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Draft Stephens Co. Land Use Plan Ready to Go

December 19, 2013

The Stephens County Land Use Regulations Committee completes its work. Committee Spokesperson Cynthia Brown said the committee has settled on a draft land use plan that will be given to the county commission for its consideration. Brown said that the committee is excited to complete the mission it was given. “The regulations are simple,”...

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Multiple Wilbros Concerns Expressed to Toccoa Commission

December 19, 2013

Concerned Citizens of Toccoa-Stephens County President Bryan Dooley addresses Toccoa Commissioners on Wilbros. Dooley spoke before Toccoa City Commissioners on Monday to address a number of concerns about the Wilbros odor issue. The Concerned Citizens’ group, along with the Stephens County Commission, Toccoa City Commission, and the Stephens County School System are currently in...

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Toccoa Moving Forward to Design New City Pool

December 19, 2013

Toccoa is getting ready to start designing its new city pool. City commissioners discussed the status of the pool project during a work session on Monday. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that the city is prepared to move ahead and use the services of two men,  Tim White of Carnesville and Craig Bleakley...

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WNEG Conducts “Project Poinsettia”

December 19, 2013
WNEG Conducts “Project Poinsettia”

Wednesday, AM 630 WNEG delivered about 100 poinsettias to the Wilkinson Center, Clary Care Center, and Picture of Life Personal Care Home. This year’s sponsors were Convalescent Home Equipment, 1st Franklin Financial Investment Center, and Stephens County Hospital.          

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Royston Law Firm Fire Ruled Arson

December 19, 2013

  The State Fire Marshal’s office has ruled that a fire set at a Royston law office early Tuesday is arson. That is according to State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office Spokesman Glenn Allen. “The cause of the fire is arson and the case remains open,” said Allen. “The Franklin County Sheriff’s investigators...

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SCMS Basketball Update

December 19, 2013

The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams split four games with Banks County. In 8th grade boys’ action against Banks County earlier this week, the Rebels defeated Banks by a score of 39-33. Leading scorers were Chaz Bridges with 13 points and Montavius Thornton with 12 points. Meanwhile in 8th grade girls’ action, the...

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Shelter Deals with Funding, Other Concerns

December 18, 2013

Facing a money crunch, the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter board wants Shelter Director Jeff Roberts to put together a budget for the remainder of the fiscal year. Tuesday, the Shelter Board voted to have Roberts put together a six-month budget to present to the city and county governments at upcoming meetings. City and county...

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Humane Shelter Board Deals with Appointments, Officer Elections

December 18, 2013

The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter Board has some new members and officers in place for the year ahead. Tuesday, the shelter board elected its officers for 2014, while also taking care of appointing some new board members to replace board members whose terms are expiring. Under a plan approved by the shelter board earlier...

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Parents Express Concern About Open SCHS Baseball Coach Post

December 18, 2013

With baseball season around the corner, concerns are being raised about the status of a baseball coach at StephensCountyHigh School. Becky Hewitt is a parent concerned about the baseball team who spoke to the Stephens County Board of Education on the matter at Tuesday’s meeting. Hewitt said it has been very difficult to have...

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Royston Law Firm Gutted By Fire

December 18, 2013
Royston Law Firm Gutted By Fire

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to comb through what’s left of the Mays and Roger Davison Law Offices in Royston hoping to determine the cause of the fire that gutted the building Tuesday. Royston Fire Chief Billy...

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