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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

February 11, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to take up consideration of re-financing of the city’s loans with the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority at their meeting today. The city commission will meet today for a regularly scheduled meeting at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. Last Monday, city commissioners heard from Brian Ubell of Robert W....

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Main Street Toccoa Unveils New Historic Plaque

February 11, 2013
Main Street Toccoa Unveils New Historic Plaque

The Toccoa Main Street program continues its historic plaque dedication program downtown. Thursday, Main Street officials and others gathered at the law offices of Dan Pressley on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa to dedicate the latest plaque. The office is also known as the Harper Home and Toccoa Main Street Director Connie Tabor said...

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Drought Conditions Improving in North Ga.

February 11, 2013

A rainy start to 2013 results in a lessening of drought conditions in north Georgia. According to last week’s latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor, Stephens County, along with Franklin, Habersham, and Rabun counties and the rest of far northern Georgia is no longer in abnormally dry or drought conditions. The line of...

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Region 8-AAAA Basketball Tournaments Start Today

February 11, 2013

The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams enter post-season play this week. Both teams are taking part in the Region 8-AAAA basketball tournaments at Johnson High School in Gainesville. The Lady Indians will get started first, playing later today. Stephens County’s Lady Indians are seeded third in the region after compiling a...

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Memorial Service Tuesday for Man Killed Last Week in Habersham Co.

February 11, 2013

A memorial service is set for Tuesday afternoon for a Toccoa man killed in what authorities in Habersham County are calling a homicide. 43-year-old Michael Anthony Hunnicutt was found dead in Habersham County last Wednesday, according to reports. Authorities say that Hunnicutt, who lived at a Toccoa address in Habersham County, was shot and...

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Ga. Marks Severe Weather Awareness Week

February 9, 2013

Georgia is marking Severe Weather Awareness Week this week. It runs through today and Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is offering homeowners advice on preparing for severe weather. Hudgens says that homeowners should check their insurance policy to see what is actually covered. He notes while standard policies cover tornado damage, flooding must be...

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Stephens Co. Honors STAR Student, STAR Teacher

February 8, 2013
Stephens Co. Honors STAR Student, STAR Teacher

Stephens County recognizes its STAR student and teacher. A reception for this year’s STAR student and teacher took place Thursday in the cafeteria at Stephens County High School. Earlier this week, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce announced that this year’s STAR student is Annabelle Zhuno. She is the daughter of Jean Zhuno of...

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Toccoa Commission Holding Retreat Today

February 8, 2013

Toccoa City Commissioners and staff will come together today to plan for the upcoming year. City commissioners and department heads will gather today for a retreat at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room, located in the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa. Toccoa City Manager Mike Jackson said the retreat will start in the morning...

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Authorities Investigating Habersham Co. Homicide

February 8, 2013

Authorities in Habersham County are investigating a death earlier this week that they are calling a homicide. Reports from the Georgia News Network indicate that 43-year-old Michael Anthony Hunnicutt of Toccoa was found dead in Habersham County Wednesday afternoon. According to authorities, Hunnicutt has a Toccoa address. but lives over the Stephens/Habersham County line...

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Chamber Cuts Ribbon on New Medical Office

February 8, 2013
Chamber Cuts Ribbon on New Medical Office

Stephens County welcomes back a local orthopedic surgeon. Thursday, the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Dr. James Fordyce’s new office in Toccoa. Dr. Fordyce is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who previously had an office in Toccoa, but then left to work for a hospital-owned practice...

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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmSenior Citizens Dinner and Gospel Concert; Annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and The Wen
  • November 24, 2014Revival
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