Toccoa Commission To Meet Today

Toccoa City Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. That meeting is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, city commissioners are scheduled to consider a recommendation to purchase a public works truck. Toccoa City Commissioners opened bids for the truck at their last meeting two weeks ago. Also on the […]

Read more

Fulton Co. Superior Court Sets Wilbros Court Date

The next date has been set in the ongoing Wilbros legal case at the state level. Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said a Fulton County Superior Court judge will hear Wilbros’ appeal of a state administrative law judge’s ruling upholding an EPD administrative order on April 2nd. Last month, Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker ruled to uphold an administrative order […]

Read more

Indian Baseball Opens Season With Win

The Indian baseball team opens the season with a win. Stephens County used four home runs and strong pitching to tame the Franklin County Lions Saturday at the Reservation, 8-2. Kooper Briley led the way from the leadoff spot for Stephens County, going 3 for 4 at the plate with two solo home runs and three runs scored. Also, Evan […]

Read more

Stephens Co. Schools Set Make-up Days

The Stephens County school system officially sets make-up days to recover the time lost out of school this week due to winter weather. Thursday, the Board voted unanimously to make up the four days of school lost this week on March 16, March 17, April 1, and April 2. March 16 and 17 are days listed on the calendar as […]

Read more

BOE Reduces 4-H Funding

The Stephens County Board of Education votes to reduce its level of funding for the Stephens County 4-H program. Thursday, the Board voted 4-3 to reduce the level of funding for the 4-H program and staff from just under $20,000 a year to about $6,000 a year. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey had recommended to the board to give […]

Read more

Stephens Co. BOE Approves TAN Bid

The Stephens County Board of Education approves a bid for Tax Anticipation Notes. Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education approved unanimously a bid from South State Bank for $7 million in Tax Anticipation Notes. School officials said the interest rate on the TAN’s, as they are called, is less than one percent. The TAN’s are used to fund school […]

Read more

Toccoa Celebrates Arbor Day

Toccoa celebrates Arbor Day. The city held its annual Arbor Day program on Thursday at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa. This year’s guest speaker was Tim Womick, who gave his presentation called “Trail of Trees.” Womick travels around the country talking about trees after having been inspired to do so after a visit to the Joyce Kilmer National Forest. […]

Read more

New Hartwell Lake Cleanup Campaign Announced

A new clean-up campaign will look to revamp what used to be an annual Fall tradition by moving it to the Spring. This spring Hartwell Lake will host the annual cleanup initiative, called “Clean Up Green Up,” between April 18 and April 25, in conjunction with Earth Day. The clean-up previously was typically held in conjunction with National Public Lands […]

Read more
1 220 221 222 223 224 605