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Stephens Co. Considering Ordinance for Telecommunications Towers

February 26, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners are considering an ordinance to deal with certain types of telecommunications towers. The ordinance is called a Personal Wireless Service Facility ordinance and county commissioners held a first reading on the proposed ordinance at their meeting on Tuesday. Stephens County Attorney Brian Ranck said the proposed ordinance would apply to various...

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Winter Storm Headed This Way, Say Forecasters

February 25, 2015

Stephens County faces a winter storm warning later today as the potential is there for a major snow storm. The winter storm warning is set to take effect for the region at 4 p.m. today and last through 7 a.m. Thursday. National Weather Service Meteorologist Danny Gant said that precipitation is expected to start...

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GDOT Ready For Winter Weather

February 25, 2015

Meanwhile, road crews with the Georgia Department of Transportation are getting ready for the winter weather. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope said that crews are out scouting the roads and getting ready. She said more crews will be called in as soon as precipitation starts. “Our priorities are to work on interstates and multi-lane...

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Stephens Co. Approves Next Step in SPLOST Forward Funding Process

February 25, 2015

Stephens County takes another step towards issuing bonds to forward fund road projects in the county that would be paid back with SPLOST money. Tuesday, county commissioners unanimously approved two motions. One motion was to engage Jim Monacell to serve as the county’s bond counsel and the other motion to was engage a firm...

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Court Date Set in Wilbros Civil Case

February 25, 2015

A new court date is set in the civil suit filed by Stephens County Commissioners and others against Wilbros over the odor controversy surrounding the Rose Lane facility. Judge Robert Adamson has ordered both sides back in to court for a hearing on March 20 at 9:30 a.m. in the Stephens County Government Building...

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GBI Releases More Information in Habersham Shooting

February 24, 2015

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is releasing more information on Sunday’s fatal shooting in Habersham County. GBI officials held a press conference Monday. The incident occurred just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday near Clarkesville on Lower Pond Court GBI Deputy Director for Investigations Russell Andrews said that Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell and two other...

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Toccoa Purchases Grass for Greens on Golf Course

February 24, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners make another purchase to help get the city-owned Pines golf course back open to the public. Monday, the city commission unanimously approved the purchase of turf grass for the greens at the nine-hole golf course off of Black Mountain Road. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said the installation will take place...

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Stephens Co. Commission Scheduled to Meet Today

February 24, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners are expected to consider taking another step forward in the process of issuing bonds to forward fund SPLOST VI road projects at their meeting later today. The Stephens County Commission is meeting today at 5:30 p.m. in the second floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. On...

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Indian Baseball Picks Up Another Win

February 24, 2015

Stephens County starts the 2015 high school baseball season 2-0. The Indians broke open a tie game in the fifth inning to beat Hart County Monday at the Reservation, 5-3. Monday’s game was moved from Hartwell to Toccoa due to field conditions. Tied at 2 in the bottom of the fifth, the Indians took...

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Stephens Co. H.S. Baseball Vs. Hart Moved

February 23, 2015

The Stephens Co. High School varsity baseball game against Hart County that was scheduled for today at Hart has been moved. Today’s game will now be at home at the Reservation in Toccoa and will start at 5:55 p.m. Air time on AM 630 WNEG will be about 5:45 p.m.  

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