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Toccoa, Stephens Co. To Continue Using Prison Work Details

May 15, 2014

The city of Toccoa and Stephens County will both continue to use prison crews from Lee Arrendale Prison in Alto to pick up litter and do other work. On Tuesday, both city and county commissioners unanimously approved renewing their respective contracts with the Georgia Department of Corrections to each receive a work detail for...

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Wilbros Hearing Moves Into Day Four

May 15, 2014

The hearing over Wilbros’ appeal of the Georgia EPD’s order calling on the Rose Lane facility to shut down will continue today. Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings Spokesman Kevin Westray says that the judge extended the hearing into today and has also scheduled the hearing on the calendar for May 28 and May...

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Seneca Police Arrest Toccoa Man on Drug Charge

May 15, 2014

By Dick Mangrum, WGOG Radio, Walhalla A 23-year old Toccoa man has been arrested in a drug sweep being conducted by the police in Seneca, South Carolina. Law enforcement authorities there have confirmed the arrest of Joshua LaDale Oglesby of 23 Riley Street on the charge of manufacture, possession with intent to distribute the...

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Martin Moves to AAA in Rehab Assignment

May 15, 2014

Toccoa native Ethan Martin has advanced to Triple-A as he works his way back from an injury earlier this week. Martin is currently on a rehab assignment and was recently promoted from Single-A Clearwater back to the Triple-A Lehigh Valley Ironpigs as part of that rehab assignment. He has pitched in two games so...

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Rainy Day Expected in Region Today

May 15, 2014

A flash flood watch remains in effect for Stephens County and surrounding areas from the National Weather Service. Rain started last night throughout the area. As of 7 a.m. today, downtown Toccoa has received 1.33 inches of rain since it all started. The rain is expected to continue today before moving out. Sunshine is...

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Stephens Co. Honors Top Five

May 14, 2014
Stephens Co. Honors Top Five

Stephens County celebrates academic achievement. The 53rd annual Top Five Banquet took place Tuesday night at Stephens County High School. The Toccoa Rotary Club sponsors the banquet that honors the top five percent of the senior class of Stephens County High School, as well as the top five students in grades 6 through 11....

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Stephens Co. Commission To Look Again At FY 15 Budget

May 14, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners want to meet again to take another look at the county’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget. The county presented its proposed budget for next fiscal year on Tuesday during the commission meeting. That proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget totals $13.2 million in the general fund, up from about $12.7 million in this...

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Toccoa Presents Proposed FY 15 Budget

May 14, 2014

The proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the city of Toccoa does not include any proposed changes in the city’s millage rate or utility rates. City officials presented the proposed budget for the city’s next fiscal year at Tuesday’s commission meeting. The city’s proposed budget totals about $29.79 million in its combined operating funds...

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Bell Wants Committee Formed to Look at Future

May 14, 2014

Stephens County Commissioner Dennis Bell wants the Board of Commissioners to consider forming a committee to help look at the county’s future. Bell made the suggestion at Tuesday’s Stephens County Commission meeting. He said he wants to get as much input as possible on ways to make the county better. “It feels like Stephens...

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TFC Baseball Headed to NCCAA World Series

May 14, 2014

The Toccoa Falls Eagles have been chosen by the selection committee to attend the 2014 NCCAA College World Series in Mason, Ohio. The World Series will be played on May 14-17, and will be hosted by Prasco Park. The Eagles (33-16) will travel north as the #6 seed in the 10 team tournament. The...

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  • July 10, 2014SCHS Class Reunion plans underway. Representatives for SCHS classes 1978-1982
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amYard Sale Proceeds from the sale will benefit new play ground equipment
  • August 3, 2014 11:00 amThe Annual Kesler Reunion & Prospect United Methodist Church Homecoming
  • August 4, 2014Stephens County Schools Orientation Schedule for 2014-2015
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