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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

September 23, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners are also scheduled to meet later today. The county commission will meet today at 5:30 p.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. During today’s meeting, county commissioners are expected to consider a motion to adopt a 90-day moratorium on tower and telecommunication applications and...

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Savannah Basin At Drought Level One

September 23, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lakes Hartwell, Russell and J. Strom Thurmond are now in drought trigger level one. The three reservoirs on the Savannah River operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers entered the first drought level Monday morning, according to Corps spokesman Billy Birdwell, when pool elevation at J. Strom...

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Job Fair Coming Up Next Month

September 23, 2014

Planning is continuing for an annual job fair in Stephens County. The eighth annual Northeast Georgia Job Fair and Career Expo is coming up on Friday, October 17 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College in Stephens County. Toccoa Career Center Manager Greg Pitts said the Department...

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T-SC Humane Shelter Remains Overcrowded

September 23, 2014

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter continues to deal with overcrowding at the facility. Shelter Director Jeff Roberts said hat the shelter is currently housing more animals than what it is designed to hold. “We should be caring for about 150 animals at the shelter,” said Roberts. “We have over 200 animals at the shelter...

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People From Martin Area Injured in Weekend I-85 Accident

September 23, 2014

Multiple people from the Martin area are recovering from minor injuries after a weekend accident on Interstate 85. The Georgia State Patrol reported that the one-car accident occurred on Sunday at about 3:45 p.m. on I-85 northbound near Georgia Highway 164. That is in Banks County in the area of the Banks Crossing exit....

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SCHS JV Football Falls to Habersham

September 23, 2014

The Stephens County JV football team will have this week off. Last Thursday, Stephens County’s JV football team lost to Habersham 20-0 on the road. Stephens County JV football now has a 1-2 record for the season. The JV football Indians will return to action on October 2 at home against Clarke Central.

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Voter Registration Deadline Two Weeks Away

September 22, 2014

The November election is less than two months away and with that in mind, Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley is reminding area voters about some important dates. Kelley said that the deadline to register to vote in order to be able to vote in the November election is Monday, October 6. “If you are...

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Annual Scarecrow Contest Gearing Up in Stephens Co.

September 22, 2014

Downtown Toccoa will once again host a scarecrow contest for the county this Fall. The fifth annual Scarecrow Contest sponsored by Main Street Toccoa is about to get started. Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said they had over 40 scarecrows last year. Crosby said she is hopeful that the county will surpass...

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City Thanks Global Partitions For Pool Donation

September 22, 2014
City Thanks Global Partitions For Pool Donation

Toccoa city officials thank a local business for their donation to the new Doyle Street Pool. Mayor Gail Fry and City Manager Billy Morse met with employees of Global Partitions Friday morning at the pool to thank them for the company’s donation to the pool building. Global Partitions donated all of the bathroom partitions...

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U.S. News and World Report Recognizes TFC

September 22, 2014

Toccoa Falls College receives recognition from a national publication. U.S. News and World Report recently recognized Toccoa Falls College as one of the top 35 Best Regional Colleges in the south. In addition, Toccoa Falls College is ranked 3rd in the state of Georgia. A regional college is defined by U.S. News and World...

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