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Judge Clarifies Wilbros Order Applies to Toccoa Site

June 8, 2015

The judge in the Wilbros’ case makes a clarification in his last court order. Last week, Judge Robert Adamson issued what is called an “amended and restated emergency order.” Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck saidĀ that the judge amended the original order from late March in order to clarify that it only applies to the...

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Currahee Military Museum Honoring Local WWII Veterans This Month

June 8, 2015
Currahee Military Museum Honoring Local WWII Veterans This Month

TheĀ Currahee Military Museum is also marking D-Day with a special exhibit this month. This month’s Local Veterans Showcase at the Currahee Military Museum, Loden Exhibit Hall, is focusing on the World War II with the 71st anniversary of D-Day. The exhibit features information about 45 men of Toccoa who gave the ultimate sacrifice for...

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Toccoa Dedicates Two More Historic Plaques

June 8, 2015
Toccoa Dedicates Two More Historic Plaques

The city of Toccoa dedicates two more historic plaques in downtown. Last Thursday, Main Street Toccoa dedicates two historic plaques at the buildings housing Raybon OB-GYN at the corner of Pond and Doyle streets. One of the plaques was on the Doyle Street building, which has housed Deluxe Tire and Scarborough’s Men Store before...

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Search on For Foster Families in Stephens Co.

June 5, 2015

Local and state agencies are working together to try and increase the number of available foster families in Stephens County. Stephens County Family Connection Coordinator Allyson Warren said that right now, there are 9 active foster homes in Stephens County. Warren said those homes get to a point where they are full and cannot...

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D-Day Run Set for Saturday

June 5, 2015

Saturday is the anniversary of D-Day and the Camp Toccoa at Currahee Project is marking the day with an annual event. It’s the 4th annual D-Day run at Currahee. The run takes place at the Camp Toccoa site at Currahee Mountain, off of Dick’s Hill Parkway, as runners will trace the steps of the...

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Ida Cox Music Series Starts Saturday

June 5, 2015

The city of Toccoa kicks off an annual summer concert series this weekend. Saturday, Main Street Toccoa will host the first concert in the annual Ida Cox Music Series. If weather permits, the concerts are each Saturday night from 7 to 10 p.m. outside on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. In case of rain,...

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National Trails Day on Saturday

June 5, 2015

The U.S. Forest Service is marking National Trails Day on Saturday with events around the state, including in northeast Georgia. On Saturday, the Forest Service said hundreds of volunteers and partners will work side by side on national forest trails across Georgia. That includes the Panther Creek Trail. This work day is open to...

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NGTC Announces Staff Changes

June 5, 2015

North Georgia Technical College is announcing some staff changes. First, the Student Affairs staff at North Georgia Technical College has welcomed Arnold White as the newest team member. White is filling the role of Career Placement & Development Director which opened when Daniel Gregg retired at the end of March. His background includes experience...

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NGTC President To Serve As Interim President at Athens Tech in Temporary Move

June 4, 2015

North Georgia Technical College President Dr. Gail Thaxton will be helping out a neighboring technical college in an interim role for a short time this summer. Starting next month, Thaxton will act as Interim President at Athens Technical College while the search for a permanent replacement for retiring Dr. Flora Tydings is conducted. The...

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City Completes First Phase of Work At Emory Johnson Park

June 4, 2015
City Completes First Phase of Work At Emory Johnson Park

The first phase of renovations at a Toccoa park is complete. Recently, the city of Toccoa unveiled two new picnic shelters at Emory Johnson Park off of Whitman Street in Toccoa. The new shelters were unveiled over Memorial Day weekend in time for the 26th annual Poke Sallit Festival at the park. Toccoa City...

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