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Doyle St. Pool Now Open

May 27, 2015

The season is underway at the Doyle Street Pool in Toccoa. On Monday, the city pool opened for the 2015 summer season. This marks the first full season for the new Doyle Street Pool, which the city opened first last August. Camp Fire Georgia is operating the pool for the city of Toccoa. A...

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NGTC Adds to Student Affairs Staff

May 27, 2015

North Georgia Technical College has hired Kay Morgan and Eric Miller, joining the Student Affairs Department on the Clarkesville Campus. “As the new Special Populations and Retention Coordinator, Kay will be an important contributor to NGTC’s student success efforts,” explained Director of Retention and Student Navigation Services Kallan Williams. “Eric, the new High School...

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Multiple Boards Meeting Today; “Project Hummingbird” On Agenda

May 26, 2015

A possible economic development related issue appears on the agenda for three local boards who have all planned meetings for today. The Stephens County Development Authority has called a meeting for 3:30 p.m. today in its conference room. Listed under Board Action Items is “Project Agreement for Project Hummingbird.” Meanwhile, Stephens County Commissioners are...

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Renovations Continuing At City-Owned Golf Course

May 26, 2015

Progress continues on re-opening the city-owned Pines golf course in Toccoa. The nine-hole course on Black Mountain Road has been closed since last summer. Toccoa City Manager Billy Morse said that the renovations are proceeding right on schedule. “The existing equipment up there has been all refurbished,” said Morse. “We are in the process...

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15 Killed on Ga. Highways Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2015

The Georgia Department of Public Safety has said 15 people were killed on the state’s highways over the Memorial Day holiday travel weekend. This year’s holiday travel period ran from 6 p.m. Friday through midnight Monday. One of those traffic fatalities was reported by the Toccoa post of the Georgia State Patrol. Accessnorthga.com reported...

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Child Injured After Falling Into Pool in Banks Co.

May 26, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Banks County authorities are continuing their investigation into how a 4-yr old child fell into a pool. According to Banks County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Sergeant Carissa McFaddin, it happened Monday afternoon at a home on Canter’s Run in Homer. McFaddin said it is not yet clear how the...

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SCHS Holds Band, Auxiliary Awards Program

May 26, 2015

Stephens County High School band and auxiliary members gather to mark the end of another year. The Stephens County High School Band and Auxiliary held their annual awards ceremony last Tuesday night in the Tugaloo Center for the Perfoming Arts at the high school. Seniors were presented plaques. Stephens County High School Band Director...

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Memorial Day Observance Set for This Coming Saturday in Toccoa

May 25, 2015

Stephens County will host its annual Memorial Day observance coming up this weekend. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4346 in Toccoa, American Legion Post 104 in Toccoa, and Marine Corps League Detachment 1303 in Toccoa are hosting this year’s ceremony this coming Saturday. Rick Hack is with the Toccoa VFW Post and is...

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Nine Killed on Ga. Highways So Far This Weekend

May 25, 2015

The Georgia Department of Public Safety is reporting nine traffic fatalities on Georgia highways so far during the Memorial Day holiday travel weekend. Those fatalities were reported by Georgia State Patrol posts in Calhoun, Cumming, Thomasville, and Albany, where there were two, as well as by authorities in Gordon County, Bibb County, Richmond County,...

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Graduation Held At SCHS

May 25, 2015
Graduation Held At SCHS

The Class of 2015 graduates at Stephens County High School. Graduation took place Friday night at the Stephens County High School football stadium in Toccoa. 229 graduates received their diplomas. 97 of those were honor graduates. The Class of 2015 earned more than $1.4 million in scholarship money, not including potential HOPE scholarship money...

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