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Toccoa Commission Scheduled To Meet Today

July 14, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners are scheduled to hold a regularly scheduled meeting later today. That meeting is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. It is the first scheduled meeting of the month for Toccoa City Commissioners. The meeting is open to the public.

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Toccoa 10-11 Baseball Continues in State Tourney Tonight

July 14, 2014

The Toccoa 10 and 11 year old baseball All-Stars will try to play their way into the state semi-finals tonight in Cartersville. Toccoa is 1-1 in pool play after splitting a pair of games over the weekend. On Saturday, Toccoa came from behind by scoring five runs in the fifth inning to defeat Cartersville...

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Ga. DNR Urges Patience In Dealing With Canada Geese

July 14, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The Canada Goose is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland, rural reservoirs, suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas. But that proximity to people sometimes leads to frustration on the part of property owners, especially in the...

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Toccoa 10-11 Baseball Falls to Smyrna At States

July 13, 2014

The Toccoa 10 and 11 year old baseball All-Stars lost Sunday to Smyrna in the second game of pool play action at the state tournament in Cartersville. Smyrna plated eight runs in the fourth inning to defeat Toccoa 10-0 in four innings. Smyrna pitching held Toccoa to just three hits in the game by...

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Toccoa 10-11 Baseball All-Stars Win State Tourney Opener

July 12, 2014

The Toccoa 10 and 11 year old baseball All-Stars will look to go to 2-0 in pool play Sunday in their state tournament in Cartersville. Toccoa came from behind on Saturday, scoring five runs in the fifth inning to defeat Cartersville 6-4. Cartersville jumped on top 3-0 in the top of the first inning...

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Stephens Co. BOE Hears From Public on Mill Rate Hike Proposalf

July 11, 2014

Don’t raise taxes to fix the school system’s mistakes. That was the message from multiple people who spoke Thursday at the first of three public hearings on a proposed Stephens County Board of Education millage rate increase. The Board of Education is proposing to raise the millage rate by 1.6 mills, from 18.4 mills...

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Summer Activities Continue in Downtown Toccoa

July 11, 2014

Summer activities continue in downtown Toccoa. Main Street Toccoa has offered both a “Summer Movie Series” on Thursday nights at the Schaefer Center and the “Ida Cox Music Series” on Saturday nights on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa through the months of June and July. On the movies, Main Street Toccoa Events Coordinator Sharon...

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Little League Tourney in Toccoa Heads To Deciding Game

July 11, 2014

Franklin County and Hart County will play one more time tonight in the District 11 and 12 year old All-Star baseball tournament at the Doyle Street Park in Toccoa to determine a champion. Trailing 9 to 8, Franklin County scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win 10-9 in extra...

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Police Blotter

July 11, 2014

A Stephens County man says he had some equipment stolen recently. The man filed a report with the Toccoa Police Department on July 7, stating that sometime last week, he had a paint sprayer stolen from one of his employees on Queen Street. The sprayer was estimated at a value of more than $500....

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Habersham Chief Magistrate Named

July 11, 2014

A new chief magistrate has been named in Habersham County. The Northeast Georgian reports that Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judges Chan Caudell and Russell Smith have named 43-year-old Gerald William Johnson of Demorest to the seat. That report states he will replace Chief Magistrate James Butterworth, who is retiring, and fill out Butterworth’s...

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