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Toccoa Represented at Downtown Development Day

March 19, 2013

Toccoa is among the municipalities represented at the Georgia Downtown Association’s annual Downtown Development Day. The event took place last Tuesday at the State Capitol. Toccoa Main Street Director Connie Tabor is President of the Georgia Downtown Association board this year. She said that the day included a number of meetings with state leaders....

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Lavonia Welcomes New Restaurant

March 19, 2013
Lavonia Welcomes New Restaurant

Lavonia and surrounding areas now have a new restaurant. Tuesday morning, a ribbon cutting was held at the new J. Peters Restaurant on Highway 17 near Interstate 85. Members of the Lavonia Chamber of Commerce joined other local leaders to welcome the new restaurant. Lavonia Mayor Ralph Owens said he hopes the restaurant will...

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Indian Baseball Re-scheduled

March 19, 2013

Monday’s Stephens County Indian baseball game with Lumpkin County in Dahlonega has been postponed due to weather. The game will be played on Thursday, March 21 at 5:55 p.m.  Airtime will be 5:45 p.m. on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com.  

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Georgia Marks School Board Appreciation Week

March 19, 2013

The Stephens County School System is joining systems across Georgia in marking School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. “They are responsible for an annual budget of $32 million,” said Whiten. “We have over 4,000 students and almost 700 employees and they make a lot of decisions that affect our children and our community. We...

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Toccoa-Stephens Co. Boys and Girls Club To Host Regional Event in Summer

March 18, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club is planning to host clubs from all over north Georgia as part of an event later this summer. Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club Director Cindy Arnold said that the national Boys’ and Girls’ Club organization has partnered with WellCare on a healthy lifestyles initiative. According to...

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Lavonia Looking at Lawn Debris Ordinance

March 18, 2013

The City of Lavonia is amending its nuisance ordinance to change what kind of debris the city will and will not pick up. At its regular meeting earlier this month, the Lavonia City Council heard the first reading of the ordinance, which will become law after the second reading. Lavonia City Manager Gary Fesperman...

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Stephens Co. BOE Meets For Work Session, Board Training

March 18, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education approves a payment for legal costs associated with the Wilbros civil litigation. The board voted Thursday during a work session to pay $4,600 to Stack and Associates for costs associated with the suit. Following that vote Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education moved into a board training...

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Debbie’s Hair Works Holds Ribbon Cutting

March 18, 2013

A local hair salon celebrates an expansion. Debbie’s Hair Works held a Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting on Friday for its new expansion. Owner Debbie Addison said that she has been at her current location on Rose Lane since 2007 and the expansion was done just a couple of months ago. She said...

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DOT Announces Road Work Schedule

March 18, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing its road work schedule for this week. According to the DOT, a crew in Stephens County will repair and restore ditches and shoulders along both State Route 145 and State Route 17 Alternate. Meanwhile, a crew in Habersham County will add rubberized asphalt to U.S. Highway 441....

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NGTC Names New VP of Administrative Services

March 18, 2013
NGTC Names New VP of Administrative Services

North Georgia Technical College names a new Vice President for Administrative Services. The school announced last week that Carol Carson of Clarkesville has taken over that position. School officials said that Carson has worked at the college for 13 years and brings a wealth of experience with budget planning and reporting, asset inventories, purchasing,...

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