Morse Gives Update on City Projects

Work is underway on the expansion of sewer lines along the Toccoa By-pass. That was the word Monday from Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse, who updated city commissioners on a host of projects. Morse said that crews are making progress on much of the preliminary work. “They have done some clearing of a route for the water and sewer lines,” […]

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Lady Indian Softball Wins Seventh Straight

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Stephens County High School softball gets a big Region 8-AAAA win on the road. Tuesday, the Lady Indians traveled to Danielsville to take on Madison County and came away with a 4-0 win. This win avenges the only loss on Stephens County’s record, as Madison County had previously beaten the Lady Indians last month. At the plate, Brynn Roberts went […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Sets Next Amnesty Day

The Stephens County Commission has declared the next county-wide trash Amnesty Day. On Tuesday, county commissioners unanimously approved setting November 5 as the next amnesty day in Stephens County. During an amnesty day, Stephens County residents are able to bring large residential trash items to the county road department on Scenic Drive, next to the county jail, and throw them […]

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Senate Candidate Barksdale Stops in Lavonia

By Buddy Hardigree, WLHR Radio, Lavonia U.S. Senate candidate Jim Barksdale made a stop on the campaign trail in Lavonia on Saturday. Barksdale stopped in Lavonia Saturday afternoon at Southern Oaks Inn for a meet and greet with the voters of Lavonia. The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Georgia said he was keeping busy on the campaign all over […]

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Toccoa Looks at Changes to Animal Control Ordinance

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The city of Toccoa is looking at changes to its animal control ordinance. Monday, Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Director Jeff Roberts brought forward proposed changes for the city commission to consider. Toccoa City Commissioner Jeanette Jamieson serves on the shelter board. She said one of the changes has to do with bringing the city’s code regarding rabies vaccination requirements in […]

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Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser Coming Up

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The Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club will host a fundraiser later this month at the Currahee Club. On Thursday, September 29 at 6 p.m., the Toccoa-Stephens County Boys’ and Girls’ Club will have a “Celebrity Game Night” fundraiser at the Currahee Club. Boys’ and Girls’ Club Board President Emeritus Gary Donahue said that teams of four people each will […]

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Stephens Co. Commission Set To Meet Today

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Stephens County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting and work session this morning. The county commission is set to meet at 8:30 a.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. First, commissioners will hold a public hearing for planning and zoning reasons. Then, county commissioners will move into the work session […]

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Toccoa Approves Budget Amendments, Receives Financial Report

The city of Toccoa handles some financial housekeeping. On Monday, the Toccoa City Commission unanimously approved a number of Fiscal Year 2016 budget amendments. According to Toccoa Finance Director Cathy Loudermilk, the amendments are necessary to adjust each department to bring it in line for the audit. Loudermilk said auditors are scheduled to arrive to begin work on the city’s […]

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