the Habersham County Board of Education named Michael Pollock as the new head coach with a unanimous vote Monday night. Pollock replaces Stuart Cunningham, who stepped down as head coach following last season. Pollock last coached at...

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Toccoa Commission Approves GEFA Loan Re-financing

March 12, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners make a decision on moving forward with re-financing the city’s Georgia Environmental Finance Authority loans. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously voted to allow Robert W. Baird and Company of Atlanta to take the re-financing of just over $6 million in GEFA water/wastewater fund debt the city has out to bid with...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting This Morning

March 12, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting this morning. The county commission is scheduled to meet beginning at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners will begin their meeting with a public hearing for consideration of a proposed body art code...

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Toccoa-Stephens Co. YMCA To Hold Annual Campaign Kick-Off

March 12, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA is preparing for its annual fundraising campaign. According to YMCA CEO Robin Dake, the campaign kickoff will take place next Thursday, March 21 at 6 p.m. at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. “We are very excited about this year’s event,” said Dake. “It is called a ‘brinner,’...

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Businesses Honored For Wellness Initiatives

March 12, 2013

Three local businesses receive recognition on a regional level for their efforts in health and wellness. District Two Public Health recognized the Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA, Osborne Wood Products, and First Franklin Financial Corporation Monday with awards for its “Celebrate Healthy North Georgia” initiative. Anderson Flen is District Two Public Health’s Health Promotion Coordinator. He...

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Ga. DOT Defers Award of Bid on Northern End of Hwy. 17 Project

March 12, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation has deferred a bid award on the northern end of the Highway 17 widening project. According to the list of bid awards released Monday morning by the DOT, it has deferred a bid award on the northern end of the Highway 17 project, which would create a four-lane Highway...

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Anderson Man Indicted in Franklin Co. High-Speed Chase

March 12, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia An Anderson, South Carolina man has been indicted on charges of felony aggravated assault on two Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies. According to the indictment, Louis Damien Carver, whose last known address was 2313 Standridge Road, Anderson, was speeding down Watson Road in Franklin County on August 17,...

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