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TCC Approves, Opens Bids

April 23, 2013

The city of Toccoa is also preparing to begin that utility relocation. Monday, the city commission unanimously voted to award a bid to replace natural gas facilities from Scott Road to Memorial Drive to Harrison Gas Systems of Toccoa at a cost of $294,890.20. That was the low bid of two bids submitted for...

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SPLOST VI Discussions Start

April 23, 2013
SPLOST VI Discussions Start

SPLOST VI talks are underway in Stephens County. Officials from Stephens County and the cities of Toccoa, Martin, and Avalon gathered Monday at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa for the first joint meeting on SPLOST VI. Those officials received initial projections on SPLOST VI from Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers. Currently,...

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Search Warrants Lead To Three Arrests

April 23, 2013

Three people face charges after authorities serve a pair of search warrants in Stephens County. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said it started Thursday when the police department and the Mountain Judicial Circuit N.C.I.S. Drug Team served a search warrant at a residence on South Sage Street. “Once at the residence, we found some...

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Stephens Co. Commission Meeting Today

April 23, 2013

Stephens County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled meeting and work session later today. The county commission meeting is set to start at 5:30 p.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 that are on the agenda....

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Leaders Discuss Politics Over Pastries

April 22, 2013
Leaders Discuss Politics Over Pastries

Local leaders talk water, Wilbros, and more with state legislators during a Chamber of Commerce event Friday. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce hosted its “Politics and Pastries” post-legislative session wrap-up Friday morning at the Mitchell Allen Meeting Room in downtown Toccoa. Both 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson and 28th District State Representative...

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Toccoa City Commission To Meet Today

April 22, 2013

Water and gas rates lead the agenda for today’s meeting of the Toccoa City Commission. The city commission is set to meet at 5 p.m. at Toccoa City Hall. During the meeting, the city commission is expected to consider increasing the outside-the-city water rate to 1.25 times the inside-the-city water rate and consider a...

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Man Arrested After Alleged Assault in Toccoa

April 22, 2013

A Hall County man faces charges in Toccoa after an incident last week. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said it started when a man and woman brought a woman to the police department late last Tuesday afternoon. “They informed our officers that they witnessed her (the woman) being the victim of an assault while...

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Franklin Co. Re-surfacing Project Starting Today

April 22, 2013

A road re-surfacing project in Franklin County is scheduled to get underway today. The Georgia Department of Transportation said that re-surfacing of State Route 174 in Franklin County from U.S. Highway 29/State Route 8 to State Route 51 is set to start today if weather permits. Work will occur weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to...

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Hart Co. Approves 2010 Millage

April 22, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Hart County’s Board of Commissioners approves a millage rate for 2010. At its regular meeting earlier this month, Hart County Commissioners approved a 2010 rate of 4.762 mills. Hart County Administrator Jon Caime said the 2010 assessment will now be sent to the State Department of Revenue for...

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Missing Person Found Safe

April 19, 2013
Missing Person Found Safe

  The Toccoa Police Department said a woman reported missing has been located and is okay.   Toccoa Police said 32-year-old Jennifer Lauren Curtis, who had a last known address of Toccoa, had not had contact with her family for several days and Friday, police posted an advisory on the department’s Facebook page.  ...

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