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DNR Accepting Quota Hunt Applications

June 3, 2015

Sportsmen and women can now apply electronically for quota hunts in Georgia. The first day for applications was Monday, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. A quota hunt is a scheduled event at a Wildlife Management Area or other state-managed property where a limited number of hunters are allowed....

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Toccoa Completes Hotel Inspections

June 2, 2015
Toccoa Completes Hotel Inspections

The city of Toccoa completes its inspections of area hotels and motels. Last month, Toccoa officials and officials from the Stephens County Health Department inspected the Country Hearth Inn and the Toccoa Inn. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that both of those facilities were found to be in much better condition than the...

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March for Babies Campaign Kicks Off in Toccoa

June 2, 2015

Stephens County kicks off its annual March for Babies campaign to benefit the March of Dimes. The kick-off event for this year’s campaign took place on Friday at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Toccoa. March of Dimes Community Manager Meg Loggins said the kick-off event allows people an opportunity to find out...

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Former SCMS Principal Remembered

June 2, 2015

Funeral services are set for today for a long-time educator in Stephens County. Recently retired Stephens County Middle School Principal Donna Collins will be laid to rest later today. Collins passed away last Saturday at the age of 54. Stephens County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey said that Collins will be missed within the community...

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People First Fishing Tourney Called Success

June 2, 2015

People First of Stephens County holds its annual fishing tournament. The annual event took place on Saturday at a pond owned by Jim Rhoades on North Avenue in Eastanollee. This marked the 15th year for the event. People First Supporter Jeraldine Hayes said that they had an incredible day again this year. “Just about...

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Drill Expected To Delay Falls Rd. Traffic This Morning

June 2, 2015

Stephens County Hospital officials said a drill planned for this morning could affect traffic on an area of Falls Road in Toccoa. The drill is scheduled for this morning between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. or so. According to hospital officials, the drill will be taking place around the area of the Pruitt Health...

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Stephens Co. Marks Memorial Day

June 1, 2015

Stephens County marks Memorial Day. The annual Memorial Day observance took place on Saturday at the VFW Post in Toccoa. The guest speaker for this year’s observance was VFW Department of Georgia Commander Al Lipphardt. Lipphardt spoke first about the history of Memorial Day. He said it started as Decoration Day in the 1800s...

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NE Ga. Library System, T-SC Library Continue Moving Forward on Partnership Plan

June 1, 2015

The Northeast Georgia Regional Library System is moving forward with a planned partnership with the Toccoa-Stephens County Library to make it the central headquarters location for the region. Northeast Georgia Regional Library System Regional Director Delana Knight said that the state has approved a change in its funding formula for libraries that would provide...

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DNR Adds Life Jacket Lending Station on Hartwell

June 1, 2015
DNR Adds Life Jacket Lending Station on Hartwell

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Next time you go boating on Lake Hartwell and find yourself short a life jacket or two, no worries. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division has installed a life jacket lending station at the Tugaloo Mega Ramp in Tugaloo State Park in Lavonia. On Friday...

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USDA To Conduct Survey in Ga., Neighboring States

June 1, 2015

Officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend the first two weeks of this month surveying thousands of farmers in Georgia and surrounding states to gain insight on the year in agriculture. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, or NASS, will survey farmers in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, and Florida to get a...

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  • June 19, 2015Toccoa High School All Class Reunion
  • June 19, 2015Donations of Toiletry Items
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