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NGTC Hands Out Annual Alumni Awards

October 28, 2014

North Georgia Technical College hands out its annual alumni awards. The school did so at its annual Homecoming events earlier this month. First, Clarkesville resident and retired North Georgia Technical College President Jim Marlowe was officially inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame by former President Dr. Judy Hulsey. The Hall of Fame Award...

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TFC Women’s Soccer Prepares for Postseason Play

October 28, 2014

The regular season is over for the Toccoa Falls College women’s soccer team. TFC hosted the Laurel University Lions in its final home game of the season on Saturday. The seniors and the rest of the Screaming Eagles finished the regular season on a high note, defeating Laurel 4-1 on Senior Day. Junior Lizz...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

October 27, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners have a busy day in store later today. First, city commissioners will meet for a work session at 4 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the work session, the city commission is scheduled to continue discussions of the city’s LMIG roadway project. LMIG stands for Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant and...

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Sept. Unemployment Figures Out for Stephens Co.

October 27, 2014

Unemployment drops in Stephens County in September. The Georgia Department of Labor released preliminary September unemployment figures last week. Those figures show a 6.7 percent preliminary unemployment rate for Stephens County last month. That is down from both August’s revised unemployment rate of 7.7 percent and September 2013′s revised unemployment rate of 7.5 percent....

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Toys for Tots Getting Started Again in NE Ga.

October 27, 2014

With the holiday season inching closer, the Toys for Tots program is again gearing up in northeast Georgia. “Toys for Tots” is a program of the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve that collects and distributes toys to children and families in need each holiday season. Don Alexander is the Toys for Tots Coordinator...

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SR 17 Bridge Concrete Pour Expected to Continue Today

October 27, 2014

If weather permits, concrete pouring is expected to continue today for the new northbound State Route 17 bridge at the Stephens-Franklin County line. Last week, the Georgia DOT said it would pour concrete for the bridge starting last Friday and continuing today. DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said pouring the concrete starts to tie all...

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Historic Plaque Unveiled at Simmons-Bond Inn

October 27, 2014
Historic Plaque Unveiled at Simmons-Bond Inn

The city of Toccoa dedicates the latest in its historic plaque series throughout downtown. City officials were at the Simmons-Bond Inn at a ceremony last Tuesday at the Inn, which is located at the corner of Alexander and Tugalo streets in downtown Toccoa. The house was built in 1903. This was the second of...

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31-10 Win Puts Indians in State Football Playoffs

October 25, 2014

Stephens County will be one of the four teams in the state AAAA football playoffs representing Region 8. The Indians scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to break open a 10-10 tie and beat Madison County 31-10 Friday night in Danielsville. Indians Head Coach Frank Barden said the team did a great...

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Concrete Pouring Happening for New SR 17 Bridge Today, Monday

October 24, 2014

The new State Route 17 bridge at the Stephens-Franklin County line will start taking another step forward over the next few days if the weather cooperates. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said that if the weather permits, crews will start pouring concrete for the new northbound State Route 17 bridge today. Pope...

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Early Voting Available in Stephens Co. on Saturday

October 24, 2014

Early voting is continuing in Stephens County for the November election. It started back on October 13. Stephens County Registrar Theresa Kelley said so far, it is going well. “It has been really steady,” said Kelley. “We have been doing 100 or so people a day. We are, at this point in time, almost...

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  • January 13, 2015CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) training class
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