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Local Crews Still Out Working Through End of Storm

February 13, 2014
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Toccoa and Stephens County crews are also continuing to work as the storm moves out. City Manager Billy Morse said that the city’s crews will be out this morning once again working to clear the city’s roads. “We do the major roads and collector roads, the hills and bridges, the emergency roads,” said Morse. ...

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Treacherous Roads Expected Tonight As Storm Continues

February 12, 2014
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Things have gone relatively well so far today in Stephens County. That’s the word from Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley. Shirley says, however, that conditions will likely deteriorate tonight as precipitation continues and temperatures drop. He urges people to stay home this evening. Meanwhile in the city of Toccoa, City Manager Billy Morse says...

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Winter Storm Warning Continues

February 12, 2014
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A winter storm warning remains in effect for Stephens County as the winter weather picks up. National Weather Service Meteorologist Doug Outlaw said that the weather will only get worse as the day goes on. “Snow is going to increase in intensity through the morning and into the afternoon,” said Outlaw. Outlaw said some...

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Stay off Roads, Officials Say

February 12, 2014
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The city of Toccoa and StephensCounty are preparing for today’s second round of winter weather.   Both Stephens County Public Works Director Tim Mitchem and Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse say that the city and county made it through the day Tuesday well as snow fell throughout much of the day.   Mitchem said...

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Stephens Co. Postpones Vote on Shelter Funding

February 12, 2014
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Stephens County Commissioners will wait until its next meeting to decide whether to provide additional funding to the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter for operations. Tuesday, county commissioners voted unanimously to postpone a vote on whether to provide an additional $73,000 or so in funding for shelter operations. Both the city of Toccoa and Stephens...

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Winter Storm Warning Tuesday PM Into Wednesday

February 11, 2014
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The National Weather Service said this morning (Tuesday) that this winter event will be a two-round affair. A winter weather advisory is in effect from now until 6 p.m. tonight. Meanwhile, a winter storm warning is in effect starting at 6 p.m. tonight National Weather Service Meteorologist Harry Geripetritus said the area can expect...

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Toccoa Preparing for Winter Weather

February 11, 2014
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The city of Toccoa is getting ready for whatever Old Man Winter has in store over the next couple of days. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that city staff and department heads are following the weather reports and getting everything in place. “Snow plows and sand trucks are ready,” said Morse.  “We have...

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Ga. DOT Watching NE Ga. Roads

February 11, 2014
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The Georgia Department of Transportation is monitoring roads throughout the region. Spokesperson Teri Pope said crews are starting to get to work treating roads as snow falls and watching elsewhere. “They are monitoring conditions throughout the rest of the region,” said Pope.  “We are actively out there and if we are needed, we can...

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Toccoa Commission Approves FY 2015 Budget Calendar

February 11, 2014
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With the current budget year over half finished, the city of Toccoa is starting to get ready for the next one. Monday, city commissioners approved a budget calendar for Fiscal Year 2015. The city must approve its Fiscal Year 2015 budget on or before June 30. Under the budget calendar approved Monday by commissioners,...

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Stephens Co. Commission Set To Meet Today

February 11, 2014
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Stephens County Commissioners are scheduled to meet this morning for their first regularly scheduled meeting in about a month. Today’s Stephens County Commission meeting is set to start at 8:30 a.m. today at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners did not have their last meeting two weeks ago due to winter weather....

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