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Doyle Street Pool May Open Next Week After All

June 11, 2013

The Doyle Street Pool may stay afloat this summer after all and open next week. Last week, the Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA announced that the pool would not open this summer because of a problem with the pump and leaks in the pool. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioner Gail Fry announced that work had taken place...

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SPLOST VI Meeting Does Not Yield Agreement on Proposed Revenue Split

June 11, 2013
SPLOST VI Meeting Does Not Yield Agreement on Proposed Revenue Split

Toccoa City and Stephens County Commissioners remain at an impasse over how to divide revenues if voters approve SPLOST VI this Fall. Officials from Stephens County, as well as Toccoa, Martin, and Avalon were all on hand Monday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa for the third in a series of...

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Today

June 11, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to hold the first budget hearing on the county’s proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget at their regularly scheduled meeting this morning. County commissioners are scheduled to meet at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. The county commission has held...

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Historic Plaque Unveiled at Downtown Flowers

June 11, 2013
Historic Plaque Unveiled at Downtown Flowers

The city of Toccoa continues its historic plaque program in downtown. Thursday, city officials gathered at what is now Downtown Flowers on Tugalo Street in downtown Toccoa for the latest plaque dedication. The building was formerly a Standard Oil Service Station. Kembra Landry with Main Street Toccoa said that Standard Oil Stations were iconic...

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Collins’ Office Makes Change to Mobile Office Hours

June 10, 2013

The office of 9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins said Monday it has to cancel scheduled mobile office hours this week in Franklin and Hart counties. Collins’ office stated that both the scheduled office hour times in Franklin and Hart counties will have to be postponed and will be re-scheduled at a later date....

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

June 10, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to discuss the Doyle Street Pool at their meeting later today. Last week, the Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA announced that the pool would not be opening this summer. YMCA CEO Robin Dake said that when working to open the pool, the YMCA found significant leaks in the pool and a...

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Man Drowns in Hartwell

June 10, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Tragedy comes to Lake Hartwell over the weekend as a man is dead after drowning on the Georgia side of the lake in Hart County. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement officer Craig Fulgum told our sister station in Lavonia that it happened Saturday evening at the...

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Summer HEAT Campaign Warming Up on Ga. Roads

June 10, 2013

As the summer travel season heats up, so are the efforts of area law enforcement to crack down on dangerous driving. Georgia is once again conducting its “100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T.” campaign. The “Summer H.E.A.T.” campaign is a multi-jurisdictional highway safety enforcement strategy designed to reduce fatal crash counts during the summer driving...

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MoralHost Web Services Heading to Stephens Co.

June 10, 2013
MoralHost Web Services Heading to Stephens Co.

A new web services company is preparing to make its home in Stephens County. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce welcomed MoralHost Web Services with a ribbon cutting Thursday at the Chamber offices in downtown Toccoa. MoralHost Owner Terry Wellham said his company currently provides website and Internet services and more. “MoralHost is an...

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Collins Holding Mobile Office Hours This Week

June 10, 2013
Collins Holding Mobile Office Hours This Week

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will have constituent service representatives from his office in a number of northeast Georgia counties this week for mobile office hours. Collins’ office staffers will have hours this week in Rabun, Madison, Towns, and Elbert counties this week. First, Collins’ staff will be at the Danielsville City Hall...

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