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Toccoa Commission To Meet Today

July 28, 2014

The Toccoa City Commission could award a bid for a street re-surfacing project in the city at its meeting later today. Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to consider a bid awarding for the re-surfacing of about 25 city streets at their meeting today, which starts at 4 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. The 4...

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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Wins Second Pool Play Game

July 28, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League Softball All-Stars will look to try to earn a berth later today in the semi-finals of the Southeast Regional Tournament in Fort Myers, Florida. Toccoa split its first two games of pool play over the weekend. On Saturday, Toccoa lost to Fort Myers 3-1 in its opening game. Gracie Jordan...

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Local Children Raise Money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at Trike-a-Thon

July 28, 2014
Local Children Raise Money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at Trike-a-Thon

Some local children spend their Friday raising money for a good cause while riding their trikes and bikes. Precious Minutes Learning Center held its annual Trike-a-Thon on Friday to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. According to Precious Minutes Assistant Director Jamie Stewart, they have been in business 23 years and have been doing the...

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Ginn Named New Franklin Co. IBA Director

July 28, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Franklin County’s Industrial Building Authority has a new director. At a special called meeting Wednesday, that board voted to hire Frank Ginn to take over for Lyn Brumby Allen who is retiring. Ginn served as the first county manager for Franklin County and said he plans to continue...

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DOT Announces Weekly Routine Maintenance

July 28, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation said it will conduct some routine maintenance work this week in Stephens and surrounding counties. According to the DOT, a crew will seal cracks in the driving surface of State Route 184 this week if weather permits. The DOT said a lane and the shoulder will be closed as...

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Ga. DOL Helping Trachte With Hires

July 28, 2014

A Stephens County manufacturing facility will work with the Georgia Department of Labor to help fill some open positions. The state’s Labor Department said it will help Trachte Southeast fill 10 jobs at its manufacturing facility in Eastanollee. Trachte Southeast produces prefabricated metal shelters and is recruiting experienced builders-assemblers, welders and electricians. The state...

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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Drops Opener

July 27, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League softball All-Stars will try to bounce back with a win today in their second game of pool play in the Southeast Regional Tournament in Fort Myers, Florida. Toccoa lost its opener to Florida 3-1 Saturday in Fort Myers. Gracie Jordan scored the lone Toccoa run. Avian Craft, Bella Fernandez and...

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Stephens Co. School System Hires New Finance Director

July 25, 2014

The Stephens County School System has a new Finance Director. In a called meeting Thursday, the Stephens County Board of Education approved the hire of Angel Terry as the new Finance Director for the school system. The vote was 5 to 0. Board members Tony Crunkleton and Jeff Webb were not present for the...

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More Beams Going Up on New Hwy 17 Bridge in Martin Today

July 25, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation says work will continue today, weather permitting, to set bridge beams at the new State Route 17 bridge near the Stephens-Franklin County line. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said crews put the second set of five bridge beams in place Thursday after setting the first five beams on Wednesday. If the...

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Toccoa Jr. League Softball Starts SE Regional Tourney Play Saturday

July 25, 2014

The Toccoa Junior League All-Star Softball team will begin its quest for a Southeast Regional Tournament Championship this weekend. Toccoa is representing the state of Georgia in the Junior League Softball Southeast Regional Tournament in Fort Myers, Florida. Play begins Saturday with a pool play format. Toccoa is in a group with the host...

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