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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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Stephens Scholars Honored at Thursday Event

April 19, 2013
Stephens Scholars Honored at Thursday Event

An event at Stephens County High School recognizes this year’s “Stephens Scholars.” The sixth annual Stephens Scholars Reception took place Thursday at Stephens County High School. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee organizes the program each year to honor high school seniors with outstanding test scores on the SAT, ACT, and ASSET...

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Corps Announces Cutbacks At Lake Hartwell

April 19, 2013

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing reductions in park operations and visitor services at Lake Hartwell this recreation season. The Corps said significant projected budget reductions are the cause for the cut-backs. According to Corps officials, the Stephens County Recreation Area is one of four that will operate...

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SPLOST VI Meeting Set For Monday Morning

April 19, 2013

Preparations are underway for the first joint meeting between the county and its municipalities on SPLOST VI. Officials from Stephens County and the cities of Toccoa, Avalon, and Martin are scheduled to meet Monday at 9 a.m. at the historic county courthouse for the joint SPLOST meeting. During Monday’s meeting, Stephens County Administrator Phyllis...

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Local Bowling Center Holds Ribbon Cutting

April 19, 2013
Local Bowling Center Holds Ribbon Cutting

A local bowling center celebrates new management. The Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Rose Lanes Bowling to mark new management. Forrest Williams is the new manager. He says Rose Lanes Bowling offers plenty of open bowling and much more. “We have two different kinds of leagues right now,”...

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