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DOT Announces Upcoming Temporary Road Closure Along GA 17

January 19, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing an upcoming temporary road closure along the State Route 17 construction project in Stephens County. Davis Road will be closed at its intersection with State Highway 17 for about 60 days beginning next Monday, January 26, if weather permits. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said the closure...

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MLK Activities Today in Toccoa

January 19, 2015

Activities for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day conclude today in Toccoa. At noon, Trinity C.M.E. Church will host the annual interfaith service honoring and remembering Dr. King. Following that service, at about 2 p.m., the annual march from the church to Toccoa City Hall will take place. Today’s activities wrap up a series...

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Lady Indians Now 2-0 In Region; Boys Drop Close One

January 19, 2015

The Stephens County Lady Indian basketball team picks up its second straight region win. Stephens County’s girls jumped out to a 17-point lead in the second half and withstood a late push from Monroe Area to win 41-31 Friday in Monroe. The Lady Indians hit 14 of 20 free throws in the second half...

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TFC Men Drop Conference Game Saturday

January 19, 2015

The Toccoa Falls College men’s basketball team drops a conference game at home. Pensacola Christian College defeated the TFC men Saturday night, 83-71. TFC shot just 32 percent from the field, including just 23 percent from beyond the three-point line. Meanwhile, Pensacola Christian shot 50 percent from three-point range for the game, hitting 9...

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Woman Killed When Struck By Train

January 19, 2015

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said on Saturday that a woman was killed after being struck by a train in Stephens County. Shirley said that at 6 p.m. Friday, 911 dispatch contacted the Sheriff’s Office and reported that a Norfolk Southern cargo train had struck a pedestrian near the Stonewall Court bridge located in...

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Caterpillar Closing Stephens County Facility By End of 2016

January 16, 2015

Caterpillar said it is closing its Toccoa facility by the end of 2016. In a press release issued late Thursday afternoon, the company says it will close both its Toccoa, Georgia foundry and its Franklin, North Carolina facility and consolidate production to a facility in Mapleton, Illinois over and within the next two years....

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SCDA Meets, Elects Officers

January 16, 2015

The Stephens County Development Authority starts off its calendar year. The Development Authority board held its first meeting of 2015 Thursday morning at the Authority’s offices in downtown Toccoa. During the meeting, the Authority welcomed two new members to the board, as Toccoa Mayor Terry Carter and Stephens County Commission Chair Dennis Bell took...

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MLK Events Scheduled For This Weekend

January 16, 2015

Toccoa and Stephens County will host a series of events this weekend to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On Saturday at 3 p.m. at Greater Hope Baptist Church in Martin, they will hold the annual “Senior Citizens Reflections” event. Then on Sunday at 5 p.m., the annual musical extravaganza will...

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Local Govts. Announce MLK Schedule

January 16, 2015

Local governments are announcing their schedules for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Both Stephens County government offices and Toccoa City Hall are closed on Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In the city of Toccoa, routes for garbage and recyclables scheduled to be picked up on Monday, January 19th...

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Stephens BOE Meets for January Work Session

January 16, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education pays off its 2014 tax anticipation note. Thursday, Stephens County school officials said the system paid off its tax anticipation note of $4.752 million on December 4th. According to the monthly financial report, that left the school system with just under $500,000 excess revenues over expenditures as of...

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