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Second EES Public Hearing Set for Tonight

April 13, 2015

The Stephens County Board of Education will hold the second public hearing on the proposed closing of Eastanollee Elementary School tonight. That hearing will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Tugaloo Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Stephens County High School. It is the final of the two scheduled public hearings...

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Toccoa Commission Meets Today

April 13, 2015

The Toccoa City Commission is expected to consider the extension of the employment agreement for Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse at their meeting later today. City commissioners meet at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall for a regularly scheduled meeting. On the agenda, the commission is expected to consider extending Morse’s current employment agreement...

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Income Tax Deadline Approaching

April 13, 2015

Time is running out to file those income taxes. Wednesday, April 15 is the deadline to file. Internal Revenue Service Spokesman Mark Green said the agency expected a busy weekend as they were still waiting on an estimated 1 million or so tax returns in Georgia alone as of late last week. Green said...

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Toccoa Raceway Welcomes New Owners With Ribbon Cutting

April 13, 2015
Toccoa Raceway Welcomes New Owners With Ribbon Cutting

The Toccoa Raceway marks a new era in ownership. Saturday night, the race track on Big A Road held a Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new owners, Mike and Jackie Davidson Owner Mike Davidson said they want to provide a fun and safe atmosphere for people to enjoy racing. “We...

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Lavonia City Councilman Canady Passes Away

April 13, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lavonia City offices will be closed Monday morning as city officials and staff attend the funeral of Lavonia City Councilman Don Canady. Canady passed away early Saturday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Canady had served as Lavonia City Councilman for some 12 years, according...

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City Meets With State, Railroad on Pond St. Bridge

April 10, 2015

The city of Toccoa is working with state and railroad officials to get the Pond Street bridge re-open to traffic as soon as possible. That is according to Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse. Morse said that he and Public Works Director Randy Smith met with representatives of both the Georgia Department of Transportation and...

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Running Boating Safety Classes

April 10, 2015

The local chapter of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is working to organize and hold boating safety classes all around Lake Hartwell. Organizers said a class for this Saturday scheduled to take place in Toccoa at the Currahee Military Museum has been cancelled. However, another class is scheduled for May 9 from 8:30 a.m....

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Lake Hartwell Expected to be Just Below Full Pool On Memorial Day

April 10, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia It could be a drier start to the summer season this year on Lake Hartwell. The Corps of Engineers is predicting somewhat lower water levels on the lake by Memorial Day weekend. As of Wednesday morning, Hartwell Lake was at 658.68 feet above mean sea level or about...

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Shoulder Reportedly Sidelines Martin

April 10, 2015

NJ.com is reporting the Philadelphia Phillies are shutting down Toccoa native and pitcher Ethan Martin for the time being after an MRI revealed right shoulder inflammation this week. The report indicates Martin will be rested for about two to three weeks and then be re-evaluated. Martin has yet to be officially assigned a team...

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NGTC Has Successful SkillsUSA State Event

April 10, 2015

Students in a variety of programs at North Georgia Technical College claimed a total of 28 medals at the recent Georgia State SkillsUSA competition held in March. In June, the eight students who achieved first place at the state level will travel to the national contest in Louisville, Kentucky. Also for the first time...

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