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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

December 11, 2012

Stephens County Commissioners will hold their final scheduled meeting of 2012 later today. County commissioners are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today for their regularly scheduled meeting in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. The county commission is not planning to hold a second monthly meeting this...

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Corps Accepting Used Christmas Trees For Lake Thurmond

December 11, 2012

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will again accept used Christmas trees to create fish habitat in Lake Thurmond. The Corps said it will accept used, real Christmas trees only for recycling starting on Dec. 19 and going through Jan. 9. Trees can be dropped off at Riverside Middle School at 1095 Furys Ferry...

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7th Grade SCMS Boys Basketball Update

December 11, 2012

The Stephens County Middle School 7th grade basketball team won two more games late last week. On Thursday, the 7th grade boys defeated Wilbanks Middle School of Habersham County 49-22. The Rebels trailed after one period but shut out Wilbanks in the second period to take command of the game. Kole Rogers had 10...

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“New Harmonies” Exhibit Comes To Toccoa

December 10, 2012

Toccoa welcomes the New Harmonies exhibit. An event took place Friday evening at the Schaefer Center in downtown Toccoa to welcome the traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution. The “New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music” exhibit covers the history of American music. It was brought to Toccoa through a joint effort of the Georgia...

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Toccoa City Commission Meeting Today

December 10, 2012

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to continue discussion regarding the city’s occupation tax ordinance at a work session this afternoon. The city commission is scheduled to begin that work session at 3 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. Toccoa City Attorney John Dickerson presented the proposed update to the occupation tax ordinance at the city...

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Building Inspections Event Held Saturday

December 10, 2012

Stephens County holds an introduction to building inspections and code enforcement. Saturday, the Stephens County Board of Commissioners and the Building Inspections held the Introduction to Building Inspections and Contractor Appreciation Day at the Stephens County Senior Center on Rose Lane in Toccoa. The event was designed to explain the basics of the Building...

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Busy Weekend for SCHS Basketball

December 10, 2012

The Stephens County Indian boys come from behind to defeat the Habersham Central Raiders in non-region basketball play. Trailing by ten at the half, the Indians fought back and took the lead late on their way to a 54-50 win. Habersham Central used a 16-3 run to build a 31-21 halftime lead. However, Stephens...

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Franklin Co. Gets Extension from NE Ga. Animal Shelter

December 10, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County and the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter board have reached an agreement to extend animal intake services through the end of this month. The shelter board had originally set December 8th as the cut off date for animal intake services to Franklin County because of a shortfall...

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USPS Offers Holiday Mailing Tips, Deadlines

December 10, 2012

The United States Postal Service has announced deadlines for getting mail to a destination by Christmas Day. The deadline for Express Mail International is December 11. For parcel post, the deadline is December 14. The deadline is December 20 for First-Class Mail, December 21 for Priority Mail, and December 22 for Express Mail. Meanwhile,...

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Martin Christmas Lights Damaged, Reward Offered

December 7, 2012

The town of Martin said Friday that vandalism caused an estimated $7,000 worth of damage to the town’s Christmas light display. According to Martin town officials, 25 pieces of the town’s display were damaged. Some of the damage was very extensive, with town officials noting a bucket truck was required to fix some of...

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