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City of Toccoa Creates Budget for Golf Fund

January 14, 2015

The city of Toccoa sets its budget for the rest of the fiscal year for the golf department. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners voted on a budget amendment to create a budget for the municipal golf fund for the rest of the current fiscal year, which runs through June 30. During a work session prior...

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Bell Takes Over As Commission Chair

January 14, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners select their chair and vice-chair for the year ahead. Tuesday, county commissioners met and unanimously elected Dennis Bell to serve as Chairman of the Stephens County Commission in 2015. Bell served as Vice-Chair in 2014 and says he looks forward to serving as chairman in the year ahead. He said he...

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Stephens Co. Commission Makes Ordinance Adjustment

January 14, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners make a change to the door to door peddlers and solicitors ordinance. Commissioners approved the changes Tuesday. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said the changes were designed to help with the implementation of the ordinance. According to Ayers, the changes were suggested by the sheriff and probate judge. The vote on...

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One Injured in Monday Accident

January 14, 2015

A White County resident is hurt in a one-vehicle accident Monday in Stephens County. According to the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol, the accident occurred on Monday just before 4:30 p.m. on Highway 17 Alternate, or Falls Road/Talmadge Drive. The Georgia State Patrol says that a dump truck driven by 42-year-old Darryl...

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Rep. Powell Celebrates 25 Years in Legislature

January 14, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia As the 152nd Georgia General Assembly reconvenes this week, a northeast Georgia State Representative is celebrating a political milestone. This year marks Alan Powell’s 25th year in the State House of Representatives. Powell represents District 32, which covers Franklin County, Hart County, and part of Madison County. He...

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Indian Basketball Games Cancelled For Tonight

January 13, 2015

Stephens County High School has cancelled its basketball games scheduled for tonight against Elbert County.  Nothing has been announced regarding re-scheduling the games.

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Toccoa Commission Starts 2015

January 13, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners take care of some housekeeping items to begin their calendar year. Monday, the city commission held its first meeting of 2015. During the meeting, the commission unanimously ratified the selection of Terry Carter as Mayor for 2015 and Evan Hellenga as Vice-Mayor. The commission selected those two commissioners for those positions...

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City Opens Bids for Dredging Davidson Lake

January 13, 2015

The city of Toccoa is moving forward on the dredging of Davidson Lake. Monday, the city commission opened bids at its meeting for the work. Alex Wiseman with Carter and Sloope, the engineering firm working with the city on the project, said that they have everything they need to move forward with the project...

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City to Pursue Loan for By-pass Sewer Project

January 13, 2015

Davidson Lake is not the only project for which the city is pursuing GEFA funds. Monday, city commissioners voted unanimously to pursue a GEFA loan to help fund the water and sewer expansion project on the Toccoa By-pass. Toccoa and Stephens County are currently working to expand the city’s sewer system from the intersection...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Continues Flu Precautions

January 13, 2015

Stephens County Hospital continues to take precautions in light of what has been a bad flu season up to this point. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that currently, the hospital continues to ask people to limit visitation to the hospital when and where feasible. “We know people want to come visit their family and...

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