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Early AM Fire on Currahee St. in Toccoa Under Investigation

August 5, 2014

Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said a fire Tuesday morning on Currahee Street in downtown Toccoa is being considered suspicious in nature. The fire occurred at a vacant building on Currahee Street, near the intersection with Broad Street, during the early morning hours on Tuesday. Ayers said the building that caught on fire was...

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Missing Clayton Man Found

August 5, 2014

The Clayton Police Department has cancelled a Missing Persons Alert after finding the individual in Atlanta. 75 yr old Jerry Bart Shipp had been missing from the Clayton area since sometime between 5 and 10 pm Monday. He was found this morning by police on the campus of Georgia Tech University. Shipp was said...

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Toccoa Responds to Two Reported Fire Calls

August 5, 2014

An early morning fire brings out fire crews in Toccoa. The Toccoa Fire Department responded to Currahee Street, near the intersection with Broad Street, in response to a structure fire. Crews extinguished the fire during the 5 a.m. hour and initial reports indicate that it was a vacant building. Meanwhile, Toccoa fire crews responded...

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Back to School Prayer Motorcade Set for Saturday

August 5, 2014

With school starting for students in the Stephens County School System on Monday, an annual back to school event takes place this weekend. The annual Stephens County Back-to-School Prayer Motorcade will take place on Saturday. Motorcade Co-Coordinator Jeraldine Hayes said it will start Saturday at 8 a.m. at the Stephens County Board of Education...

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Royston Announces City Manager Finalist

August 5, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The city of Royston appears to be staying in the area to hire its next City Manager. Last Thursday, the city announced their sole finalist for the job of city manager. Royston Mayor David Jordan said he and the City Council have chosen Edward Andrews of Martin as...

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Collins To Hold Town Hall Meeting

August 5, 2014

9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins will hold a town hall meeting in Franklin County later this month. Collins announced he would stop in Franklin County for a town hall meeting on August 28. The meeting will be at the Lavonia Welcome Center and Historic Train Station on East Main Street in Lavonia from...

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NGTC Recognizes Health Care Program Grads

August 5, 2014

North Georgia Technical College recognizes students for achieving a professional credential. Last month, faculty, staff, friends, and family gathered at each of the three campuses to honor students who had completed programs of study in Medical Assisting, Practical Nursing, Pharmacy Technology, and Clinical Laboratory Technology at North Georgia Tech. Students who have successfully completed...

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Toccoa Issues “Purple Heart City” Proclamation

August 5, 2014

Toccoa declares itself a Purple Heart city. Last Monday, the Toccoa City Commission approved and read a proclamation that declared Toccoa a “Purple Heart City.” Toccoa Mayor Gail Fry said it is something the city commission was glad to do. The proclamation approved by city commissioners states that Toccoa appreciates the sacrifice that Purple...

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DNR Holding Meetings on Deer Management Plan Proposal

August 5, 2014

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding public meetings throughout the state this month to provide input on Georgia’s new draft 10-year Deer Management Plan. In northeast Georgia, a meeting will take place on August 21 in Cleveland at the Loudsville Methodist Church on Highway 75 Alternate starting at 7 p.m. Georgia DNR...

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Stephens Co. BOE Announces Called Meeting for Tuesday

August 4, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education has announced a called meeting that is set to take place Tuesday morning (August 5). The meeting is set to start at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the Tugaloo Building at the administrative offices of the Stephens County School System on Mize Road. The agenda includes discussion of the...

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