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Stephens Co. Commission Approves Extra 4-H Funding

March 25, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners approve additional funding to help support the county’s 4-H program. Tuesday, the county commission heard from Stephens County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly, who was requesting the county contribute an extra $2,700 annually to the funding it already contributes towards 4-H. This request came after the Stephens County Board of Education voted...

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National VFW Ladies Auxiliary President Visits Toccoa

March 25, 2015
National VFW Ladies Auxiliary President Visits Toccoa

Toccoa receives a visit from the National President of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies’ Auxiliary National President Ann Panteleakos visited the area this week. Tuesday, she spoke to a group of veterans and ladies auxiliary members at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room in downtown Toccoa. Panteleakos said it is a...

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City of Toccoa Continues Golf Course Improvements

March 25, 2015

The city of Toccoa continues to make progress on improvements out at the Pines golf course. On Monday, city commissioners unanimously approved spending $25,000 to move the large metal maintenance building at the golf course from its current location by the Pro Shop to a new location adjacent to a small maintenance building elsewhere...

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Kindergarten Registration Set for This Week in Stephens Co.

March 25, 2015

The Stephens County school system is holding Kindergarten registration this week. Kindergarten registration for the Stephens County school system will be held on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration will be held at the Stephens County elementary schools. A child must be five years of...

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City Approves Pool Management Agreement with Camp Fire

March 24, 2015
City Approves Pool Management Agreement with Camp Fire

Preparations are underway for the first full summer at the new Doyle Street Pool. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously approved a pool management agreement allowing Camp Fire Georgia to again operate the pool for the city. Camp Fire operated the pool for the city when it opened late last summer. City commissioners met with...

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Public Hearings Set On Eastanollee Elementary

March 24, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education has set public hearings surrounding the proposed closing of Eastanollee Elementary School. Those public hearings will be on March 30 and on April 13. Both hearings will start at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts at Stephens County High School....

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Stephens Co. Commission to Meet Today

March 24, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to consider a request from County Extension Agent Forrest Connelly for additional funding from the county government for the 4-H program at their meeting later today. The county commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa....

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County Working with DOT on Stonewall Court Bridge Closure

March 24, 2015

Stephens County Public Works Director Tim Mitchem said he is working with the Department of Transportation regarding the closure of a bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad. Last week, Mitchem announced that the Georgia DOT had told the county that the Stonewall Court bridge over the railroad required immediate closing. Stonewall Court is located...

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Rumsey Leads Indians Past Knights

March 24, 2015

Evan Rumsey threw a one-hitter at the Johnson Knights Monday night at the Reservation and the Stephens County Indians came away with a 3-1 win. Rumsey gave up an unearned run in the top of the first inning when lead-off hitter Isaiah Torres reached on an error and came around to score. Johnson did...

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Police Blotter

March 24, 2015

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary from over the weekend. According to a report on file, a deputy responded to a residence on Brady Street on Sunday evening, where a man reported that he had been out of town for a few days and when he returned, he noticed items missing...

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