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Toccoa Commission Waiving City Building Permit Fees

August 26, 2014

The city of Toccoa is waiving building permit fees for the rest of the current fiscal year. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners unanimously voted first to approve a modified building permit fee schedule. Then, commissioners immediately followed that by voting to waive all building permit fees beginning immediately through June 30, 2015. Toccoa Mayor Gail...

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Toccoa Millage Rate Set, Remains Unchanged at 6 Mills

August 26, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners keep the city’s millage rate the same for another year. Monday, city commissioners unanimously voted to set the city’s millage rate for this year at an even 6.00 mills. City Manager Billy Morse said that represents no change from last year or recent years. “The city millage rate has not increased...

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EPD, Wilbros Heading Back In Front of Appeal Judge Today

August 26, 2014

The hearing to decide Wilbros’ appeal of the administrative order from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division calling on the facility to close resumes today in Atlanta. Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker will continue to hear the appeal for the Office of State Administrative Hearings. According to the current calendar, the hearing will continue Wednesday...

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Toccoa Street Re-surfacing Project Continues

August 26, 2014

Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse says a street re-surfacing project underway in the city will likely take into next week. Morse updated commissioners on the project at their meeting Monday. He said that crews doing the work hoped to have five streets completely re-surfaced by the end of the day Monday, leaving 20 to...

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Stephens Co. Commission To Meet Later Today

August 26, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting later today. County commissioners will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. At 5:30 p.m., Stephens County Commissioners will start with a work session to discuss items on today’s business meeting agenda. County commissioners...

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TFC Soccer Seasons Start

August 26, 2014

The soccer season is underway at Toccoa Falls College. Both the men’s and women’s teams opened their seasons on Saturday at Bryan College. In the women’s game, the Lady Eagles fell to Bryan by a final score of 5-2. TFC’s women got goals from Lizz Rice in the 19th minute and Gabby Ellis, who...

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Nobody Hurt in Friday Fire

August 26, 2014

Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said nobody was hurt in a house fire late last week in the city. Ayers said Toccoa fire crews responded to a Julia Lane home on Friday, just after 9 p.m. He said a fire caused heavy damage to the kitchen and attic and smoke damage elsewhere throughout the...

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Police Blotter

August 26, 2014

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a number of reported thefts. According to a report on file, a deputy responded to a Howard Road residence on August 18, where a woman told the Sheriff’s Office that someone took approximately $250 in miscellaneous items from the premises that day. Meanwhile, a Sheriff’s Office deputy...

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Nobody Hurt in Friday Night House Fire

August 25, 2014

Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said nobody was hurt in a house fire late last week in the city. Ayers said Toccoa fire crews responded to a Julia Lane home on Friday, just after 9 p.m. He said a fire caused heavy damage to the kitchen and attic and smoke damage elsewhere throughout the...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

August 25, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners are expected to consider changes in the city’s building permit fee structure at their scheduled meeting today. The city commission is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today at Toccoa City Hall. Earlier this month, commissioners discussed simplifying the city’s current fee structure for building permits and also lowering the costs...

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