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Stephens Co. BOE Looks At Facilities Plan

January 11, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education starts 2013 by receiving information on the school system’s facilities plan. Thursday, the Board of Education met for a meeting, work session, and board training. The topic of the board training was the system’s facilities plan and the renewal of that plan. Doug Fields, who is helping the...

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Stephens Co. BOE Approves $1,400 Expenditure for Wilbros Suit

January 11, 2013

The Stephens County Board of Education approved an additional $1,400 in support of the Wilbros suit at its meeting Thursday. The decision came following an hour-long executive session. According to school officials, this is related to the intergovernmental agreement signed by a number of parties in conjunction with funding the civil suit against Wilbros....

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MLK Events Start This Weekend in Toccoa

January 11, 2013

The 23rd annual celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. begins this weekend in Toccoa. Willie Woodruff is the Vice President of the Black Christian Men Association and is coordinating this year’s commemoration activities. He said events get started on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church with the...

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Stephens Co. Sheriff Issues Warning About Door-to-door “Resurfacing” Business

January 11, 2013

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley is warning area residents to be on the lookout for a door-to-door business he says is offering one thing but doing another. Shirley said that a group from the area of North Augusta, South Carolina has been spotted in Stephens County recently. The sheriff said that the group offers...

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Collins Opens Offices in Gainesville, D.C.

January 11, 2013
Collins Opens Offices in Gainesville, D.C.

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins has announced that he now has his main offices in Gainesville and Washington, D.C. up and running. Collins said that for the time being, he will begin operation with one district office in Gainesville. It is located at 111 Green Street Southeast in Gainesville. The phone number is...

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Cabe Crest At Gate Cottage Holds Ribbon Cutting

January 11, 2013
Cabe Crest At Gate Cottage Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local catering company celebrates its partnership with a local dining establishment. Cabe Crest Catering is now operating food service at the Gate Cottage on the campus of Toccoa Falls College and on Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the occasion. Alisa Adams owns Cabe Crest...

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Stephens Co. Land Use Committee Appears Before Commission

January 10, 2013

The Stephens County Land Use Regulation Committee speaks to the Stephens County Commission. Tuesday, the committee appeared before county commissioners to update them on their work. The Land Use Regulation Committee has been meeting since September and includes individuals from many sectors of the community chosen by the county commission to look more closely...

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Stephens Co. Receives Good News on FY 2012 Audit

January 10, 2013

Stephens County receives good news on its Fiscal Year 2012 audit. Meredith Lipson from the county’s auditing firm, Mauldin and Jenkins, appeared before the Stephens County Commission on Tuesday to make a presentation on last fiscal year’s audit. Lipson said that the audit report includes what is called an unqualified opinion. “That means a...

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Stephens Co. Begins Talking About SPLOST VI

January 10, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners have the next SPLOST on their radar. During a retreat Tuesday at the Kimsey Environmental Center in Eastanollee, the commission began some preliminary discussions about SPLOST Six. Stephens County Commission Chairman Stanley London said that this meeting was designed to simply put the issue on the table and begin to get...

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Stephens Co. Makes Payment to Toccoa for Animal Shelter

January 10, 2013

Stephens County makes a payment to the city of Toccoa in regards to the new animal shelter. Commissioners unanimously approved a payment to the city of just over $81,000 Tuesday for expenses associated with the cost of the new Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter. The money will come out of contingencies in the county’s Fiscal...

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