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City Opens Bids for Dredging Davidson Lake

January 13, 2015

The city of Toccoa is moving forward on the dredging of Davidson Lake. Monday, the city commission opened bids at its meeting for the work. Alex Wiseman with Carter and Sloope, the engineering firm working with the city on the project, said that they have everything they need to move forward with the project...

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City to Pursue Loan for By-pass Sewer Project

January 13, 2015

Davidson Lake is not the only project for which the city is pursuing GEFA funds. Monday, city commissioners voted unanimously to pursue a GEFA loan to help fund the water and sewer expansion project on the Toccoa By-pass. Toccoa and Stephens County are currently working to expand the city’s sewer system from the intersection...

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Stephens Co. Hospital Continues Flu Precautions

January 13, 2015

Stephens County Hospital continues to take precautions in light of what has been a bad flu season up to this point. Hospital Administrator Ed Gambrell said that currently, the hospital continues to ask people to limit visitation to the hospital when and where feasible. “We know people want to come visit their family and...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

January 13, 2015

Stephens County Commissioners will start their calendar year with their first meeting of 2015 this morning. The county commission is scheduled to meet today at 8:30 a.m. in the second-floor courtroom of the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. County commissioners will begin with a work session to discuss items on today’s business...

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SCHS Wrestling Goes 1-2 At Area Duals

January 13, 2015

The Stephens County High School wrestling team comes up just short in its bid to qualify for the state tournament. This past weekend, the Indians took part in the Area Duals at Buford High School. Stephens County went 1-2 during the tournament, just missing out on states. In the first round, the Indians lost...

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SCMS Basketball Plays Franklin, Elbert

January 13, 2015

The Stephens County Middle School basketball teams return to action tonight after a busy weekend. The 7th and 8th grade boys’ and girls’ teams were in action Friday against Franklin County and Saturday against Elbert County. In 7th grade girls’ action, Stephens County lost to Franklin County, 31-18. Brooklyn Deshazer had 7 points and...

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Toccoa City Commission To Open 2015 Tonight

January 12, 2015

Toccoa City Commissioners will get their calendar year started at a meeting later today. The city commission is scheduled to hold its first regular meeting of 2015 today at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, the city commission is expected to take up consideration of a number of regular yearly appointments....

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Toccoa P.D. Gets Grant From GOHS

January 12, 2015

The Toccoa Police Department receives a grant to help it with the purchase of some new equipment. Recently, the Toccoa Police Department announced it received a $10,000 grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety through that agency’s Small Agency Incentive Grant. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said the grant will help with...

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2015 Tax Season Opens Jan. 20

January 12, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia The new tax season is about to start. Internal Revenue Service Spokesman Mark Green said that the agency anticipates opening the 2015 filing season as scheduled later this month. “We anticipate accepting electronic and paper returns on January 20th,” Green said. “We do encourage taxpayers to hold off...

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SCHS Basketball Splits Region Opener

January 12, 2015

The Stephens County Lady Indians open Region 8-AAAA play with a home win. Mya Cleveland hit two free throws with about 15 seconds left and Kentasia Trimier stole the ball away on Chestatee’s last possession as the Lady Indians won 42-39 over the Lady War Eagles Friday night at the Currahee Arena. Emily Mote...

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