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January 24, 2014

Habersham County Schools are on a 2 HOUR DELAY TODAY FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF. Stephens County Schools are on a NORMAL SCHEDULE this morning.

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EPD Tells Wilbros To Shut Down

January 23, 2014

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division orders the Wilbros facility in Toccoa to shut down. Today, the EPD announced it will revoke the environmental permits for Wilbros and has ordered the facility on Rose Lane to close, pending any appeal by Wilbros. In its announcement, the EPD said Wilbros has been cited for numerous violations...

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Federal Judge Dismisses Wilbros Lawsuit Filed by Adams

January 23, 2014

The news from the EPD regarding Wilbros comes on the same day that a federal judge ruled against local residents suing Wilbros in U.S. District Court. This week, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Story dismissed a lawsuit filed against Wilbros in federal court by about 100 local residents represented by Toccoa attorney Alton Adams....

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Ayers Says County Retreat Went Well

January 23, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners start planning for the year ahead. The county commission and staff gathered for a retreat Friday to talk a number of different items. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said it was a busy day as the commissioners talked about 17 different topics. Ayers said the retreat gives the commissioners an opportunity to...

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Toccoa Main Street Awards Today

January 23, 2014

The annual Toccoa Main Street Awards will take place later today. The annual reception will be held at the SchaeferCenter  beginning at 5:00 p.m. with light refreshments.  This year the program will consist of a Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and an Awards Program beginning at 5:30 p.m. and ending at 6:30 p.m. At the Toccoa...

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Federal Charges Possible on Toccoa Man With Firearms, Live Grenades

January 22, 2014

A Toccoa man faces a local charge and possibly federal charges after an investigation that culminated in two search warrants last week. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that 67-year-old Paul Coy Hulse of Toccoa was arrested last week on a local charge of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Shirley said...

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Stephens Co. BOE Elects 2014 Officers

January 22, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Pinkerton will continue serving as the Stephens County Board of Education Chair for another year. The board selected Pinkerton to serve as chair at its meeting Tuesday. Pinkerton took over as Chair last year after the resignation of former Chair Jerry Steele from the board. She said she is glad to serve...

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Ty Cobb Healthcare Selling Nursing Homes

January 22, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Ty Cobb Healthcare is selling off its existing nursing home facilities in Royston, Hartwell and Comer. In a brief press release issued last week, Ty Cobb CEO Greg Hearn announced Ty Cobb has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Community Health Services of Georgia and its affiliate...

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Democrat Announces Congressional Run

January 22, 2014

A candidate is throwing his hat in the ring for Congress in northeast Georgia. Speaking at a rally held January 18 at the Gainesville Civic Center, David Vogel announced his decision to run as a Democrat for the U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia’s 9th District. The seat is currently held by Republican Doug...

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Toccoa Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21, 2014
Toccoa Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Toccoa marks Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Monday, Trinity C.M.E. Church again hosted the annual interfaith service. That was followed by the annual march from the Church to ToccoaCity Hall. Once at Toccoa City Hall, the winner of this year’s essay contest on Dr. King read their winning essay. This year’s winner was...

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